Thick Outdoor Porcelain Tile Paving Systems

Start Date
05/07/2018
End Date
05/04/2020
Description
Aesthetics and performance are key considerations for architectural metal finishes. This course addresses aluminum extrusion coatings and includes discussions on the aluminum extrusion process; a comparison of powder and liquid coatings; an overview of the chrome and the chrome-free pretreatment processes; and, the performance objectives of AAMA testing standards.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Campus Planning & Design
Residential Design
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
Discuss why by its makeup and performance porcelain tile is considered a sustainable building product.
Discuss the advantages of using a 20 mm (2 cm) thick porcelain paving system in hardscape designs.
List and describe the visual and technical performance characteristics of thick 20 mm (2 cm) porcelain tiles made specifically for outdoor usage.
Identify the different foundation options and installation methods for outdoor porcelain paving tiles.
Identify the industry technical specifications and certifying bodies that define green porcelain tile and discuss how porcelain tile may contribute to qualifying for credits under LEED®.
Instructors
Stefano Rabaioli
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Course Codes
AEC876
Provider
AEC Daily Corporation


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