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    New Courses Featured This Month


    Acoustical Ceiling Restoration
    Acoustical Ceiling Restoration

    Provides an overview of the numerous benefits of commercial acoustical ceiling restoration. The restoration process is compared to alternative ceiling options including chemical cleaning, conventional painting, and total ceiling replacement.

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    ProCoat

    Air Barriers: Increasing Building Performance, Decreasing Energy Costs
    Air Barriers: Increasing Building Performance, Decreasing Energy Costs

    Provides an overview of the physics of air and moisture transport through the building envelope including a discussion on air barrier systems and their performance requirements for air leakage control and moisture management.

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    DuPont Tyvek

    La peinture faible en COV comme composant de la construction durable
    La peinture faible en COV comme composant de la construction durable

    Fournit une information générale sur les concepts de construction durable et les principes du système LEED ; sur les crédits de la norme LEED en matiére de peintures et de revêtements ; enfin, sur l’élaboration et les caractéristiques des peintures à faibles émissions de COV, y compris les ingrédients COV, les réglements courants et les procédures de contrôle.

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    Benjamin Moore

    Subsurface Drainage Systems
    Subsurface Drainage Systems

    Provides an overview of subsurface drainage including its purpose, the methods used and the common places that require drainage. It also describes in detail the drainage systems that can be used and the calculations required to determine what is needed.

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    Colbond

    Benefits of Building with Impact-Resistant Windows and Doors in Coastal Regions
    Benefits of Building with Impact-Resistant Windows and Doors in Coastal Regions

    Provides an overview of the features of impact resistant windows and doors, including discussions on tropical cyclones, building code requirements, wind load testing, and comparisons of various windborne debris protection systems.

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    Simonton

    One Coat Stucco: An Efficient Stucco System
    One Coat Stucco: An Efficient Stucco System

    Provides an overview of traditional one coat stucco, system components of stucco, and various stucco options such as moisture barriers and reinforcement choices.

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    Total Wall

    Revêtements de plancher haute performance
    Revêtements de plancher haute performance

    Offre une idée générale des principales caractéristiques du béton comme substrat de plancher, des types de recouvrements de sol et du choix des matériaux appropriés, de la bonne application du revêtement, et enfin, de l’importance d’une inspection préalable et de la préparation de la surface.

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    Benjamin Moore
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    AEC Daily Bulletin - November 2006


    AEC Daily Continuing Education Podcasts

    AEC Daily Continuing Education Podcasts

    Continuing Education Podcasts

    AEC Daily is now offering its first Online Learning Course as a podcast download. Now you can learn on the go on a variety of mobile devices, including the Apple iPodTM!

    As with all of AEC Daily's continuing education courses, our podcast courses are free, and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All courses are AIA-certified, and many are recognized by a variety of other leading authorities including Construction Specifications Institute, AIBC, AIBD, BOMI, IDCEC, NKBA and more!

    Keep your eyes on AEC Daily's Podcast page for new free podcast courses!

    www.aecdaily.com/podcasts


    AEC Daily Learn & Earn Sweepstakes

    AEC Daily Learn & Earn Sweepstakes
    November 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 in November:

    • $100 USD from AEC Daily
    • A set of Color PulseTM 2006 and 2007 color forecast manuals courtesy of Benjamin Moore!
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    • A Fabric Freshener from Whirlpool

    With 139 FREE online continuing education courses available, 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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    CADdetails Industry Spotlight
    AEC Building & Design Industry News


    The CADdetails.com Industry Spotlight delivers innovative ideas and manufacturer product information to more than 400,000 registered AEC Professionals. Visit us each month for the latest Industry Spotlight! For more articles and information, browse the Industry Spotlight Archive.

    GREEN DESIGN & RESPONSIBLE RENOVATION

    The term sustainability can be difficult to define for the contemporary designer / manufacturer. Sustainability can mean social responsibility, use of non-polluting technologies and certified materials, employment fairness and more. Though these "manufacturing with a conscience" ideals cannot be argued with, often they are difficult to implement on a regular basis. To encompass these practices we need to be responsible for the production cycle from raw material acquisition through to manufacture, end use and final disposal.

    Click here to read the full article!
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    Tradeshows, Events + Conferences



    Construct Canada 2006

    18th Annual Construct Canada
    Canada's Largest Building & Construction Show

    Construct Canada 2006

    Construct Canada 2006
    November 29 - December 1, 2006
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    South Building

    The 18th edition of Construct Canada will offer more exhibits, special features, speakers, and networking opportunities than ever before.

    With 1200 exhibits, Construct Canada will be held once again concurrently with HomeBuilder & Renovator Expo, PM Expo, Concrete Canada, and DesignTrends featuring the very latest in products, technologies, best practices and applications for the design, construction, operation, retrofit, and renovation of all types of buildings.

    Featuring over 500 speakers, the seminar program will focus on a wide range of educational sessions on improving project delivery and smart business practices, leading edge technology for project design, building envelope solutions, green buildings, building environments and performance, legal, regulatory and risk management, professional and personal skills development, and design trends for building interiors.

    Please visit www.constructcanada.com for complete details.

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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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