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Accreditation: AIA Accredited

Description:

This presentation includes a range of topics important to the architect, designer, and specifier. Materials discussed will provide a better understanding for the proper specification and usage of natural slate materials for roofing, rainscreen and solar panel for architectural applications.

 

 

 


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AIA CEU ACM FR 1901 invitation 8.8.19

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Description:This presentation summarizes Aluminum Composite Material (ACM) – Fire Rated fundamentals and discusses manufacturing process, finishes, applications and environmental impacts. It also explains the versatility, sustainability, functionality of aluminum composite material (ACM) and discusses why it is selected for architectural cladding, interiors, and signage applications in new and existing buildings around the world.

 

 

 

 


 

 

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AIASeminar Flyer 030811 2 2017Course: VaproShield Building Enclosure Technical Seminar

Accreditation: AIA Accredited

Description

Over the past 10 years there have been significant changes to codes and regulations for the design and construction of thermally efficient, airtight buildings.This presentation will review the technical issues of:

  • Technical issues related to uncontrolled air movement
  • Vapor diffusion
  • Principles of wall design
  • Functional “build to the design”
  • How air barriers, in-conjunction with vapor permeable membranes, save money

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Cascadia CES Program Summary AIA P lally 2018 Page 1Course: The Effective Thermal Performance of the Building Enclosure: Exterior Walls

Accreditation: AIA/CES Accredited

Description:

Today, many new buildings must meet the ASHRAE 90.1 requirements for thermal performance.  This is a tough objective, since documented proof is required. Effective R-values must be met, not just nominal values, which means that high conductivity materials that cause thermal bridges must be considered in the modelling and calculations.

Often, meeting ASHRAE’s challenging prescriptive compliance is not even enough; some designers look to walls to make up for thermal performance shortfalls from other parts of the building enclosure – such as high glazing area percentages.  Many of today’s conventional wall assemblies fall short of even basic compliance, causing larger, thicker, and more costly assemblies than ever before.

Learn what current wall assemblies are getting closest to the target performance levels, what the code–prescribed targets are for your region, and what some innovative companies and designers are doing to solve this issue, both with conventional and proprietary approaches, while saving cost at the same time.


 

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Owens Corning inviteCourse: Exterior Wall Assemblies: Meeting Today’s Changing Codes (Thermal and Fire Requirements)

Description:

In this seminar you will learn:

  • Energy Code Updates and Compliance Paths
  • Prescriptive R-value and U-values
  • Project examples
  • Continuous Insulation options and performance in Cold Climates
  • Thermal conductivity (and R-value) are temperature dependent
  • Z Furring and potential thermal loss
  • WUFI (hygrothermal) analysis for walls in Minnesota’s climate
  • NFPA 285 Fire Compliance combustible and non combustible assemblies
  • Foam plastic solutions (Masonry)
  • Mineral wool solutions (Combustible Claddings/WRB’s)

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Course: High-Pressure Laminates in Rainscreen Facade

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Description:

After reading this article, you should be able to:

1. Identify and recognize characteristics and beneficial environmental properties of high-pressure laminate (HPL) in rainscreen facades.

2. Investigate the characteristics and properties of HPL for use on rainscreen facades for a range of building types. 

3. Assess the long-term functional contributions of HPL facades related to green and sustainable building design.

4. Determine ways to incorporate the principles presented in this course into specific building facades as shown in case studies.

 


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Course: Design and Specification of Natural Slate Rainscreen & Roofing in Today’s Architecture

Accreditation: AIA Accredited

Description:

This presentation includes a range of topics important to the architect, designer, and specifier. Materials discussed will provide a better understanding for the proper specification and usage of natural slate materials for roofing, rainscreen and solar panel for architectural applications.

 

 

 


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Course: Stunning Facades with Sintered Stone Stunning Facades with Sintered Stones 2019 low Page 01

Accreditation: AIA CES

Description: 1 AIA HSW CE Hour

This course will demonstrate why Sintered Stone is a product of choice as it can provide the artistic appeal, technical performance, and sustainability for green construction to satisfy the wide range of needs for successful and stunning facade design.