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Ceiling Systems for High Performing High Schools

This course is about the role of ceiling specification in the design of high-performing schools. That includes optimized acoustic performance, high reflectance of natural daylighting, efficient maintenance and operations, use of recycled and recyclable materials, and durability.

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Program Overview:

The informed specification of ceiling systems can contribute to high speech intelligibility, minimal noise, a naturally lit environment, and good air quality. This leads to better behavior and an enhanced learning process. This course demonstrates the importance of ceiling systems to a high-performing school, and therefore to the development of high-performing students, and to the wellbeing of educators and administrators. To improve the performance of schools and students, look up. It could be as simple as that.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the importance of good acoustic design in a learning environment

  • Discuss acoustically superior ceiling solutions for various educational spaces

  • Identify the benefits of natural daylighting and how ceiling systems contribute

  • Define operations and maintenance factors in ceiling system specifications

  • Describe sustainability factors in ceiling system specifications

Credits: 1 LU 1 GCBI CE (Health, Safety, and Welfare certified)

Length: 1 Hour

There is no cost to bring this program into your firm or chapter meeting.

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