contracts all

E&I

  • Hightower

GSA

  • Via Seating

  • Loftwall

  • Coriander Designs

  • Workrite

DEPT of VETERANS SEATING

  • Via Seating

NCPA

  • Loftwall

TIPS

  • Via Seating

  • Workrite

  • Montisa

ceu courses all

Making Lemonade: How to Make Working from Home Not Feel Like Homework

1 Credit

HSW, AIA, IDCEC

LOFTWALL

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The world is moving to remote work, and the undeniable statistics show that people are ill-prepared to make this shift and stay as productive as they were in an office.  This course dives into trends, employer fears, helpful boundaries, and design implications of working from home.

Acoustics and the Modern Human:
Sound Elements as Part of Biophilic Design

1 Credit

HSW, AIA, IDCEC

FRASCH!

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Early research has shown that psychological effects of biophilic design on noise perception have a significant influence on well-being and health such as focus, information retention, productivity and creativity. In this course, we will identify these potential problems and the effects of them as well as outline different corrective actions to mitigate/lessen the issues.

Supporting Healthy Indoor Air Quality through Furniture Specification

1 Credit

IDCEC

HIGHTOWER

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We have tightened up our building envelope, thus decreasing ventilation and trapping pollution.  We are also using products that emit harmful VOCs.  Because of this, we see negative effects on our health and cognitive function.  Learn how you can design to support healthy indoor air quality through ventilation and product specification. 

Privacy: Re-Balancing the Office

1 Credit

HSW, AIA, IDCEC

LOFTWALL

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The open office revolution has gone too far, and now the revolution needs a revolution.  This course will look at the history of office design and the science behind office privacy.  Learn how office design can encourage workers take their headphones off and collaborate more.

​Discover new technologies and benefits of decorative glass for interior and exterior applications.

1 Credit

AIA, IDCEC

SKYLINE DESIGN

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Innovative glass technologies are transforming the decorative glass industry, giving architects and designers more options for creative expression. These techniques support sustainable practices that minimize negative impacts on the environment. As a result, decorative glass has emerged as one of the most versatile and high-performance materials of modern architecture.

An evidence-based approach to material choice. Material Spotlight: Glass

1 Credit

AIA, IDCEC, CHD

SKYLINE DESIGN

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We use glass as a case study to explore how this building material can serve as a design solution to address four key areas in the care environment: (1) infection control, (2) dignity and privacy, (3) safety and visibility, and (4) beauty and satisfaction.

Healthcare Design: How to Combat Superbugs

1 Credit

IDCEC, HSW

VIA SEATING

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Superbugs are on of the biggest challenges in healthcare today.  Learn about the biocidal properties of copper and the life-saving results of using it in hospital design.

Ergonomics and the Future Workplace

1 Credit

IDCEC, HSW

VIA SEATING

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Learn about the evolution of work including the risks and challenges facing workers due to constant connectivity, technological trends, and shifting expectations as a result of COVID-19.

LEVEL Sustainability Certification and its Role in the Selection of Furniture

1 Credit

AIA, IDCEC, GCBI

VIA SEATING

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Learn how BIFMA LEVEL® is defining the measure of sustainable furniture and making it easier than ever to find sustainable furniture options.

Demystifying Furniture’s Role in Sustainability

1 Credit

AIA, IDCEC, GCBI

VIA SEATING

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This course will define and compare leading sustainability programs on the market today.  It will explain the key role furniture plays in meeting and maintaining each standard. 

Attributes of Contract Furniture

1 Credit

AIA, IDCEC, GCBI

VIA SEATING

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The eight key attributes of commercial furniture are explored and explained for their impact on decision-making for the design professional wanting to make informed selections with safety, sustainability, and wellness at the forefront.