Advanced Building Systems

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Program description - May 2025

The Advanced Building Systems program is a one-year graduate certificate designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to effectively understand the principles of building services systems in relation to energy, sustainability, construction, commissioning and operation. Students will study the application of heat transfer, economics, energy modelling, project management, applicable codes, standards and controls. The program is experiential in nature with the incorporation of theories, exercises, development of schematics, basic load calculations, case studies, basic financial calculations, applicable software, and practical projects.

Program details

Code: 1575
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 1 year
Start: May 2025
Campus: Cambridge – Fountain Street
Credential: Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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Tuition & fees

Tuition and fee details for the 2024-2025 year are listed below. Books and supplies may be additional.

1 Term

Canadian

International

Tuition
$1606.50
$7922.00
Ancillary Fees
$870.19
$1420.09
Total Fees
$2476.69
$9342.09

Canadian fee details

Description Spring 2025
FT Program Tuition – Basic + $1606.50
Administration Fee $25.00
Capital Development Fee $84.22
CSI Advocacy Fee $8.00
CSI Association Fee $102.00
CSI Extended Health & Dental Plan Fee $108.90
CSI Legal Care Fee $20.10
CSI UPass Fee $118.97
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $20.00
ONE Card Fee $7.50
Recreation/Athletics Fee $70.50
Student Services $86.00
Technology Enhancement Fee $110.00
CSI - Student Welcome Kit Fee (optional) $70.00
CSI Student Club & Society Fee (optional) $4.00
CSI Student Events Fee (optional) $30.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00
Term Total $2476.69

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International fee details

Description Spring 2025
Grad. Cert. Program Tuition $7922.00
Administration Fee $25.00
Capital Development Fee $84.22
CSI Advocacy Fee $8.00
CSI Association Fee $102.00
CSI College International Health Insurance Plan Fee (CIHIP) $174.90
CSI Extended Health & Dental Plan Fee $108.90
CSI Legal Care Fee $20.10
CSI UPass Fee $118.97
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $20.00
ISR $375.00
ONE Card Fee $7.50
Recreation/Athletics Fee $70.50
Student Services $86.00
Technology Enhancement Fee $110.00
CSI - Student Welcome Kit Fee (optional) $70.00
CSI Student Club & Society Fee (optional) $4.00
CSI Student Events Fee (optional) $30.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00
Term Total $9342.09

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Program device requirements

Program device & software requirements

This program requires you to have a device that meets certain specifications. For most students, this cost is in addition to the tuition & fees listed above.

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Financial assistance

Financial assistance is not available for this program.

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Delivery sequence - May 2025 - Cambridge – Fountain Street

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