An Introduction to Tropical Engineering: Building Envelope
This online engineering PDH course provides an introduction to the design of building envelopes in tropical climates where heat and humidity are important considerations. Discussed in this course are roofing, wall materials, windows, doors, finishes and miscellaneous specialties.
This 3 PDH online course is intended for civil and architectural engineers and other design and construction professionals seeking an introduction to the special challenges present in building envelope system design for facilities exposed to tropical climates where heat, humidity and seafront conditions are important.
This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
Understanding the special requirements for insulation and roofing products and systems
Learning about the materials and features needed in windows and doors in the tropics
Learning how to design and specify interior and exterior finishes
Understanding the adverse conditions presented by tropical humidity
Learning about the special considerations at seafront locations
Knowing the guidelines for installation of exterior finishes
Learning how to design the building envelope for rain, heat and humidity protection
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "An Introduction to Tropical Engineering: Building Envelope".
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