A Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
Lunch & Learn: Precast Housing Structures
In this program, participants will discuss precast, prestressed concrete in the housing market. Precast, prestressed concrete provides long clear spans, shallow cross sections, high load capacities, high durability, compatibility with block, steel and cast-in-place concrete, and attractive appearance. Also learn how owners and residents benefit from low maintenance, two- or four-hour fire ratings, lower fire insurance rates, and strong acoustical control. After this program, participants will be able to: Identify the different precast concrete systems used in housing, explain the benefits of using precast concrete in housing structures and utilize precast concrete structures to benefit clients with fire suppression and environmental issues.
Attendees can earn 1 HSW learning unit.
LUNCH IS PROVIDED
Please keep in mind that there is no parking available at the Hobbs + Black office. Allow for extra time to walk, bike, park on the street, or at the nearest structure on Maynard Street.