Samsung Chemical (USA) Inc., parent of Samsung Staron® and Radianz™ Quartz surfacing products, is offering two free online continuing education courses. Both 1-hour courses offer approved continuing education units (CEUs) for several industry organizations and professional development requirements, including AIA, NKBA, NARI, BOMI Institute, HSW, IDCEC, NAHB, AIBC, among many others.
- Acrylic Solid Surface Solutions in Commercial Settings provides an overview of the characteristics of 100% acrylic solid surfaces compared to other surface materials and the driving factors that contribute to its growing role in sustainable design strategies. Also discusses the manufacturing, fabricating, and thermo-formable processes of 100% Acrylic Solid Surface and the related green standards and certification programs.
The majority of this course is made up of sustainable design information. The courses in this level will offer more detailed and new information on a product, construction or manufacturing process, LEED credit achievement and other green organizations. These courses qualify for AIA/SD LU’s.
- An Overview of Engineered Quartz Surfaces provides an overview of the characteristics, features and benefits of engineered quartz surfaces. This course contains a minimal amount of introductory sustainable design information.
The courses, offered 24 hours a day/7 days a week through AEC Daily’s Online Learning Center.