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Whole-Building Life Cycle Assessment Final Project XZEB 1169

Net-Zero & Passive House Part-time Studies Course

Course details

​This prepares you to conduct whole-building life cycle assessment (LCA)and responsibly report results in an environmental building declaration. In this project-based course, students will practice completing a high-quality whole-building LCA and preparing an environmental building declaration. Upon completion of this and the prerequisites, students can receive a microcredential certifying their skills in whole-building LCA. ​Delivery Format: This course is intended to be a hybrid of online live tutorials and an applied project. The online learning model includes tutorials and project work with the support of an instructor.​






Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of XZEB 1169 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 90761


Mon Feb 27 - Mon Apr 03 (5 weeks)

  • 5 weeks
  • CRN 90761
  • $756.80
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 27 - Apr 03 N/A N/A Online
Mar 01 Wed 12:00 - 14:00 Online
Mar 15 Wed 12:00 - 14:00 Online
Mar 29 Wed 12:00 - 14:00 Online


Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. This is a 5 week course starting on Feb 27 and ending on Apr 3, 2023. There are 3 online lectures on Wednesdays Mar 1, Mar 15, and Mar 29 (12PM-2PM PST). Instructional sessions are delivered through a live interactive web-lecture through online course portal (BCIT Learning Hub) by industry subject matter expert instructors. Additional independent learning is completed in the online course portal.

Sneak Preview

This section is only available for registration starting Wed October 26, 2022 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Conduct a high-quality whole-building life cycle assessment.
  • Demonstrate how to responsibly interpret and use wbLCA results.
  • Prepare an environmental building declaration​​.

Effective as of Fall 2022

Related Programs

Whole-Building Life Cycle Assessment Final Project (XZEB 1169) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Whole-Building Life Cycle Assessment Professional
    Microcredential Part-time


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