Evening/Weekends Evenings & Weekends
A convenient and flexible way to try out NAIT credit courses without having to enrol in a specific program. A variety of delivery options (day, evening, online) let you study at your own pace to meet your own educational goals.
A self paced course where the individual learner interacts with a computer to acquire knowledge and skills.
A self paced course offered primarily through print media. Communication with a tutor or instructor can be by phone, email, regular mail, or other means.
A course in which student(s) conduct collaborative applied research with a sponsor. The research takes place at sponsor's location and/or NAIT, and is normally completed within a six month timeframe.
An interactive online course, taught by an instructor, where the learner accesses total instructional time via the internet.
Face to Face
(In Person) A course with learning events in classroom or lab or by other electronic means guided by a facilitator using educational technologies such as video conference, web conference, or teleconference.
A course which is generally 6 weeks and longer in duration and requires a medium to high level of involvement from NAIT staff namely: Credit Work Experience, which applies only to the Applied Degree setting, Clinical Placement and Field Placement, both of which occur in the Certificate and Diploma program settings.
The course name for all short-term program based work experience of less than 240 hours.
This course covers an in-depth study of construction methods used for commercial buildings. Emphasis will be placed on the relationship between building design, environmental control, mechanical system operation and occupant comfort levels. Basic building envelope arrangement, including roof assemblies and fenestration will be discussed. The student will become familiar with the building code requirements as related to comfort conditions, efficient energy usage, smoke and fire control. Building design features of interest to HVAC systems, concerns will be exposed to the consequences of building shading for reduction, and relating to condensation, infiltration and insulation issues will be dealt with and air/vapor barrier concerns identified.