- American Institute of Architects
- American Institute of Building Design
- Interior Design Continuing Education Council
- National Association of Home Builders
- National Association of The Remodeling Industry
Full Course Information
We are certified CEDIA outreach instructors offering 20 different continuing education courses for AIA credit.
Our courses also offer credits for AIBD, IDCEC, NAHB and NARI. Listed below brief descriptions of the courses we currently offer. For more information contact us to schedule a lunch and learn.
This course reviews the three-pronged approach to hiding technology—advance planning, design philosophy, and product selection—which are available for minimizing the visual impact of electronics without compromising performance.
Control Systems Impact on Building Green
A “green home” is more than energy efficiency; one must look at the big picture. Participants in this course will discuss their understanding of what it means to “go green”.
Video Displays: The Value of Proper Installation for Comfort and Safety
Video displays are found in virtually every area of the home today and properly installed video displays bring added entertainment, enjoyment, comfort, and safety to the home’s occupants and guests.
Introduction to Electronic Home Entertainment
This education course highlights the current trends in digital entertainment, the different types of entertainment available, such as such as personal video recording, movies, digital audio, and gaming, and explores whole-house application options.
Introduction to User Interfaces
What is a user interface and what type will fit your clients’ needs the best? Participants will find answers to these questions and more while participating in this introductory course.
Electronic Systems Infrastructure Requirements
Supporting the multitude of technologies found in today’s connected homes requires planning, specialized installation, and a solid infrastructure in place.
Integrating Audio Into Homes for Performance and Aesthetics
Discussing how whole house audio systems can and are used, and the benefits these systems provide to the homeowner—including the advantages of integrating them with other electronic systems in the home.
Media and Game Room Design
Education on the differences between media rooms and game rooms from a usage standpoint as well as specific design characteristics relative to equipment, furnishings, power requirements, ventilation, lighting, and acoustics.
A Practical Guide to Incorporating Technology Into Your Next Project
Identifying areas where technology impacts design and discuss such key areas such as value to the client, benefits of properly planned for and installed components, key elements, budgeting, best practices, and common misconceptions.
Digital Signage in the New Economy
Digital signage is ubiquitous, from the 6-inch screen on the gas pump at your neighborhood service station to the 50-inch HD screen in an upscale salon and spa.
Electronic Systems Integration for Convenience, Comfort, and Safety
Learn about how technology influences your clients’ convenience, comfort, and safety, and how advances in electronics will result in these technologies becoming more and more ubiquitous.
Making Home Technology Profitable in the Remodeling Market
According to a recent Joint Center for Housing of Harvard University report, three growth areas are projected in the remodeling sector; energy management, the aging population, and home entertainment.
Interactive Technology in a Learning Environment
The days of passive learning are gone—what is an interactive white board and how will technology affect learning environments in years to come? Those questions, among others, will be answered!
Sound Isolation in a Specialty Room
Reviewing the needs for sound isolated specialty rooms, define the fundamentals of sound and discuss how much sound isolation is needed in varying circumstances.
Lighting Control Systems
Understanding of lighting control terminology, and the benefits and solutions related to lighting control—presented in simple, easy to understand language.
Planning for Electronic Systems in the Home
Describing the processes used by professionals in the project planning, design, and installation phases of electronic systems.
Partnering with an Electronic Systems Contractor
Education on the various types of residential electronic systems and how electronic systems can be seamlessly integrated into a home’s design and build process with the help of a trained, electronics professional.
Designing Dedicated Theaters
Basic acoustical physics, common mistakes in designing theaters, as well as specific design considerations related to video, lighting, electrical, and safety and comfort.
Understanding Current Home Technology and Infrastructure Options
A comprehensive overview of current home technologies available in today’s connected homes..
From Vision to Reality; Where Technology Meets Design
This course outlines the challenges that Designers and Architects face daily with an increasing amount of technology compromising their design vision.