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    New Courses Featured This Month


    Prefinished Steel Door Frames
    Prefinished Steel Door Frames

    Provides an overview of pre-finished steel door frames including their benefits, features, installation, and applications.

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    Timely

    Designing with Perforated Metal
    Designing with Perforated Metal

    Provides an overview of perforated metal, including its history, applications, specifying standard and custom perforated metal, along with a discussion on how it is used to sculpt light, control sound, and compose views.

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    Accurate Perforating

    Architectural Applications of Ceramic Tile
    Architectural Applications of Ceramic Tile

    Provides an overview of the types and characteristics of ceramic tile including performance rating factors as well as a discussion of the benefits of using ceramic tile for architectural applications such as: ventilated and bonded facades; non-slip flooring/high-traffic flooring/raised flooring; and custom ceramic pieces.

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    Roca

    Integral Components of Window Performance: Energy Efficiency and Structural Integrity
    Integral Components of Window Performance: Energy Efficiency and Structural Integrity

    Provides an overview of the window system, modern window requirements, and how it relates to energy efficiency and design pressures.

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    Kolbe Windows and Doors

    Porcelain Tile: From Specification to Installation
    Porcelain Tile: From Specification to Installation

    Provides an overview of various types of porcelain tiles, how to distinguish between various types, and installation considerations.

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    Crossville

    Origins of Colour and Pigments (CDN)
    Origins of Colour and Pigments (CDN)

    Provides an overview of the origins and evolution of colour pigments by looking at historical civilizations and time periods.

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    Benjamin Moore
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    AEC Daily Bulletin - October 2006


    AEC Daily Continuing Education Podcasts

    AEC Daily Continuing Education Podcasts

    AEC Daily Launches Education Podcast

    AIA Provider Workshop, Barcelona, Spain
    October 16, 2006

    AEC Daily announced the first in a series of Educational Podcasts aimed at the architecture, engineering and construction industry. Construction professionals can now learn on the go using a variety of MP3 players, including the Apple iPod®. These Podcasts are available free of charge through the Apple iTunes Music Store®, various other online search engines, and on the AEC Daily website at: http://redirect.aecdaily.com/s18122/www.AECdaily.com/podcasts.

    This Podcast is part of improved multimedia functionality created for the Whirlpool course called The Greening of 'White Goods': Environmental Considerations When Specifying Appliances. A Flash-enhanced presentation is also available featuring a narrated education session. More information on the course can be found at: http://redirect.aecdaily.com/s18122/www.aecdaily.com/podcast/whirlpool/green.

    "We’re very excited to be trying new technologies to improve the learning experience of the construction professional," said Jeff Rice, President of AEC Daily. "We enjoy working with visionary companies like Whirlpool to test the limits of the new trends in online multimedia education."


    AEC Daily Learn & Earn Sweepstakes

    AEC Daily Learn & Earn Sweepstakes
    AEC Daily's Learn & Earn Contest

    Each successfully completed course you take earns you an additional chance to win a prize the Learn & Earn With AEC Daily Sweepstakes

    There are four prizes available to be won each month:

    • $100 USD from AEC Daily
    • A set of Color PulseTM 2006 and 2007 color forecast manuals, or a Pocket Palette DeviceTM courtesy of Benjamin Moore!
    • $100 USD From Sealflex
    • A Fabric Freshener from Whirlpool

    With 132 FREE online continuing education courses gavailable, you have multiple chances to win one or more of the above prizes!

    Please visit http://redirect.aecdaily.com/s18122/www.aecdaily.com/contest for complete rules & regulations.

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    Tradeshows, Events + Conferences



    Build Boston 2006
    22nd Annual Build Boston
    November 14-16, 2006
    Seaport World Trade Center

    Build Boston is the largest regional tradeshow and convention for the design and construction industry. Over 350 exhibits fill the sold-out exhibit hall and over 225 workshops and other professional development opportunities are offered. That's why over 14,000 building industry professionals registered last year.

    Everyone connected to the building and design community benefits from Build Boston. All building industry segments are represented to give you the tools you need to build your practice and your career. There's something for every building owner/manager, architect, engineer, contractor, interior designer, landscape architect and all other building industry professionals.

    Build Boston also provides the ideal opportunity to earn AIA learning units and continuing-education credits.

    For more information, please visit the Build Boston website, www.buildboston.com.

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    Architectural Products Magazine


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    Architectural Products Magazine is a publication of Construction Business Media, LLC.

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