Engineered Stone: Designing for Sustainability
|Offered by||AEC Daily Corporation|
|Category||Materials and resources|
Provides an overview of engineered stone, with a focus on the process of designing with the material and descriptions of how enginee red stone makes an appropriate, attractive, cost-effective, and sustainable design choice.No prerequisite knowledge required .
- Determine the elements and technical characteristics of engineered stone, describe the process of production, and recall atleast two advancements that support the use of engineered stone as a sustainable material.
- Recognize the sustainable performance capabilities of engineered stone in terms of its life cycle, durability, strength, flexibility, impact- and scratch-resistance.
- Identify key fabrication and design process issues to consider when specifying engineered stone and explain how engineered stone wasused to create successful installations.
- Analyze the sustainability benefits of using engineered stone, and determine how theuse of engineered stone in a design project can contribute towards achieving LEEDr credits.
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