Stone Tile

AIA Course Number: NSI46, 1 LU/HSW

IDCEC Course Number: 105871, Subject Code: 5.8, 0.1 HSW CEU

LACES Course Number: NSI46, 1.0 HSW


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CEU Course for architects & designers

Natural Stone Tile: An Overview

This one hour course will familiarize design professionals with the resources available for installation methods and specifying standards for natural stone tile. We will review the characteristics of natural stone in order to understand how they might affect your project. See examples of common stone tile failures and discuss the best practices to ensure a successful installation.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the basic stone types and methods of formation
  2. Gain an understanding of the key aspects of Stone Tile Specification as introduced in the 2011-12 TCNA Handbook, ANSI A 108/A118, and the Natural Stone Institute Dimension Stone Design Manual 7.2
  3. Understand how the intricacies of Stone Tile Installation can impact your project
  4. Learn key differences between the installation of Stone Tile and Ceramic/Porcelain Tile

Stone Tile Handout

Program Length: 60 minutes



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