HPL Compact Panels for Exterior Drained and Back-Ventilated Rainscreens

HPL Compact Panels for Exterior Drained and Back-Ventilated Rainscreens

Seminar Details

Course #: FNAEXT060117

Length of program: 1 hour

Learning units: 1 LU/HSW Hour

Description

This program will provide education on the decorative and functional solutions for drained and back-ventilated rainscreens using HPL Compact panels.

Learning Objectives

After completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the conditions required for water management through the building envelope and explain the mechanics of water infiltration.
  2. Describe how a drained and back-ventilated rainscreen functions, its design requirements, and its components.
  3. Discuss the structural design elements that require consideration in order to produce a durable, thermally-efficient rainscreen system.
  4. Explain how HPL Compact panels are manufactured and how they are classified according to EN 438.
  5. Recall the performance and aesthetic benefits of HPL Compact cladding and describe some HPL compact panel installation methods.