EDUCATION PROVIDER PROGRAM (EPP)

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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: 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 Buildings for Heat Resilience & Energy Efficiency

Urban warming negatively impacts human health and quality of life, energy use, air quality, social equity, and economic prosperity. This course describes how solar reflective cool roof and wall materials help protect individuals and communities from the impacts of extreme heat and discusses the factors that influence energy savings and performance. The course also notes various climate resilience initiatives, green building programs, and energy codes that require or promote the use of cool roofs or walls and concludes by explaining the important role of third-party product ratings and the educational resources available online.

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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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AEC Daily: Designing Sustainably with Redwood Timbers

ONGOING - FREE - 1 HOUR

Redwood Timbers are a safe, strong, and sustainable option for exterior and interior building projects where natural wood is desired. This course provides an overview of the properties of Redwood Timbers including insulation properties, grades, dimensions, fasteners, finishing options, and strength. It concludes with numerous case studies exploring the use of Redwood Timbers for post and beam construction, decorative elements, deck posts, and outdoor living structures. 

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AEC Daily: Designing Visually Dynamic Façades with Coil and Extrusion Coatings

This course explores the use of coil and extrusion coatings (70% PVDF metal coatings) for protecting and enhancing exterior façades. It demonstrates how utilizing color and aesthetic attributes can further enhance a building’s impact and brand recognition. The coating application/treatment process is also discussed in detail. Sustainability benefits that 70% PVDF coating has to offer are outlined, and real-world case studies show the positive impact that 70% PVDF coatings can have on a project.

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AEC Daily: Designing Wind Uplift Resistant Roof Paving Systems

ONGOING - FREE - 1 HOUR

Wind forces always influence building design and detailing. This course focuses on one particular force, wind uplift, and its influence on roof paving system design and selection. It examines how wind loads and building configuration affect the design of roof paving systems; the codes, regulations, and calculation approaches that inform and control such designs; and the various options designers can use to design safe, appealing outdoor roof paving systems that will withstand even the strongest winds.

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AEC Daily: Designing with Architectural Decorative Glass

Due to advancements in architectural decorative glass technology, the number of design options available to help designers and architects achieve specific aesthetic, safety and sustainability requirements, has dramatically increased. This course provides a review of architectural decorative glass including product options, applications, features, and specification considerations. Also discussed is how decorative glass can contribute to LEED® v4 and WELL® initiatives. 

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AEC Daily: Designing with Architectural Insulated Metal Panels

With faster build speeds, superior environmental control performance, and exceptional design flexibility, insulated metal panels (IMPs) offer many advantages over other conventional building envelope systems. This course details these and other aspects of IMPs and why they can be considered the key component of “the perfect wall.”

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AEC Daily: Designing with Architectural Insulated Metal Wall Panels

ONGOING - FREE - 1 HOUR

Insulated metal wall panels (IMPs) offer a sleek, modern, and light-weight envelope system that is highly customizable. This course explores the characteristics of IMPs, including how they can offer a five-in-one design solution that provides the exterior finish, as well as the air, vapor, water, and thermal control layers. Discussions will also include design options, installation processes, code compliance, sustainability, and available warranties.

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