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Cellulose Insulation: The Versatile and Sustainable Solution

Format On Demand: Online
Offered by AEC Daily Corporation
Category Indoor environmental quality

This 1 hour course for architects, engineers, specifiers, contractors and residential builders Provides an overview of cellulose insulation, a sustainable material creating solutions for sound control, fire resistance, and thermal architectural challenges.No prerequisite knowledge required to take this course. Once finished the reader should be able to describe cellulose insulation, its components, installation methods, and general benefits; explain the benefits of cellulose insulation as it relates to heat flow, R-value, and energy savings; describe the unique qualities of cellulose insulation that contribute to its versatility and its use as a sustainable solution for a variety of design challenges; discuss the benefits of cellulose insulation in terms of its fire resistance properties, testing and standards, fire-rated assemblies, and real world performance characteristics; and list numerous assemblies utilizing cellulose insulation that can contribute to and assist with global green building programs. A ten question true/false and multiple choice quiz follows the course.

Objectives

describe cellulose insulation, its components, installation methods, and general benefits

explain the benefits of cellulose insulation as it relates to heat flow, R-value, and energy savings

describe the unique qualities of cellulose insulation that contribute to its versatility and its use as a sustainable solution for a variety of design challenges, including sound attenuation, fire resistance, and thermal performance

discuss the benefits of cellulose insulation in terms of its fire resistance properties, testing and standards, fire-rated assemblies, and real world performance characteristics, and

list numerous assemblies utilizing cellulose insulation that can contribute to and assist with global green building programs.

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CE Hours 1.0
AIA/CES (LU) 1.0
BOMI (CPD) 1.0