Antimicrobial Protection for Building Materials

 
Sponsored by Florida Tile, Inc.

Learning Objectives:

  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.

Credits:

HSW
1 AIA LU/HSW
IACET
0.1 IACET CEU*
IDCEC
1 IDCEC CEU/HSW
AAA
AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
AANB
This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines
AAPEI
AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour
MAA
MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
NLAA
This course can be self-reported to the NLAA.
NSAA
This course can be self-reported to the NSAA
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
This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines
Approved for structured learning
Approved for Core Learning
This course can be self-reported to the NLAA.
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
This test is no longer available for credit

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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.

Photo of an interior space with floor and wall tiles.

 

Florida Tile, Inc. Florida Tile, Inc. is a world-class manufacturer and distributor of porcelain and ceramic wall tile, as well as natural stone and decorative glass and metal tiles. For over 60 years, Florida Tile has consistently taken the lead as an innovator by implementing new technology, delivering high quality products and protecting our indoor and outdoor environments.

 

Originally published in July 2017

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