New Online Course: Designing and Specifying Traditional Portland Cement–based Plaster

Plastic Components is proud to sponsor a new online continuing education course titled “Designing and Specifying Traditional Portland Cement–based Plaster”
Provider: BNP Media

Course Information:

Hours: 1 AIA LU/HSW; 0.1 IACET CEU*
Course Number: WC0420MM
Course Title: Designing and Specifying Traditional Portland Cement–based Plaster

Learning Objectives

By completing this course, the design professional will be able to:

  • Identify the features and benefits of traditional Portland cement-based plaster.
  • Describe the relationship between the building codes and the industry standards for traditional Portland cement-based plaster.
  • Explain the roles and contributions of the designer, contractor, plastering contractor and building official in achieving a successful stucco wall system.
  • Discuss the design considerations, specifications and detailing requirements a successful stucco wall system.

The objective of this course is to provide a positive effect on the water- and vapor-resistive qualities of the building envelope through identification of underlying issues of the water-resistant barriers and the subsequent application of traditional Portland cement-based plaster (stucco) and to foster an industry-wide improvement in the quality of water-resistant barrier and stucco applications.

This course will also explore:

  • Benefits of traditional Portland cement-based stucco
  • Review of building codes and ASTM standards
  • Research reports on water intrusion
  • Design features required to managing water intrusion and stresses in stucco
  • Specification and detailing requirements and recommended best practices

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