EDUCATION PROVIDER PROGRAM (EPP)

Interested In Becoming a Course Provider?

New Course Providers are required to submit the following completed documents for review:

Please download the appropriate form(s) for completion and send to EPP@aanb.org

Questions?

  • Please contact EPP@aanb.org if you have questions regarding the Program.
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Distance Learning

AEC Daily: Selecting & Installing Underground Enclosures

ONGOING - 1 HOUR - FREE

Underground enclosures provide safety for pedestrians and vehicles and easy access for maintenance and repair. This course presents an overview of underground enclosures for nondeliberate traffic areas, including selection considerations, load ratings, placement, and installation, with a discussion of the ANSI/SCTE 77 performance standard.

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AEC Daily: Selecting and Specifying a Railing System

ONGOING - 1 HOUR - FREE

Architectural railing systems offer safety, durability, strength, and design flexibility for a variety of indoor and outdoor applications. This course provides an overview of the important factors that need to be considered when selecting and specifying a railing system for a commercial or residential building project. Topics include materials and finishes, fabrication and installation, and relevant building codes and standards.

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AEC Daily: Servicing Open Spaces with Convenient, Code-Compliant Electrical and Digital Infrastructure

ONGOING - FREE - 1 HOUR

The commercial space design trend toward open plans has had a major impact on interior electrical and digital infrastructure. Offices, hotels, retail spaces, and transit areas all utilize open spaces, each with their own specific issues and requirements. This course provides designers with the information required to provide code-compliant, user-friendly, and convenient power, data/communication, and AV access for a wide variety of spaces and end users, including facility managers, cleaning staff, and visitors.

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AEC Daily: Setting the Bar: Industry Standards for Flashing Installation around Windows and Doors for Commercial Buildings

ONGOING - FREE - 1 HOUR

This course provides an overview of the industry standards and code references for flashing materials used in the installation of windows and doors. The code-referenced material standards for window and door flashings are summarized and compared, and the standard installation practices developed by the three main fenestration industry organizations are reviewed. Applications of the window and door installation standards and principles are shown using standard flashing materials with a focus on commercial and multifamily buildings.

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AEC Daily: Showcase-Quality Exposed Fireproof Columns

ONGOING - 1.25 HOURS - FREE

Structural fire protection guards essential structural components from the devastating effects of fire. This course discusses some of the types of passive fire protection methods that are available. Examined in depth are the composition, manufacture, finishes, and design and installation considerations of prefabricated fireproof structural columns designed for exposed exterior and interior load-bearing applications.

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AEC Daily: Single-Skin Metal Panels and LEED® Standards and Certification

ONGOING - 1 HOUR - FREE

As the market continues to transform the way sustainable buildings are designed, single-skin metal roof and siding products are at the forefront of contributing to healthier built environments. This course breaks down the material inputs and sustainable attributes of single-skin metal roof and siding panels and includes an overview of how the panels can contribute toward earning several LEED® for Building Design and Construction credits in v4.1.

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AEC Daily: Solid as a Rock: Constructing Engineered Natural Stone Retaining Walls

ONGOING

Humans have been building successfully with natural stone for thousands of years, but there are still some misconceptions about dry-stacked stone retaining wall construction. This course addresses these misconceptions and introduces best practices for wall design and construction, the Federal Highway Administration and Associated Rockery Contractors guidelines and laboratory testing standards, and many key natural stone facts and sustainability attributes. It concludes with a number of illustrated case studies.

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AEC Daily: Spa-Inspired Shower Solutions

ONGOING - 1 HR - FREE

Recently, custom showers have grown in popularity, offering homeowners an escape from the stresses of the outside world with new options providing the same sense of relaxation that was previously reserved for the bathtub. This course covers the trends in shower design, the benefits of hydrotherapy, and the components and technologies that are available to create a spa-like shower experience for today’s homeowners.

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AEC DAILY: Specialty Doors for Healthcare Design

ONGOING - FREE

Specialty door and frame assemblies have been developed that are designed specifically for the built healthcare environment where performance criteria are critical. Reviewed in this course are specialty door and frame assemblies that meet the challenges of infection prevention, building cleanliness, patient privacy, and increased security, as well as containment of radio wave and radiation interference in hospitals and clinics.

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AEC Daily: Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) Applications and Safety

ONGOING - FREE - 1 CORE HOUR

This course aims to educate learners about the chemistry of spray-applied polyurethane foam (SPF), its various applications in the construction industry, safe handling and installation, and its contribution to sustainable design. The advantages of using SPF are highlighted in terms of its benefits to energy conservation and fire safety. Its role as a high-performance air barrier that satisfies code and LEED® criteria and complies with various standards is also discussed. 

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AEC Daily: Standing Seam Metal Roofing: Prepainted Architectural and Structural Panel Systems

ON-GOING  1.25 hrs

A metal roof combines performance and aesthetics to give commercial and residential buildings strength, longevity, and character. This course examines the features and benefits of standing seam metal roofing and explains the factors to consider when selecting a project-specific metal roofing system.

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AEC Daily: Structural FRP Composites for Buildings

ONGOING

For many applications, well-designed glass fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) composites deliver significant value and advantages over metal, wood, or concrete materials. In corrosive environments, FRP can decrease maintenance downtime and offer cost savings. This course identifies the components of FRP composites and discusses how using FRP can provide substantial, life-cycle cost savings and a long, maintenance-free service life along with meeting FM and UL wind and fire approvals. Various case studies are also examined.

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AEC Daily: Sun Control Devices for Energy-Efficient Design

ONGOING

Exterior shading devices offer a number of advantages that contribute to a more sustainable building, including minimizing cooling costs, reducing peak electricity demand, and controlling glare. These benefits result in greater occupant comfort and improved productivity. This course provides a review of exterior aluminum shading device systems, including the components, finishes, and design and engineering considerations, as well as a discussion of how shading strategies contribute to LEED® certification.

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AEC Daily: Sustainability from the Top: Blue, White, & Green Roof Benefits

ONGOING - FREE - 1 HOUR

Assesses the urban environmental issues of stormwater runoff and heat islands and describes how their damaging impacts can be mitigated by blue, white, and green roofs. The considerations and additional benefits of each roof type are also discussed.

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AEC Daily: Sustainable Design with Recycled Rubber Surfaces

ONGOING - FREE 

Recycled rubber flooring is an environmentally responsible material that outlasts many types of traditional commercial flooring products when exposed to normal foot traffic stress. Interior and exterior recycled rubber surfacing products are explored in terms of their sustainable design benefits and applications. The program includes discussions on rubber manufacturing, postconsumer tires, and green building certification systems.

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