Rainscreen Façades and Weatherproofing Compliance

Fairview is proud to deliver CPD Presentations as part of the AIA Refuel CPD Provider Program.
Every CPD Presentation is delivered in accordance with the respective state/territory Architecture Board requirements and are delivered by an AIA Refuel approved presenter.
Presentations are 60 minutes in length and all attendees are provided with a certificate upon completion; confirming they have attended the session along with the number of CPD points awarded.

What is a rainscreen façade? Learn what a rainscreen façade is, why you should use one, and the compliance necessary in this type of façade.

The session delivers the following learning outcomes:

  • Identify and understand the requirements for compliance of a rainscreen façade
  • Describe the components of a wall build up for a rainscreen façade
  • Evaluate and understand the factors impacting on project cost
  • Apply knowledge of the BCA requirements

 

This presentation is equivalent to 1 hours/points of formal CPD and will deliver outcomes related to the following Competency/s from the National Standard of Competency for Architects:

PROJECT INITIATION AND CONCEPTUAL DESIGN

PC 28  Be able to draw on knowledge from building sciences and technology, environmental sciences and behavioural and social sciences as part of preliminary design research and when developing the conceptual design to optimise the performance of the project.

PC 33 Be able to investigate, coordinate and integrate sustainable environmental systems – including water, thermal, lighting and acoustics – in response to consultants’ advice.

DETAILED DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTATION

PC 39 Be able to integrate the material selection, structural and construction systems established in the conceptual design into the detailed design and documentation.

PC 45 Be able to nominate and integrate quality and performance standards with regard to selected materials, finishes, fittings, components and systems, considering the impact on Country and the environment, and the whole life carbon impact of the project. This includes integrating life cycle assessments and other expertise and advice from consultants

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