Foundations determine a building’s long-term durability. Choose appropriate foundation designs, or you’ll cause problems that are nearly impossible to correct. This lesson covers site-appropriate materials and foundation designs for durable, healthy buildings. You’ll learn the following.
- How soil characteristics affect design choices.
- How to insulate foundations.
- How to recognize potential ground-moisture problems.
- How to avoid problematic foundation designs and materials.
This training module totals approximately 60 minutes and includes narrated slide shows, videos, and 8 quiz questions.