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Sustainable Renovations

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Program Information

School:Fleming College
Faculty:Skilled Trades and Apprenticeships
Field of Study:Construction Trades, General
Construction Trades, Other
Description:Sustainable Renovations is a new, 15-week, compressed program that is unique in Canada. It is modeled on Fleming College’s successful Sustainable Building Design and Construction program concept. You will work on a ‘real world’ renovation project involving a wide variety of sustainable systems and materials - to understand the complexity and challenges of green renovation.

What You Learn

* You will learn how to assess existing buildings and their systems and components
* Obtain a theoretical and practical understanding of building science, and green building principles to promote a holistic understanding of the * complexities and interdependence of renovation projects
* Understand administrative aspects such as permits and contracts, building codes, costing, incentive and rebate programs, energy assessment, urban site management and materials recycling and reuse
* How to carry out the actual construction and installation of sustainable improvements, including overseeing hiring and coordination of qualified installers
* You will complete the concept for a unique renovation project with a client, practicing client relations and how to be an informed advocate for green building
* How to select and use sustainable renovation materials and techniques based on the principles of house-as-system, environmental and social responsibility and business profitability.
URL:Sustainable Renovations at Fleming College
Length:15 Week(s)
Careers:Construction ManagersConstruction EstimatorsConstruction InspectorsSee More...

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • 2 of   English 

OSSD with the majority of credits at the College (C) and Open (O) level, including: 2 College (C) English courses (Grade 11 or Grade 12)

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 09, 2019