BIM for Contractors + Tile Demos [Webinars]

Join our Upcoming Webinars!

This week, in our regular Contractor College webinar lineup, we'll have an informative session on how signatory contractors can use BIM to effectively model projects and meet stakeholder needs. Plus, this evening kicks off a 4-part tile series with hands-on demonstrations.


Register to join us for these upcoming webinars!


BIM for Contractors

Thursday, May 28 | 12:00-1:00 p.m. Eastern Time


Building information modeling (BIM) and virtual design construction (VDC) are increasingly commonplace, especially on large projects. Many large general contractors require the trades to model their work and share their models for sequencing trade coordination.


See how BIM solutions allow you to explore and evaluate a project’s constructability before it’s built, improve cost reliability, visualize construction processes through 4D simulation and clash detection, increase coordination between stakeholders throughout the design and construction process, and better predict, manage, and communicate project outcomes. Learn about available BIM for Masonry (BIM-M) resources to improve your modeling process. 





Hands-On Tile Demonstrations and Discussions


Join us for a 4-part webinar series with Schluter Systems featuring hands-on tile demonstrations and discussions. Please invite your employees who would benefit to attend. Sessions are tailored to meet the International Masonry Training and Education Foundation's (IMTEF's) programs and will be offered twice to accommodate contractors and BAC members in different time zones. 


Moisture Management for Tiled Showers

Tuesday, May 26

Register for 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Register for 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time


In this session, we'll discuss shower methods using traditional technology and the relatively new system approaches using liquid and sheet applied membranes. You'll have the opportunity to view a short demonstration using prefabricated components of a shower assembly with point drain.


Kerdi Line Drains and Uncoupling with Ditra

Thursday, May 28

Register for 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Register for 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time


See a demonstration of a depressed slab curbless shower and line drain installation focused on connections and waterproofing over solid backing. Following the demo, we'll discuss the history of tile floor assemblies and how construction methods have evolved. We'll introduce uncoupling technology and its function of creating long-lasting installations. Finally, we'll demonstrate proper installation of Ditra waterproofing seams and transitions.


Maximizing Tile Installations with Trim Profiles

Tuesday, June 2

Register for 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Register for 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time


Learn about the evolution of profiles, proper installation, and options. We'll cover expansion joints and techniques to help prevent cracking tiles due to movement. The demo will show several different types of floor/wall profiles.


Floor Warming with Ditra Heat

Thursday, June 4

Register for 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Register for 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time


Get information on how to use floor warming with Ditra heat proper installation/testing process and how to introduce sound attenuation with Ditra-Duo. We'll demonstrate installation methods and how to avoid common mistakes with floor warming.



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