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Natural Daylighting in Residential Spaces ( 1 LU – HSW/SD)
The current state of the economy is pushing homeowners to be more conscious of their home's efficiency. Day lighting has positive impacts on home energy performance as well as on our mood, health and comfort within our homes. This learning unit will describe natural day lighting in simple terms for residential design. It will address issues of glare and heat and how window selection can impact home energy performance, as well as climate change.
Plant Tour & Window Seminar ( 4 LU – HSW/SD)
This is a hands-on course at our Custom Window manufacturing location in Bend, OR you won’t forget any time soon. A number of topics related to the manufacturing process, wood treatment, and architectural design are covered during the event. The seminar is held during different times in the year so please contact your local Architectural Consultant to plan your visit or for more information.
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Box Lunch Presentations
Contact your local Architectural Consultant to schedule any of the lunch and learn courses. To find your local Architectural Consultant you can use our Consultant Finder on the left
Comparison of National Green Building Programs ( 1 LU – HSW/SD)
It seems every year another Green Building or Sustainable Design program gains recognition at the national level. From FSC to SFI, ENERGY STAR to NAF this course will help you understand the differences and how they relate to your next construction project.
The Case For Sustainable Construction ( 1 LU – HSW/SD)
Sustainable design and construction isn’t a fad but it sure can be complicated. This course helps make sense of the why’s and how’s of today’s sustainable construction in both residential and commercial building.
Overview of Stile & Rail Doors: Wood and Fiberglass ( 1 LU - HSW)
Doors have been the focal point in and on the front of homes for years; selecting the right one is tougher than ever. New materials, technologies and an ever increasing amount of styles can make the process daunting. This course will take some of the guess work out by reviewing the construction process of today’s wood and fiberglass doors and providing an overview of when it’s most appropriate to use fiberglass instead of wood.
Windows Overview ( 1 LU – HSW)
The building industry is always changing and so too does the world of wood windows. With new manufacturing techniques being introduced regularly it can be tough to stay on top of what’s new. This program overviews notable features of wood windows including glass and manufacturing technologies as well as best practices for installation procedures.
Specifying Wood Windows for Historical Renovation & Design ( 1 LU)
Windows in historic buildings have unique features that contribute greatly to the character of the building. Understanding these features and how to specify them helps designers create a more authentic look to their design. This program assists participants in recognizing window selection criteria for historical renovation and tradition construction projects.
Overview of Interior Molded, Flush and Carved Doors ( 1 LU - HSW)
Interior doors can make the interior of any room, but how do you know what product to select. From design characteristics to performance aspects, this course covers everything you know to help you in the selection of the perfect interior doors for your plans.