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Hanley Wood University

 

GBCI

  • Building Green with Metal Roofs and Walls

    1.5 LU HSW

    This course will explore in depth the concept of cool metal roofs and walls while explaining their relationship to current energy code and guideline compliance. The environmental benefits of metal roofs and walls will also be explained, including contributions to numerous LEED® points. Additional case studies of various cool metal roof materials will be presented to illustrate how they can help lower energy use in a building. Take the course.

    Posted:
    February 2014
    Subject(s):
    Metal, Roofing
    Sponsor:
    Metal Construction Association
    Certification(s):
    AIA, GBCI
  • Retrofit Re-Roofing with Metal Roof Systems: Bringing New Life to Old Buildings with Energy-Efficient Applications and Sustainable Products

    1 LU HSW

    This course is an overview of re-roofing using metal roofing supported by an engineered framing or sub-framing system, also known as retrofit. The course will cover typical applications for metal roof and wall systems during the retrofitting process, identify building characteristics in which metal can resolve retrofitting issues of utility and design and explain the overall benefits of metal roof and wall systems for existing buildings, including energy savings. Take the course.

    Posted:
    December 2013
    Subject(s):
    Roofing, Metal
    Sponsor:
    Metal Construction Association
    Certification(s):
    AIA, GBCI
  • Metal Roofing: The Perfect Platform for Solar Technologies

    1 LU HSW

    A new metal roof installed over an existing roof, or a roof retrofit, provide the opportunity to add a photovoltaic (PV) system to a roof. This course will cover the basics of metal roofing and photovoltaics, as well as the synergy between solar technologies and metal roofing. Performance and environmental benefits, life cycle costs and retrofitting opportunities will be discussed. It’s important for a building owner to consider the roof and a PV system together as a single asset, rather than as separate components of a roof. With that approach, the total cost of ownership over the life of the asset can be assessed. Take the course.

    Posted:
    December 2013
    Subject(s):
    Roofing, Metal Roof Systems
    Sponsor:
    Metal Construction Association
    Certification(s):
    AIA, GBCI
  • Metal Roofs and Walls from A (Aluminum) to Z (Zinc)

    1 LU

    This course will give you an understanding of the different types of metal roof and wall systems used in commercial buildings. It will examine different roof slopes, wall configurations and materials and how they present design opportunities for architectural elements. The course will also discuss the sustainability of metal roof and wall systems, as well as their economic impact. The end of the course will focus on a study that compared metal roof systems to other types of products in terms of life cycle costs, maintenance costs and owner satisfaction. Take the course.

    Posted:
    December 2013
    Subject(s):
    Metal
    Sponsor:
    Metal Construction Association
    Certification(s):
    AIA, GBCI
  • Solidly Sustainable

    1 LU AIA/HSW/SD

    Acrylic solid surface is valued for its exceptional versatility, durability, and its unique ability to be formed into almost unlimited shapes. Recently it has been recognized as a sustainable, eco-friendly material. Explain what makes a solid surface product eco-friendly, including recycled content, life cycle assessment and contribution to LEED points. Discuss fabrication and evaluate design potential, providing examples of where this eco-friendly surface can be used. Finally, describe how solid surface was used in three case studies, from concept and visualization through design and fabrication. Take the course.

    Posted:
    November 2012
    Subject(s):
    Finishes and Surfaces, Sustainable Materials, Design
    Sponsor:
    LG Hausys Surfaces
    Certification(s):
    GBCI
  • Sustainable Green Building with Clay and Concrete Roof Tile

    1 LU HSW/SD/CMP

    This course is registered with AIA for 1 HSW/SD hour and with GBCI for 1 CMP hour. Starting with the history and basics of clay and concrete tile, learners will be able to understand how they contribute towards sustainable building design. Modern manufacturing uses computer modeling to help minimize the use of raw materials – creating more effective and efficient systems. Raw materials for clay and concrete tile are abundant across the U.S., helping to reduce the carbon footprint of the finished product. This course looks at the advantages of using clay and concrete roof tiles to increase the efficiency of a building. Take the course.

    Posted:
    August 2012
    Subject(s):
    Clay-Tile Roofing, Building Envelope, Roofing
    Sponsor:
    Boral
    Certification(s):
    AIA, GBCI