Lunch & Learn- The Fundamentals of Clay Roof Tile

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Lunch & Learn- The Fundamentals of Clay Roof Tile

Time & Location

Sep 09, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Broward County Main Library, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

About the Event

1.5 HSW Credit

The CEU course outline list these LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

List the benefits of terra cotta roof tiles

Explain why terra cotta roof tile has more green qualities than any other roofing material

Identify the benefits of terra cotta roof tile vs. other roofing options

Discuss common technical installation procedures

Some of the additional topics the course will cover that are not listed in the CEU Course Outline are:

The 3 different grades of clay roof tile - what they mean - how they are determined by ASTM testing

Moisture Absorption - how it effects durability, longevity, and performance

Salt Air Intrusion - and its direct correlation to moisture absorption

Color - what effects its durability, resistance to fading and algae - the tile coloration process

Transverse Breaking Strength - clay tiles can have a huge difference in breaking strength - what causes these differences

Raw materials and the refining process - how it can effect durability, longevity & performance

Lunch will be served

  • Non-member
  • AIA- AIAS Member

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