WBDG09 High-Performance EIFS for Sustainable Construction

Sponsored by BASF - The Chemical Company

Course ID: WBDG09
Duration: 1 hour
Level: Intermediate (201)
AIA Continuing Education logo Learning Units: 1.0 LU
Prerequisites: None
HSW: Yes
USGBC Education Provider USGBC GBCI: Yes
GBCI Hour: 1.0 CE
Category: Materials & Resources

This 1-hour interactive online course begins with a discussion regarding ways that sustainability concerns are changing the lowest initial-cost design philosophy that has been prevalent in the American construction industry.

It outlines key architectural decisions related to EIFS, and illustrates how architects can incorporate EIFS into building designs that maximize aesthetic value, building longevity, sustainability, LEED ratings and cost-effectiveness.

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the connection between sustainable construction and high performance EIFS
  • Design cost-effective exterior wall systems using high performance EIFS
  • Explain ways to maximize sustainability and LEED scores
  • Discuss new applications for high performance EIFS

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