Online Courses

These CE accredited AEC courses offer a flexible way to learn within your own schedule on mobile or desktop.

Optimizing Facades Through Automated Daylight Analysis

Credits: 1 AIA LU

Energy use within the building sector currently contributes up to 40% of the annual CO2 emissions of developed countries. A major proportion of this energy is dedicated to occupants’ thermal comfort, followed by lighting. A well-designed day-lit building is crucial for occupant health and happiness and helps reduce energy use by minimizing the need for electric lighting and heating.

10 KPIs Your Architecture Firm Needs to Track for Maximum Project Profitability

Credits: 1 AIA LU

Projects are the core of your architecture firm. Not only do they generate profits, but they are also at the center of your firm’s business operations. As such, doing everything you can to ensure their success should be one of your top priorities.

Your Architecture Firm is Leaking Money: How to Identify Losses and Plug the Holes

Credits: 1 AIA LU

Most firms look at profitability as a bottom-line metric. They use this as a gauge to determine if the firm is financially healthy. However, every firm is composed of countless independent elements: employees, clients, projects, phases, consultants, and a myriad of expenses.

Planning for Waste Management: DSNY’s new rule for residential buildings

Credits: 1 AIA LU HSW

New residential buildings over 150 units in New York City now need to submit a Waste Management Plan for DSNY review at the same time as they submit plans to DOB. Hear from DSNY how the process works, and what they need to see in a plan.

Biophilic Design & Rooftop Deck Systems: A Natural Connection

Credits: 1 AIA LU HSW

Incorporating nature into the built environment through biophilic design increases occupant well-being, productivity, and health and is an integral component of an ecologically healthy and sustainable community.

Helpful Tips & Tricks for Bluebeam Revu

Credits: 1 AIA LU

Bluebeam Revu is an extremely powerful tool for the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) community that allows users to markup, takeoff, organize, and collaborate PDF files easier than before. Annotating and measuring is now faster than before and the new studio features allow you to collaborate in real-time.

Reviewing the top six Revit Data Management workflows using Ideate BIMLink

Credits: 1 AIA LU

Sign up for this informative webinar from Ideate Software. Sash Kazeminejad and Richard Taylor will each review three Revit Data Management workflows that can be greatly improved by using Ideate BIMLink from Ideate Software.

Complexities and Benefits of Facade Automation Systems

Credits: 1 AIA HSW LU

An automated window/vent facade system can provide a wide range of benefits to a building design, such as ADA compliance and integration with a fire life safety system for smoke exhaust, but here we will specifically be discussing the application of using the automated facade to provide a natural/hybrid ventilation system.

Navigating Growing Pains: Optimizing Efficiency without Sacrificing Culture

Credits: 1 AIA LU

You know the saying “the devil is in the details”? When your firm is growing and the big picture looks great—that’s when growing pains seep in if you’re not proactive in managing your operations. Scaling your business means there’s a new set of challenges in front of you.

Design and Collaborate Better with Autodesk Construction Cloud

Credits: 1 AIA LU

Today, collaboration and access to information from anywhere and anytime are critical to successful project management.

Join us as Nick Marchek, BIM Specialist at Microsol Resources, reviews the Autodesk Construction Cloud (released in early 2021). Focusing on the design phases, Nick will provide an overview of this new platform and review the key features and capabilities of the following products: Autodesk Docs, BIM Collaborate, and BIM Collaborate Pro.

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