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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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If for whatever reason a fire starts and a little bit of flame gets to that flammable material, I may have a relatively robust overall assembly that won't let the fire get through, but if that flame spread is very, very bad, and it just lets the fire easily transmit across the whole face of that wall, or across the ceiling, or across the floor, that, that could be really problematic. It isn't only about can the fire get from one side to the other. It's also the sense, will a fire get spread, and will it move very quickly?

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

Duration: 30h 57m

Author: Mike Newman