Enhancements to Manufactured Stone Veneers Through Dry-Cast Technology

Start Date
01/20/2017
End Date
01/18/2019
Description
In addition to enhancing building appearance, veneer usage has a number of benefits. This course provides an overview of the advantages and features of manufactured stone (and masonry) veneers (MSV) and a comparison between the dry-cast and wet-cast fabrication methods. It also reviews proper installation techniques for MSV in commercial and residential applications.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Design-Build
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
Describe how a manufactured stone or masonry veneer contributes to a building’s durability, integrity, and appearance.
Determine whether a dry-cast or a wet-cast veneer is most suitable in terms of aesthetics, cost, ease of installation, and maintenance when selecting interior and exterior building finishing materials.
Distinguish a dry-cast product from a wet-cast product in the field.
Identify and specify the correct veneer installation procedures that enhance moisture control and contribute to a long building life with minimal maintenance.
Instructors
Jim Cooper
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Course Codes
AEC926
Provider
AEC Daily Corporation


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