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01 Computer + Tools 05 Metals 09 Finishes 13 Special Construction
02 Site Construction 06 Wood + Plastics 10 Specialites 14 Conveying Systems
03 Concrete 07 Thermal + Moisture 11 Equip. + Appliances 15 Plumbing + HVAC
04 Masonry + Stone 08 Doors + Windows 12 Furnishings 16 Lighting + Electrical
01 Computer + Tools
02 Site Construction
Accessibility & Detectable Warning Systems: Complying with Current Government Guidelines
Provides an overview of detectable warning systems and applications, including current ADA accessibility guidelines and State of California regulations for detectable warnings at curb ramps, vehicular ways, and transit platforms.
1.25 Hour Program View Course Details Profile
Siphonic Roof Drain Systems
Provides an overview of the importance of roof drainage and the innovative features, benefits and operation of siphonic roof drain systems. Other roof drain system options are discussed, as well as, Green building, industry standards and siphonic installation and specification.
1.5 Hour Program View Course Details Profile
03 Concrete
Acoustically Enhanced Gypsum Board Designed for High STC Wall Assemblies
Provides an overview of how acoustically enhanced gypsum board can improve STC ratings of wall assemblies and includes discussions on sound terminology, sound reducing solutions, innovative technologies, and design considerations.
1 Hour Program View Course Details Profile
Crystalline Waterproofing Technology: Improving Concrete Durability
Provides an overview of how crystalline technology provides a high level of performance to concrete mixtures, materials, and structures improving their durability and lifespan; and, what design professionals need to know to specify and understand how this chemical technology will enhance building projects.
1 Hour Program View Course Details Profile
04 Masonry + Stone
The Benefits & Design Considerations of Larger Brick Sizes
Provides a cost and mason productivity comparison of exterior veneer walls built with various brick sizes and competing materials, as well as a discussion on design issues that are critical in addressing proper movement and wall tie provisions.
1 Hour Program View Course Details Profile
05 Metals
The Value of Designing with Stainless Steel
Provides an overview of the features, classifications, finish options, and fabrication techniques of stainless steel, including examples of architectural designs.
1 Hour Program View Course Details Profile
Cable Railing Assemblies: Prefabricated Kits and Custom Design Options
Provides an overview of cable railing assemblies; the simplicity and ease of installing prefabricated components; and, the options available to create unique designs. Included are discussions pertaining to frame design, requirements and details.
1 Hour Program View Course Details Profile
The Principles of Rainscreen Construction
Provides an overview of the design principles of rainscreen wall design and it’s features and benefits.
1 Hour Program View Course Details Profile
Design Considerations for Architectural Metal Panels
Provides an overview of metal wall panels and the rain screen system, wall panel evolution from press broke to gasket joint, and wall panel materials including natural metals.
1 Hour Program View Course Details Profile
Smart Safety Design to Prevent Slips, Trips and Falls
The program focuses on the importance and value of incorporating safe, slip resistant walking surfaces in building design. It walks through the steps of implementing a safety plan, and talks about high risk areas for slip and fall accidents.
1 Hour Program View Course Details Profile
06 Wood + Plastics
07 Thermal + Moisture
Insulated Metal Wall and Roof Panels
Provides an overview of Insulated Metal Wall and Roof Panels in terms of their material, finish, and construction life cycle; designed with features and benefits to enhance building performance and contribute to the sustainable built environment. Discussions include code requirements, industry standards and LEED® certification.
1 Hour Program View Course Details Profile
The Design & Performance Advantages of Composite Shake
Provides an overview of the characteristics and green features of composite shake vs. alternative shake options, as well as a discussion of the relationship of composite shake to various green certification programs.
1 Hour Program View Course Details Profile
Durability in Commercial Roofing Assemblies
Provides an overview of the types and performance characteristics of cover board materials used in commercial roofing assemblies, along with a discussion of the forces that threaten roof-system durability.
1 Hour Program View Course Details Profile
08 Doors + Windows
Commercial Fenestration Products: Dock & Drive Through Openings
Provides an overview of commercial fenestration products including sectional doors, rolling sheet doors, and rolling steel doors. Discussions pertaining to common door features, hardware, insulation, installation and optional types of electric operators available for these doors are included.
1 Hour Program View Course Details Profile
Steel Yourself: Special Use Doors and Frames
Provides an overview of specialized steel doors and frames, including a discussion of acoustic doors, blast resistant doors, bullet resistant doors, tornado resistant doors, stainless steel doors, bronze and brass clad doors, and recessed panel doors.
1 Hour Program View Course Details Profile
Channel Glass Wall Systems: Enhancing Building Performance and Design
Provides an overview of the structural properties and design benefits of channel glass wall systems. Included are discussions pertaining to performance, installation and specification considerations; as well as safety glazing and current testing standards and certifications.
1.5 Hour Program View Course Details Profile
Daylighting and Sustainable Design
Topics discussed include the origins of translucent daylighting with the structural sandwich panel, considerations in design, enhancement of daylighting techniques, real energy conservation, the eight systems, and opportunities offered in contrast, design, form and aesthetics.
1 Hour Program View Course Details Profile
Daylighting and LEED Credits
Utilizing various forms of translucent daylighting to earn LEED credits and/or assist in the implementation of Green or Sustainable design. Topics discussed include the origins of translucent daylighting, considerations in design, enhancement of daylighting techniques, energy conservation and opportunities offered in contrast, design, form and aesthetics.
1 Hour Program View Course Details Profile
09 Finishes
Underfloor Air Distribution: Best Practices and Lessons Learned
Provides an overview of underfloor air distribution (UFAD) systems, and their benefits and advantages over traditional ceiling-based air distribution systems. Included are discussions on the importance of plenum integrity, air leakage categories, and sealing techniques.
1 Hour Program View Course Details Profile
Green Painting: How Paint Contributes to LEED® Rating
Provides an overview of LEED® rating system, its uses, background, current trends, and future implications, focusing on how paint and coating products can contribute to LEED® rating.
1 hour program View Course Details Profile
10 Specialties
11 Equip. + Appliances
Appliances & The Green Home
Provides an overview of the importance of sustainability when selecting appliances, as well as information on how to evaluate, compare and specify energy efficient refrigerators, dishwashers, clothes washers and dryers.
1 hour program View Course Details Profile
Dacor University
A valuable, online training resource designed to help you increase your knowledge of Dacor luxury appliances.
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12 Furnishings
Designing for Sustainability
Provides an overview of the definition of sustainability and why it is acting as a force of change, how the framework of the Life Cycle Assessment can help develop more sustainable products and buildings, and how, through properly using the Life Cycle Assessment, one can accurately measure the environmental impacts of a product.
1 Hour Program View Course Details Profile
13 Special Construction
14 Conveying Systems
ADA Design Standards and Applications for Wheelchair Lifts, Limited Use/Limited Application Elevato
This course provides a detailed review of vertical wheelchair lifts, limited use/limited application elevators, and residential elevators. In addition the course addresses code application, specification and suitability of product type and the direct governance and guidelines of the ADA, ANSI, and ASME.
1 Hour Program View Course Details Profile
15 Plumbing + HVAC
Custom Showering - Dreams Fulfilled
Provides an overview of custom showering trends, key planning questions, planning with imagination, and executing a plan which will fulfill your client’s dream expectations by creating the ultimate showering experience. Water, from sea to tap, is and always will be H2O but custom showering allows you to take that basic mixing of molecules and shape it any way you want!
1 Hour Program View Course Details Profile
Restroom Design: The Water Efficient Factor
Provides an overview of water use and trends in the U.S., with a focus on “green building” programs, a discussion on green design restroom application, and how to choose water saving products.
1 Hour Program View Course Details Profile
16 Lighting + Electrical
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