AIA / CES

SWD Urethane is accredited by The American Institute of Architects (AIA) to offer continuing education courses.  As a registered education provider, SWD can help architects and other design professionals obtain continuing education credits with coursework covering building envelope, maximizing insulation efficiency and designing high performance roof systems.

SWD offers 3 different AIA / CES courses.

Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation

AIA / CES: 1 Learning Unit Hour – Health, Safety, Welfare (HSW)
  • Identify the differences between the two major foam types and express the recommended applications for each type
  • Understand how cold, heat, and air movement, effects R-Value
  • Learn how moisture movement is related to insulation performance and mold growth
  • Identify and understand the health and comfort benefits of a seamless air barrier within a home

 

Spray Foam Roofing

AIA / CES: 1 Learning Unit Hour – Health, Safety, Welfare (HSW)
  • Identify the 4 essential building envelope barriers and how spray foam roofing systems fit into building envelope design
  • Compare roofing systems to measure lifecycle costing, system challenges, and benefits
  • Identify industry approvals for spray foam roofing materials and systems including fire resistance and combustion ratings
  • Review architectural details for spray foam roofing systems

 

Designing a Better Building Envelope Using Spray Foam

AIA / CES: 1 Learning Unit Hour – Health, Safety, Welfare (HSW)
  • Identify the 4 essential building envelope barriers and how spray foam fits into building envelope design
  • Understand how building envelope design can affect indoor air quality
  • Define how spray foam aligns with sustainable and green design
  • Discuss spray foam roofing and insulation life-cycle costing and health benefits