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

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  • Please contact EPP@aanb.org if you have questions regarding the Program.
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In person learning sessions

CEU Events: Discovering the Power of Transformational Leadership

In a global, competitive world, it’s not the strongest or most intelligent that survive, but the one most adaptable to change. However, in our work organizations most people are resistant to change. The good news is that each of us has the ability to drive change regardless of our position because transformational leadership is about choice. Through this course, you will learn how to lead change and become a transformational leader. It all starts with creating a vision and learning how to influence support from team members. You will then learn how to lead by example, which will drive commitment and accountability from your team members. By the end of this course, you will discover how improving your thinking positively impacts your behavior, which ultimately leads to extraordinary results and culture change.

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CEU Events: Exploring Exteriors: The Use of Ultra Compact Surfaces

ONGOING - IN PERSON

DATE & LOCATION: TBD

This course focuses on Ultracompact surfacing for hardscape projects as its versatility and durability make them a practical choice for a wide range of residential and commercial applications. With technological advances in manufacturing, this superior material is a must to consider with its improved aesthetic and durability benefits. This course will uncover green manufacturing strategies that promote sustainability to our environment. Finally, participants will review case studies understanding application usage while learning the performance attributes.

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CEU Events: Exterior Grade Design: An Architect's Guide to Using Polymers Outdoors

The course provides an overview of engineered resins utilized for exterior building projects and applications. Important details on the evolution, the performance characteristics and the design options that resins bring to an exterior project are discussed and demonstrated. The program contains a selection of example applications where resins have been employed to complete high-performing and high-design exterior projects that are difficult to achieve with traditional building materials.

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CEU Events: Finding Clarity - The Science of Translucent Materials

This interactive video presentation provides valuable information about the unique properties of architectural resins and glass and how they translate to today’s built environment. With this course you will gain a greater understanding of the performance characteristics of each material, enabling you to select the best materials to meet the demands of your projects.

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CEU Events: Fire and Sound in Multi-Family Floors

DATE: UPON REQUEST

This program will explore various design parameters in gypsum underlayments and floor/ceiling assemblies including sound performance, fire resistance, aesthetics and installation methods. Case studies will be used to demonstrate design options, solutions, and trade-offs based on the chosen parameters.

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CEU Events: Harnessing Energy and Reducing Carbon with Phase Change Material Ceilings

Have you considered building materials as a source of optimizing energy performance and reducing operational carbon emissions to meet sustainability goals? In this course, participants will understand how building materials such as phase change material ceilings can address building occupant discomfort related to acoustics and temperature. The course will review the fundamentals of thermal mass in buildings, explore phase change material and dive into applications and case studies. This course will demonstrate how innovative products like phase change material ceilings can contribute to numerous sustainability criteria such as LEED credits.

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CEU Events: Holistic Products: Material Health, Embodied Carbon and Circularity

In this CEU, we will look at holistic sustainability approaches to better understand why climate change is on a critical path. We will decipher all the product declarations, labels and standards, giving you the tools to measure success. Finally, we will demystify the carbon story and discuss circularity to arm you with information to move us all forward in our sustainability goals.

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CEU Events: How to Select the Right Interior Paint Finish

Color has the ability to transform a room and complement the many design elements that add up to a beautiful, well-considered space. When selecting the right colors and products for a project, selecting the appropriate finish for walls, trim, millwork and other painted surfaces is a key consideration. This course provides information and practical knowledge on sheen and gloss levels, while illustrating the use of various finishes through a home painted in colors from the Color Trends 2019 Palette.

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CEU Events: Inspired by Metal

There are many refined metal surface options to add lustrous and reflective qualities in Hospitality, Retail, Office and High-end Kitchen spaces. Over the millennium, metals have been mined and refined for use in decorative objects and surfacing: starting with Copper to Gold, Brass, Bronze and Steel, then modern day Stainless and Aluminum. Decorative and protective finishing techniques enhance thin sheets of metal for easy-to-fabricate millwork used in modern interiors. Today’s vertical metal sheet options have suitable technical certifications and are easy-to-clean and maintain.

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CEU Events: LEED v4: Paint and Coatings

A comprehensive overview of LEED v4 BD+C New Construction credits – and how paints and coatings can contribute directly and indirectly to LEED credits. We will review credit intents, explain credit requirements, and explore where to find materials to meet the needs of the credits.

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CEU Events: Meeting Today’s Most Stringent Sustainability Standards

Discover how to make a substantial impact on the environment by strategically selecting materials and optimizing designs to decrease carbon footprint and construction waste. This course covers vital aspects, including the importance of embodied carbon, the infusion of sustainability into design, the selection of low-carbon materials, a comprehensive understanding of green building standards and certifications, seamless material integration, the effective employment of digital tools for efficiency, and an in-depth examination of real-world case studies. Gain an understanding of how to align with the requisites for obtaining possible BD+C and ID+C LEED credits.

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CEU Events: Origins of Color & Pigment

Throughout history, human desire to communicate, tell stories, and to express cultural identity, gives us a glimpse at the need for early use and creation of pigments. Creating color was, and still is, an art. Its history is one of discovery, wealth, power, religion, trade, and science. This course discusses the origins and evolution of color pigments by looking at historical civilizations and time periods.

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CEU Events: Origins of Color: A Journey of Complements & Contrasts

New and old, light and dark, near and far – we are surrounded by contrasts and opposing forces at every turn. From simple opposing relationships to the most thought provoking and complex, these juxtapositions shape our surroundings. By focusing on the color wheel and complementary color schemes, dynamic and sophisticated color combinations are discussed. Our understanding of specific colors takes a deeper dive into the origins and meanings of each color alongside the ways color is used in various parts of the world, and how this contributes to the character and landscape of highlighted geographic areas. This journey through color culminates in the process, concepts and points of inspiration that influenced the development of the Color Trends 2024 palette, with a look at how these highlighted hues can be used in the home.

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CEU Events: Paint 201: Practical Solutions and Problem Solving Techniques

This course provides an overview of the classifications of paints and factors that affect curing. The advantages and disadvantages of latex versus alkyd coatings. Proper surface preparation and priming techniques, and causes and solutions for common paint problems.

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CEU Events: Paint Technology: Chemistry and Performance (Paint 101)

This course explains the chemistry and performance of paint, educating architects and designers on how to effectively select a paint system that is appropriate for a project. Learn about the components of paint and their impact on quality, the performance and aesthetics of different paint finishes, and technological innovations in the paint industry.

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