AIA / GBCI Education

The online courses below are free of charge and offer AIA and/or GBCI continuing education hours.

Sustainability & Steel: Building with Recycled Materials

1 AIA HSW CE Hour and/or 1 GBCI CE Hour

Learn about the sustainable advantages of building with steel. Discover how specifying steel can contribute to LEED credits as well as compliance with International Green Construction Code (IgCC) requirements.

Steel Doors and Frames 101

1 AIA HSW CE Hour

Learn what you need to know about steel doors and frames because every building has them. See how fire ratings work and the different performance capabilities of doors. You will also learn about the most common door upgrades to improve your building. (Updated January 2022)

Fire Rated Door Assemblies: Compliant Designs

1 AIA HSW CE Hour

This course focuses on compliant designs for fire door assemblies, frames, and hardware. Learn basic fire door assembly requirements for a variety of enclosures and how those standards must be met. In addition, ensure your fire rated openings are compliant by learning about the applicable codes, requirements, and design considerations. 

Specifying Specialty Steel Doors: A Primer on Acoustic, Tornado, Stainless Steel & More

1 AIA HSW CE Hour

Architects use specialty steel doors to improve safety, reduce noise or for a striking appearance. Learn about the most popular specialty doors today, including blast & bullet resistant, acoustic, forced entry, tornado resistant and more. In addition, you will learn the requirements for STC ratings, BR levels and testing procedures.  (Updated January 2022)