This course provides an overview of mineral wool, its manufacturing process, use, and its contribution to sustainable
buildings as a continuous insulation including rain screen principles, types of rain screen assemblies, why use
continuous insulation, advantages of mineral wool, installation recommendations and mineral wool insulation LEED® contributions.
This course provides (1) Learning Unit towards the LU/HSW goal of twelve (12).
- Understand the advantages and implications of using continuous insulation.
- Identify the raw materials used in the manufacture of mineral wool, its manufacturing process, and where the recycled
content comes from.
- Understand the benefits of mineral wool as a continuous insulation and describe the
three types of rain screen walls.