This program is registered with the AIA for 1 CEH hour and with the NAHB for 1 hour; it covers the basics of cellular PVC for moulding and trim. It shows the learner the anatomy of window surrounds made of cellular PVC, how to install and maintain the material, and finally architectural moulding and trim mistakes to avoid. Take the course.
- May 2012
- Molding Millwork and Trim
- Royal Building Products
By the end of this learning unit, you will be able to describe Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) and Polyurethane (PUR) materials. You will also be able to compare the manufacturing processes for both PVC and PUR. Next, you will be able to compare manufacturing processes as well as the properties and performance characteristics of PVC and PUR products. Finally, you will be able to identify applications of PVC and PUR synthetic millwork. Take the course.
- August 2011
- Interiors, Molding Millwork and Trim
- 1.0 LU
After completing the course, the learner will be able to: recognize the two types of cellular PVC and describe the differences between them; list three key performance benefits of cellular PVC trim over wood trim; recognize how PVC trim reacts to temperature changes and how to minimize expansion and contraction through proper installation; define Light Reflective Value and why it is important when painting PVC trim products; and, specify installation requirements including fastening, sawing and painting. Take the course.
- August 2010
- Finishes and Surfaces, Molding Millwork and Trim
- Kleer Lumber