This presentation will explore the developments in forestry practices, supply and demand of wood consumption, and impact on forest ownership on industry and trade.
This program will discuss thin brick manufacturing, sustainability and unique brick detailing when thin clay brick is employed in building design.
We will provide an overview of the history of energy generation and how electricity rapidly changed how buildings function. We will explore how architects can prepare for the continuing changes in the industry. We will also discuss the concept of electrification and how utility companies are planning for its future use in their delivery of power with the goal of carbon reduction.
Topics discussed include daylighting strategies available through the integration of structural sandwich panels, energy conservation, enhancements, options, form and aesthetics. The many benefits to health, productivity, safety and sustainable design will be discussed, as well as specialty applications including explosion venting, blast resistance, OSHA fall through protection and hurricane resistance
To discuss Masonry Veneer Rainscreens and the wide variety of potential uses for them including new and renovation applications. This course covers how to meet the requirements of the Energy Code when utilizing these assemblies.