Building Environmental Systems

BES is a comprehensive part-time program that focuses on the building as a system in which heating, refrigeration, air handling, electricity, controls, and water treatment are interwoven and connected.

Rising energy costs and inefficient operating systems in your building can cost you money and impact directly on your bottom line. Building Environmental Systems (BES) is a comprehensive part-time program that will show you how to get the most out of your building. The training focuses on the building as a system in which heating, refrigeration, air handling, electricity, controls, and water treatment are interwoven and connected.

Training for:
  • Economic Competitiveness
  • Effective Building Operations
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Environmental Sustainability
Program Features
  • 15 subjects
  • 600 hours total training range
  • completely modularized
  • full certificates available
  • various training modes
  • printed text, faculty support
Program Structure
  • Operations Platform
  • Management Platform

Operations Platform
The Operations Platform equips graduates with the ability to operate a building of any size efficiently and economically by developing a full range of practical knowledge reinforced by workplace competency.

Sponsoring agency: 
Douglas College
Location: 
Douglas College, New Westminster
Contact information
Contact name: 
Faculty of Science and Technology Office
Telephone number: 
604-527-5471
Sponsoring agency: Douglas College
Contact: Faculty of Science and Technology Office
Phone: 604-527-5471