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Hanley Wood University

 

James Hardie

  • Climate Zoned Cladding and Contemporary Solutions with Fiber Cement

    1 LU HSW/SD

    After completing this course you will list common slection criteria for various siding options, describe why fire, wind and impact resistance are important for long term siding performace. You will define what fiber cement is and describe how it can be used for climate zoned cladding systems. You will compare and contrast the FCS cladding climate zones and illustrate how new panel cladding helps designers meet demands for contemporary commercial design and list six benefits of fiber cement siding. Take the course.

    Posted:
    December 2009
    Subject(s):
    Building Envelope, Energy Efficiency, Siding, Insulation
    Sponsor:
    James Hardie
    Certification(s):
    AIA
  • Developing and Building Sustainability with Fiber Cement Siding

    1 LU HSW/SD

    By the end of this program you should be able to define what fiber cement is, illustrate three design decisions affecting building enclosure systems, list the four D's of wall design, and describe how water management and durability improve cladding service life. You will compare and contrast embodied energy and recurring body energy, define a life cycle assessment and system analysis parameters. You will be able to discuss climate zoned cladding systems, climate zones and environmental concerns. Take the course.

    Posted:
    November 2009
    Subject(s):
    Energy Efficiency, Building Envelope, Green Design
    Sponsor:
    James Hardie
    Certification(s):
    AIA
  • What is New Urbanism and Common Exterior Siding Options

    1 LU

    This course examines what New Urbanism is and identifies the benefits and requirements of New Urbanism developments. You will learn how fiber cement siding has impacted the growth of New Urbanism and will be able to identify strengths and weakness of commonly used siding systems. You will earn one hour of AIA credit upon successful completion of this course. Take the course.

    Posted:
    April 2008
    Subject(s):
    Design
    Sponsor:
    James Hardie
    Certification(s):
    AIA