Client News 8/19/09

AAMA provides architects with eight continuing education courses
Seminar offered in conjunction with the GlassBuild America Show

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) will host local architects during the Architects of a Better Mind educational seminar presented at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta on September 30 and October 1.

The event will focus on up-to-date insights on residential and commercial fenestration product applications. Offered concurrently with the GlassBuild America trade show, the seminar will feature eight one-hour Learning Unit (LU) courses accredited by the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Each course qualifies for Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW) continuing education credits. By attending, AIA members can fulfill their full year’s HSW continuing education requirements.

The following courses will be presented:
* “Specifying Windows and Doors Using Performance Standards”
* “Glass: The Right Choice”
* “Vinyl Windows: Designed for Performance”
* “Introduction to Designing Fenestration for Blast Mitigation”
* “Forensic Water Testing of Fenestration Products”
* “The Aluminum Advantage”
* “Fiberglass for Fenestration”
* “Designing Windows for Improved Sound Attenuation”

The registration fee for the event is $100 ($50 for AAMA Members), and covers all educational courses, processing of all credits with the AIA, continental breakfast on both event days, a free lunch pass and complimentary entrance to the GlassBuild America trade show, which will take place September 30 – October 2.

To view more information about the courses offered, or to register for Architects of a Better Mind, please visit the AAMA Continuing Education Web site.

AAMA continuing education learning units are available as classroom programs through participating members or as online self-study courses. For more information regarding AAMA’s educational offerings, visit the AAMA Web site or visit their representatives at GlassBuild America in booth #2331.


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