AIA Accredited Continuing Education

We offer numerous courses from our manufacturers where CEU credits are available. To have one of our team members come to your office and present a course over a Lunch & Learn, please click on the Sign Up button aligned with the desired topic. We will be in contact with you to schedule a date.

Peterson/PAC-Clad Courses

AIA Course Credit

Metal Exterior Walls

Identify and recognize the characteristics of varying available metal wall panels and systems. Investigate the design potential and innovative opportunities to create buildings with attractive and durable exterior wall systems, canopies, and soffits. Assess the functional contributions of exterior metal walls as they contribute to green and sustainable design.

AIA Course Credit

Medal-Winning Metal

Identify the primary benefits of metal cladding and roofing systems and how they can be applied to achieve striking aesthetics for a variety of facility types. Learn how BIM actively supports the metal design, fabrication and construction process and how insulated metal panel and rainscreen systems work.

Identify the advantages of metal roofing systems and gain some installation insights.

AIA Course Credit

Designing with Metal

Whether in primary or complementary roles, metal is a material whose durability and flexibility can play a useful role in numerous ways on all kinds of building types. This article will discuss a number of specific applications where metal components are well suited to particular building systems or project goals. It will examine the behavior and qualities of the material and share design considerations and tips for effective utilization of metal. 

AIA Course Credit

Breaking the Rules of Boring Roofs

Commercial roofs are often thought of a simple necessity and are hardly ever given an opportunity to be more than a functional part of the structure. However, with a little creative thinking, material selection, and thoughtful design, roofs can accomplish more than simply keeping out the rain.

 

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Icynene Courses

AIA #ICY15336000

Continuous Insulation: Spray Foam vs. Rigid Foam Board

The 2015 International Energy Conservation Code and ASHRAE 90.1 now requires insulation that is continuous in wall assemblies in all eight climate zones within the US.  Learn the characteristics of high performance constinuously insulated wall assemblies vs rigid board insulation.

AIA #ICY14272100

Open Cell Spray Foam Insulation in Commercial Buildings

Over the course of this presentation, you will learn about Open cell insulations's air barrier and vapor enhance a building's longevity, and environmental and Green Building contributions, as well as all health and safety directions, recommendations and best practices.

AIA Course #ICY08012013

Continuous Insulation for Commercial Walls

High performance through sprayed-in-place Insulation.  Learning Objectives: identify the characteristics of high-performance spray foam continuously insulated exterior wall assemblies, investigate 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.

AIA Course #ICY04122013

Spray Foam Insulation for Commercial Wall Systems

With spray foam insulation replacing earlier generations of insulation, understanding the type of SPF to apply to a building envelope is critical to the building's energy and environmental performance as well as the well being of occupants.  This course provides a better understanding of the different performance characteristics of light- and medium-density open and closed cell SPF insulation. 

 

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Kemper Courses

AIA Course Credit

Cold Liquid Applied Roofing & Waterproofing Systems

History of fully reinforced, cold-fluid applied, liquid resin waterproofing membranes.  Technology-composite of resin and reinforcement.  Understanding system components.  Application process, performance benefits, range of applications.  Project examples including detailing and various assemblies.

 

AIA Course Credit

Green Blue and White and Its Applicability to Sustainable Design

There are now three distinct types of sustainable roof solutions: green, blue and white.  Designers need to understand the relative benefits of each approach to select the appropriate system for the project.  Understand the standards that are used as the basis for green roofs and their myriad benefits that can be reaped. Numerous case studies will be presented.

AIA Course Credit

Technical Inspections for Liquid Resin Roofing & Waterproofing

With the mainstream usage of the Cold Fluid Applied, Liquid Resin Roofing & Waterproofing Membranes: it is necessary to obtain the technical knowledge used to provide QC inspections.  Course will provide attendees of basic "what to look for" information, some science related to the information, and corrective course of actions that may be possible.

AIA Course Credit

Blue Roofs and Storm Water Management

The effects of Storm Water during Peak Flow periods in areas serviced by Combined Sewer Systems is a hot button issue all over the US.  Blue Roofs are a useful and cost effective tool for managing Storm Water during Peak Flow periods and can be used to contribute to minimizing Combined Sewer Over-Flow.

AIA Course Credit

Dynamic Tour of Liquid Resin Roofing & Waterproofing Materials Manufacturing Facility

Guided Manufacturing Plant Tour of Kemper System America's West Seneca, NY Facility.  Tour includes a review of plant safety criteria, QC & R&D labs, introduction into equipment used for ASTM and product testing, Warehouse tour including discussion of building design for containing potential spills, OC process for incoming raw materials and outoing products, Manufacturing overview showing machinery and process for creating various liquid resins, primer, topcoats & coating.

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3M Courses

AIA Course #MMMAB101

Air Barrier Systems

Understanding the Technologies and their Importance.  Covers the benefits of air barriers in commercial construction, design considerations, how to avoid moisture-related problems, application methods, avoiding common application issues, ASTM tests.

 

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Westile Courses

AIA Course Code #West10

Roof Top Paver Systems

Rooftop paver systems have become an integral part of commerical roofing that not only improves the energy efficiency but also increases the life expectancy.  Roof top pavers provide a durable surface protecting the roof system from thermal shock, UV degredation and impact.  Understand applications for pavers, financial and environmental drivers, proper methods of installation etc.

 

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ISE Logik Courses

AIA Course Credit