This course will cover why you should use manufactured stone veneer, including its features and benefits, as well as design and installation considerations for the product. It will explain the dry cast thin veneer manufacturing process and technology, as opposed to wet cast thin veneer, and the differences that lie between the two.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the ways in which veneer contributes to a building’s durability and integrity.
  • Define the differences between dry and wet cast veneers in terms of aesthetics, cost considerations, ease of installation, and maintenance.
  • Identify how to design with a product that simulates a natural material, adding warmth and depth to both interior and exterior surfaces.
  • Examine veneer installation procedures that assure moisture control and long building life with minimal maintenance.