Facade 101: What's Behind the Curtain

Gain a basic understanding of how facade systems work in practice including attachment mechanisms, fire barrier & building code requirements.

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A building’s facade can be one of its most striking features. Yet, behind the scenes multiple components are necessary to ensure the façade is safe and enduring. This course provides an overview of some of the necessary elements for successful façade design and construction.

This course is approved through AIA for 1.0 LU l HSW.

Understanding Attachment Mechanisms

This video will provide an overview of attachment options for each façade type. In this section you will learn the basics of precast anchor channel, post-installed anchors, and power actuated fastener...

Façade Design Assistance

In this video we introduce some of the Hilti services that can assist you in the designing your facade systems.

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