AIA Continuing Education Course | Simpson Door Company

AIA Continuing Education

AIA Continuing Education

Simpson Door Company is an AIA Passport partner, supporting the AIA Continuing Education program. We currently offer our CEU course as a distance learning or face-to-face continuing education course. If you are interested in scheduling an in-person presentation, please contact us at SimpsonCustomerService@brandner.com.

The Battle Against Moisture

Course Overview

This course consists of a presentation in a PDF format followed by a brief test and offers an in-depth look at exterior wood doors and the battle against moisture. The course qualifies for 1 HSW (health, safety, welfare) learning unit hour from the American Institute of Architects.

Topics will include:

  • Use of wood doors in architectural designs
  • Key components of stile and rail wood doors
  • Moisture protection

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Specify how wood doors can be incorporated into a range of architectural styles for homes and light construction
  • List the key components of stile and rail wood doors
  • Describe common points of moisture vulnerability in exterior wood doors
  • Explain manufacturing materials and techniques that can protect wood doors against water infiltration
  • Discuss methods for designing building overhangs, and selection of wood finished, that further enhance wood door weatherability

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