Porcelain Pavers: Applications and Use

Sponsored by Belgard Commercial

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the attributes and characteristics of porcelain pavers and describe the manufacturing process .
  2. Discuss the advantages of using porcelain pavers over other materials in a design project.
  3. Identify the different installation methods for porcelain pavers.
  4. Summarize the performance criteria of porcelain pavers relative to today’s green building programs.

Credits:

HSW
1 AIA LU/HSW
AIBD
1 AIBD P-CE
IACET
0.1 IACET CEU*
AAA
AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
AANB
AANB 1 Hour of Core Learning
AAPEI
AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour
MAA
MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
NLAA
NLAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
NSAA
NSAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
NWTAA
NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
OAA
OAA 1 Learning Hour
SAA
SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
 
This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.
This course is approved as a Structured Course
Approved for structured learning
Approved for Core Learning
This course is approved as a Core Course
Course may qualify for Learning Hours with NWTAA
Course eligible for OAA Learning Hours
This course is approved as a core course
This course can be self-reported for Learning Units to the Architectural Institute of British Columbia

Outdoor porcelain pavers have many benefits. They are frost-resistant, skid-resistant, durable, and easy-to-clean and have incredibly high breakage loads (up to 2200 lb), creating the perfect solution for gardens, terraces, and high-traffic outdoor areas. This course will provide an overview of the manufacturing process of porcelain pavers, explain various installation methods, and discuss how porcelain pavers can contribute to today’s green building programs.

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Belgard Commercial Belgard Commercial is part of the Oldcastle Architectural Group, the largest concrete products manufacturer in North America. With over 180 locations and a company culture characterized by a commitment to customer satisfaction, Belgard is committed to partnering with the design community by helping you find solutions to meet, or even exceed, your clients’ needs and expectations. Belgard branded products such as retaining walls, paving systems and specialty products provide a wide range of sizes, shapes, textures and colors for every project. Oldcastle adheres to a level of service and consistency that no other supplier can match. Our combination of local market presence and national capabilities allows us to meet and exceed the demanding needs of an ever-changing industry.

 

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