Construction Technology


If you are a Built Green Canada member, please register here. Contact the BGC office for your discount code.

If you are taking this course to comply with Tarion’s mandatory competency training requirements, please register for it through trainingOntario.

If you are taking this course to get NATE credits, please register through our training partner, HVACRedu.

If you are registering a group of 2-5, receive 20% off by using the discount code CTGROUP20 at checkout. For larger groups please go to our on-demand course plans.

Course Overview

Construction Technology covers all the bases of today’s industry; building science, indoor air quality and healthy indoor environments, air sealing and insulation, and mechanical systems.The house works as a system made up of different components and equipment that are affected by heat, moisture and air flows. Take a deeper dive into the components and dynamics of the whole system.

As a whole, the course meets all of the Canadian Home Builders Association (CHBA) educational benchmarks for Construction Technology.

The course is made up of fourteen online modules. Each module includes a downloadable study guide. See the full list of modules and content here. There is a review and quiz at the end of each module to help you gauge your understanding of the topics covered. You can review any section or topic in any module as many times as you require.

Once you have completed all fourteen modules, you take the final test, which you may only take once.

A grade of at least 70% earns you a Certificate of Achievement.

Anyone in the home renovation or new construction industry can benefit from BHE’s cheap and cheerful online training. Construction Technology is for busy people. Learn in bite-size pieces!

Download the Course Description & Outline

Full course available in audio on-demand

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Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Apply the House as a System Concept

  • Interpret the role of sustainable development in construction

  • Explain how building science affects building durability and occupant comfort

  • Categorize the signs, symptoms and solutions for good indoor air quality

  • Recognize building envelope details and how they control or contribute to heat, air, and moisture flows

  • Discuss, at a high level, the properties and features of residential mechanical systems

Course Details

  • CT takes about 20 hours to complete (including reviews, quizzes, etc.)
  • Like all BHE courses, you have access for a full 12 months.
  • The course is best viewed on a laptop or desktop. It works on tablets, but it’s really hard to see all the detail on a phone!

  • Sales within Canada are subject to GST/HST.

Completing this course qualifies you for: 

BC Housing: 20 Continuing Professional Development points

BPI: 20 Continuing Education Units

NATE: 20 Continuing Education Hours

Gold Seal: 6 credits

NAHB: 5 hours Continuing Education for CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGP, CGR, GMB, GMR, Master CGP