Course description

This course provides a working knowledge of relevant environmental legislation at the federal, provincial, and municipal levels as related to indoor environments. Emphasis will be placed on the application of environmental laws and regulations to actual situations encountered by consultants, planners, municipalities, industry and contractors.The course studies the relevance of environmental legislation to issues including indoor air and waste quality, solid and hazardous waste management, emergency planning, spills, and noise. The course will provide an understanding of the environmental approval processes and requirements, enforcement, penalties, liabilities, and reporting requirements. Case studies will be used extensively to demonstrate the application of environmental legislation.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

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Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2022 registration opens July 25, 2022. Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery