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Apprentissage à distance

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 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 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 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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AEC Daily: Digging into trench

ONGOING - FREE - 1 HOUR

Changing climate and land use patterns have necessitated a greater focus on stormwater management. The trench drain industry has developed in a rather fragmented way over the decades, with each manufacturer using their own unique reference points for dimension, load rating, and other criteria. The purpose of this course is to clear up the resulting confusion and provide best practices and a real-world understanding of the multiple variables at play on the project level.

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AEC Daily: Discreet Heat When and Where Needed

ONGOING

Highly customizable electric heating solutions can provide either the main or supplemental heat for most indoor and outdoor spaces. Such solutions can harmonize beautifully with every architectural context and building configuration while addressing the full range of health, safety, comfort, and energy efficiency issues facing contemporary designers. This course examines the many supplemental electric heating solutions and devices available, their capabilities and configuration options, and how they can be customized to suit every unique architectural and engineering demand. It concludes with several illustrated cases.

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AEC Daily: Drainage-Vertical and Horizontal Building and Sitework Applications

ONGOING - 1 HOUR - FREE

Building science experts acknowledge the need for drainage in both vertical and horizontal applications in order to eliminate moisture issues and extend the life of the building. This course examines foundation wall, green roof, and plaza deck applications and discusses the factors that impact drainage, including soil permeability, saturation, land cover, and loading. Flow rate standards are discussed, and drainage composite mat installation is explained.

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AEC Daily: Dynamic Air Cleaners: Improving IAQ While Reducing Costs

ONGOING - FREE

Today’s architects are faced with a difficult task: how best to design buildings that meet up-to-date energy codes while keeping costs down and clients happy. Developments in filtration technology make it possible to conserve energy, improve indoor air quality (IAQ), and dramatically reduce ongoing utility and operating costs. This course reviews advanced engineered solutions for energy savings and air quality for commercial, institutional, medical, pharmaceutical, and other critical applications.

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AEC Daily: Eastern White Pine: Sustainable Versatility

ONGOING - FREE - 1 CORE HOUR

Through sustainable management, the forests of New England have had a remarkable comeback since the 1830s, with eastern white pine being the most represented softwood in these forests. This light, yet strong wood species has been used for generations and today, meets the requirements of a renewable and sustainable building material. This course reviews eastern white pine’s contribution to sustainability, its grading rules, wood products, and many applications.

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AEC DAILY: Electric Fireplaces: A Stylish, Simple, and Safe Alternative

ONGOING - FREE

Fireplaces remain one of the most desirable household features for homeowners, complementing a range of different lifestyles and appealing to a range of demographics. This course provides an overview of electric fireplaces, focusing on their design possibilities, flame technologies, ease of installation, environmental efficiency, cost-saving benefits, and advantages over gas and wood-burning fireplaces.

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AEC Daily: Embodied Carbon and the Building Envelope

ONGOING - 1 HOUR

In the fight against climate change, efforts intensify against the planet’s number one enemy—carbon dioxide. The building industry will play a significant role in these efforts. Embodied carbon—the global greenhouse gas emissions generated from sourcing raw material and processing, manufacturing, transporting, and installing building materials—will be the target over the next decade. This course will define embodied carbon, its impact on greenhouse gas emissions, the construction industry’s impact, and the methods and tools that building designers can employ to limit embodied carbon.

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AEC Daily: Engineered Nonproprietary Elevator Solutions

ONGOING - 1 HOUR

Elevators are integral to accessible, smooth, and efficient operations in many applications. For low-rise buildings, hydraulic elevators or gearless machine room-less (MRL) elevators are most common; this course compares the two in terms of sustainability and cost. Also presented are the history of the elevator, types of elevators suitable for installation in a range of buildings, the distinctions between proprietary and nonproprietary elevator systems, and recommendations on how to specify a nonproprietary system to maximize its long-term benefits.

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AEC Daily: Engineered Wood Siding: Benefits for Sustainable Design

ONGOING

Siding adds to the attractiveness of a residence while protecting the home from damage by the elements. Options for siding and trim encompass a variety of materials, including engineered wood, natural wood, fiber cement, and vinyl. This course reviews the features, performance characteristics, styles, and installation considerations of engineered wood siding and trim products. 

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AEC Daily: Enhanced Performance Installation Systems for Thin Adhered Masonry Veneers

ONGOING - FREE -1 HOUR

In response to the issues associated with the traditional lath and scratch method, new masonry veneer installation technologies have been developed that comprise polymer-modified adhesive mortars and innovative waterproofing air and water barrier membranes to deliver superior long-term performance for residential, commercial, and industrial applications. This course reviews the traditional lath and scratch method and then discusses enhanced masonry veneer installation systems (EMVIS) that are engineered to provide a permanent, high-strength installation for thin brick manufactured stone and natural cut stone veneers.

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