Kitchen Cabinet Construction Methods, Finishes and Applications
Friday, August 9, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
In this course, the design professional will have the opportunity to explore current trends in the housing market to realize the growing need for kitchen cabinets that fit multifamily projects. This course focuses on providing general information about the different types of substrates, finishes, assembly methods, and hardware options that are available for cabinets. In addition, learners will be better equipped to explain how testing ensures that long-lasting, sustainable products meeting ANSI/KCMA certifications can improve the living environment for occupants.
- Discuss the current trends in the U.S. cabinet market and explain how there is a growing need for durable, sustainable cabinets that can withstand high usage in the multi-family market.
- Compare different types of cabinet substrates and examine the advantages and disadvantages of each surface to identify which are long-lasting and reliable.
- Analyze ready to addemble products versus assemble cabinetry to determine which types best fits environmental projects specifications.
- Explain the effect of applying extensive testing methods in order to produce products that adhere to ANSI/KCMA A161.1 certification and standards.