Climate Zoned Cladding and Contemporary Commercial Solutions with Fiber Cement Siding

Climate Zoned Cladding and Contemporary Commercial Solutions with Fiber Cement Siding

This course introduces new climate zoned cladding and illustrates panel cladding. Learn how this is helping designers meet emerging demands for contemporary commercial design aesthetics through a description on the benefits of fiber cement and the common selection criteria for siding options.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. List common selection criteria for various siding options
  2. Describe why fire, wind, hail/impact resistance, and other physical properties are important for long term siding performance
  3. Define Fiber Cement
  4. Describe new climate zoned cladding and why these systems are essential to the longevity of your design
  5. Compare and contrast the two FCS cladding climate zones
  6. Illustrate new panel cladding and describe how this is helping designers meet emerging demands for contemporary commercial design aesthetics
Design Category: 
(07) Thermal and Moisture Protection
AIA Course Number: 
JHS07A
Delivery Format: 
Slide Show - No Audio
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