Natural Stone 101

This one-hour class is designed for construction industry professionals desiring to gain a full understanding of natural stone as a building material. Learn more about the various natural stones (limestone, travertine, onyx, marble, serpentine, sandstone, slate, quartzite, and granite). Obtain information about common quarrying techniques, fabrication, and finishing methods. With this understanding, you'll enhance your ability to select the right stone, fabrication technique, and finish for your project.

Currently servicing the New York Metropolitan area.

Learning Objectives

  1. Obtain a better understanding about how the mineral composition and formation of stone affects its performance as a building material.
  2. Learn about the science of each species of stone, examples of how it is quarried, unique characteristics, and common applications.
  3. Gain knowledge about stone fabrication and finishing methods.
  4. Understand the resources available that are relevant to natural stone.

Contact Information:

ABC World Wide Stone
Zachary Block

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Credits:

1 AIA LU/HSW
1 PDH, LA CES/HSW
1 IDCEC CEU

 

 

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