AIA Continuing Education Seminars

In our continued efforts to better serve the architectural community, A.L. Harding & Co. is proud to be partnered with leading manufacturers in the architectural and acoustics industries in providing AIA Approved Ongoing Continuing Education Courses to assist architects in earning credits to meet AIA and State requirements. We offer AIA accredited on site lunch and learn seminars as well non-credit informational courses and self reporting online AIA courses sponsered by Dri-Design and Stonewood Architectural Panels.

If you would like to schedule a lunch and learn at your location, just fill out the form below and we will be glad to arrange a time that meets your needs.

Advanced Architectural Products Presents:


Composite Sub Framing and It's Contribution To Sustainabliity

This course will introduce the learner to the latest methods of continuous insulation (CI) through the use of composite sub framing systems. After becoming acclimated with this type of system and its history, the learner will review how composite sub framing is contributing to the health, safety and welfare of the project participants and the eventual occupant. This course focuses on Health, Safety and Welfare through the implementation of sustainable building materials and provides (1) Learning Unit towards the LU/HSW goal of twelve (12).

A.L Harding & Co. Presents:


Principals of Rainscreen Design

This is a non-accredited course that will discuss the five basic principals of rainscreen design and the benefits of a rainscreen wall system over conventional wall systems. This course will detail a systematic approach in utilizing modern building envelope products and methods including cladding and exterior moisture control, cladding cavity design, engineered thermaly broken sub-framing, and inner moisture control.

Dri-Design Presents:


Dri-Design Architectural Metal Wall Panel System

This course will discuss The Dri-Design Plate Metal Wall Panel System which is manufactured from full thickness single sheets of metal into Dri-Design's dry joint, pressure equalized wall panel system. The patented interlocking gutter and water management design provides a long lasting, 100% recyclable Architectural Metal Wall Panel System that doesn't use joint sealants or gaskets, is not laminated, and doesn't have a core made of plastic. Dri-Design Metal Wall Panels are available in a wide vaiety of materials to include painted aluminum, VMZINc®, copper and titanium, as well as many added design options.

Stonewood™ Architectural Panels Presents:


Phenolic Panels - Free Online Continuing Education Course

Phenolic panels are a versatile building material for both interior wall coverings and exterior cladding, and are ideal wherever both durability and appearance are important. This course explains how the manufacturing process imparts a wide range of performance attributes to phenolic panels, discusses their role in sustainable design, and presents the diverse array of applications that benefit from the strength and beauty of phenolic wall panels.

Thermafiber® Presents:

The Benefits of Mineral Wool As Continuous Insulation

This course provides an overview of mineral wool, its manufacturing process, use, and its contribution to sustainable buildings as a continuous insulation including rain screen principles, types of rain screen assemblies, why use continuous insulation, advantages of mineral wool, installation recommendations and mineral wool insulation LEED® contributions. This course provides (1) Learning Unit towards the LU/HSW goal of twelve (12).

Vaproshield Presents:


Managing Moisture With Breathable Membranes

This course will discuss Comparisons between self-adhered and mechanically attached water-resistive vapor permeable air barrier membrane systems, connection details and construction methods to achieve a continuous plane of barrier to control air leakage in accordance The Massachusetts Energy Code and ASHREA189.1 For over a decade VaproShield has designed and manufactured high performance vapor permeable water resistive barriers (WRB) and air barrier (AB) membranes and accessories, creating a comprehensive approach to protecting the building envelope that leads to unprecedented savings, up to 50% savings compared to major competitors.

Schedule A Lunch and Learn

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