Concrete Roof Tile: Systems and Installation Methods

Concrete Roof Tile: Systems and Installation Methods

to take this course

The roof of a building is not only vital  as a structural component but can also be an important design feature that makes a building stand out among others. Join us in this one-hour course as we discuss the installation  methods of concrete roof tile systems that minimize environmental impact while maximizing durability and design. Participants will learn about trending applications as well as the best regional practices for the installation of a concrete roof tile system: Initial Design Options, Tile Underlayment options and installations, Tile attachment options, Installation methods of important roof details, And finally look additional roof components and alternative designer install options.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Recall the storied history of concrete roof tile systems and see how the modern manufacturing methods have brought this product to a near zero waste life cycle
  2. Become familiar with the performance attributes of a properly installed concrete roof tile system that have shown to be one of the world's strongest and most durable roof systems in cases of extreme weather or fire
  3. Discuss modern installation methods of concrete roof tile systems that have proven to ensure the highest level of safety in protecting the building envelope
  4. Identify the robust aesthetic design options achievable with a  concrete roof tile system through numerous different profiles, virtually unlimited color possibilities, and alternative installation details
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(07) Thermal and Moisture Protection
AIBD Division: 
Building Design
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Delivery Format: 
Narrated Video
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Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion