|1 Hour Online Course
1 Advanced Building Code Credit — FL 0612041 / AIABLTI324
ADV Thermal & Moisture Protection: Keeping the Weather Out
Protecting buildings from the weather and moisture related problems is important for all building professionals. In areas of high rainfall, and in northern climates, it is even more important that designers, builders, and their subcontractors use “Best Practice” procedures to carefully plan and install thermal and weather resistant components. This course, based on the 2010 Florida Building codes, pertains to moisture and weather related problems, and will identify practical solutions based on those requirements. This internet course is intended to provide a minimum of one hour of continuing education to professionals involved in planning, design and construction of structures susceptible to moisture related issues.
METHOD OF PRESENTATION: This distance learning course is formatted specifically for internet delivery. Course presentation will require student participation through an assessment. This method of course presentation assures that student will have direct control of course delivery.
Course material will be presented using multimedia formats, including but not limited to: static text, photos and illustrations. Additionally, participants will have the opportunity to link to related resource websites and applicable articles. Participants will be able to access instructor support via email (24 hour) and telephone communication (during normal daytime office hours).
After completing this course participants will be able to:
Keeping the Weather Out
2. Performance Objectives
1. Ensuring a Dry Foundation
House Wrap and Underlayment
1. Definitions and Types
Corrosion and Decay Resistance
1. Recommendations: Preservative-treated wood and fasteners
The Building Frame
1. Lumber and Moisture: Negative Effects
2. Foundation to Wall Transition
1. Structural Integrity: Code
2. Wood Siding
3. Vinyl Siding
4. Fiber Cement Siding
5. Lap Siding
6. Brick Veneer
7. Exterior Insulation Finishing System and Stucco
Windows and Doors
3. Windows and Installation
4. Doors and Installation
1. Moisture Penetration
2. Weather Protection
3. Roof Valleys
5. Sheathing and Built up Roofs
1. Code Requirements
2. Natural Attic Ventilation
3. Doing the Job
4. Installing Rafter Vents
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