Ontario Association of Architects

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21 Upcoming Webinars

Smoke Containment Strategies for Elevator Hoistways & Lobbies
Wed May 22 - 12:00 pm EDT
Protecting People and Property: Fortifying Building Safety with Ballistic, Blast, Storm Impact & Forced Entry Solutions
Wed May 29 - 12:00 pm EDT
Advantages of Polyiso In Below-Grade Applications
Thu May 30 - 12:00 pm EDT
Designing Aluminum Railings For Residential and Commercial Applications
Wed Jun 5 - 12:00 pm EDT
 Firestopping Engineering Judgments
Thu Jun 13 - 12:00 pm EDT
Elevate Your Outdoors: The Art of Designing Functional Living Spaces
Mon Jun 17 - 12:00 pm EDT
High-Performance and Low Maintenance Railing
Fri Jun 21 - 12:00 pm EDT
Health, Safety & Welfare with Modular Masonry Fireplace Systems
Tue Jun 25 - 12:00 pm EDT
Post-Frame Construction in Low-Rise Commercial Buildings
Wed Jun 26 - 12:00 pm EDT
Polyiso - The Next Generation Air & Water Resistive Barrier
Fri Jun 28 - 12:00 pm EDT
The Only Canopy Course You’ll Ever Need
Wed Jul 10 - 12:00 pm EDT
Exterior Wood Performance Considerations
Wed Jul 17 - 12:00 pm EDT
Firestopping Key Points
Thu Jul 18 - 12:00 pm EDT
Crafting Culinary Spaces: Exploring Kitchen Cabinet Construction, Finishes, and Uses
Fri Jul 26 - 12:00 pm EDT
Advantages of Polyiso In Below-Grade Applications
Wed Jul 31 - 12:00 pm EDT
Continuous Insulation and ACM/MCM Rainscreens in High Wind Zone Steel Stud Construction
Thu Aug 22 - 12:00 pm EDT
Shielding Structures: The Art of Moisture Control in Exterior Cladding
Mon Aug 26 - 12:00 pm EDT
Protecting People and Property: Fortifying Building Safety with Ballistic, Blast, Storm Impact & Forced Entry Solutions
Wed Aug 28 - 12:00 pm EDT
Designing Aluminum Railings For Residential and Commercial Applications
Wed Sep 4 - 12:00 pm EDT
Protecting People and Property: Fortifying Building Safety with Ballistic, Blast, Storm Impact & Forced Entry Solutions
Wed Oct 30 - 12:00 pm EDT
Protecting People and Property: Fortifying Building Safety with Ballistic, Blast, Storm Impact & Forced Entry Solutions
Tue Dec 10 - 12:00 pm EST

108 Online Courses

Free Course

Ideation: Generation, Selection, and Development with Architectural Glass Block

Advance your understanding of the capabilities of Glass Block Systems! Join us for this in-depth exploration of inspiring glass block materials. In this course, participants will cover glass block technology comprehensively, from its unique attributes and intricate designs to diverse product applications. Participants wi...

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
Industrial Resinous Flooring Systems

This program will give the participant an understanding of the many options available with high performance resinous floor coatings. By knowing these flooring systems, you will then be able to choose the correct flooring systems to meet your clients’ needs and expectations for both durability and aesthetics. We will also...

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
Innovative Solutions for Architectural Challenges: Opening Glass Walls Provide Options

This one-hour course provides an overview of how high performance opening glass walls offer design freedom, maximize daylighting, and are able to reconfigured as needed for various purposes. The designer will gain a further understanding of the many options and configurations on the market as well as understand how speci...

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
Integrating Access Doors for Function & Design

This one-hour course explores commercial wall and ceiling Access Doors, their purposes, locations and applications. You will learn design considerations and factors including fire-ratings, materials and hardware. We will also discuss code, compliances and LEED requirements necessary for specification.

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
Introduction to Entrance Flooring Systems

This course will explain the functions and benefits of a well-designed entrance system and will provide application dependent guidelines that will aide in proper system design. Value and Benefit of an Entrance Flooring system. Industry standards, including ADA requirements and United States Green Council (USGBC) LEED cre...

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
K-12 Steel Doors: A Primer on Applications, Constructions and Finishes

This course covers the benefits and attributes of specialty steel doors as they related to K-12 architects and specifiers. Learn the architectural process for facility design including the facility model, design/code model, specification mode, and construction/product model. Discover why steel doors and frames are a supe...

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
Let It Snow: Modern Snow Retention Systems

Heavy snow, while perfect for skiing and snowball fights, is less than ideal when it glaciates and moves on roofs. Despite the many damages that snow and ice moving on roofs can cause to a building and its occupants, there are currently no codes or standards for snow retention systems in the United States or Canada. Join...

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
Life Safety with Rooftop Accessories

This course will explain the benefits of roof hatch & smoke vent design and life safety. The designer will have a better understanding of code regulations for life safety and will be able to properly size and place vents in accordance with these codes.

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 IIBEC CEH
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
Lighting the Path for Building Egress Safety

This one-hour course examines the need for photoluminescent lighting systems in stairways of buildings across the country to provide a safe pathway of exit during emergencies. The idea of finding a way to illuminate a safe path for building occupants has been tossed around for decades, but the main obstacle encountered i...

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
Make Yourself at Home: Designing Residential Bathrooms for Living in Place

Everyone deserves to feel at home in their space—starting with the bathroom. Join us for this one-hour course as we discuss how to incorporate Living in Place concepts to ensure every project is accessible for all occupants and visitors, regardless of age or ability. Designers and architects will learn about strategies,...

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 0.1 NARI CEU
  • 0.1 NKBA CEU
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
Managing Building Movement with Joints

This course will help the designer to correctly determine the proper specification for building movement joints. Selecting, designing, detailing and specifying building joints is a complex task which can be simplified by following a logical process to first determine joint requirements, location and type. Once we know th...

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
Masonry Wall Insulation, Air Barrier, Water Seal and Moisture Vapor Control with ccSPF

Define the basic properties of SPF and be able to list the general benefits of using ccSPF systems for masonry wall insulation, air barrier, and water sealing. Learn about the installation methods of ccSPF systems and be able to visualize the applications and projects of closed cell spray polyurethane foams.

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
Modern Materials for Contemporary Design

Today we are going to look at three contemporary high-end materials: aluminum, glass and high gloss acrylic. First, we will review the inherent qualities of each, then we will look at how each might be incorporated into your designs. We will review the design options of each application and how to specify these materials...

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 IDCEC HSW CEU
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
Moisture Management & Eco Rainscreen Wall Systems

Rain is one of the most important things to control in wall construction for both a building’s structural integrity and the occupants’ health. Join us in this one-hour course as we discuss the basic building science of moisture management and sustainable rainscreen systems. Participants will gain a new understanding of p...

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
One Coat Stucco in Modern Society

In this one-hour course, we will trace the evolution of stucco to more fully understand how the product has influenced both the exterior and interior construction of walls in today’s modern structures. We will also compare and contrast one coat stucco to three coat stucco to see the value that the one coat stucco system...

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
One Step at a Time: Safety & Sustainability - update

This one-hour course examines how stair treads and nosings increase stair safety for users, especially in the event of an emergency. Join us as we discuss the different parts of a stair, the coefficients of friction for different nosing options, new innovations that make treads and nosings durable and sustainable, and co...

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
Out of the Woods: Modern Alternatives to Exterior Cladding

The timeless, elegant look of wood is a popular design choice. However, wood isn’t always the best option for exterior cladding. Join us in this one-hour course as we discuss different types of exterior cladding used to achieve a wood-like finish and explore how testing methods and new technology can ensure your project’...

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
Proper Stucco Drainage: Stucco Detailing & Accessories with IBC 2021 Changes

Stucco assemblies are a popular choice but require proper detailing to avoid problems that can arise from water infiltration. Join us in this one-hour course as we discuss the new IBC 2021 25.10.1 and 25.10.2 Water Resistive Barrier (WRB) and drainage mat requirement, including how to evaluate a project’s environment to...

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
Properly Supporting Small Rooftop Pipes and Conduit

Join us in this one-hour course as we discuss how rooftop pipes move on the roof and how to properly support them to prevent damage to the pies and roofing system. Participants will learn about current practices, spacing considerations, and market issues, as well as differences between engineered and field fabricated pip...

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 IIBEC CEH
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
Railing Made Simple

In this course, we will familiarize attendees with styles and trends within railing systems and discuss how railing material choices affect safety, appearance, and future maintenance. The design professional will learn about code compliance and how product standardization helps to meet regulatory goals.

We will...

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour

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