Canadian Valley School, Precast Educational Facilities

High-Performance and Resilient Precast Educational Facilities (2022)

High Performance and Resilient Precast Educational Facilities The evolving construction industry, recent code changes, increasing sustainability requirements, and a challenging economy are just some of the factors increasing demand for safe, healthy, high-performance precast educational facilities. Today’s schools are more than just buildings; they are interactive learning environments. They are gathering places. They are safe…

Precast, Prestressed Concrete Piles

Precast, Prestressed Concrete Piles

Precast, Prestressed Concrete Piles Attendees will learn what prestressing concrete is and review specific structural design considerations for precast/prestressed concrete (PPC) piles, including pile types, production methods, pile handling, and installation. This presentation will summarize the advantages and benefits of using prestressed concrete piles in projects and provide an overview of the structural design considerations…

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How Precast Builds: Architectural Versatility

How Precast Builds:  Architectural Versatility This session will provide an understanding of the aesthetics available through the use of architectural precast concrete, including its composition, shapes, and finish options. Through the use of case studies, attendees will gain a deeper understanding of precast concrete’s unlimited options when paired with modeling software. Connections will also be…

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Total Precast Concrete

Total Precast Concrete This one-hour program is intended for designers with some precast concrete experience and/or knowledge. Basic concepts of pre-stressing, components, and application towards a complete, total-precast building solution will be discussed. Typical design challenges and the unique project delivery process of total precast will be presented, and the unique ability of total precast…

Canadian Valley, Precast Concrete Design

High-Performance Precast Concrete Design

Precast 101 Plus: High-Performance Precast Concrete Design The evolving construction industry, recent code changes, challenging economy, natural disasters, and sustainable development requirements are just some of the factors increasing demand for high performance and resilient building design. This webinar will provide an overview of precast and prestressed concrete design and fabrication, in the context of…

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Moisture Mitigation in Building Assemblies

Moisture Mitigation in Building Assemblies The presentation describes moisture mitigation in building wall assemblies with an emphasis on precast concrete walls in northern U.S. climates. It describes indoor and outdoor sources of moisture and the basic fundamentals of water vapor condensation. The difference between air barriers and vapor retarders is described. Methods of keeping precast…

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The Role of Precast Concrete in Resilience-Based Design

The Role of Precast Concrete in Resilience-Based Design This course is intended for architects, engineers, builders, material suppliers, and decision-makers within the building community. This course will provide an introduction to the role of precast concrete in resilience-based design, as it is distinguished from and compliments the traditional green design. Participants will learn how to measure…