Educational Options

Here at Engineered Systems, we know how important it is for Architects and Interior Designers stay current. We proudly represents a group of Manufacturers that also understand. Below, see an array of AIA, HSW, SD, RCI credit earning opportunities – from Online Courses, Lunch & Learns to Guided Tours!

Exterior

DURO-LASTThermoplastic Roofing – Materials and Systems

Overview of single-ply roofing systems, characteristics of major players, key selection criteria.

Duro-Last
Engineered Systems
Course # STD004
Credits: 1 AIA/HSW

DURO-LASTGreen Roof 101

Description and benefits of vegetative roof systems, and selecting a design team.

Duro-Last
Engineered Systems
Course # STD011
Credits: 1 AIA/HSW/SD

DURO-LASTEnergy Studies, Codes, and the Sustainable Roof

Summary and background on reflective roofing and environmental impacts, sustainable design and life cycle costs.

Duro-Last
Engineered Systems
Course # STD006
Credits: 1 AIA/HSW/SD

DURO-LASTCool Thermoplastic Roofing Systems for Sustainable Buildings

Thermoplastic roofing as a component of high performance buildings. Review infrared case studies for cool roofs.

Duro-Last
Engineered Systems
Course # STD008
Credits: 1 AIA/HSW/SD

DURO-LASTPVC Single-Ply’s as Sustainable Roofing Systems

Review of current issues regarding PVC-based roofing and comparison of thermoplastic singly-ply’s to alternative systems.

Duro-Last
Engineered Systems
Course # STD009
Credits: 1 AIA/HSW/SD

DURO-LASTBeyond Cool and Sustainable – The Five E’s of High Performance

Identify and discuss “Five E’s” of high performance roofing, review checklist of high-performance attributes.

Duro-Last
Engineered Systems
Course # STD010
Credits: 1 AIA/HSW/SD

DURO-LASTHigh Performance Vinyl Roofing – An Active Asset

Summary of what makes vinyl roofing sustainable and how companies include sustainable activities throughout their processes and facilities.

Duro-Last
Engineered Systems
Course # STD012
Credits: 1 AIA/HSW/SD

DURO-LASTIntegrating Singly-Ply Roofing with Photovoltaic Arrays

Summary of rooftop solar systems and integration with the roof system.

Duro-Last
Engineered Systems
Course # STD013
Credits: 1 AIA/HSW/SD

DURO-LAST"Roofing" The System

Overview of performance characteristics of standing seam metal roofing.

Duro-Last
Engineered Systems
Course # STD014
Credits: 1 AIA/HSW/SD

DURO-LASTRooftop Job Site Tour

Guided tour of roofing installation in progress.

Duro-Last
In-House Expert
Course # STD007
Credits: 1 AIA/HS

DURO-LAST1 Hour Roofing Fabrication Facility Tour

Tour of a roof system fabricating plant.

Duro-Last
In-House Expert
Course # STD001
Credits: 1 AIA/HSW

DURO-LAST2 Hour Roofing Fabrication Facility Tour

Tour of a roof system fabricating plant and classroom session with demonstration.

Duro-Last
In-House Expert
Course # STD002
Credits: 1 AIA/HSW

DURO-LAST3 Hour Saginaw Facility Tour

Guided tour of roofing systems manufacturing complex, including knitting, calendaring, lamination, laboratory and classroom demo.

Duro-Last
In-House Expert
Course # STD003
Credits: 1 AIA/HSW

LUDOWICIThe Fundamentals of Clay Roof Tile

Objectives: List the benefits of clay roof tile, explain why clay roof tile has more GREEN qualities than any other roofing material, identify the benefits of clay roof tile vs. other roofing options, and discuss common technical installation procedures.

Ludowici
Engineered Systems
Credits: 1.5 LU/HSW

BILCOWhat’s New in Horizontal Access Doors, Fire Vents, and Roof Hatches

Provides an overview of the latest advances in horizontal access doors, fire vents, and roof hatches. It reviews the purposes and benefits of each of these specialty access systems, identifies the key features that architects and specifiers should look for in these products, and describes a series of innovative, new options that are available to enhance performance.

Bilco
Course # AEC472
AEC Daily
This course qualifies for 1.0 HSW/LU hour.

GEORGIA PACIFICDurability 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.

Georgia Pacific
AEC Daily
Course # AEC193
This course qualifies for 1.0 HSW/LU hour.

GEORGIA PACIFICUsing Water-Resistant Glass-Mat Gypsum Technology to Protect Against Moisture & Mold

Compare and evaluate the difference between paper-faced gypsum wallboards and water-resistant technology, conditions required for mold growth, various moisture sources, identify and define the ways that water-resistant, glass-mat gypsum wallboard technology helps address potential moisture and mold issues.

Georgia Pacific
AEC Daily
Course # AEC159
This course qualifies for 1.0 HSW/LU hour.

GEORGIA PACIFICSolutions to Moisture Control in the Building Envelope

Identify the 3 performance components of a building envelope and summarize their function with the envelope, describe how each of the control layers functions to minimize trapped of infiltrating moisture, list the characteristics of glass-mat faced gypsum board that contribute to moisture reduction in building envelope.

Georgia Pacific
Course # AEC322
AEC Daily
This course qualifies for 1.0 HSW/LU hour.

GEORGIA PACIFICWind Uplift Solutions Increasing the Durability of Roofing Systems

Summarize generalized wind effects on a roof system and wind classifications, determine wind uplift requirements for a specific geographic area and distinguish between standards, explain new FM Global requirements relating to wind uplift and how these ratings are determined, explain benefits and uses of coverboards.

Georgia Pacific
Course # AEC262
AEC Daily
This course qualifies for 1.0 HSW/LU hour.

GEORGIA PACIFICScheduling Benefits with Glass-Mat Technology

Recognize and define the differences between the various construction delivery methods, including benefits, drawbacks and efficiency, define the CPM and assess its advantages to a project, identify key moisture management strategies and how to effectively reduce the risk of mold growth in a project, recognize how product choices can influence project scheduling in terms of time and cost savings.

Georgia Pacific
Course # AEC431
AEC Daily
This course qualifies for 1.0 HSW/LU hour.

HUNTER PANELSContinuous Insulation and Beyond. Design solutions that offer energy efficiency, thermal value, fire performance and moisture control

1. Understand the advancement of National Model Energy Codes as they relate to the energy efficiency of the building envelope
2. Define and understand “continuous insulation” and how its use effects energy code compliance, current ASHRAE Standards, LEED, and the International Energy Conservation Code.
3. Understand the environmental features and benefits of polyisocyanurate insulation including thermal performance, long service life, recycled content, negligible GWP and zero ODP.
4. Understand the NFPA 285 fire test and its role in code compliant wall assemblies.

Hunter Panels
Provider: Hunter Panels K169
Course: 0HP104
Credits: 1.0 LU/HSW hour.

TERREALArchitecture & Terracotta Cladding

Learn the sustainable, green and efficiency benefits of terracotta rainscreens, describe how terracotta rainscreens are manufactured and installed, differentiate the types of terracotta rainscreen assemblies and products, Learn how to design a terracotta rainscreen, understand the benefits of terracotta sunscreens.

Terreal
Engineered Systems
Credits: 1.5 LU/HSW/SD hour.

METAL ERAPrinciples of Commercial Roof Ventilation

Principles involved in properly ventilating a roof system, additional, unique needs of commercial buildings compared to residential buildings and the role of net free area.

Metal Era
Webinar
Credits: 1 AIA CEU/1
HSW/1 RCI/AIA SD

METAL ERAUnderstanding ANSI/SPRI ES-1

Previous Wind Design Standards, The need for ANSI/SPRI ES-1 Standard, ES-1 Standard & Key Components, Calculate Wind Design Pressure.

Metal Era
Webinar
Credits: 1 AIA CEU/1
HSW/1 RCI/AIA SD

SUNOPTICSDesigning Buildings for Daylight Harvesting

Define Daylight Harvesting and explain the impact it can have on an organization’s people, productivity, and energy savings. Conceptualize opportunities for Daylighting in their projects whether side lighting, top lighting or a combination.

Sunoptics
Engineered Systems
AIA Course #AB228
Credits: 1 AIA HSW/SD

TECTUMCementitious Wood Fiber Products

Roof Deck Aplications. Learn about the History, Roof Deck Products, Design load data, codes, acoustics and more.

Tectum
Engineered Systems
Provider #J108
Credits: 1 AIA/CES

TECTUMCementitious Wood Fiber Products GREEN

Comparison in products, LEED, and the Environmental impact.

Tectum
Engineered Systems
Provider #J108
Credits: 1 AIA/HSW

Interior

THERMAFIBERThe Benefits of Mineral Wool as Continuous Insulation

The course details the manufacturing process of mineral wool, types of applications that mineral wool can be used in, and the advantages of using vs. other products in the market.

Thermafiber
AEC Daily
Course # AEC543
This course qualifies for
1.0 HSW/SD/LU hour.

THERMAFIBERPerimeter Fire Containment in Multi-Story Buildings

Provides an overview of the importance, components, and the design principles of perimeter curtain wall fire containment, along with a discussion of life safety elements and their utilization in a balanced approach to life safety.

Thermafiber
AEC Daily
Course # AEC319
This course qualifies for 1.0 HSW/LU hour.

ICYNENEDesigning for the Future: Understanding Light Density and Medium-Density Open Cell and Closed Cell Spray Foam Insulation

With spray foam insulation replacing many 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.

Icynene
GreenCE Online
Engineered Systems
AIA Course #: GIC07B
1 AIA HSW/SD CE Hour
Credit applies to Organizations.

CHICAGO METALLICSeismic Requirements for Suspended Ceiling Systems

The course identifies the need for seismic considerations when installing suspended ceiling systems in buildings that have been categorized in Seismic Design categories C, D, E and F.

Chicago Metallic
Engineered Systems
Credits: 1 LU/ 1 HSW

CHICAGO METALLICDesigning with Metal Ceilings

This course is listed as a “Methods & Material” class and focuses on the construction, application, design elements, acoustics and code issues involved with metal ceilings.

Chicago Metallic
Engineered Systems
Credits: 1 LU

FELLERTWhat is Acoustical Plaster

Our presentation reviews what acoustical plaster is, how these systems are specified and installed, and how these systems achieve your design, function and environmental requirements.

Fellert
Engineered Systems
Provider # 40107281
1.00 LU

TECTUMClassroom Acoustics

Terms and definitions, good acoustical designs, reverberation.

Tectum
Engineered Systems
Provider #J108
Credits: 1 AIA/HSW

TECTUMCementitious Wood Fiber Products

Interior Applications. Learn about the History, Interior product line, acoustics, fire classifications, attachment methods and feature and benefits.

Tectum
Engineered Systems
Provider #J108
Credits: 1 AIA/CES

SPEC-RITEHealthy Indoor Air Quality by Design Presentation

Understand the impact of indoor air pollution on human health, identify sources of indoor air pollutants and view several case studies of the effect of controlling versus not controlling indoor environmental quality at the design phase of building construction.

Spec-Rite
Presented By
Engineered Systems

GORDONOverview of Gordon Inc. Presentation

Information regarding Interior, Acoustical, Exterior, Corrections, Data Centers and Clean Rooms, Finishing Capabilities and a photo presentation of completed projects.

Gordon, Inc.
Presented by
Engineered Systems

SPEC-RITEWhat is Phenolic and Why Use It? Spec-Rite Presentation

Understanding of phenolic panels, how they are made and the many uses and applications. Discuss the functional needs and aesthetic aspects of solid phenolic placing an emphasis on ASTM test procedures and possible LEED credits.

Spec-Rite
Presented by
Engineered Systems.

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March – ORCA – Ohio Roofing Contractors Association

March – BASA – Buckeye Association of School Administrators

March – OACHC – Ohio Association of Community Health Centers

April – Design Columbus

October – OPFMA – Ohio Public Facilities Maintenance Association

November – OSBA – Ohio School Boards Association

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