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 Structured Learning Hour
AANB 1 Hour of Core Learning
AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour
MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
NSAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
OAA 1 Learning Hour
SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
NLAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.

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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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