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Advanced Environmental Finishes For Windows and Doors - Postponed
May 27
12:00p


Offered in partnership with Loewen Windows and Doors and The Sanders Company.

1 AIA LU|HSW

Participants of this course will learn how different paint and anodized finishes rate when compared to architectural specifications.  Sustainable materials and cradle-to-cradle considerations are provided.  Participants will also learn about the application process to assure informed decisions can be made for specific environments.

Learning Objectives: 
1: Standards, Specifications and Performance for paint coatings applied to metal cladding and the performance characteristic of anodized aluminum.
2: Advanced testing methods and comparison of all coating types. Rating systems, durability specifications and impact on performance.
3: Environmental considerations including solvent vapors, recycling, landfill impact and water system protection for paint and coatings.
4: The application methods and component materials of the painting and anodizing process. The available colors and finishes of the process.

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