CDT On Demand Course
The prerecorded CDT Exam Preparatory Course for 2021 is now available online!
Anyone in the design and construction industry interested in this study class for Construction Document Technologist certification can sign up to take advantage of the program. The course consists of ten video modules, related presentation materials, as well as a bonus session consisting of 3 video modules covering AIA A201™.
The online course will be available through the end of December 2021. Registrants will have unlimited access to the course allowing self-paced study for both the Spring and Fall 2021 exam windows.
This course explains how to select materials and design options that will improve the look and function of interior and exterior ceiling systems, including factors such as acoustics, cost, aesthetics and sustainability.
Practical and Innovative Acoustics for Everyday Projects
The properties, arrangements, and layered compositions of materials (coupled with resultant spatial volumes) influence how wanted sounds and unwanted noises reach and impact occupants. This session will briefly explore how attention to architectural acoustics can allow more successful everyday projects and lead to material research and innovation, including examples of alternative material usage.
Gypsum board has a notable impact on the interior appearance of a space depending on the level of finish. Understanding the differences between the Five Levels of Finish will help you specify each level based on environmental conditions to best meet your client’s expectations. Industry standards as well as common finishing materials and terminology will be reviewed. Recommended installation methods for each level will be illustrated.