Italian stone and tile manufacturer GranitiFiandre has recently expanded its continuing education program for architects, specifiers, and design professionals with the addition of its “Building Envelope Solutions: Porcelain Ventilated Façade Rain Screen Protection” course.
The course objective is to provide a working knowledge
of the ventilated façade building envelope system, an understanding of the
system benefits, a review of the system’s contributions to LEED building
standards, and to offer economical and efficient construction design
“The Building Envelope Solutions course explains the
ventilated façade criterion requirements for a porcelain tile exterior cladding
installation and how they are economically and aesthetically superior to other
exterior building facades,” said Bill Perkins, Marketing & Territory
Development Manager for GranitiFiandre.
GranitiFiandre also offers a course entitled Physical
Properties and Proper Applications of Stone with the objective of teaching the
physical composition of various stones and their proper application in
residential and commercial specifications.
Both are one-hour courses and will earn AIA member
participants 1.0 Health, Safety & Welfare Learning Units. Credits are also
applicable for ASID and IIDA members.
For more information on continuing education programs
from GranitiFiandre, call (630) 875-1877, or visit www.granitifiandresusa.com.