Summer School 1: Flooring - The Next Generation - Ultracompact Surfacing (A) & Performance Glazing (B)

  • Cosentino Center 333 North Bedford Road #220 Mount Kisco, NY, 10549 United States

Flooring - The Next Generation - Ultracompact Surfacing

  • Define Ultracompact Surfacing and discuss the innovative production process that creates superior properties which contribute to project longevity and less maintenance.
  • Discuss designing with Ultracompact Surfaces in terms of color, texture, format, general design flexibility and various applications for both interior and exterior applications.
  • Identify the traits and advantages of Ultracompact Surfaces in terms of strength, durability, UV resistance, absorption rates, abrasion resistance, and ASTM testing.
  • Review the dynamics of C.O.F (Slip Resistance) and the changes made from Static C.O.F to Dynamic C.O.F.

Speakers: Chip Bisignaro & Glenn Kross, Cosentino

1 AIA HSW LU

Performance Glazing: Coatings Layers and Gases 

Explore how different aspects of glazing can be manipulated for increased performance including low E coatings, glass layering, gas filled spaces. It also defines criteria for evaluating energy performance and glazing.

Speakers: Steven Ihlenberg, Super Enterprises - Marvin Windows and Doors

1 AIA LU/HSW, GBCI CMP