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How Precast Builds: Building Envelopes and Facades
This presentation addresses what high performance building envelopes are as well as key elements to their performance. It will discuss how to use precast concrete wall systems to meet the latest concrete code requirements such as continuous insulation and air barriers, moisture management, thermal mass effect and effective R values. This course will also discuss resilience such as high winds and earthquakes in order to protect life and fulfill its intended purpose

Learning Objectives
  • Describe the three basic types of precast concrete envelope systems.
  • Become familiar with design and detail for hollowcore floors and walls including connections and economical layout considerations
  • Discover the benefits of using precast concrete hollowcore
  • Learn how to integrate hollowcore structural system with other building systems. 
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 PDH Credit
1 HSW/LU Credit
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