Concrete Roof Tiles: The Natural Choice for Durability and Sustainability

Concrete Roof Tiles: The Natural Choice for Durability and Sustainability

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In this one hour course, we will take an in-depth look at concrete roof tiles including: design options, manufacturing and installation processes, testing and code compliance, as well as sustainable attributes and a life-cycle cost analysis.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Discuss the design versatility of concrete roof tiles including color and profile options to coordinate any architectural style in both commercial and residential settings
  2. Review the manufacturing process of concrete roof tiles from the introduction of raw materials to the finished product
  3. Compare and contrast the installation methods of concrete roof tile and other roofing materials
  4. Identify key performance characteristics of concrete roof tiles including safety testing, related building codes, and sustainability attributes
  5. Analyze the longevity, durability, and overall life cycle cost analysis of concrete roof tile compared to asphalt shingles, wood shakes, slate and metal
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(07) Thermal and Moisture Protection
AIBD Division: 
Building Design
AIA Course Number: 
EAG07A
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