CREDITS: 1 AIA LU; 0.1 IACET CEU; 1 AIBD P-CE
May qualify for learning hours through most Canadian architectural associations.
This course addresses some of the basic knowledge needed to understand the role expansion joint systems play in structural integrity as well as their compatibility with the function and finishes within the space. We will also discuss the role of fire barriers and the many forms they may take given the conditions surrounding the project. We will also touch on common field problems encountered during installation of joint systems.
- Acquire a solid understanding of Expansion Joints and the Architectural Joint Systems that span them
- Formally discuss the scope of Fire Barrier systems and their application
- Identify a few of the most common field problems pertaining to joint installations
- Identify Industry changes that are necessary to ensure the Architect is designing with liability in mind