Building the Perfect Envelope with Insulated Metal Panels

Understanding building physics is critical to proper building envelope design. This course takes a relatively complex subject and reduces it to a level that teaches practical concepts for the building designer. This course will examine how various cladding systems perform across different climate zones and applications. Basic concepts including environmental control layers and hygrothermal loads are reviewed. Emphasis is placed on the concept of the “Perfect/Universal Wall”, and how utilizing the proper sequence of wall components can greatly simplify wall design in all climate zones. Insulated metal panels (IMPs) are a unique form of the “Perfect/Universal Wall”, and we will investigate how they perform the same functions as multi-component systems, simplifying wall system design and installation.

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Building Sustainability With Fiber Cement Cladding

Cladding protects the building envelope and building occupants from the weather, while also defining the aesthetic of the building. A challenge for specifiers is to choose cladding that is environmentally sensitive over their entire lifespans. Such goals not only require a sustainable product but one that also has the flexibility to function in a broad range of climate zones as well as offer expansive design options. This course explores the ways in which fiber cement cladding is able to fulfill these demands for commercial and residential buildings throughout various climate zones.

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Modern and Contemporary Aesthetics Achieved with Extruded Aluminum Trim Systems

This course provides an overview of the elements and principles of design, specifically the ways in which modern and contemporary design interpret those tenets and principles.

Variations on modernist and contemporary design in the US Northwest, Northeast, Southwest, and Southeast are also considered. Finally, the learner will be able to identify the role of extruded aluminum trim in various regions and climates, as well as its functional and aesthetic values.

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Exploring Trim Options and Uses for Multifamily Design that Engage Millennials (Print Course)

Based on the millennial design preferences, designers and building professionals must specify products that attract this generation to the space. In this course, we will examine the impact of the millennial generation to multifamily space design and how extruded aluminum trim can provide design aesthetic, while being a smart choice economically.

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Polyurethane Millwork, Exterior and Interior Products

Polyurethane products are used in almost every aspect of a building from flooring to the roof, and they are an important component in building design. This material is used in application for decorative exterior and interior millwork components that have traditionally been made of wood or stone. These exterior or interior millwork features play an important role in gaining a customer’s interest through visual first impressions of a building project.

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Sustainable Extruded Aluminum Trim Profiles Deliver Aesthetics and Durability (Print Course)

With today’s focus on green materials, detailing needs to meet both an architectural design aesthetic and sustainability requirements. Specifying extruded aluminum trim for use with fiber cement siding is one instance where a knowledge of detailing can contribute to both. This course will identify the sustainability features of extruded aluminum architectural trim as well as its benefits, design options and moisture management considerations.

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Finish a Home Beautifully

LP ArmorStrand featuring Dryvit TAFS3 is an innovative system that represents an alternative to traditional stucco applications.

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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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Front Porch Transformation

Watch this video to see how Fypon products were used to bring this front porch back to life and give it a classic touch.

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Elevating the Standard: Team Up to Win with Fypon

Team up with Fypon for the industry’s most comprehensive selection of moulding and millwork products, let them customize a plan for you that will add exterior and interior beauty to your project.

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