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Nichiha

  • Fiber Cement Panels as Rain Screens

    1 LU HSW

    Moisture intrusion in a wall system can be the cause of building defects, as well as health ailments for the building's occupants, making rainscreens a very important tool in water mitigation. This course will review the cause and effects of moisture intrusion, and more specifically the forces that drive rainwater into a building. We will identify different rainscreen technologies and ASTM testing standards that measure their performance.

    Posted:
    June 2013
    Subject(s):
    Cementitious Materials and Pozzolans
    Sponsor:
    Nichiha
    Certification(s):
    AIA
  • Fiber Cement Panels as Rain Screens Course

    1 LU AIA

    Moisture intrusion in a wall system can be the cause of building defects, as well as health ailments for the building's occupants, making rainscreens a very important tool in water mitigation. This course will review the cause and effects of moisture intrusion, and more specifically the forces that drive rainwater into a building. Identify different rainscreen technologies and ASTM testing standards that measure their performance; discuss fiber cement panels and how they can be used as a rainscreen to reduce moisture build-up, rotting interior walls and mold growth. By the end of the course you will understand basic design approaches and guidelines for installing fiber cement panels as a rainscreen. This course is registered with AIA for 1 CEH. Take the course.

    Posted:
    November 2012
    Subject(s):
    Building Envelope, Rainscreen, Fiber-Reinforced Concrete
    Sponsor:
    Nichiha
  • Fly Ash: What it Is, How It’s Used & How it Contributes to Green Building

    By the end of this course you will be able to describe what fly ash is, how it is produced, how it was developed and how it is used now. You will be able to list environmental benefits of using fly ash and how it can contribute to greener buildings. You also will be able to describe how fly ash is used in fiber cement products. Finally, you will be presented some information that will clear up commonly incorrect assumptions about fly ash and fiber cement. Take the course.

    Posted:
    June 2011
    Subject(s):
    Building Envelope
    Sponsor:
    Nichiha
  • Fly Ash: What it is, How it is Used and Why it Contributes to Green Building

    1 LU HSW/SD

    By the end of this course you will be able to describe what fly ash is, how it is produced, how it was developed and how it is used now. You will be able to list environmental benefits of using fly ash and how it can contribute to greener buildings. You also will be able to describe how fly ash is used in fiber cement products. Finally, you will be presented some information that will clear up commonly incorrect assumptions about fly ash and fiber cement. Take the course.

    Posted:
    September 2009
    Subject(s):
    Building Envelope, Life-Cycle Assessment, Green Design
    Sponsor:
    Nichiha
    Certification(s):
    AIA
  • Building Green Exteriors Using Fiber Cement Products

    1 LU

    Today you will learn how green exteriors can improve residential and commercial units, and the common materials used for green exteriors. You will be able to describe characteristics and advantages of various types of fiber cement products, how fiber cement is manufactured and finished, as well as installation recommendations. Take the course.

    Posted:
    November 2008
    Subject(s):
    Concrete Construction
    Sponsor:
    Nichiha
    Certification(s):
    AIA