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Architecture

Factory Tour

Ludowici is a registered provider with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Continuing Education System and the Interior Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC).

We value education and make it a priority to provide continuing education for architects and building designers. Our program includes learning presentations and factory tours available to AIA and IDCEC members.

Ludowici offers three distinct courses that qualify for Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW) credits:

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The Fundamentals of Clay Roof Tile

1.5 Learning Units

This hour and a half program explores the benefits of using terra cotta roof tiles, specifically its green properties and differentiating qualities from alternative roofing materials.  The Fundamentals of Clay Roof Tile also explores types of terra cotta roof tiles, installation methods and accessories in various terra cotta tile applications.

Ludowici Factory Tour

2.0 Learning Units

With a visit to the Ludowici manufacturing facility, you get an up-close, in-depth look into the the production of terra cotta tile – from the raw material grinding process, to extrusion, glazing, firing, packaging, and shipping.  You’ll have the opportunity to observe hand molding and customization techniques proprietary to Ludowici.

Architecture & Terra Cotta Cladding

1.5 Learning Units

Ludowici’s cladding division, Terreal North America, offers a one and a half hour program detailing the science and sustainability of terra cotta rainscreen systems and terra cotta sunscreens.

 

Provider Name: Ludowici Roof Tile (#J669)
Program Title: The Fundamentals of Clay Roof Tile
Program #: LRT-104
Length: 1.5 Hours
Credits: 1.5 Learning Units
Credit Type: HSW

Learning Objectives

  • List the benefits of terra cotta roof tiles
  • Explain why terra cotta roof tiles has more green qualities than any other roofing material
  • Identify the benefits of terra cotta roof tile over other roofing options
  • Discuss common technical installation procedures

Facilitator Qualifications

  • All Ludowici facilitators have been trained on CES guidelines.

Method of Delivery

  • The CES facilitator utilizes a Power Point presentation to provide an in depth overview of clay roofing tiles

Audio/Visual required

  • Electrical power and a screen for the Power Point Presentation

Cost to Participants

  • There is no cost for this presentation.

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Provider Name: Terreal North America
Program Title: Architecture & Terracotta Cladding
Presentation #: TNA-102
Length: 1.5 Hours
Credits: 1.5 Learning Units
Credit Type: HSW

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the science of rainscreen technology
  • Learn the sustainable and energy efficiency benefits of terra cotta rainscreens
  • Describe how terra cotta rainscreens are manufactured and installed
  • Differentiate the types of terra cotta rainscreen assemblies and products
  • Learn how to design and detail a terra cotta rainscreen
  • Understand the benefits of terracotta sunscreens

Facilitator Qualifications

  • All Terreal North America facilitators are trained on CES guidelines.

Method of Delivery

  • The CES facilitator utilizes a PowerPoint presentation to provide an in depth overview of terracotta rainscreens and sunscreens.

Audio/Visual Required

  • Electrical power, projector, and a screen for the PowerPoint presentation

Cost to Participants

  • There is no cost for this presentation.

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Provider Name: Ludowici Roof Tile (#J669)
Program Title: Ludowici Factory Tour
Program #: LRT-105
Length: 2.0 Hours
Credits: 2.0 Learning Units
Credit Type: HSW

Learning Objectives

  • Observe raw materials & grinding process
  • Learn how clay artists mold clay into handmade decorative pieces
  • Identify differences in extruded versus pressed clay shapes
  • Tour glaze & color lab to better understand terra cotta color possibilities
  • Learn the importance of dryers and removal of moisture prior to firing
  • Observe (3) different kiln technologies
  • Learn proper packaging and shipping methods
  • Tour the Factory of Ideas — A Ludowici Design Center

Facilitator Qualifications

  • All Ludowici facilitators have been trained on CES guidelines.

Method of Delivery

  • Walking tour. Proper attire and footwear required.

Audio/Visual Required

  • N/A

Cost to participants

  • There is no cost for this tour.

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