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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
Exterior Design Strategies for Placemaking Downtown
Claiming leftover outdoor space with innovative lighting, paver suspension systems, and colorful modular decking.
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Flexible Plastic Porous Pavers
At the end of this program, participants will be able to: - Identify the components of a paving system . - Discuss the differences between dense and porous pavements in terms of their impact on the environment. - Compare porous paving systems to conventional paving systems in terms of their environmental, economic, and human benefits. - Discuss the physical properties of flexible porous pavers and discuss how porous paving systems for grass and gravel contribute to a sustainable built environment. - Analyze case studies of successful porous pavement.
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Underground Stormwater Management
Through this course, the design professional will have a better understanding of storm-water management and why Modular Detention Systems are the best choice for specification. How Modular Detention Systems may contribute to LEED certification is also covered.
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Green Solutions for Parking, Paving, and Drainage: Flexible Plastic Porous & Other Pervious Systems
This course will better inform the designer on the differences between dense and porous pavements. At the conclusion of this program the designer will understand the benefits and limitations of using porous pavement and how this type of paving system can contribute toward project LEED Certification.
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03 Concrete
Designing with Architectural Concrete
This introduction to "Designing with Architectural Concrete" addresses the numerous ways to add color and texture to concrete surfaces for new construction or renovation. This module does not contain narration or music. No audio is required.
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Architectural Concrete in Interior Design
The program "Architectural Concrete in Interior Design" traces the roots of interior uses for architectural concrete to Frank Lloyd Wright and explores the reasons behind the popularity of staining and coloring concrete now in mainstream building practices ranging from big box retail and commercial uses, to high-end residential projects.
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Architectural Concrete: Ground & Polished with Integral Color, Dyes and Stains
This in-depth introduction to ground and polished concrete explains the basic principles behind the process. The module addresses LEED project qualifying, slip co-efficient, coloring systems and maintenance. This module is narrated and may best be viewed with headphones or speakers.
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Advanced Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) Design and Construction
Provides an overview of insulated concrete form construction (ICF) and includes discussions on the financial and sustainable benefits of ICFs, design considerations, the installation process, flooring systems, and project applications.
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How to Specify Colored Concrete
Provides an overview of colored concrete including coloring methods, pigments, color consistency, and maintenance. It also examines the specification considerations of cast-in-place and precast concrete as well as concrete finishes.
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Integrally Colored Concrete
Learning Objectives: 1. Describe the application of integrally colored concrete 2. Explain how color affects concrete properties 3. Describe how concrete is integrally colored 4. List the finishing techniques used
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Insulated Concrete Forms
Provides an overview of ICF design, construction and environmental benefits.
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Enhancing Concrete Durability With Integral Waterproofing
This course includes following topics: Concrete waterproofing options. Materials available and Testing used to qualify for integral waterproofing of concrete. Specification terminology and requirements for waterproofing admixtures
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Innovative Green Concretes for Sustainable Construction
This course will cover the following topics: Why green concrete is needed Performance attributes of high-performance green concretes (HPGC) Eco-Efficiency Analysis (EEA) as a sustainability measurement tool Developing concrete specifications to include requirements for high performance concrete High profile projects using green concretes
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04 Masonry + Stone
Architectural Stone Veneers: Authentic and Appropriate Technology
Hand-molded stone veneer provides lightweight alternatives for natural finishes.
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Building Green
Enhancing healthy living and green building construction through sustainable and renewable materials
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High Performance Glass Block: LEED® and Beyond
Provides an overview of the utilization of glass block in commercial architectural applications with a focus on safety and security solutions. This course reviews the performance characteristics and green benefits of designing with glass block systems, including how glass block supports LEED® building certification, daylighting strategies and sustainable design.
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Designing a Sustainable Masonry Building Envelope
Provides an overview of the design elements, components, and construction techniques that characterize sustainable masonry building envelopes.
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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.
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Style and Substance: Architectural Stone Veneer
The course will examine a variety of uses for architectural stone veneer, from interiors and exteriors, to residential, commercial and industrial settings. Topics include a breakdown of the innovative mold technology used by the industry?s leading manufacturers of architectural stone veneer, what to look for in a high quality product and more.
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Various courses on brick masonry and brick veneer systems.
Available both online and in "lunch & learn" format, programs include: Sustainable Design in Brick Masonry, Brick Veneer and Steel Stud Walls, Effective Flashing of Brick Masonry, Manufacturing and Specifying of Brick Masonry, Efflorescence Causes and Cures, Moisture Control and Brick Masonry, and Movement Joints in Brick Masonry.
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Manufactured Stone Veneer Compositions and Installation
This program is designed to educate the design professional on stone veneer technologies with a focus on aggregate, installation standards with an emphasis on moisture management and continuous insulation.
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05 Metals
Architectural Expansion Joint Systems
Buildings are not static structures and may move as a result of thermal expansion and contraction or because of wind or seismic activity. In this course, you will learn about Architectural Expansion Joint Systems and the way they allow buildings to move without causing damage or becoming unsafe to occupants.
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Life Safety Products for Parking Structures
This course explores the life safety aspects of expansion joint systems, stair nosing systems, and photoluminescent egress systems.
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Fundamentals of Photoluminescent Egress System
An overview of the fundamentals of photoluminescent egress system products including terminology, designs, and applications.
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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.
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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.
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Architectural Applications for Perforated Metal, Expanded Metal and Wire Mesh
Provides an overview of the characteristics and architectural applications of perforated metal, expanded metal, and wire mesh products including descriptions of metal types and mechanical finishes.
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Bar and Plank Grating: Profiles and Specification Considerations
Provides an overview of the applications, terminology, and specification considerations relating to Bar and Plank Grating products.
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Architectural & Industrial Metal Grating Solutions
Provides an overview of the history of metal bar grating and compares and contrasts the different types of grating in terms of materials, fabrication processes, finishes, design and use in the architecture and engineering industries.
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Selecting & Specifying a Railing System for Your Building Project
Provides an overview of the important factors that need to be considered when selecting and specifying a railing system for a commercial or residential building project.
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Lightweighting With Aluminum: The Growing Trend for Architects Everywhere
Lightweight, corrosion resistant, recyclable and extrudable aluminum provides sustainable advantages.
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Aluminum Covers
Sustainable Odor Control Covers for Wastewater Treatment.
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06 Wood + Plastics
Quartz Surfacing Basics
Provides an overview of quartz surfacing materials in terms of its performance capabilities, sustainable attributes, and endless design possibilities for both residential and commercial construction and design applications.
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ldeVarious courses on innovative mod architectural product solutions.
Formglas provides on-line streaming videos for installation and product support to demonstrate the ease in which Formglas products are handled, installed and cared for.
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Synthetic Trim Materials – Emphasis on Cellular PVC Trim Products – CEH/HSW
This presentation identifies the advantages of PVC Trim compared to wood trim. You will gain an understanding of the difference between the two types of manufacturing processes used to make PVC Trim. You will also learn how PVC Trim reacts to temperature changes and how to minimize expansion and contraction through proper installation. We will define Light Reflected Value and why it is important when painting PVC Trim.
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07 Thermal + Moisture
Masonry Cavity Walls, the Original Rainscreen System
Review the benefits and principles behind having an open cavity within a masonry wall. Analyze the most common practices in masonry cavity walls detailed with continuous rigid insulation, and identify the potential flaws that can leas to moisture failures. Discuss airspace code and compare the performance of traditional mortar collection materials and full wall masonry drainage materials in cavity walls with rigid insulation and less than two inches of airspace. Establish the best practices for designing and constructing a continuous insulated, well drained, and ventilated masonry cavity wall.
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Slate Roofs in America: An Enduring Architectural Statement
At the conclusion of this course, you will be able to describe general benefits of slate roofing, compare and contrast three alternative roofing materials, list three performance benefits of alternative roofing, and list key components for long term composite roof performance.
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Charming, Durable and Green: Specifying Sustainable Building Products from the Ground Up
Building tastes reflect our times. When developers and designers plan to recreate the look of an historic home or neighborhood, or design distinctive homes in a contemporary, new way, traditionally-styled siding, trim, shutters and roofing styles can help bring the vision to life and preserve local character. Your challenge and the focus of this educational unit is to find materials that satisfy these three criteria: charming, durable and green.
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Healthy Walls = Rainscreen & Ventilation
Analyze the way that various wall systems are being detailed and identify potential flaws that can lead to moisture failures. Review the benefits and principles behind having an airspace within the wall system. Compare the performance of various wall systems using test results for rates of drainage and ventilation in mock-up wall systems. Establish the best practices for designing and constructing a well drained and ventilated wall system.
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How To Design The Perfect Metal Wall
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Define A Perfect Metal Wall. Understand The Aesthetic Options Of Single Skin Metal Panels. Identify The Two Basic Metal Panel Types. Discuss Manufacturing Process. Review The Components Of A Multi-Component Wall System. Understand The Back Ventilated Rainscreen System. Sustainability Of Metal Wall Panels + Recycled Content.
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Custom Curved Natural Roof/Wall Systems
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Discover natural metal offerings, their sustainable characteristics and the advantages of metal panels. Learn how to utilize metal panels for complex, curved roof and wall designs. Recognize site rolled vs. factory rolled considerations. Uncover the design and structural differences between metal roofing installed over decking vs. open purlins.
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Various courses on roofing applications and systems
GAF's CARE program offers "lunch & learn" presentations on residential and commercial roofing systems for building and design professionals. Courses are approved by AIA, BOMI and RCI for accredited learning units.
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Various courses on exterior metal architectural systems
CENTRIA offers lunch and learn programs that can earn you 1.00 AIA/CES Learning Unit. Current courses offered include: Reimagine Metal, ICBP Technology Achieving Superior Thermal and Moisture Protection, A Closer Look at Metal Wall Systems, Eco Metal; Sustainability of Metal Wall & Roof Systems, The Metal Envelope, Metal Wall Rainscreens & Moisture Control, and Metal Wall Rainscreens & Moisture Control.
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Designing for Residential & Light Commerc ial Projects with Insulated Siding Technology
The seminar is to educate the design professional on the significant considerations regarding water management, energy and environmental performance when specifying insulated siding products. It will also educate attendees on the most recent advancements made in siding insulation products and how these products can enhance the durability, performance and environmental impact of PVC siding.
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An Introduction to Slate Roofing
This on-demand /online course is designed to introduce the participant to the use of slate in roofing applications, including an introduction to slate as a natural resource, the mining and manufacturing of slate tiles, and the benefits of slate as a roofing material and typical applications.
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Open Cell Spray Foam Insulation in Commercial Buildings
Over the course of this presentation, you will learn about Open cell insulation’s air barrier and vapor permeability, fire ratings and code compliance, ability to enhance a building’s longevity, and environmental and Green Building contributions, as well as all health and safety directions, recommendations and best practices.
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Continuous Insulation for Commercial Walls
After completing this course, you should be able to: Identify the characteristics of high-performance spray foam continuously insulated exterior wall assemblies. Investigate the numerous opportunities to use spray foam insulation to achieve thermal performance goals. Assess the ability of spray foam insulation to act as an effective air sealing barrier that prevents unwanted air infiltration. Recognize the ways that thermal bridging can be thwarted in wall assemblies using continuous spray foam insulation.
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Metal Rainscreens: Single-Skin Panels for the PER Assembly
This course provides a comparison of exterior metal cladding systems and takes an in-depth look at fossil fuel reduction, testing, specifications and detailing of single-skin metal panel systems as used in a Pressure-Equalized Rainscreen (PER) application.
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Sustainable Green Building with Clay and Concrete Roof Tile (Online Version)
Both clay and concrete raw materials are very abundant across the U.S., nearly the entire country can receive locally extracted and manufactured concrete and clay, immediately making the carbon footprint for these materials lower than many others. Take a look at the advantages of using clay and concrete roof tile to create an energy efficient design.
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ACM, Rain screens, and a Sustainable Building Envelope
Gain insight into how rain screen systems contribute to the weatherability and sustainability of a building. Learn about the importance using sustainable materials for the system contribute to lower energy consumption, minimal impacts to the environment, and improving indoor environmental quality.
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Designing for the Future: Understanding Light Density and Medium Density Open Cell and Closed Cell
Learn how different types of insulation affect the building science of a project. Explore the sustainable attributes of Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) insulation including improvements to energy efficiency and thermal protection as well as reduced environmental impact.
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Metal Roofing Systems
1. Understand the basics of Metal Roofing Systems 2. Understand the various paint systems available 3. Reduce heat islands through the use of Cool Coatings 4. Identify typical roof panels 5. Understand typical roof warranties 6. LEED® credits with Metal Roofing
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Metal Roofing Systems – Health, Safety, Welfare (HSW)
1. Understand the basics of Metal Roofing Systems 2. Reduce Heat Islands through the use of Cool Coatings 3. Understand Environmental & Sustainability impact of steel recycling 4. Understand the positive impact of Safety in manufacturing 5. Understand Cool Coatings for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability 6. How to get LEED® credits for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability with Metal Roofing
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Metal Composite Materials
Provides an overview of metal composite panels and how their different components affect their performance characteristics.
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Reflective Insulation & Radiant Barriers
Provides an overview of the benefits of installing reflective insulation and radiant barriers into the building envelope to reduce energy consumption, operation costs, and the structure's carbon footprint.
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Advantages of Cold Applied Roofing Systems
Provides an overview of cold applied roofing systems, how they differ from hot applied asphalt, their components, benefits and application considerations and procedures.
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Liquid Resin Membrane Systems: Seamless Waterproofing Solutions
Provides an overview of fully reinforced, cold-fluid-applied liquid resin waterproofing membrane systems, including the system components, application process, performance benefits and the range of applications.
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Mineral Wool Core Panels: Innovative Fire Resistant Wall Construction
Provides an overview of Insulated Metal Panels (IMPs) with a focus on the performance properties of mineral wool core panels, in terms of their green features and fire resistance ratings. Code requirements, design specifications, and environmental considerations are also discussed.
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MCM/ACM Paint Systems and the Building Envelope
In this one hour program, design professionals will become familiar with MCM/ACM panels and different types of paint finish coatings. Designers will also be able to describe testing standards for aluminum substrate finishes and identify the three main quantitative performance measures that assess finish performance.
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Design And Specification of ACM/MCM In Today’s Architecture
In this one hour online course, design professionals will be able to explore different architectural cladding options. Designers will discover how ACM panels and MCM panels have broadened architectural horizons through weatherability, fire resistance, long service life plan, and design flexibility.
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Insulated Metal Wall and Roof Panels for Sustainability and Energy Efficiency
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.
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Moisture Management in Masonry Buildings
Unitized flashing provides an integrated design solution.
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Assuring Water Resistance of Masonry Construction
Understand the importance of a properly installed water barrier. Learn how to solve the problem of masonry damage caused by water trapped in the wall.
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Eco-Efficiency Analysis 101: How to Leverage this Strategic Lifecycle Tool
This course will cover the following topics: What is an Eco-Efficiency Analysis What it’s used for What it measures Three examples: Commercial wall systems Cladding systems Concrete formulations
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Spray Polyurethane Closed Cell Foam (cc SPF) Understanding the Fundamentals
This course will cover the following topics: Processing of closed cell spray foam Use in the commercial building envelope Proper application Safety Building science • Discussion of air barriers • Other uses for closed cell spray foam.
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The Benefits of Mineral Wool as Continuous Insulation
Provides an overview of mineral wool, its manufacture and use, and its contribution to sustainable buildings as a continuous insulation.
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Factory Prefinishing of Exterior Building Materials
This course covers common on-site exterior paint failure issues and their causes and describes the factory coating process for exterior woodwork, substrate materials, installation tips and its many other benefits.
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Selecting Insulating Glass Sealants for Durability and Energy Efficiency
Provides an overview of the characteristics insulating glass (IG) sealants must provide to ensure long-term thermal performance, structural durability and longevity of insulating glass units (IGUs).
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08 Doors + Windows
When to Use Storefront or Curtain Wall Construction
Provides an overview of the differences between curtain wall and storefront designs and functions. System fabrication and installation, and water performance are also discussed.
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Thermal Barriers in Aluminum Fenestration Systems
This program explores design methods to improve thermal performance in window, curtain wall, and door systems by reducing heat and cold transfer through the glazing system.
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Understanding Special Purpose Doors & Windows
This online course provides an overview of special purpose doors and windows, including acoustical, blast and pressure, bullet-resistant, radio frequency shielding, and special finishes.
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Daylighting Using Skylights and Curtainwall Systems
Provides an overview of achieving daylighting in building design using skylights and curtainwall. This program includes discussions on the basics of daylighting, glazing options, daylighting methods, creative design, and green benefits of daylighting systems.
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Aluminum Windows: Aesthetics and Performance
Provides an overview of the aesthetics and performance benefits of aluminum windows and the strategic role they play in the success of new construction and rehabilitation work.
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Fiberglass Door Systems
Long-term durability and high performance are achieved by specifying the most suitable door materials.
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Cold Storage Door Systems
Attention to detail is required to achieve effective thermal performance.
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Design of Large Exterior Openings
This course introduces successful design solutions for open able wall areas and the challenges associated with large openings. Learn the variations and flexibility of opening glass walls in different environments. Watch several videos that’ll enhance your understanding of this unique product.
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Fenestration Solutions for Efficiency and Performance
New windows and doors improve building energy efficiency and occupant comfort.
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School Buildings in 2015: Designing for Students
Using multiple design strategies to create better learning environments in both new and existing K-12 school buildings
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Double Acting Traffic Doors Provide an Entreé to Efficiency
Facilitating accessibility and screening for aesthetic and environmental effect.
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Preventable Curtain Wall Failures
This presentation will highlight errors on curtain wall failures so that all stakeholders will have a better understanding of what they should be looking for to ensure a safe and successful curtain wall application.
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Premium Barn Door Hardware and Base Bottom Rolling Door Hardware
Provides an overview of two types of stainless steel decorative sliding door hardware systems and includes discussions on the functional types of systems available and options for handles and locking pull systems. It also outlines planning considerations and offers sample installation guidelines.
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Acoustic Doors and Green Design
Provides an overview of acoustic door assemblies including their components, features and their role in occupant comfort in both workplace and school environments.
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Designing Safe & Sustainable Buildings with Channel Glass Wall Systems
This presentation examines the structural properties and design benefits of channel glass wall systems and their contributions to safer and increasingly sustainable buildings. Discussions cover the raw materials used in the production of channel glass, channel glass textures, thermal performance coatings and insulation materials that improve the building's energy efficiency, as well as a number of LEED® project case studies demonstrating how channel glass wall systems can directly contribute to a building's sustainability goals.
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Tornado-Resistant Door Assemblies
Provides an overview of safe rooms with a focus on tornado-resistant door assemblies, including their components, testing standards, and design and installation considerations. A discussion of the types, characteristics and impacts of wind storms is also presented.
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Multi-Slide Glass Doors
Bringing indoors and outdoors together through design and performance.
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Folding Glass Doors Are an Asset for Commercial Spaces
Aesthetic, high-performance options maximize space and light.
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Greener Glass: Sustainable Design & Advanced, Fire-Rated Glass Technologies
Novel glazing systems that provide fire-resistive and fire-protective assemblies for fire-rated interior partitions and perimeter enclosures are also shown to contribute a number of environmental and performance benefits. The relative benefits of fire-rated glass for green building are reviewed in this continuing-education article.
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Designing with Fire Rated Glass Webinar
This one-hour, AIA-registered program aims to: Review updated IBC code and fire test requirements, including the newest 2012 IBC table revisions. Explain the relationship of fire safety and human impact safety. Clarify the difference between fire protective vs. fire resistive glazing code requirements addressing life safety. Provide you with the latest product information.
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Designing with Architectural Decorative Glass
This course will examine the use of architectural decorative glass in both interior and exterior applications. Addressing how the performance, safety and sustainable design can be incorporated by the choice of decorative glass.
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Various courses on door systems, applications and planning.
Dorma E-learning currently provides 14 programs on specification, sustainability and ADA requirement of architectural hardware, as well as glass wall, door systems and more.
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Security Grille Door Solutions in the Design Project: Application, Operation, Installation & Aesthet
This course about grille doors discusses different types of doors, materials the doors are made of and various operation choices available. It will help you decide which door to specify as you will learn which door is best for a particular plan. You will also learn about security features of these doors and ADA accessibility guidelines.
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Various courses on architectural door hardwares including meeting LEED and ADA requirements.
Hager's team of industry experts offer numerous AIA/CES registered continuing education courses. These on-site, one-hour courses are an excellent way for architects to stay abreast of industry trends and challenges.
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09 Finishes
Various courses on techincal develpment and issues on ceramic tile and stone finishes.
Seminar Topics: Content based on current industry standards and challenges encountered in construction today An understanding of the many choices in uses, substrates and finishes - and how these choices affect installation systems requirements Information about how to avoid the most common and costly installation problems A preview of unique specification tools designed to streamline the specification process
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Multi-Family Sound Control
Review how noise results are measured and types of noise in building design. Discuss and identify the most common acoustical systems for quiet living in multi-family, and understanding that one component is not the solution in controlling noise. Compare the performance of various building materials needed to reach certain classification standards, as well as establish the benefits of living in noise-free environments. Establish the best practices for healthy living with the use of an entangled net sound system.
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Various courses on gypsum solutions for exterior, interior and system solutions.
On-line and in person courses, CertainTeed offers industry’s most extensive and engaging collection of CEU course content. provides you the AIA credits you need, as well as the knowledge and skills to help you Specify Smarter.
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Design Criteria for Ceramic Tile / Stone Installations
This course provides an overview of the key design elements that are required for a successful ceramic tile/stone installation, including a discussion of the importance of properly designed crack isolation, waterproofing, and sound control membranes.
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High Pressure Decorative Laminate
HSW approved AIA/CEU presentation on High Pressure Decorative Laminate examines what HPDL is, the different types of HPDL and how and why it should be used to produce aesthetically pleasing, functional and safe installations.
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High Pressure Decorative Laminate Flooring (Floating Floor System)
This presentation is to aid the decision making process in determining the proper match of product benefits to project requirements. It will depict what type of project requirements are best fulfilled by a HPDL floating floor system.
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Interior Wall System
An examination of what a High Pressure Decorative Laminate (HPDL) interior wall system is, and how and why it should be used to produce aesthetically pleasing, functional and safe installations.
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Paint 201: High Performance Coatings
Provides an overview of high performance coatings, with a discussion of the range of coatings available, sustainability issues and environmental considerations that influence coating selection, and which coatings to specify depending on the type of project and the extreme conditions it faces.
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Noise Control and Isolation for Multi-Family/Mixed Use Construction
Stud design and noise attenuating assemblies for floors, ceilings and walls address stress provoking intrusive noise.
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Resilient Flooring for Healthcare
Provides an overview of resilient flooring options for the healthcare industry and includes discussions on industry requirements, types of products available, product properties and specifications.
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Sound Attenuation with Resilient Sound Isolation Clips
Provides an overview of acoustics and building construction techniques for sound attenuation with a focus on the use of resilient sound isolation clips.
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European Beech: Durable, Sustainable, and Versatile
Discusses the benefits of using more wood, not less, to lower carbon emissions and tackle climate change, and identifies what sustainable hardwood species are the most abundant and where some of the best managed, certified hardwood forests are located. The physical and performance properties of European Beech are compared to eight other temperate hardwoods.
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Natural Cork Flooring
Provides an overview of natural cork flooring, both glue-down tiles and floating floor options, including discussions on sustainability and installation procedures.
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10 Specialties
Rebounding Bollards: Use and Design Considerations
Provides an overview of rebounding bollards and includes discussions on the various types of bollards, the benefits of using rebounding bollards in various applications, the components of bollards, and design considerations.
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Emerging Trends in Mail Delivery Equipment
Provides an overview of changes taking place since the United States Postal Service updated the mailbox standard and features consideration of size and installation of centralized mailboxes; space planning requirements associated with the updated specifications; and, ADA regulation considerations.
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The Strong and Sustainable Solution for K-12 School Lockers
Satisfy durability demands and sustainability criteria in any school corridor.
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Locker Solutions for Every Place and Purpose
Lockers come in many shapes and sizes. In this one hour course, we will discuss uses for lockers, material choices and accessories. We will learn about ADA compliance and sustainability as it relates to lockers, and we will take a look at different options that add to the visual appeal, and options that make for an easier user experience.
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School Hallway Lockers Made of High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
This course will go into detail on how the new fire code approved HDPE plastic lockers compare against competitive materials such as metal and wood. It will also take an in depth look at how plastic lockers provide sustainable features to schools and improve their indoor air quality and provide the most cost effective solution to a school over years of maintenance cost savings.
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Designing Barrier-Free Restrooms to Meet the New 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design
Through an in-depth review of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design, as they apply to restroom design, the design professional will better understand the importance of accessibility, how to design a barrier-free restroom, and how this can contribute to a more sustainable project.
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Evolution of Clean Burning Technology
Provides an overview of the health, environmental, and economic impacts of air pollution from wood burning. The course focuses on: EPA initiatives for reducing residential wood smoke from wood stoves and fireplaces; bioethanol burners; and, factors that affect the performance of fireplaces.
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Next Generation Green Restroom Design
Provides an overview of the newest technologies in high efficiency plumbing products and fixtures for sustainable restroom design including practical, economical and environmental benefits of high speed energy efficient hand dryers, water use and trends, how to choose water saving products and an explanation of how these products apply to new, best practice green building.
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Wall Hanging Systems
Provides an overview of wall hanging systems with a focus on integrating systems in the overall design of a project and includes discussions on system elements, selection criteria, specialty applications, and sustainable design.
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Operable Wall Systems
This program goes beyond the basics of operable partitions addressing layout, operating clearances, panel construction, and acoustical elements. The intent of this program is to address how these elements work together and impact the environment in terms of health, safety, and welfare.
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Moveable Glass Partition Systems
This program explores the use of Moveable Glass Partition Systems to facilitate space management. The program addresses the benefits and features of the various types of glass partitions including panel construction and acoustical contributions as well as impact on the environment and the contribution to green initiatives afforded with moveable glass partitions.
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11 Equip. + Appliances
Projection Screens Made Simple
The basics of providing a maximum viewing experience
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12 Furnishings
13 Special Construction
Vibration Isolation and Shock Control Solutions
The presentation lasts approximately one hour, lunch is provided and topics include: 1. Vibration isolation and shock control of buildings, structures and machines 2. Thermal break material for buildings 3. Vibration and shock theory 4. A variety of applications and solutions specific to your interests
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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.
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15 Plumbing + HVAC
Towel Warmers: Versatility in Design and Function
Provides an overview of towel warmers and includes discussions on: the functions, benefits, and applications of towel warmers; centrally heated, electric, and hydronic heating systems; materials and finishes; installation and care; and, design and accessory options.
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Advantages of Radiant Heating and Cooling Systems
This course provides a fundamental understanding of the benefits of radiant heating and cooling systems for residential, commercial and institutional applications. You will learn about how radiant heating and cooling provides a cost efficient, comfortable way for your building to achieve a high level of energy performance. Also discussed are ways to easily integrate radiant systems into the mechanical environment of a building.
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Snow and Ice Melting Systems: The Power to Melt Snow and Ice for Safety and Efficiency
This course provides a fundamental understanding of hydronic snow and ice melting systems in terms of benefits, applications, installation, performance and costs.
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Linear Drain Systems: Design, Installation, & Application
Linear Drain systems in the kitchen and bath industry have become an important element in the overall designof the bathroom, wet room, or outdoor application. While the concept of creating drainage for “Barrier Free Bathrooms” is sometimes a challenge to those designing and building in the field, this course will express the options, benefits, and solutions that linear drain systems provide and also how they apply to ADA codes for accessibility. A fundamental review of the different types of linear drains will be covered, along with a comparison of the traditional waterproofing systems and modern waterproofing technology that are integral in understanding the installations of linear drain systems.
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16 Lighting + Electrical
Induction Lighting
Presenting the basics of induction lighting and appropriate application for participants with basic to moderate knowledge of this technology.
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Logical Lighting Solutions Ver. 1 and Ver. 2
Goal of the course is to find a balance between logic and sustainable design. Many times in an effort to achieve the highest level of “green” design, the basic objectives for a particular project are lost. This course looks at several scenarios and why a particular light source is preferred in each. The course is designed to invoke thoughts of making sustainable design a realistic part of our everyday world. (Ver. 1) Goal of the course is to explore things to consider when searching for the correct light source to enhance mood, productivity and safety in a space based on its intended use. Covers many scenarios using application photography to show different environments. (Ver. 2)
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The Basics of LED Lighting
Beginner to advanced-beginner look at basic information about LED technology, its benefits and the affect LED has had on the lighting industry.
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Best Practices for Site Preparation and Installation of In-Grade Fixtures
This online course examines the importnace of soil drainage to in-grade fixtures and illustrates how to determine the type of soil present at a project site. Concepts include best practices when specifying and installing in-grade fixtures, comparing and contrasting the different types of well and direct burial luminaires in order to select the right fixture for the lighting objectives. This course also explores the options of bringing power to recessed in-grade fixtures.
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