L.M. Scofield Co. has launched a new online American Institute of Architects Distance Education System module entitled “Architectural Concrete: Ground & Polished with Integral Color, Dyes and Stains.”
This free module explains the basic principles behind the ground and polished concrete process and discusses LEED project qualifying, slip coefficient, coloring systems, maintenance and more.
Although created with the AIA’s continuing education requirements in mind, the module can be useful for anyone currently doing or thinking about using ground and polished concrete. Users will gain insight into how to incorporate ground and polished concrete into their projects and understand how to select the proper grade and class for a polished concrete specification. They will learn about densifying concrete and how ground and polished concrete compares to other flooring materials. They will learn about floor flatness and light reflectivity. They will also learn how to properly color and maintain a ground and polished floor.