AIA/CES online program “Choosing Sustainable Finishes”

As a registered American Institute of Architects’ Continuing Education System (AIA/CES) provider, Linetec offers “Choosing Sustainable Finishes.”    1 LU/HSW/SD

This sustainable design presentation includes the informed selection of materials, products and manufacturers to reduce environmental impacts and improve building performance. The program is available as either an in-person presentation or as a self-guided online course accessible at

Upon completing “Choosing Sustainable Finishes” you will gain a full understanding of:

  • Why aluminum is chosen as a building product
  • Sustainable considerations of architectural finishing,
    including anodize, PVDF (Kynar®) paint and powder coat
  • AAMA specifications and warranty information
  • Environmental considerations in choosing a coatings provider
  • How architectural finishing contributes to the U.S. Green Building Council’s
    LEED® Rating System™

Following the short test, you can earn 1.0 Learning Units (LUs) for Health, Safety and

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Welfare (HSW) and Sustainable Design (SD).

This self-guided programs is available at your convenience 24/7. And, the content remains online for future reference.

View AIA/CES presentation