AIA CES Courses

As part of our commitment to quality and education in wood products, Steller Floors provides AIA CES coursework to professional architects and designers.

Our course descriptions are listed below. Don’t hesitate to reach out to us to see if we can offer our course for your firm or in your region.

We All Float On: The Advantages of Floating Hardwood Floors

Traditional solid hardwood floors are nailed or glued down, and new floating methods create more flexible, healthful, and sustainable options in natural materials. This course is designed to teach participants the characteristics of floating floor assemblies that increase resilience to wear and promote adaptive reuse of flooring materials.

This course is 0.5 LU|HSWs.

 

 

Whole Woods: Why Solid Hardwoods are the Sustainable Solution for the Future

Solid hardwood materials sequester roughly 1/2 of their weight in carbon and thereby represent a significant advantage in the construction of green buildings. Additional benefits are provided when materials are locally sourced and manufactured using wind and solar power. This course will explore the additional “carbon positive” benefits of innovative floating floor assemblies that are comprised of natural solid hardwoods.

This course is 0.5 LU|HSWs.

 

The Human Comfort Zone & Solid Hardwood Perfection

Both humans and wood products are most comfortable within a range called “the human comfort zone” which balances temperature with relative humidity. When interior spaces are too humid, mold growth is promoted, and when conditions are too dry, human health is negatively affected. This course describes why the balance is important for humans and wood products alike, and the simple means by which the balance can be achieved.

This course is 0.5 LU|HSWs.

 

Official AIA CES Provider Statement

Steller Floors is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number 10009045. All registered AIA CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider or this learning program may be sent to AIA CES (cessupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

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