Designing a Sustainable Masonry Cavity Wall Building Envelope

Designing a Sustainable Masonry Cavity Wall Building Envelope

to take this course

This course will provide an overview of the design elements, components, and construction techniques that characterize sustainable masonry cavity wall building envelopes.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. State the LEED guidelines that help in the design of sustainable building envelopes
  2. Define the basics of the "cradle-to-cradle" philosophy in order to specify processes and materials that support this design approach
  3. Describe appropriate materials/construction techniques necessary to design sustainable masonry envelopes
  4. Explain and avoid poor design and detailing that can lead to masonry envelope failure
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