AIA continuing education

 

Available Presentations for Architects and Home or Building Designers:


High Performance Design with Polycarbonate Glazing Systems – 1 HSW credit

Learning Objectives:

  • Define polycarbonate glazing and understand the broad range of available high-performance polycarbonate glazing systems
  • Explain why polycarbonate glazing systems improve occupant health, safety, and welfare when compared to alternatives
  • Understand how integrating polycarbonate glazing into a whole building design process can help achieve green building objectives, maximize design flexibility and improve overall aesthetics
  • Explain why polycarbonate glazing is the most durable glazing option, resulting in decreased maintenance costs and increased service life
  • Discuss the broad range of commercial applications where designers have successfully incorporated polycarbonate glazing

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Strategic Toplighting Strategies for Residential Daylighting Design – 1 HSW credit

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the historical underpinnings of today’s daylighting design tactics and strategies
  • Delineate the health benefits associated with of daylighting and understand the role skylighting and toplighting plays in creating healthy interior living spaces
  • Know the principles that are applied in the best-in-class residential skylighting and toplighting case studies presenting in this program
  • Explain skylighting code and performance considerations
  • Specify the proper skylighting products needed to maximize occupant health, safety, welfare while achieving aesthetic goals
  • Understand the broad range of available high-performance skylighting glazing options, their attributes, and appropriate applications

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Daylighting High Performance Schools and Buildings with Toplighting Strategies – 1 HSW credit

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the 12 characteristics of a High Performance School as defined by the EPA
  • Understand how proper daylighting impacts the areas defined as Health, Thermal and Visual Comfort, Energy Efficiency and Commissioning
  • Identify the key design considerations for proper daylighting
  • Identity toplighting and skylighting strategies and components
  • Understand new innovations in high performance and dynamic glazing
  • Understand the basic tools available for successful commissioning

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Daylighting with Unit Skylights – 1 HSW credit

Learning Objectives:

  • Be able to identify the benefits of using skylights in an application
  • Identify the guidelines of choosing a skylight and placement
  • Typical features of a skylight and critical features to consider
  • Knowledge of aerogel technology and the benefits of using aerogel in skylights

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Wasco Products, Inc. is a Registered Provider with The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems. Credit earned on completion of these programs will be reported to CES Records for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for non-AIA members are available upon request.

These programs are registered with the AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, they do not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product. Questions related to specific materials, methods, and services will be addressed at the conclusion of the presentations.