Natural Slate Rainscreen Cladding Systems

Natural Slate Rainscreen Cladding Systems

In this one-hour course, participants will discover the many benefits and applications of natural slate as cladding. Participants will be demonstrated proper detailing and installation as well as various case studies to better inform them on selecting the right manufacturer for their slate cladding specification.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Explain how natural slate is produced, all the way from the quarry to a safe and durable installation
  2. Identify slate quality and detect potential problems that can be properly solved to ensure the safety of both occupants and installers
  3. Discuss how a properly specified ventilated façade system with natural slate can reduce moisture and air intrusion and therefore reduce potential health risks to the occupants
  4. Analyze the efficiency and sustainability factors of slate façade cladding including how they can be used in photovoltaic applications
Provided By: 
Design Category: 
(07) Thermal and Moisture Protection
Applicable Credits

This Course Is Included In Upcoming Events

20 Jun
Up to 8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
Up to 1 GBCI General Hour
Up to 1 IDCEC HSW CEU(s)

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