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Green Squared

Understanding Green Squared Certification ANSI 138.1

CONTINUING EDUCATION SEMINAR

1 LUH – HSW/SD APPROVED

Description:

This one hour HSW/SD program provides critical information for specification of sustainable tile products. Topics include the new G2 certification and its role in residential and commercial projects. Sustainability issues and Certification attributes are addressed in detail during this program.

Target Audience:

Architects, Specifiers and other Design Professional in the industrial, educational and commercial market. Audience size can be from one to over fifty. This program meets every experience level with time designed into the program for questions and answers.

COST:

There is no cost for this presentation.

FORMAT:

Box Lunch & Learn (Interceramic provides lunch)

HOW TAUGHT:

Interactive Powerpoint Presentation & Workshop

Participants will be given:

An understanding of the new multi-attribute certification known as Green Squared.
Relevance to the green building community that supports rating systems, specifications, and related industry programs.
A definition of product sustainability as it relates to the ceramic tile industry
A means to measure sustainability using the triple bottom line

Facilitator’s Qualifications:

Interceramic facilitors have been trained on CES guidelines and presentation skills. They are all considered experts in the field of ceramic and natural stone tile. They have been involved in the private, public, professional, and practical levels of the ceramic and natural stone tile industry.

Intro to Stone

Intro to Stone

INTRODUCTION TO NATURAL STONE DESIGN I

AIA COURSE NUMBER: MIA01, 1.0 HSW LU

IDCEC (ASID,IDC, IDEC, & IIDA) COURSE NUMBER:
CEU-101366, SUBJECT CODE: 5.3, 0.1 HSW CEU

ASLA COURSE NUMBER: ASLA1, 1.0 HSW LU

Description:

Learn more about the various natural stone (limestone, travertine, onyx, marble, serpentine, sandstone, slate, quartzite, and granite). Obtain information about common quarrying techniques, fabrication, and finishing methods. With this understanding, you’ll enhance your ability to select the right stone, fabrication technique, and finish for your project.

Target Audience:

This one-hour class is designed for architects, landscape architects, and interior designers desiring to gain a full understanding of natural stone as a building material.

HOW TAUGHT:

Interactive Powerpoint Presentation & Workshop

Learning Objectives Include:

Learn about common quarrying techniques. Gain knowledge about stone fabrication and finishing methods.

Instructor’s Qualifications:

Interceramic’s instructors have been accredited by the Marble Institue of America to present CEU courses. They are all considered experts in the field of ceramic and natural stone tile. They have been involved in the private, public, professional, and practical levels of the ceramic and natural stone tile industry.

COST:

There is no cost for this presentation.

Basics of Travertine

Basics of Travertine

BASICS OF TRAVERTINE SELECTION, FABRICATION, INSTALLATION, & MAINTENANCE

AIA COURSE NUMBER:MIA05, 1.0 HSW/LU

IDCEC (ASID, IDC, IDEC, & IIDA) COURSE NUMBER: CEU-101636, SUBJECT CODE: 5.3, 0.1 HSW CEU

LACES (ASLA, CSLA, CELA, CLARB, LAAB, LAF) COURSE NUMBER:MIA05, 1.0 HSW/LU

Description:

Learn more about how to select this natural stone for a variety of interior and exterior applications. Gain an understanding of how travertine is fabricated and its unique application opportunities to enhance your design plans. Obtain information about setting the proper consumer expectations in regards to installation and maintenance.

Target Audience:

This one-hour class is designed for design professionals to gain a full understanding of travertine as a building material.

HOW TAUGHT:

Interactive Powerpoint Presentation & Workshop

Learning Objectives Include:

Learn about the travertine selection process and how to identify quality material.
Obtain information on travertine uses and limitations in both interior and exterior settings.
Gain an understanding about how travertine is fabricated and installed.
Learn about how to maintain and care for travertine after it has been installed.

Instructor’s Qualifications:

Interceramic’s instructors have been accredited by the Marble Institue of America to present CEU courses. They are all considered experts in the field of ceramic and natural stone tile. They have been involved in the private, public, professional, and practical levels of the ceramic and natural stone tile industry.

COST:

There is no cost for this presentation.

Marble Use in the Kitchen

Marble Use in the Kitchen

AIA COURSE NUMBER:MIA03, 1.0 HSW/LU

DCEC (ASID, IDC, IDEC, & IIDA) COURSE NUMBER:

CEU-101368 SUBJ CODE: 2.3, 0.1 GENERAL CEU

Description:

Specific to natural stone, many may think that you can only use granite on a kitchen countertop. This class will focus on the use of marble in the kitchen which is on the rise in the U.S. (note: marble has been used in kitchens for hundres of years, especially in Europe). Attendees will learn that the use of marble in a kitchen will require different protective treatments. They will also learn more about the increasing trend of marble use in the kitchen; obtain unique design elements of using marble for a countertop surface; and, expand their ability to set the proper consumer expectation.

Target Audience:

This one-hour class is designed for residential, hospitality, and facilities management design professionals.

HOW TAUGHT:

Interactive Powerpoint Presentation & Workshop

Learning Objectives Include:

Learn more about the increasing trend of marble use in the kitchen.
Obtain unique design elements of using marble for a countertop surface.
Expand your ability to set the proper consumer expectation.

Instructor’s Qualifications:

Interceramic’s instructors have been accredited by the Marble Institue of America to present CEU courses. They are all considered experts in the field of ceramic and natural stone tile. They have been involved in the private, public, professional, and practical levels of the ceramic and natural stone tile industry

COST:

There is no cost for this presentation.

Privacy Policy


This document discusses and discloses the privacy policy and practices for the internet web site operated by Internacional de Cerámica, S.A.B. de C.V. (collectively with its subsidiaries and affiliates, “Interceramic”). The terms of our Privacy Policy apply to all web sites operated by Interceramic.
Interceramic wants you to know and understand the terms and conditions established by us relating to the collection and use of your personally identifiable information through the Interceramic web site. For these purposes, “personally identifiable information” means data and other information transmitted or communicated via the internet that can be used by Interceramic to identify and contact a unique individual.

Data we collect
Interceramic collects personally identifiable information when you visit the site’s pages or when you voluntarily provide information to Interceramic through the site.

The site automatically logs information about you from your browser when you visit the site, such as your IP address, the Interceramic web pages you visit and similar information. You may also choose to voluntarily provide us with information about you at various places on the site. Personal information which we may ask you to provide includes your name, location, e-mail address, company affiliation, telephone number and other similar information.

This site may place and access cookies when you visit the site. A cookie is a small data file that websites commonly write to your hard drive when you visit them. A cookie file contains information that can specifically identify you each time you visit the site. Interceramic uses cookies as a way to measure activity and traffic patterns on the site. We also use information gathered from the placement of cookies to customize and enhance your experience on the Interceramic web site. For example, by retaining your name and address and other information that you have entered during your visit to our site for ease of future access and transactions. You may choose to set your computer to reject cookies if you desire, but the methods for doing this differ from browser to browser so you will have to check with your provider to be certain.

Note also that disabling cookies may make certain parts or aspects of our web site unavailable to you. From time-to-time Interceramic may request that visitors to our site provide additional information, generally via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you will thus have a choice whether or not to disclose additional information that may be requested. Information requested via surveys and contests may include additional demographic information, but will usually be very obvious from the information requests and context.

Other use we may give to collected data
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Data we may share and how we share it
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when necessary to third parties who work for Interceramic in order to process your requests or provide you information;
when you expressly consent to disclosure;
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In the event that Interceramic or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, your information may be one of the transferred assets.

Links to other sites
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Security
Interceramic takes considerable precautions to protect your personally identifiable information against theft, loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, destruction and alteration when you visit our web site. In certain areas of the site, your information may be protected using standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology. While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also take steps to protect user-information off-line.

All of our users’ information is restricted to use solely in our offices and only for business related purposes. All of our employees that might have any access to personally identifiable information are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices which are strictly enforced. Any time new policies are added, our employees are notified of the changes and reminded about the importance we place on privacy, as well as being updated on what they can do to ensure that your personally identifiable information is protected.

Correcting and deleting information we collected from you
If the information you have given Interceramic changes and you would like to modify it or if you would like to view the information Interceramic has about you, you can access your personal profile and edit the information contained in it by going to the “Register” tab. In addition, if you wish to remove information about yourself from Interceramic’s files, use the “Contact us” form available on the web site or send an email to the address listed on the site. With any request, provide Interceramic with a means to identify you and contact you if necessary. Interceramic will respond to appropriate requests within a reasonable time.

We may change our Privacy Policy occasionally
Interceramic may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. If Interceramic decides to change its privacy practices for our site, we will post the upcoming changes to the Privacy Policy on the site in advance of the changes taking effect. You should periodically check the Privacy Policy on the site to review any pending or other changes.

Effective: June 12, 2013