AIA CONTINUING EDUCATION

Thin Brick & Stone Support Systems

Course Number - 1

Provider Number - 404109322

No prerequisite required for this course

AIA COURSE DESCRIPTION - SPEEDYMASON

Presented by - Tony Szak, Speedymason National Sales Manager

Thin brick and stone products are becoming increasingly popular throughout the building industry due to being light weight and easier to install than traditional methods of face brick or full stone. This course reviews different types of thin brick and thin stone applications and the advantages of using thin products.

LEARNING OBJECTIVE: 1

Different types of support systems for thin brick. This learning objective is an overview on different types of thin brick support systems. This objective will cover wire lath, mortar systems, metal systems and composite systems specifically made for thin brick.

LEARNING OBJECTIVE 2: 

Different types of support systems for thin stone. This learning objective is an overview on different types of thin stone support systems. The systems covered in this section will be wire mesh, mortar systems and composite systems specifically designed for thin stone.

LEARNING OBJECTIVE 3: 

Installation methods for thin brick and thin stone. This leaning objective will cover specific installation methods and highlight different advantages each system has.

LEARNING OBJECTIVE 4: 

Design options using thin brick and thin stone. Thin brick and stone have many different design options and will be covered in this section