Atlanta Building News
February 28, 2012

Building Technology: Structures and Exterior Finishes

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Select materials with confidence and build your homes to last!

This NAHB course covers information on systems during the three stages of new construction: foundation, framing, and exterior finishing. You will learn about selection criteria, properties of materials, application techniques and the long-term performance of the respective systems. As a graduate of this course, you will be able to:

•    Describe the various design and material components of foundation, framing, and exterior finish systems
•    Identify the factors that impact design and selection of foundation, framing, and exterior finish systems
•    Identify criteria for evaluating the performance of foundation, framing, and exterior finish systems

Tom Gotschall will facilitate the class.  Tom graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science in Building Construction and has a background in general contracting and construction & real estate dispute resolution. He has certifications in the Residential Code and the Building Code. Tom is a seasoned arbitrator and a dynamic instructor and speaker on a host of construction topics.

Cost: $175 Greater Atlanta HBA member, $195 other HBA member, $225 non-member
Designation Credit: CGA, CGB
Cont. Ed: 6 CPHB, 6 GA Bldr License, CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGR, GMB, CSP, MCSP, CMP, MIRM

Click here to register to attend. Call 678-775-1469 or e-mail with any questions.

Sponsorship opportunities are available!  Contact Amanda Mathis at or 678-775-1469.

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