Continuing education courses

Offering courses to fit your schedule

Providing you with the opportunity to earn AIA continuing education credits is something we’re proud to offer. Every month we’re offering virtual courses hosted by our in-house experts. Each course is available at no cost to you. You’ll have the ability to ask questions, and when you complete the full course, you’ll receive an AIA CES certificate and course credits. Register via the links below.

If you’d prefer to take a course in a smaller group setting, you can schedule any of the courses below via your local Andersen Sales Representative.

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Webinar Schedule

Contemporary Design for Changing Times: How Windows and Doors Influence Architecture

Thursday, October 7, 2021


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Coastal Performance

Thursday, October 21, 2021


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Door Code Fundamentals

Thursday, November 4, 2021


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Window Code Fundamentals

Thursday, November 18, 2021


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Contemporary Design for Changing Times: How Windows and Doors Influence Architecture

Thursday, December 2, 2021


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Large Doors: How to Select the Right Door

Thursday, December 9, 2021


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Course descriptions

Contemporary Design for Changing Times: How Windows and Doors Influence Architecture

1 LU/HSW

When you complete this course you will have a better understanding of:

  • How to design and manage building projects considering current events and how this may affect fenestration design moving forward
  • Examine the evolution of modern architecture, architects who influenced the style, and how fenestration played a major role in the movement, which continues today
  • Explore design trends in contemporary architecture and current influences on the style
  • Describe fenestration options for contemporary window and door solutions, as well as performance issues that must be considered when designing with large glass

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Coastal Performance

1 LU/HSW

When you complete this course you will have a better understanding of:

  • The analysis of building code requirements for impact resistance and opening protection for coastal areas
  • The various methods of providing opening protection
  • How to assess wind loads and calculate requirements for a simple project
  • The comparison of ASTM and Florida impact resistant test standards and the similarities and differences between the two

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Door Code Fundamentals

1.5 LU/HSW

When you complete this course you will know more about:

  • Identify door requirements within current ADA and FHA
  • Discuss a wide range of IBC building codes related to doors
  • Compare and contrast the nuances between ADA and FHA
  • Understanding IRC building codes and how aging in place trends are impacting door design, placement and choice

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A Holistic Approach to Windows in Sustainable Design

1 LU/HSW

When you complete this course you will know more about:

  • Evaluating window performance based on a number of factors
  • Comparing and evaluating the importance of material sourcing and manufacturing practices
  • Considering occupant wellbeing in window selection
  • Understanding the importance of window contributions in green building programs

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Glass: Select The Option For Your Project

1 LU/HSW

After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Choose glass options based on the specific requirements of your project
  • Understand the measurements used to indicate glass performance
  • Appreciate the impact of glass type, construction and coating on performance
  • Recognize key certifications associated with glass

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Large Doors: How to Select the Right Door

1 LU/HSW

When you complete this course you will know more about:

  • Understand the unique design elements of an indoor/outdoor living space and modern trends in large doors
  • Describe what to consider when balancing client needs with environmental conditions, building performance, and durability concerns
  • List the different door types and styles available for transition points between indoor and outdoor areas
  • Discuss the best process for specifying large doors in commercial and residential projects

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Selecting the Right Window Material for Any Application

1LU/HSW

When you complete this course you will know more about:

  • Identify different window types based on the product’s base material, cladding, and finish
  • Discuss some of the main criteria for evaluating window types commonly available today
  • Describe the performance attributes of each window material
  • Explain how different window materials contribute to energy efficiency and overall sustainability goals including recycling and low maintenance

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Fenestration Requirements of the California 2019 Title 24 Energy Codes

1 LU/HSW

When you complete this course you will know more about:

  • Understand what the California Title 24 energy code is and what the general requirements are
  • Understand the changes that the code brings to fenestration products
  • Understand the differences between prescriptive vs performance path for Title 24 compliance
  • To be able to identify the new mandatory requirements for exterior doors

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Windows Code Fundamentals

1 LU/HSW

When you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Ascertain the different elements of accessibility codes for windows
  • Identify emergency escape and rescue regulations, as well as exceptions to the rules
  • Understand fall protection requirements, compliance methods, and the variance between residential and commercial applications
  • Distinguish when and where safety glazing is required for windows

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Energy Codes & NFRC

1 LU/HSW

When you complete this course you will know more about:

  • Energy terminology and principles of heat transfer
  • National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) and window labels
  • ENERGY STAR® product ratings from the U.S. DOE and EPA
  • Energy Codes requirements for windows under the International Residential Code (IRC) and the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)

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Installation Best Practices

1 LU/HSW

When you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Specify window installation methods and materials that are best suited for each project’s exterior wall design
  • Design details that will allow the installed windows to perform as intended, and as required for the project
  • Provide valuable guidance to the project team throughout the installation process
  • Identify job site best practices that will minimize impact on schedule, budget and product performance

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Andersen is an AIA Collaborating partner and supports the AIA Continuing Education program.
Please contact your local Andersen Representative for more information on future educational sessions.