AIA CES Approved Architectural Courses for Credit
Presented by STONEYARD®

Stone Veneer Applications & Installation Methods for a Natural, Thin, and Sustainable Building Material

STONEYARD®                 Course: SY-1001                                      Contact: David Croteau                           Duration: 1 hour
   1 LU Hour                        Format: PowerPoint Presentation                   


During this 1 hour natural thin stone veneer course we will discuss the evolution of the masonry industry, new and unique applications, and important installation considerations. Participants will gain insights into this green, sustainable building material that will open up possibilities in design and construction. At the end of the course attendees will have the tools and knowledge to successfully incorporate natural thin stone veneer into their design specifications.


Learning Objectives

  • Describe the evolution of the masonry industry from when stones were first used as a building material to modern day techniques and uses.

  • Specify and design with natural stone for common and unique applications on commercial and residential projects for both interior and exterior installations, through visual aids and discussion.
  • Identify the proper way to install natural thin stone veneer with the LATICRETE® Masonry Veneer Installation System (MVIS) over various substrates, including the use of corner stones and efflorescence prevention.
  • Address common questions and issues that arise when considering a natural thin stone veneer building material including waste calculation, grout and joint width considerations, temperature and weight restrictions, and the importance of mock-ups.

Schedule an AIA CES Architectural Course for Credit with STONEYARD®

STONEYARD® would like to help you meet your AIA Continuing Education requirements with our exciting courses about natural thin stone veneer. We offer programs to discerning architects and designers in Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Maine. A masonry expert who has studied the AIA Continuing Education program guidelines will conduct the course of your choosing at your facility. Fill out the form below and a representative will contact you to schedule a class.


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