March 5 2014
“PORCELAIN TILE: BEYOND RECYCLED CONTENT”
AIA/CES learning units offered: 1.0 LU/HSW hour
– Free course
– Provides AIA and state credit
– Qualifies for HSW
Porcelain tile containing recycled content provides residential and commercial building projects with a durable, easy to maintain finish material for interior or exterior, floors, walls, or other surfaces. This course highlights the eco-friendly production practices of porcelain tile and details its contributions to the design and performance of a building project.
- Discuss why, by its nature, components, and production practices, porcelain tile is considered to be an ecological product
- Review and describe the sustainable attributes of porcelain tile and detail the contributions of a porcelain tile installation to overall design and performance of a building
- The sustainability benefits, attributes, and performance criteria of porcelain tile relative to qualifying for credits under today’s green building programs
- Compare porcelain tile to other flooring systems in terms of their life-cycle, environmental, economic, and human benefits
- Identify product testing and performance requirements and standard applicable to the manufacture and installation of porcelain tile
- Interior Designers
- Other design professionals in the industrial, residential, and commercial field
FLORIM USA is a USGBC Education Provider committed to enhancing the professional development of the building industry and LEED Professionals through high-quality continuing education programs.
As a USGBC Education Provider, we have agreed to abide by USGBC-established operational and educational criteria, and are subject to course reviews and audits for quality assurance.
The course is also available:
Format: Online or Face-to-Face “Lunch n Learn” Seminar
Teaching Method: PowerPoint Presentation
Facilitator Qualifications: Facilitators have been trained on CES guidelines and presentation skills. In addition, each facilitator possesses no less than 5 years’ experience in the tile industry and is knowledgeable and able to discuss standards and first hand practical experiences from both the design and installation viewpoint.
AIA/CEU Point of Contact (POC): Jana Manzella
Phone: (931) 553-7563
Fax: (931) 647-5974