Metropolitan Ceramics is an AIA CES Approved Provider

AIA Course #J88132015
Learn how to determine the most appropriate flooring choice for demanding environments. Includes a comparison of the most viable options, a discussion on the importance of using the appropriate floor covering products, learning about raw materials and viewing installation examples.

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Choosing The Right Flooring for Demanding Environments

This AIA 1LU course will discuss the importance of using the appropriate floor covering products for demanding floor environments like commercial kitchens. The course will give participants important insight into understanding what constitutes a demanding environment, examining the flooring options available, and determining their suitability for use in these environments. Through comparison, discussing manufacturing processes, learning about raw materials, and viewing installation examples, attendees will be better able choose the correct flooring for demanding environments.

LEARNING OBJECTIVE

By viewing examples, participants will be able to explain what constitutes a demanding environments for floor products and list five conditions that create a demanding environment.

LEARNING OBJECTIVE

By discussing product attributes, participants will be able to differentiate between floor products that will likely fail and floors that will succeed in a demanding environment and give three examples of how a floor may fail.

LEARNING OBJECTIVE

Through visual aids and explanation, participants will be able to discuss the characteristics of ceramic tile and list six attributes that make tile a viable choice for demanding environments.

LEARNING OBJECTIVE

By side by side comparison, participants will be able to determine the difference between quarry tile and two other ceramic tiles and will be able to explain how quarry tile’s manufacturing process creates eight distinct advantages for use in demanding environments.

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