Design Principles of Building Facade System

Start Date
06/19/2017
End Date
06/19/2019
Description
PowerPoint presentation providing insight into critical design considerations for building façade/building enclosure systems.
Location
Farmington, CT
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Design-Build
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1. Participants will understand the differences between barrier wall, barrier wall with secondary water control, rainscreen, and pressure-equalized rainscreen design methods
2. Participants will learn the relationship between wind speeds, design wind pressures, and water head developed under wind pressure.
3. Participants will be exposed to cavity wall construction and effective methods for air/water control in cavity wall construction. 4. Participants will be introduced to primary AAMA and ASTM methods of field quality testing of building façade systems.
Instructors
Tammy Forner, Brett Millar, Mike Bingley
Website Registration
Course Codes
MIABSICDC4
Provider
Natural Stone Institute


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