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CEU COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Porcelanosa Provider Number: K394

 

DESIGNING WITH TILE | Choosing the right products and methods
Program Number: 714722  |  Length: 1 hour  |  Credits: 1  |   HSW: Yes  |  SD: No
Registered by: AIA, ASID, IIDA, and IDC

At the end of the program, the participant will be able to:

1) Understand how tile is made and the different types of tile products available and the advantages they provide over other surface finishes.
2) Avoid problems with tile and stone installations by keeping in mind proper design considerations and selecting the right products for each application.
3) Know how to specify the correct materials and installation methods and products based on the building use, substrate, exposure, etc..
4) Know how to utilize resources available for specification information and current standards.

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ADVANTAGES OF DESIGNING WITH TECHNICAL THROUGH-BODY PORCELAIN
Program Number: 12540  |  Length: 1.5 hour  |  Credits: 1  |   HSW: Yes  |  SD: No
Registered by: AIA, ASID, IIDA, and IDC

At the end of the program, the participant will be able to:

1) Understand how technical through-body porcelain tile is made and the advantages against glazed porcelain and ceramic products.
2) Distinguish between the different surface finishes available in through-body porcelain tiles and the different applications that each offers.
3) Avoid problems with tile installations by keeping in mind proper design considerations to select the right products for each application.
4) Know how to specify the correct materials, installation methods and products based on the building use, traffic, etc. while learning important testing
methods and the significance of the test results.

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VENTILATED FACADE SYSTEM FOR BUILDINGS
Program Number: VENT01  |  Length: 1 hour  |  Credits: 1  |   HSW: Yes  |  SD: No
Registered by: AIA

At the end of the program, the participant will be able to:

1) Participants should be able to correctly define various types of exterior cladding systems.
2) Participants should be able to identify the major components/features of the ventilated facade system.
3) Participants will gain an understanding of the advantages of the ventilated facade when compared to other cladding systems.
4) Participants will gain an understanding of appropriate use of the ventilated facade system.

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NEW GENERATION SOLID SURFACING
Program Number: 714722-2  |  Length: 1 hour  |  Credits: 1  |   HSW: Yes  |  SD: No
Registered by: AIA, ASID, IIDA, and IDC

At the end of the program, the participant will be able to:

1) To understand the advantages of new generation solid surfacing.
2) To understand Tri-hydrate of Alumina in new generation solid surfacing.
3) To understand polyester and acrylic resin added to new generation solid surfacing.
4) To understand advantages of thermal forming of new generation solid surface material.

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KITCHEN GUIDELINES  |  FORM AND FUNCTION
Program Number: 714722-3  |  Length: 1 hour  |  Credits: 1  |   HSW: Yes  |  SD: No
Registered by: AIA, ASID, IIDA, and IDC

At the end of the program, the participant will be able to:

1) Identify the key areas in the pre-design process to improve accessibility of the end-user.
2) Understand the ergonomic considerations to ensure that end-users’ health and safety are protected.
3) Learn about products, finishes and structural components in terms of performance, durability and the resulting impact on the users’ welfare.
4) Understand which certifications or regulations help identify in which degree environmental concerns are addressed.

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THE TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF DESIGNING WITH HARDWOOD FLOORING
Program Number: 491112  |  Length: 1 hour  |  Credits: 1  |   HSW: Yes  |  SD: No
Registered by: AIA, ASID, IIDA, and IDC

At the end of the program, the participant will be able to:

1) Gain an general knowledge of characteristics of hardwood flooring.
2) Have a understanding of the relationship between wood and water.
3) Understand the differences between hardwood flooring constructions.
4) Gain a general knowledge of what is considered “environmentally friendly” Hardwood Flooring.

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