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: Demystifying EPDs in Sustainable Design

Now more than ever, the environmental impacts of products used in construction are a worldwide concern and one that the architecture and design (A&D) community is being asked to address in their work. Environmental product declarations (EPDs) are powerful tools when choosing materials for commercial projects. This course discusses how, where, and why to use EPDs to inform sustainable product selection and specification decisions and how EPDs are incorporated into key green building rating systems and codes, including LEED® v4.1 Building Design and Construction (BD+C) and Interior Design and Construction (ID+C), Green Globes® for New Construction (NC), and the International Green Construction Code® (IgCC®).

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AEC Daily: Design Considerations for Safe Automated Commercial and Industrial Overhead Door Environments

Motorized doors in industrial and warehousing environments provide convenience, save time, and increase productivity but also carry the risk of entrapment. This course explains the need for entrapment protection devices on motorized commercial and industrial doors and discusses how to specify the appropriate safety products and monitoring functions to meet code requirements. It also stresses the importance of designing safety features into specifications to minimize the risk factors for specific building projects.

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AEC Daily: Design with Aluminum Full View Sectional Doors

Aluminum full view (AFV) doors are a fast-growing segment within the building product industry. They have a wide range of applications in a variety of building types. This course will look at potential applications and building types, options for installation, and custom options in design when specifying AFV doors. 

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AEC Daily: Design with Sectional Overhead Doors for Safety and Security (Recorded Webinar)

Where do designers start when designing for safety and security with sectional overhead doors? This course explains not only the safety and security features of overhead doors but also what product options are critical when specifying for safety and security. The course also addresses wind load, fire safety, and industry certifications for installers.

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AEC Daily: Designed to Adapt: The Versatility of Undercounter Refrigeration

ONGOING - FREE - 1 HOUR

An undercounter refrigeration appliance is neither just a box to keep things cold nor a standby, compact appliance selected on price alone. Undercounter refrigeration provides creative design opportunities to add refrigeration in almost every area of a home. Today’s undercounter refrigeration options include beverage centers, wine cellars, freezers, ice machines, and beverage dispensers and can offer varying degrees of cooling performance, flexible storage configurations, and a wide range of styles and finishes. This course examines the cooling technologies used in undercounter refrigeration and reviews the essential features to consider before buying undercounter refrigeration.

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AEC Daily: Designed to Protect: Security Bollard Solutions

ONGOING - FREE - 1 HOUR

Site security is a major concern in today’s unpredictable world. Public and private buildings, government facilities, campuses, and public parks are all susceptible to both accidental and deliberate vehicle infringement. This course examines how security bollards create safeguards for structures and people while adding to the aesthetics of a project.

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AEC Daily: Designing a Modern, Compliant Mail and Package Room

Centralized mail and package delivery is often a last-minute consideration that causes confusion due to the various compliance and accessibility requirements needed to complete the installation. This course is designed to demystify the process by providing a clear explanation of several mailbox installation specifications, accessibility standards, and design strategies.

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AEC Daily: Designing a Sustainable Masonry Cavity Wall Building Envelope

ONGOING - 1.5 HOURS - FREE

Masonry is an ideal sustainable building construction material as it is extremely durable, recyclable, and reusable. It allows for extraordinary design versatility, so it can meet both aesthetic and functional requirements. This course looks at the design elements, components, and construction techniques that characterize sustainable masonry cavity wall building envelopes.

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AEC Daily: Designing Architectural Shade Structures

ONGOING - 1 HOUR

In commercial, multifamily, and mixed-use applications, outdoor living spaces are a key amenity. Adding depth to storefronts, expanding outdoor services, or improving the comfort of a patio space can be attained with a functional shade structure. This course discusses the types and features of open-frame structures manufactured off-site, their recommended detailing and applications, and the key design considerations for safe and effective installations.

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AEC Daily: Designing Effective Public Queuing & Pedestrian Flow Systems

ONLINE - 1.25 HR - FREE

A well-designed queuing system not only offers structure, efficiency, safety, and accessibility but also can enhance the aesthetics and visual appeal of an environment. This course presents an overview of the important factors that need to be considered when designing and specifying public queuing and pedestrian flow systems to facilitate a positive and orderly waiting experience.

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AEC Daily: Designing for Healthcare Wet Environments

ONGOING - FREE - 1 HOUR

Wet areas in healthcare facilities pose numerous challenges when it comes to designing an environment that is safe for patients and staff. As specialized rooms are being replaced with functional spaces covering a range of mental and physical health concerns, it is important to consider universal design. This course explores how to create spaces that work for all and how to create environments that are durable, hygienic, and ligature and slip resistant.

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AEC Daily: Designing for Room Acoustics: Principles & Myths

ONGOING - FREE - 1 HOUR

Properly selected acoustical solutions are necessary to provide acoustical comfort and performance for a range of applications. This course reviews acoustic theory and design methodology to facilitate the design and specification process. A particular emphasis is placed on performance-oriented designs and strategies for different project types.

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AEC Daily: Designing Humidity into Buildings

Insights gained during the COVID-19 pandemic have shown how vulnerable we are to contagion through indoor air, but the pandemic also revealed many new solutions to better ensure indoor air quality. In this course, we examine the role of humidity in indoor air quality and its impact on air pollutants. We also discuss how to control humidity in residential and commercial spaces and review several solutions for humidity control.

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AEC Daily: Designing Metal Wall and Roof Systems

ONGOING - 1.25 HOUR - FREE

Metal roof and wall systems have long been specified for commercial, residential, and industrial buildings because they have a lengthy history of durability, reliability, and resilience. This course examines the attributes of metal panel systems and the design options that make metal-clad buildings sustainable, attractive, and suitable for a variety of applications and environmental conditions.

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AEC Daily: Designing Sustainable Materials for Building Integration

The 2022 Inflation Reduction Act shines a light on how low-carbon building material selection is one of the keys to reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the US. High-performance, sustainable products and thoughtful assemblies designed with the building life cycle in mind are critical to the future of our sustainable communities. This course provides a look at how low-carbon and sustainability considerations are activated from product to building design. Factors impacting a sustainable building life cycle are discussed to help architects and owners with building performance that meets the design intent not just on paper but also in use. 

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