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Concrete Products Group

Concrete Products Group

Address:
2025 Centre Pointe Blvd. Suite 300
Mendota Heights, MN 55120-1221
USA
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  • An introduction to Pre-Insulated Masonry. The course addresses the energy efficiency of pre-insulated masonry wall systems, and Energy Code compliance using such systems. The course also covers thermal performance measures and how to obtain Code-compliant values for these measures. In addition, how to detail pre-insulated walls is addressed. Finally the course addresses current topics in materials transparency and sustainability.


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    Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 12:15 CST (UTC-06:00) Webinar Brenna Dawson

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  • In this course, attendees will learn how to design walls that optimize performance for project requirements in a cost-efficient way. The course discusses initial cost and operating cost implications of exterior wall system choices. The course also discusses options to provide interior walls that save money and provide exceptional performance for demanding interior enviroments.


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  • This course covers the aesthetic choices available to designers with concrete masonry, including colors, textures, scale and contours, and the best approach to the specification and construction process to achieve desired results. The course discusses how to add cost-effective aesthetic details by using specialty face designs. Finally, the course discusses considerations for using veneers or single wythe concrete masonry units.


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  • This course covers how to use the advantages of concrete masonry for the construction of detention facilities.


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  • This course describes both the history and current use of sculptural architectural concrete masonry veneers. Participants will learn the historical evolution and development of sculptural concrete masonry veneers and their current possibilities. The course covers how to design and construct sculptural veneers to address moisture management and crack prevention, and identifies key installation and workmanship considerations. Finally, the course addresses how to use kits of sculptural concrete masonry veneers in combination to build durable, resilient, and environmentally beneficial surfaces that create visually appealing spaces that provide a creative environment for building occupants and visitors.


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  • This course provides architects with insights regarding the structural engineering concepts that are critical to successfully constructing concrete masonry structures.


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  • This course discusses how designers can take advantage of the benefits of thermal mass for providing buildings that are energy efficient and passively resilient. Participants will learn how thermal mass functions, learn the definition of a mass wall, and learn how to incorporate thermal mass into typical building conditions.


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  • This course focuses on how to use and apply specification language and proper construction details to create successful projects that meet the designer's and owner's expectations for color, general appearance, and moisture penetration resistance.


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  • This program introduces the next generation of concrete masonry units allowed by recent updates to the ASTM standard governing load-bearing Concrete Masonry Units, including discussion of the cost and structural efficiency and energy conservation benefits of these new designs.


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  • This course covers how to use the COMcheck(TM) software from the Department of Energy to evaluate whether mass walls meet Energy Code requirements.


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  • This course covers the wall assembly thermal performance requirements of current energy codes (both the 2009 and 2012 versions of the IECC are covered). In addition, the course discusses the alternative compliance paths that are available for masonry walls under IECC and ASHRAE, including the use of COMcheck software, and provides an introduction to the basic concepts and terms that are used with respect to thermal performance. Finally the course covers how masonry wall assemblies may contribute credits under LEED.


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  • This course discusses the keys to successfully designing details for single wythe concrete masonry buildings, with a focus on moisture control, energy conservation, structural performance, and aesthetic opportunities.


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    Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 12:15 CST (UTC-06:00) Webinar Brenna Dawson

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  • This course teaches how to use breakthrough concrete masonry materials technology to lower embodied carbon and reduce CO2 levels by actively sequestering CO2 from the atmosphere to construct resilient and durable building envelopes that provide beneficial performance both during construction and throughout the operational life of the structure.


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    Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 12:15 CDT (UTC-05:00) Webinar Brenna Dawson

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  • This course focuses on how to use innovative concrete masonry products for the construction of retail facilities. Single wythe masonry walls are studied as a cost-effective option. The course compares the cost and performance of common wall assemblies for store construction, including their ability to meet the requirements of recent versions of the IECC. The course also highlights aesthetic detailing options, such as the use of specialty units for accent bands or window sills. Finally, the course covers the use of specialized coated masonry systems for areas requiring durable cleanable surfaces.


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  • Understanding Energy Concepts impacted by the use of Concrete Masonry, including learning the Thermal Properites of Concrete Masonry


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  • This course provides designers with guidance into how to design buildings that provide a healthy environment for occupants while optimizing energy conservation and complying with relevant Energy Code requirements thereby reducing usage of scarce resources and avoiding adverse environmental impacts associated with excessive energy use.


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  • This course discusses the keys to designing Multi-wythe (Cavity Wall) assemblies using Concrete Masonry, with a focus on moisture control, energy conservation, structural performance and aesthetic options.


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  • Concrete Masonry has many advantages for building envelope construction. This course explains five key unexpected advantages that are not as widely known as they should be.


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