Continuing Education


Learning Opportunities to Help You Succeed

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope offers a variety of free AIA-approved continuing education courses and learning solutions that are designed for every stage of your career. As a strategic partner of the AIA, we’re dedicated to providing resources and education to help you improve your skills, amplify your career, and network with industry peers and experts. Get reliable courses with the flexibility you need.

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Lunch and Learn

Our architectural consultants can provide continuing education courses for your office. Complete the form below to request a virtual or in-person lunch & learn.

See our full list of courses available here, or browse a few of our featured courses below.

Featured Courses

Testing is a critical part of every project’s success, but its importance is often misunderstood or overlooked until well into the project’s life and schedule. By understanding the kinds of tests available and the many test considerations for both generic and customized systems, you can assist in both the testing program and the project’s success.

What you’ll learn:

  • The product test types available to ensure performance and occupant comfort
  • How to identify the appropriate test for various applications and project needs, and what to include in the specifications
While window wall, curtain wall, and storefront systems may serve a similar purpose, they each offer a wide range of unique characteristics and varying aesthetics. From thermal and acoustical variances to schedule and cost differences, choosing the right one for your project can make the difference between a successful application or potential construction and performance issues.

What you’ll learn:

  • How to select the best system for your application
  • When to specify each system to help mitigate risk and delay, and contribute to a building’s overall aesthetic
This course will examine security threats and how they impact people and property, explore different types of security glazing, industry-recognized testing standards, and design considerations for specifying glazing in schools, healthcare facilities, retail stores, stadiums, and other various applications.

What you’ll learn:

  • Design considerations for various applications to balance security and intended use
  • Industry-recognized testing and standards that govern certain buildings or assessing security glass and systems

OBE Academy | On-Demand Learning

Did you know Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope has a free online learning portal that provides on-demand continuing education, training, and technical courses for the glass and glazing industry?

OBE Academy offers you the maximum flexibility when it comes to completing your hours. Choose times that work best for you, complete the course, and you’ll receive an AIA CES certificate and credit(s).

Sign-Up For OBE Academy

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