JOIN US FOR OUR FREE AIA SEMINARS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6th

8 TO 1PM AT MEDINAH SHRINERS

We have another great lineup of accredited seminars for you. In addition to earning 5 LU/HSW credits, you’ll also earn $10 on a VISA Gift Card for every seminar you attend.* PLUS, we’ll be doing drawings for a prize at the conclusion of each session. Come hungry! Breakfast & lunch will be provided. Doors open at 7:30am.

COURSES:

UP ON THE ROOF – ASPHALT SHINGLES  |  1 LU / HSW
This course provides an extensive review of how the principles of cool roofing are applied in the design of a new or renovated building. The following key areas are reviewed: energy efficiency, green roofing, heat island affect; materials, durability, recycling, and interiors; indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ), ventilation & air quality systems. An additional feature of the course is to provide relevant LEED credit information along with the review described above. PRESENTED BY: CertainTeed

WINDOWS AND HISTORIC HOMES: REPAIR, REPLACE & NEW ADDITIONS  |  1 LU / HSW
This course will explore residential window options for properties in & outside historic districts. The standards & guidelines from the Secretary of Interior will be introduced & reviewed for their influence on residential projects. A list of the various aspects of window replacement homeowners & architects need to balance will be considered & reviewed. Case studies will be shared to demonstrate how factors of rehabilitation & window replacement apply to residential historic projects. PRESENTED BY: Marvin Windows & Doors

VINYL & ALUMINUM RAILING SYSTEMS  |  1 LU / HSW
Railing systems perform various functions, meeting safety requirements and serving as a key component of a building’s aesthetic. This course includes a discussion of the strengths and weaknesses of aluminum and structural vinyl railing systems, how they are made, and how they are used in the building industry, including a detailed summary of how they meet various code requirements. PRESENTED BY: Parksite / Barrette Outdoor Living

CREATE BEAUTIFUL OUTDOOR SPACES AND PREVENT DEFORESTATION WITH POLYMER & COMPOSITE DECK MATERIAL  |  1 LU / HSW
This course will examine the ways in which the use of exotic wood in decking materials contributes to deforestation. It will also examine how some certifying bodies fall short of protecting tropical rainforests & fail to prevent illegally harvested wood from entering the United States. Finally, the course will outline the evolution of synthetic decking materials, compare them to exotic wood, and discuss the design & environmental advantages of specifying them. PRESENTED BY: AZEK / TimberTech

VENEER SPECIFICS FOR WOOD DOORS  |  1 LU / HSW
This course provides an in-depth look into wood veneer cutting methods, the various face lay-up options, and species selection as it pertains to wood doors. PRESENTED BY: Masonite

* Gift card values will be calculated based on cumulative class attendance. Visa Gift cards will be mailed after final seminar. Please allow 6 to 8 weeks for delivery.