Complete Wall Systems: Maintaining Continuous Insulation and WRBs at Transitions (Print Course)

Wall assembly components such as CI and WRBs are now required across the country, requiring in-depth understanding of wall systems. Improper design of transition details can lead to detrimental and expensive issues in wall assemblies. This course reviews building science fundamentals for complete wall systems with CI and WRBs, important considerations when designing transitions and penetrations, and common issues that arise from errors in sequencing, material compatibility and design verification.

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Design to Prevent Floor Squeaks

While wood-frame floor systems have maintained fairly consistent design standard for years, there remains a persistent issue with squeaks, pops and uneven flooring that may be the result of a combination of sub-par subflooring products or installation. This course discusses subfloor assembly components and the high-performance standards and product innovations from frame to finish that are helping change the quality feel and sound of flooring systems.

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Understanding Alternative Exterior Trim

This CEU will give learners an overview of alternative exterior trim products, while exploring the differences between the various types of alternative trim products available in today’s market. This course also compares different product attributes of exterior trim products. It will include information on the manufacturing processes, aesthetics, installation, maintenance and warranties.

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A Homeowner Story: James Hardie Re-side Project

See what a James Hardie re-side project is like from the perspective of these homeowners.

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James Hardie Homeowner Story: St. Paul, MN

A homeowner in St. Paul, MN turned to James Hardie products to refresh her 102-year old wood house while maintaining its historical integrity.

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James Hardie Advantages vs Engineered Wood Siding

A complete James Hardie exterior offers distinct advantages over wood-based siding products, such as engineered wood siding. Here's why... Engineered wood siding products fall short when it comes to key measures of siding performance.

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Why this Contractor Chooses James Hardie (Twin Cities)

Learn why this Minnesota contractor chooses James Hardie products over wood-based products: dimensional stability with the look of wood.

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Taking a Contracting Business to the Next Level

Support your business growth with hands-on training. With the James Hardie Contractor Alliance program hone skills, elevate your marketing efforts, increase profits and stay one step ahead.

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Contractor's Eye 3D Home Estimator

Reduce the guesswork of your job estimates with just your smartphone and the James Hardie Contractor’s Eye™ 3D Home Estimator powered by HOVER. This app allows you to easily and accurately obtain exterior measurements and a 3D rendering of a home, helping you save time and money.

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Home Hot Spots That Influence the Purchase

This course covers a research study that identifies how dealers, architects, builders and remodelers can increase the salability of their projects, and elevate their reputations among homeowners and homebuyers. This research is combined with turn-key design ideas developed by Visbeen architects. Emerge with a fresh understanding of how today’s homeowners envision various rooms, how they can be made more appealing via design and amenities like fireplaces and outdoor living products.

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