This course will introduce the learner to digital printing’s impact on the cladding industry. The presenter will then review various methods of producing unique finishes on traditional, recyclable cladding materials and compare those options. Finally, the presenter will review how using these types of material can contribute to the overall sustainability of your projects.

Course Objectives:
• Participants will be able to define Sustainability and recognize the three pillars of sustainability: Economic, Environmental, and Social. Participants will be able to relay the
benefits of HD Printing as a finish on recyclable materials.
• Participants will be able to distinguish between modern siding options utilizing advanced finishing methods.
• Participants will be able to relay how to optimally design with HD printed material with intention of adding to constructability and simplicity.

Presenter:  Cynthia Ortiz, LEED AP BD+C, Wade Architectural Systems
Cynthia has supported the architectural community in North Texas for the past 18 years.  Wade Architectural Systems (“WAS”) team has served customers across the United States as a trusted education-to-sales rep and representative partner for over 30 years.  WAS also nurtures new perspective, projects and industry professionals through approved AIA Educational Courses.  Headquartered in Humble, Texas with offices in Dallas, Austin, and South Carolina, WAS strives to provide products that reflect an evolution of architecture with a global perspective.