AIA Continuing Education

MPS is pleased to offer the following AIA Continuing Education System programs:

MPS-01

“Joint Sealant in Exterior Walls, Proper Design, and Execution”

This program is a one-hour seminar geared toward designers and building owners. Topics covered include how to design, specify, and inspect elastomeric joint sealants used in building envelopes.

MPS-02

“Building Facade Inspection, Maintenance, and Façade Laws”

This one-hour program is based on the recently published ASTM Standard E 2270-03: Standard Practice for Periodic Inspection of Building Facades for Unsafe Conditions. Program provides an overview of the standard, the inspection and reporting process, and a general history of existing facade laws. Additional information provided includes:

  • Examples (case studies) of unstable façade components
  • The history of specific façade laws
  • Section-by-section overview of the ASTM Standard
MPS-03

“The History of Flashing and its Importance in Modern Buildings”

This one-hour program focuses on the historical detailing of flashings and their continued importance in protecting both modern and historic building envelopes. Key learning points include:

  • Review of historical flashing detailing
  • Remediation of flashing in historic buildings and roofing interfaces
  • Remediation of modern building requiring re-flashing to address systematic leakage