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Webinar: Bird Safety in the Built Environment

Building-related bird deaths are largely preventable through building design and retrofit. This program covers the science of bird-window collisions and bird-safe design.


Indoor Air Quality in Our Schools: Pre- and Post- COVID-19

This program will be presented at the A’20 MN Conference in October. Questions? Contact Deanna Christiansen, Continuing Education Director


Webinar: Rainscreen Options & Solutions – 1.0 LU/HSW

Participants will investigate options possible within Rainscreen systems and discover solutions and techniques to implement an efficient design process with simple and/or creative effects.Learning Objectives:– Describe: Attendees will acquire knowledge about rainscreens – how they are manufactured, what the material qualities and limitations are and how these might affect design considerations.– Illustrate best practice design […]


Webinar: International Masonry Insitute Masonry Wednesday Series: Air Barrier Detailing in Masonry Walls

1 – AIA or 1-LU/HSW This course will demonstrate the importance of maintaining continuity of various types of air barrier systems and the challenges faced when detailing them by showing examples of construction installations. Topics include air barrier transitions and penetrations, surface preparation and application, and how to fasten anchorage and other systems through the […]


Existing Building Projects – Canceled

This program has been canceled and will be rescheduled for a later date. This program will be presented virtually via Zoom. Once you register, a confirmation will be sent to you with details for accessing this Zoom meeting.What You Should Know and Why You Should CareThis seminar describes structural evaluation and design strategies for existing buildings that […]


Mini-Code Updates in June (3)

The Building Code Knowledge Committee is sponsoring three mini-code updates on three consecutive Wednesdays in June. Each of these will be presented virtually via Zoom by co-chair Gerhard Guth, AIA.Mini-Code Update #1IEBC-Chapter 1311 – International Existing Building Code, Minnesota ProvisionsWednesday, June 10, 2020, 12:00 pm -1:00 pm1.0 HSW LU anticipated approvalMini-Code Update #2IBC-Chapter 1305 – […]


Mini-Code Updates in June (2)

The Building Code Knowledge Committee is sponsoring three mini-code updates on three consecutive Wednesdays in June. Each of these will be presented virtually via Zoom by co-chair Gerhard Guth, AIA.Mini-Code Update #1IEBC-Chapter 1311 – International Existing Building Code, Minnesota ProvisionsWednesday, June 17, 2020, 12:00 pm -1:00 pm1.0 HSW LU anticipated approvalMini-Code Update #2IBC-Chapter 1305 – […]


Mini-Code Updates in June

The Building Code Knowledge Community is sponsoring three mini-code updates on three consecutive Wednesdays in June. Each of these will be presented virtually via Zoom by co-chair Gerhard Guth, AIA.Mini-Code Update #1IEBC-Chapter 1311 – International Existing Building Code, Minnesota ProvisionsWednesday, June 10, 2020, 12:00 pm -1:00 pm1.0 HSW LU anticipated approvalMini-Code Update #2IBC-Chapter 1305 – […]


Accessible and Code Compliant Restrooms

Registration for this program is now closed.Questions? Contact Deanna Christiansen This is a two-part program on accessible and code compliant restrooms presented virtually via Zoom.Part I: A Planning Guide for Accessible RestroomsThe Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) set the minimum requirements for newly designed and constructed or altered state and local government facilities, public accommodations and […]


Webinar: The Restorative Impact of Perceived Open Space (from AIA Northern Virginia)

Explore the impact of enclosed interiors and deep-plan buildings on human performance, including analysis of the role circadian light and perceived open space play in shaping cognitive function plus our psycho-physiology changes in interior environments.Presented by Rebecca Clemens of Sky Factory and organized by the AIA Northern Virginia Small Firms Committee.1.0 LU|HSW. Members of the […]