Australian Institute of Building Biology

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Australian Institute of Building Biology Courses

The award winning AIBB Building Biology Course (from IBN) has been available in German since 1977 and in English since 2016 and provides an educational opportunity for interdisciplinary study in English for the Australian environment. Whilst it increases competence in the field of healthy, sustainable and holistic building practices, it also opens up interdisciplinary connections and new career opportunities.

Learn the design principles for creating healthy, sustainable and holistic building environments. This course provides further education opportunities for building professionals such as architects, designers, building material manufacturers, health care professionals and homeowners.

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Building Biology I

01 Introduction to Building Biology
02 Living Environment and Location
03 Indoor Climate
04 Natural Building Methods
05 Environmental Performance and Ecolabels
06 Wood Preservation and House Pests
07 Building Biology Assessment of Building Materials and Building Science
08 Heating and Ventilation
09 Plumbing Systems and Water-efficient Strategies
10 Energy efficient Building Design

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Building Biology II

11 Electromagnetic Radiation
12 Electrical Wiring
13 Air and Air Pollutants
14 Noise, Sound Insulation, Architectural Acoustics
15 Building Design
16 Architectural Physiology and Building Safety
17 Light and Lighting
18 Natural Colours and Finishes
19 Building Regulations, Engineering Standards, Quality Assessments
20 Practising Building Biology

This course is provided by The Institute of Building Biology & Sustainability (IBN). The Australian Institute of Building Biology is the official partner of IBN in Australia.

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