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Credits: 1 AIA LU/Elective; 1 AIBD P-CE; 0.1 IACET CEU
May qualify for learning hours through most Canadian architectural associations
Architects and interior designers pour their hearts into creating beautiful spaces. Facility owners and managers want their new buildings to look good long after the ribbon is cut. How can durability be built into the initial design?
This course offers an in-depth examination of the materials and systems used for all levels of wall and door protection in interior applications. It also presents placement strategies for effective protection based on damage potential, and argues that first-cost value engineering ends up costing building owners more in the long run.
Mark Alan has 25 years of experience as a senior leader serving the last 13 years as the Senior Vice President of Product Management and Development at Inpro. He also oversees corporate sustainability and compliance and has led the company’s efforts toward disclosing both Environmental product declarations and Health product declarations. Mark maintains credentials as a LEED Green Associate and is an Advisory Board member for the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council.
- Explore how the proper installation of wall protection materials – when specified with standard wall construction options – determines their effectiveness in interior applications.
- Recognize when to specify wall cladding vs. targeted wall protection.
- Examine the best-practice options for achieving effective and aesthetically pleasing interior protection.
- Discover strategies to successfully design for the long term by avoiding the trap of first- cost value engineering.