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JELD-WEN offers the following courses for which AIA credits may be obtained. You may contact your local Architectural Consultant to schedule any of the face-to-face presentations. To locate your local JELD-WEN Architectural Consultant use our Consultant Finder on the left. If you have questions, you may call our architectural phone number at: 541-880-7229 ext 7229.
Understanding Alternative Exterior Trim – DE
Course Number MT213-JW (l LU)
This program provides an overview of alternative exterior trim products, compares product attributes and manufacturing processes and product costs.
Overview of Exterior Doors
Course Number ED913 (1LU/HSW)
This program provides an overview of the interior door types and manufacturing practices.
Window and Door Technology and Installation
Course Number W401. (1LU/HSW)
Participants will be able to:
- Analyze and assess the problems caused by uneven moisture content in wood.
- Analyze and specify a revolutionary new wood preservation method for their fenestration products that will prevent wood decay and termite destruction that is safe to the environment and consumer.
- Analyze and specify improved technologies available for fenestration products relating to cladding options and glazing beads.
- Analyze and specify a proper installation method for fenestration products on existing projects that will improve the operation of the products, minimize water and air infiltration and protect the structure against water damage thus improving sustainability for the project.
Green Building Programs Perspective 2014
Course Number GB614 (1 LU/HSW)
This program provided a current review of the LEED criteria and changes over the past year; an in depth review of the current state of affairs within the architectural world; what projects are being built and where; Net Zero Concept; IGCC influence and adoption.
Specifying Wood Windows for Historical Renovation & Design
Course Number W03. (1LU)
This program provides a review of historical homes on the East coast of the United States – looking at details, uses, and styles that coincide with the time period in which the structures were constructed, as well as a review of current products and the options they present to stay within past historical schemes.
Overview of Molded, Flush and Carved Doors
Course Number ID912 (1LU/HSW)
This program provides an overview of interior door types and associated manufacturing processes.
Understanding Alternative Exterior Trim
Course Number MT213-JW (1LU)
The program provides an overview of alternative exterior trim products, compares product attributes and manufacturing processes and product costs.
Understanding Wood Window Manufacturing Capabilities: Product Durability and Design Flexibility
Course Number W405 (1 LU/HSW)
This program provides a current overview of wood window manufacturing practices and:
- Demonstrates a deeper understanding of how windows and doors could be modified to accept products from related industries and incorporate them in such a way as to enhance the overall performance of a building.
- Discusses information on how recent breakthroughs in the wood treatment process has led to environmentally friendly fungal and insect resistant wood components.
- Explains information as to how newly fabricated wood windows and doors can be custom built to meet stringent historical requirements.
- Describes information as to how reclaimed wood can be repurposed for use in the manufacturing of new wood windows and doors while meeting today’s stringent energy code requirements.
Improved Window and Door Flashing Design
Course Number W406 (1 LU/HSW)
This program provides an overview of current building industry focus on window and door flashing installation as it relates to durability and energy and:
- Demonstrates a deeper understanding of how energy efficiency impacted envelope design performance and the need for moisture protection.
- Spotlights information on international Code requirements for window and door flashing.
- Defines wall, window and door types.
- Breaks down best practices for window and door flashing.
Manufacturing of Wood Windows and Patio Doors
Course Number W407 (3 LU/HSW)
This program provides a three-hour tour of the window manufacturing facility showing various wood window types and manufacturing practices. At the end of the program participates will be able to:
- Understand the manufacturing process of modern wood windows.
- Understand testing procedures and how they relate to performance requirements.
- Understand design flexibility to meet aesthetics, function or building performance.
- Understand independent testing and how it relates to specifying for window and door performance.