Porcelain Tile Panels - Specification and Use - 1 LU/HSW

Thursday, August 13, 2020 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time

Presented by: Crossville

AIA credits and certificates for this webinar will be issued by the presenting vendor.

Get a brief history of tile design and the entrance of large format tile. You'll learn two methods of manufacturing porcelain tile panels, sizing, and the many applications for the product, going many places traditional would not, including large lobby areas, corridors, ceilings, elevators, doors, stairs, in radial applications, exteriors, and tile over tile. Tile over tile is of particular importance, offering improved health and safety protection and potential saving in the schedule and budget. We'll also cover ANSI standards for porcelain tile panels. Learn the relevant steps in preparation for an installation, including writing the specification, preparation of the substrate, logistics of receiving large panels on the job site, and selecting qualified labor.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the technology advances and significance of porcelain tile panels. Evaluate performance data to determine the difference in market options and appropriate overall suitability. Understand the sustainable attributes of the product and why the material has less impact on the environment to produce.

  • Describe the applications and suitable usage areas for Porcelain Tile Panels y. Recognize the impact on the Architecture & Design hard surface finish options. Explain the tile over tile application benefits and the impact reduction this has on the environment.

  • Describe key elements of specification considerations. Explain the occupant health benefits by minimization of occupant exposure to indoor air contaminants for Tile Over Tile applications and the potential financial and efficiency savings.

  • Describe key differences in installation, the need for qualified labor. Apply the current ANSI 108.19 requirements for specification & installation.

About the Speaker

heidi vassalottiHeidi Vassalotti

Strategic Account Specialist, Crossville

Heidi Vassalotti - LEED® AP ID+C, Crossville Strategic Account Specialist. With 31 years tenure in market development Heidi has delivered exceptional business solutions to a diverse array of global organizations. Heidi's experience affords her expertise in a variety of disciplines including: manufacturing, distribution and sustainability.



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