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CEUs

Continuing Education Courses

Having specialized in luxury vinyl for more than 40 years, we know the ins and outs of luxury vinyl. Our Continued Education Units (CEU) program offers a variety of courses to educate architects and designers on the latest innovations and useful information relevant to luxury vinyl and interior design.

Course One: Today’s Luxury Vinyl Flooring

  • 1 Credit Hour; HSW Credit (IDCEC), LU Credit (AIA)
  • Learning Level: Intermediate
  • Subject Code: 5. Technical Knowledge / 8. Floorcovering

Learning Objectives:

  • Comprehend the benefits of luxury vinyl flooring
  • Learn the advantages of glue down, floating, and click flooring
  • Understand proper install techniques
  • Learn the environmental factors of luxury vinyl flooring

Course Two: Providing Cleaner Air: Indoor Air Quality Certification for Flooring, Furniture & Building Materials

  • 1 Credit Hour; HSW_Sustainability Credit
  • Learning Level: Intermediate
  • Subject Code: 5. Technical Knowledge / 10. Interior Environments & Indoor Air Quality

Learning Objectives: 

  • A Brief Review of Sustainability
  • Defining the importance of a certification
  • Defining Certification
  • Writing FloorScore® Certification into the specs

Course Three: Specifying Luxury Vinyl Flooring in Environmentally Conscious Design

  • 1 Credit Hour; HSW Credit
  • Learning Level: Intermediate
  • Subject Code: 5. Technical Knowledge / 8. Floorcoverings

Learning Objectives: 

  • Demonstrate luxury vinyl tile’s composition and manufacturing process
  • Evaluate performance testing and third-party certifications of luxury vinyl tile
  • Analyze luxury vinyl tile’s contribution to the green building movement
  • Illustrate applications where you can specify LVT and feel confident that there aren’t repercussions for the environment or occupant health

Course Four: Optimizing Acoustics in the Built Environment

  • 1 Credit Hour; HSW Credit
  • Learning Level: Intermediate
  • Subject Code: 5. Technical Knowledge / 1. Acoustics

Learning Objectives: 

  • Identify factors affecting acoustic performance and understand acoustic measurements and testing standards, including sound transmission class (STC), Impact Insulation Class (IIC), and Delta IIC (ΔIIC)
  • Understand the benefits of improved acoustics in commercial and residential applications such as education, healthcare, corporate offices, hospitality, and multifamily communities
  • Analyze how flooring systems can help meet acoustic requirements for optimal indoor environmental quality.
  • Examine case studies where integrating acoustic design was a high priority in hospitality, office, and multifamily residential settings

 

Contact us to request a CEU.