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Vapor Open Air Tight Insulation Using Stone Wool – Free CE Webinar

In this course, we first examine what stone wool is, the history, the production and common uses in residential construction for mineral wool insulation. We then go more in detail of designing a wall with durability in mind. We discuss different water/air barriers and the non use of vapor barriers in a design. This training […]


ARE 5.0 Review – Construction & Evaluation

 This program has been canceled. Thursday, April 204:00 pm to 5:30 pmCHANGED from In Person to VirtualThis ARE review is designed to introduce and prepare ARE candidates for the ARE 5.0 division titled “Construction & Evaluation”. Topics reviewed will include: construction contract execution, construction support services, payment request processing, observation and evaluation during construction, administrative procedures, […]


CANCELED – 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.


Speech Privacy & Sound Masking in Modern Architecture

Participants will leave with an understanding of how to identify interior design factors that will signal the need for sound masking and approaches to address the issues.Recent research has found that current work environments are fulfilling the needs for collaboration and communication, but are doing a poor job of providing an acoustical environment free from […]


Architectural Lunch and Learn (Duluth)

3 CEU Credits with National Gypsum, TCC Materials and Amcon Concrete ProductsPre-Insulated Concrete Systems, Cement Board & Exterior Finishes, Specifying and Detailing Concrete Masonry for Problem Free ProjectsContact: Christopher B. Johnson, 612-747-7237


Minnesota Amendments

This program has been postponed.With the Stay at Home mandate in place, it was not possible for the speakers to participate. We hope to reschedule for another time. Stay tuned. Questions? Contact Deanna Christiansen, 612-767-1745.In the meantime, here is how to access information on these amendments.The hard copy of the Minnesota Building Code is available for pre-order […]


Meeting Spaces: Why is AV Technology Integration Important to Interior Architects?

Join us for this exciting Lunch and Learn that dives deep into the collaboration needed between AV technology, cabling infrastructure, technical furniture and incredible design. Why is technology integration important to architects? Learn how the physical space and technology are intertwined, and how technology can be implemented without compromising interior design.Contact Devin Lenzmeier for more […]


Moisture Risk and Heat Loss Analysis for Wall Assemblies and Junctions

The Center for Sustainable Building Research, in cooperation with CertiPHIers Cooperative, is offering a new training session: Moisture Risk and Heat Loss Analysis for Wall Assemblies and Junctions Session description (14 hours over 2 days)In this 2-day training course, participants will learn in-depth techniques to analyze and evaluate their wall assemblies and details for moisture risk […]


Architectural Films Lunch & Learn

Sponsored by Vomela and 3M – learn how 3M’s Architectural Finish Films are a great alternative to meet customers’ budgets with quick installation that decreases business downtime


LEED Green Associate Training

When: October 1, 6:00 pm–9:30 pmWhere: University of Minnesota, Mechanical Engineering Building, Room 1130Cost: $300 / $200 for full-time students / first five AIA Minnesota members to sign up using code 50off will receive $50 off.Register here.LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is simply a sustainability scorecard for green buildings. Buildings can become LEED Certified […]


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Matrix Newsletter February 2024

Matrix Newsletter February 2024

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