Elevating Design With Copper

Elevating Design with Copper

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST

In this one-hour course, you will learn about the amazing qualities of copper and its inherent sustainability in the built environment. The properties and characteristics of copper and copper alloy offer versatility, sustainability, and unlimited design potential. Examples of good design practice will be evaluated long with as assessment of project solutions and improvements.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Define copper, identify common alloy families, and interpret how copper is 100% recyclable
  2. Examine the inherent properties of copper that make it an efficient building material and how design professionals can incorporate these characteristics into high performing buildings and infrastructure
  3. Discuss the functional contributions of copper and copper alloys as part of a sustainable building design
  4. Assess recent construction projects utilizing copper and copper alloys in roofing, wall cladding, and ornamental systems
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AIA Course Number: 
WCD05A