Get an understanding of the various types of interior marble and stone, setting methods, system components, polishing and restoration options, and quality assurance methods as outlined in various building codes and industry standards. You’ll learn not only about new design and installation requirements for interior natural stone, but also the best methods for patching, polishing, and restoring interior natural stone surfaces. We’ll examine requirements for mortar coverage, joint width, layout and bonding, and other aesthetic and functional criteria. Finally, we’ll look at the recommendations for installer qualifications and hold a Q&A with qualified installers.
• Analyze how interior marble applications can increase energy efficiency, indoor air quality, and occupant comfort.
• Identify design and detailing options for interior marble and stone.
• Review codes, standards, and best practices that relate to marble installation and maintenance.
• Explore how interior marble and stone can have a second or third service life through repolishing, restoration, and repair.