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- Wall Types and Fire Ratings

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In this ARE 5.0 NCARB-approved Project Planning and Design Exam Prep course you will learn about the topics covered in the ARE 5.0 PPD exam division. A complete and comprehensive curriculum, this course will touch on each of the NCARB objectives for the ARE 5.0 Project Planning and Design Exam.

Instructor Mike Newman will discuss issues related to the generation or evaluation of design alternatives that synthesize environmental, cultural, behavioral, technical and economic issues.

When you are done with this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the content covered in the ARE 5.0 Project Planning and Design Exam including design concepts, sustainability/environmental design, universal design, and other forms of governing codes and regulations. 

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When we get there, there's this whole life safety plan, where you figure out distances and what's required for people to be able to have access to egress, that's how they get out of the building in an emergency, so the code dictates all of that in terms of wall assemblies, or how your wall is put together, what the wall construction is made up of. Is it a steel stud, is it a wood stud? Is it two layers of gypsum wallboard, is it one layer?

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From the course:
ARE 5.0 Project Planning & Design Exam Prep

Duration: 30h 57m

Author: Mike Newman