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Create Safer, Healthier, and Better Sounding Interiors

 

Program: Architecture, Design and Building Science

This course explores a few of the many ways that interiors impact the health and well-being of the people inside them. From restrooms being designed to reduce contact with contaminated surfaces and inhibit the presence of bacteria, to acoustics solutions that absorb or isolate noise, making interiors more comfortable and productive. Biophilic design, a health-focused design concept that encourages the inclusion of plants, daylight, and natural elements like wood and stone, is also discussed, as are the options designers have for bringing stone elements inside.

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Post Covid Building Design

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how people look at the built environment, whether at home, at workplaces, in schools, or in public places. This course will describe how these changing views are directly impacting the ways that buildings are being designed with architects and other design professionals stepping up to address changing criteria with innovation and an enhanced focus on health, safety, and welfare issues. Within this changing situation, large operable glass walls have emerged as a durable, flexible, and sustainable solution in many different types of buildings. While they are commonly used to separate indoor and outdoor spaces on exterior walls or provide flexible, acoustically controlled interior spaces, they have taken on an important new role in helping to separate and protect people too.

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Achieving Beauty, Wellbeing, and Functionality in Design

Beauty, functionality, and wellness-enhancing can co-exist in design, with the right products. This article explores solutions that help architects achieve these important multi-benefits. Pavers that create beautiful outdoor spaces that are easy to maintain. Skylights that allow daylight and fresh air into the interior. Underlayment that improves acoustics and sound management, while protecting the integrity of the interior air quality. Each improves the functionality of the space and the wellness of the people in the built environment.

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Designing Visually Dynamic Facades with Coil and Extrusion Coatings

Program: Architecture, Design and Building Science

Coil and extrusion coatings can make an incredible visual impact for your projects. This course provides a comprehensive overview of coil and extrusion coatings technology and application methods. The course will examine how the technologies create visual impact through color and design as well as provide key information on best practices for specifying coatings.This course was originally delivered as a webinar and displays the original provider number. The correct provider number is K483.The course begins with a brief description of the company and an informational video that is not part of the course. The course begins when the Title is displayed.

 

 

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Designing with Translucent Panel Daylighting Systems

Program: Architecture, Design and Building Science

This course will explore the numerous benefits of daylighting to humans, its impact on energy reduction and common myths associated with daylighting. Upon completion attendees will understand the the features and benefits of Fiberglass Reinforced Polymer (FRP) daylighting systems as well as load capabilities and code requirements for such systems.

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Design Firm Management Series: Staying in Front of Your Customers By Telephone

Program: The Business of Architecture

The program will discuss how architects can get a better understanding of the market today in regards to servicing their customers through the use of personal contact: calling. You will gain a better understanding of the different types of phone techniques to keep specialized services forefront to their customers.

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An Introduction to Custom Balanced Doors

Program: Architecture, Design and Building Science

This course is presented in HD by the president of Ellison and provides an introduction to a unique form of commercial entry door known as a balanced door. You will explore various components of a balanced door system, numerous advantages of a balanced door over conventional hinged or pivoted swing doors, how balanced doors meet ADA guidelines, and the specific design requirements needed to accommodate balanced doors.

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Surface Engineered Metals for Resilient Design

Program: Architecture, Design, and Building Science

The purpose of this presentation is to give you a clear understanding of the features and benefits of textured metals and discover how to best specify stainless steel and metal alloys in your projects. The first part of our talk will introduce the ecological and economic properties of textured stainless steel as well as educate you on the composition of metals and alloys. The second portion of this presentation will illustrate the process of texturing metals and their applications, as well as how to specify them. The session will also review projects that use textured metals -  with beautiful results.

You will be required to download Supplementary Case Study Material from the International Stainless Steel Foundation that pictures and describes exeptional architectural stainless installations around the world. The descriptions reinforce the sustainability, low-maintenance, durability and aesthetic advabtages of designing with metal alloys.  

A score of 70% or greater is required on the assessment quiz in order to confer a Certificate of Completion for this course.

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