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CEU Presentations

We offer architects and designers the opportunity to earn professional development credit via a series of accredited educational courses presented by a qualified 3form Rep.

Capturing Light An Introduction to Lighting Resins

Capturing Light

An Introduction to Lighting Resins

Credits | AIA (HSW), USGBC, IDCEC (Health / Safety)

This course provides an education on the principles of effective light design in relation to translucent polycarbonate applications. You’ll learn specific techniques for overcoming inherent problems when lighting resins. This program reviews environmental considerations for feature lighting applications and shows how resins specifically contribute to the overall sustainability of a project.

Demystifying Resins A Guide to Designing with Polymers

Demystifying Resins

A Guide to Designing with Polymers

Credits | AIA (HSW), USGBC, IDCEC

This presentation provides real-world considerations and demonstrations for material performance in the built environment. You’ll learn how to select the right translucent polymer materials for your architectural and interior design projects and how resins help solve challenging modern design dilemmas like daylighting, reusable materials, and energy efficiency.

Designing Rooms for Acoustics

Designing Rooms

for Acoustics

Credits | AIA, IDCEC (HSW)

This course reviews the history and exciting future of acoustics with the focus on creating favorable experiences for occupants in built environments. You’ll learn about the technological advancements in acoustic design. This course illustrates techniques for successful acoustic design, including integration with non-acoustic materials.

Trace it Back A Course in Transparency

Trace it Back

A Course in Transparency

Credits | AIA (HSW), ASLA, USGBC, IDCEC (HSW)

This course offers an overview of materials transparency and how it relates to green building and socially and environmentally responsible manufacturing. You’ll learn about product life cycles, associated health and environmental impacts, and how to use transparency to determine best material choices for a healthier built environment.

Exterior Grade Design Using Polymers Outdoors

Exterior Grade Design

Using Polymers Outdoors

Credits | AIA (HSW), USGBC

This course covers the use of engineered resins in exterior building projects. You’ll learn about the evolution, proven performance characteristics, and design options of resins in exterior projects. View examples where resins were used in high-performing, high-design exterior projects that are difficult to achieve with traditional building materials.

Luminous Form A Lesson in Resin Fabrication

Luminous Form

A Lesson in Resin Fabrication

Credits | AIA, IDCEC

This video presentation offers an overview of the history of resins in design and an illustration of how the fabrication of resins can transform the built environment. You’ll learn some fabrication techniques for translucent materials. Techniques discussed within this course include cutting, joinery, seaming, bending, heat forming, and complex curvature of resin to meet design intent.

Concept without Compromise Working with Manufacturers

Concept without Compromise

Working with Manufacturers

Credits | AIA

This course illustrates that large scope architectural projects don’t have to be risky. You’ll learn how to partner with manufacturers to increase efficiencies and create seamless transitions from design to delivery. This course shows, through case studies and architect interviews, how project integration dramatically enhances every step of the design-build process.

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LED

Lighting Education for Designers

Credits | AIA (HSW), IDCEC (HSW), USGBC - pending approval

This course functions as an LED lighting overview for architectural and interior designers. The program includes a brief history of lighting, an in-depth look at LED applications, and a strategic design case study. You’ll learn key lighting terminology to aid in the process of specifying LED lighting projects.