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Fibre Cement Architectural Facade Materials

  • Sponsor: STO
  • Credits: 1 AIA HSW LU
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  • Format: One Video Segment

Course Description

The presentation provides detailed information on fibre cement facade materials available and how they can be specified / designed to meet the needs of various project types.

Note: Certificates of Completion will be emailed in a PDF format for your records right away. Please allow for up to 3 to 4 weeks to receive AIA credit for the course.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand what through-colored fibre cement cladding materials are, their most important characteristics, and how they can benefit the health of the building.
  • Understand the material application, fastening techniques, and function of the cladding.
  • Understand the history of fibre cement and architectural facades with fibre cement materials.
  • Understand the general design possibilities with through-colored fibre cement facade materials in ventilated rainscreen applications.