Construction Materials and Methods

Code: CONS8110

Course description

The course covers building construction systems in terms of materials, methods and technology. It reviews foundation types, structural systems of precast and pre-stressed concrete, steel and timber framing; building envelope: with more emphasis placed on exterior cladding and insulation materials, building science, curtain walls, window walls, glazing, roofing, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and sprinkler systems. In addition, it examines selection of materials, systems and methods in terms of their efficiency, life cycle costing and cost effectiveness.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Start Date
Start Date: May. 17, 2021
Delivery: Remote Learning - eConestoga
Campus: Waterloo
Cost: $1,013.40
End date: Aug. 21, 2021
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021. Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021.