• The Blue Book Building and Construction Network to Introduce New Online Education Resource for Commercial Construction Industry at Greenbuild 2012

    .--(Business Wire)--Recognizing the construction industry's increasing requirements for Continuing Education and the need for a comprehensive and reliable resource for these materials, The Blue Book Network has partnered with four leading content providers to launch BlueBookUniversity.com. FULL STORY
  • Spot Cooling: Performance Attributes & Applications

    Provides an overview of spot cooling, it’s appropriate uses and benefits, including the cooling of people, equipment, and processes. The course describes various spot cooling options, compares air-cooled and water-cooled units, and discusses the advantages of portable and ceiling-mount spot cooling.
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    Fulfill your credentialling maintenance requirements. Visit Total Door's continuing education page to view their course offerings.
  • Designing Safe & Sustainable Buildings with Channel Glass Wall Systems

    This presentation examines the structural properties and design benefits of channel glass wall systems and their contributions to safer and increasingly sustainable buildings.
  • Enhancing Sustainable Design with Retractable Screens

    Provides an overview of the sustainable benefits of retractable screens that can enhance green design projects.
  • European Beech: Durable, Sustainable, and Versatile

    Discusses the benefits of using more wood, not less, to lower carbon emissions and tackle climate change, and identifies what sustainable hardwood species are the most abundant and where some of the best managed, certified hardwood forests are located.
  • Aluminum Extrusions

    Provides an overview of the characteristics, technical information, and benefits of aluminum extrusions used as a building material with a focus on whole building design, sustainability and application possibilities.
  • Continuing Education Courses

    Fulfill your credentialling maintenance requirements. Visit Cooper's continuing education page to view their course offerings.
  • Continuing Education Courses

    Fulfill your credentialling maintenance requirements. Visit Aurora Filing and Storage Products' continuing education page to view their course offerings.
  • Cement Composite Panels in a Rainscreen System

    Provides an overview of high performance cement composite panels in terms of their manufacture, available options and benefits, as well as a discussion of rainscreen systems and the role of cement composite panels in such a system.

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