The session involves a brief discussion of the basic how-and-why of traditional neighborhoods, including iconic platting elements like small front yards and public spaces, and the design of individual units with an eye on the block-face to achieve harmonious streetscapes. This program will touch on various elements of sustainability, Green, OSHA requirements, fire safety, wind load, and other general code matters associated with vinyl siding and trim.
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.
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.
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.
LP ArmorStrand featuring Dryvit TAFS3 is an innovative system that represents an alternative to traditional stucco applications.
Watch this video to see how Fypon products were used to bring this front porch back to life and give it a classic touch.
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.
Install VERSATEX - VERSAWRAP PVC One-piece column wraps in seven easy steps.
The look of wood & the ease of low-maintenance, affordable & sustainable alternatives to wood trim and wood exterior products without compromising beauty of function.
Kleer wrap post wraps provide an easy, cost effective way to improve the appearance and durability of exterior posts.
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