Discover New Technologies and Benefits of Decorative Glass for Interior and Exterior Applications (Print Course)

Emerging technologies are revolutionizing the architectural glass industry and are providing architects and designers with an unprecedented level of design flexibility and customization. This CEU will explore new frontiers in glass technology. It will also discuss how architects and designers can incorporate decorative glass to create more sustainable, productive, and health-promoting interior and exterior environments.

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Modern Hospital Helipads: Superior, Safe, and Sustainable (Print Course)

Until recently, helipads consisted of little more than slabs of concrete with windsocks to indicate wind direction. State-of-the-art helipad designs now include advanced features for safety, visibility, drainage, environmental sustainability, and aesthetics. This course describes what makes up a high-performing helipad and the benefits an intelligent specification brings to those in the air and those on the ground who are involved in emergency helicopter transport of patients.

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SPECIFYING HIGH PERFORMING VENTILATION FOR LUXURY KITCHENS

Ventilation is a vitally important factor in the design, construction and operation of luxury kitchens. Without adequate ventilation and an ample supply of clean makeup air, no kitchen will operate efficiently or safely for the occupants. This course will discuss the different types of ventilation systems available and how to incorporate ventilation without sacrificing design and style. In addition, the course will address importance of ventilation for the space and occupant health.

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An Introduction to Electrochromic Glass: What It is and How It Works (Print Course)

Electrochromic glass is a smart solution for buildings in which solar control is a challenge, including classroom settings, healthcare facilities, commercial offices, retail spaces, museums and cultural institutions. Interior spaces featuring an atrium or skylights also benefit from the use of smart glass. Electrochromic glass maintains access to daylight and outdoor views, which are linked to faster rates of learning and patient recovery, improved emotional wellness, increased productivity and reduced employee absenteeism. Not only does electrochromic glass offer design flexibility and occupant benefits, it also contributes to sustainability goals and energy savings.

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Taking on the Wind: Metal Building Construction

Many people think of humble warehouses when they hear the term, “metal building,” but metal buildings are not limited to boxy designs. However, metal buildings range in both design and materials used to construct them. This course will introduce you to the elements of metal building systems and the flexible design options that enhance the aesthetic look and feel of the building. In addition, the course will demonstrate how metal buildings are resilient against high-wind events.

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ExakTime Cost Saving Calculator

Save money with rugged time clocks that track work anywhere. Eliminate the need for costly paper time cards and automate time tracking in the field and payroll in the office. Ensure accurate time records and efficient payroll processing procedures. Calculate your company's potential saving now!

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Strength in Numbers

CBUSA has built a premier homebuilding network that is committed to the success of its members. Lower costs, increase efficiency and improve service levels with a community of shared knowledge.

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Thermostat Choices: How Technology Is Driving Demand

In a world where convenience and concerns are so vastly different, understanding a home owners needs and consulting to make every piece of their home fit those needs is essential.

Sharon O’Malley shares her expertise and thoughts on the 3 basic thermostat choices. She’ll dive into:

  • The benefits of saving energy on heating and cooling.
  • Saving money with programmable thermostats.
  • Programmable vs. “smart” thermostats.
  • How builders can benefit.
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    FlowGuard Gold® Pipe & Fittings

    FlowGuard Gold® piping & fittings are highly durable and functional plumbing systems that can be used in both residential and commercial applications.
    See why it is the trusted choice of home builders and home buyers.

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    7 Secrets to Cut Fleet Costs

    Great public service is possible when you reduce fuel usage and improve productivity leading to quicker response times. Reveal 7 easy fixes that will help you to meet your organization’s needs and goals.

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