AIA Continuing Education
About the Ultralox AIA Courses
Ultralox is proud to offer 1.5 hours of continuing education credits throughout Health Safety & Welfare distance learning credits for the AIA/CES program. These credits come in the form of two courses:
Course #1: Railing Systems for Commercial & Residential Projects. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Explain the pros and cons of various railing materials.
- Recognize safety codes and requirements for stairs and balcony railing.
- Identify challenges related to commercial railing projects.
- Select optimal fabrication method for commercial railing projects to address challenges.
- Determine appropriate railing types and installation conditions to meet project needs.
Course #2: All Hands on Deck (Ultralox, AFS). Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Compare/contrast common deck framing materials such as wood, steel, and aluminum for sustainability, durability, and life cycle cost.
- Identify the safety and environmental benefits of aluminum systems and evaluate railing and decking types to select the ones most suited to specific projects.
- Recall important codes and requirements regarding decks and railings to ensure outdoor living spaces are safe and accessible for both installers and occupants.
- Apply knowledge of common railing and decking challenges to design safe outdoor living spaces in residential and commercial applications.