Architectural Record BE - Building Enclosure

Antimicrobial Protection for Building Materials

Sponsored by Florida Tile, Inc.
Continuing Education

Learning Objectives - After this course, you should be able to:

  1. List some common examples of microorganisms and name their type.
  2. Explain the effects of microbial growth on materials and how antimicrobials can protect them.
  3. Describe common building materials and commercial products that can be protected with current generation antimicrobials.
  4. Discuss the importance of specifying products with antimicrobial protection.
  5. Recognize why antimicrobials are important for building materials and commercial products.


0.1 IDCEC CEU. Credit is also accepted by the ASID, IIDA and IDC
AAA 1 Learning Hour
May qualify for 1 AANB Learning Hour
AAPEI 1 Learning Hour
AIBC 1 Learning Hour
MAA 1 Learning Hour
May qualify for 1 NSAA Learning Hour
OAA 1 Learning Hour
SAA 1 Learning Hour
NLAA 1 Learning Hour
NWTAA 1 Learning Hour
This course is approved as a Structured Course
Approved for structured learning
This course can be self-reported for Learning Units to the Architectural Institute of British Columbia
Approved for Core Learning
Course eligible for OAA Learning Hours
This course is approved as a core course
This course is approved as a Core Course
Course may quality for Learning Hours with NWTAA

This course provides an overview of antimicrobial additives that help protect products from degradation caused by microbes, with discussions on types of microorganisms and the array of products that can benefit from antimicrobials.

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