Designing a Sustainable Masonry Cavity Wall Building Envelope

Designing a Sustainable Masonry Cavity Wall Building Envelope

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: 
(07) Thermal and Moisture Protection
AIA Course Number: 
GMN07A
GBCI Course ID: 
0920014080
Delivery Format: 
Narrated Video
Device Format: 
Desktop/Laptop
Tablet
Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

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