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Exterior Cladding Innovation: Rainscreen Design with Ultracompact Surfacing

Description: Modern construction has come to understand that a façade, as part of an overall building envelope, is not only a visual statement, but also an important influencer in the protection of a wall’s structural components, the energy efficiency of the building, and the health of its occupants. This course explores a unique surfacing material known as ultracompact surfacing (UCS) and evaluates its mechanical properties, technical characteristics, and aesthetics to illustrate its endless design potential in exterior cladding, façade and rainscreen applications.

Sponsor: Cosentino North America

Presented by: Steve DeBerardino, Cosentino North America

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