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

Ready to Roll: An Introduction to Rolling Steel Doors

In this one-hour course, participants will receive a general overview of rolling steel doors and their competitive advantages in the door industry. It will discuss the components of rolling steel doors, focusing on their customization options, efficiency, and ability to protect assets and occupants from environmental haz...

  • 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
Receipt, Storage, and Installation of Hollow Metal Doors and Frames

In this one-hour course, design professionals will learn important techniques to properly install and operate hollow metal doors and frames. It will discuss how to properly receive and store hollow metal doors and frames prior to installation, safely install hollow metal doors and frames in a variety of existing and new...

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
Reflective Insulation, Radiant Barriers, and Control Coatings

Did you know that the key to maintaining a comfortable temperature is to reduce the heat transfer out of the building in the winter and into the building in the summer? Learn about reflective insulation, radiant barriers, and control coatings that will affect a buildings ability to reduce heating and cooling loads.

  • 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
Resisting Attack: Building Ballistic and Blast & Forced Entry Protection

In this one-hour course, design professionals will learn about blast and ballistic resistant technology developed to provide comprehensive life, asset and building protection. In delving into this topic, standards and testing criteria will be explored as well as reviewing the security products and materials designed for...

  • 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
Roof Drainage Design: The Case for Re-Roofing Applications

Roof Drainage Design will help specifiers and commercial roof designers and installers understand common drainage problems on commercial roofs. The course addresses the importance of proper drain design, the basics of water flow and the impact of a vortex, drain options for re-roofing and new construction applications, a...

  • 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 RCEP PDH for Engineers
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
Rooftop Equipment Securement: Codes and Solutions

This one-hour course provides a framework for understanding the importance of rooftop equipment securement. We’ll review current methods that are no longer code compliant and explore modern innovative solutions that properly secure all rooftop equipment and accessories. We will examine the critical need for application a...

  • 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 RCEP PDH for Engineers
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
Rust Prevention 101

During this one-hour presentation, we explore the rusting process and how it relates to structural integrity, life-cycle, and safety. We review rust prevention strategies, surface, preparation, and specific coating types.

  • 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
Safety & Security Redesigned: Bulletproof Millwork

Our changing world means that professionals must consider safety and security when designing schools, homes, places of worship, offices, and businesses. Join us in this one-hour course as we discuss ballistic and bullet resistant technology that protects occupants from weapons, impact, and explosives. Design professional...

  • 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 RCEP PDH for Engineers
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
Shaping Spaces: Hanger Rod Canopies in Architecture

“Shaping Spaces – Hanger Rod Canopies in Architecture ” is an immersive and comprehensive course designed to empower architects with the knowledge and expertise needed to excel in the realm of hanger rod canopies. This course delves deep into the world of architectural canopies, covering topics such as design principles,...

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 ASLA LA/CES PDH
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
Shattering Expectations: Glass Operable Walls

The market is demanding welcoming and flexible space; both of which operable glass walls are uniquely situated to address. Join us for this one-hour course as we discuss utilizing glass operable walls in a variety of applications. By the end of the presentation, you’ll be able identify the benefits of glass wall systems,...

  • 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
Side-Folding Grilles: A Complete Guide to Securing Your Designs

Security grille doors are designed to be an affordable security solution for commercial applications anywhere in the world. In this one-hour course you will learn about Side Folding Grille doors and things you should know about their installation and applications. Product details will be shared along with an insight on w...

  • 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
Simplifying Multi Family HVAC Solutions and the Evolving Industry

Introducing a simplified approach to HVAC systems for multi-unit design projects. Join us in this one-hour course as we discuss thru the wall (TTW) HVAC units as they relate to the demand for individualized climate control in multi-unit living spaces. After this course, participants will be able to demonstrate expertise...

  • 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 RCEP PDH for Engineers
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
Snow Retention for Low Slope Roofs

In this course, you will learn about how snow build-up on a low slope roof can be very damaging and you will learn about solutions to contain fallen and packed snow on top of the roof and keep it from falling below causing possible injury and property damage.

  • 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
Specifying Specialty Steel Doors: A Primer on Fire-Rated, Forced Entry, Acoustic, Stainless Steel and More

This course covers the benefits and attributes of specialty steel door and frame assemblies. Learn benefits and attributes for fire-rated, forced entry, acoustic, bullet resistant, blast resistant, custom, wood grain, tornado, hurricane, stainless steel, lead-lined and temperature-rise doors. In addition, you will learn...

  • 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
Specifying Today's Cast Polymer Shower System

There are many factors to consider when selecting the right cast polymer shower system. Knowing the benefits and drawbacks of the types of shower systems available can help make this decision easier. From hollow-wall products, to gel-coated lightweight panels, to composite solid surface, and Class-A fire-rated products,...

  • 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
Spray-in-Place Polyurethane Insulation Systems

In this one-hour course the history of SPF will be discussed. The physical properties of SPF insulation will be examined as well as the advantages of using SPF in the built environment. Typical applications of both open-cell and closed-cell SPF will be reviewed.

  • 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
Standards for Expanded Metal: Selection, Manufacture, & Application

In this one-hour course, design professionals will learn about expanded metal, focusing on its manufacture, installation, and application. It will give in-depth knowledge of existing standards and manufacture tolerances as suggested by the Expanded Metal Manufacturers Association. By the end of this course, design profes...

  • 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
Steel Doors & Frames in Healthcare Facilities

This course covers the benefits and attributes of a variety of hollow metal steel doors and frames as they relate to the healthcare industry. Learn about the architectural design model process for these facilities and the spaces where steel doors may be required. Discover why steel doors and frames are a superior choice...

  • 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
Steel Doors and Frames 101 - Update

This course provides general information about steel doors such as nomenclature, fire ratings, cores, and performance levels. This includes how SDI standards can assist with fire door selection. We will also review frame nomenclature, types of frames, anchoring, and elevations.
The focus will also be on the physica...

  • 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
Steel Framing 101 - An Introduction to the New Metal Framing Industry

This course is designed to provide architects, designers, engineers, and specification writers a practical and useful foundation of knowledge to better understand the current cold-formed steel framing industry and how it supports the most recent standards for code compliance, structural/fire/sound requirements and sustai...

  • 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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