ATTALLA, AL -- Crown Column & Millwork by Visador announces the availability of its online educational resource, "Designing and Specifying Architectural Columns." This new course is tailored to provide an introduction to the features and benefits of fiberglass and wood architectural columns. Crown Column & Millwork is an industry leader in the manufacturing of architectural fiberglass and wood columns and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Visador Holding Company. (www.crowncolumn.com)
The five-module course qualifies for one HSW (health, safety and welfare) continuing education credit from the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and can be accessed at: ceu.construction.com/. Crown Column & Millwork developed the online course to provide architects, builders and other building industry professionals with an easily accessible educational tool on columns. The online resource leverages the power of the Internet to engage the learning audience and improve comprehension about the subtleties of working with columns.
"We've found many industry professionals are unfamiliar with utilizing columns within their projects," said Joe Livengood, vice president and general manager of Crown Column & Millwork. "We're excited to make this convenient resource widely available on demand to those industry pros who may not be familiar with the features or benefits of utilizing columns."
The program includes five training modules: The Five Classical Orders of Architecture; The Features of Today's Architectural Column Options; Features and Benefits of Column Materials Such as Wood, Fiberglass and Synthetic; Code Compliance Issues; Correct Installation and How-to Specify Fiberglass and Wood Columns. Credit earned on completion of the program will be reported to Continuing Education System (CES) Records for AIA members, and a Certificate of Completion for non-AIA members is available upon request.
"We developed this course to provide an in-depth, objective understanding about columns for industry professionals at all levels," added Livengood. "Even seasoned professionals will pick up new ideas and information about columns. And best of all, the course is quick and easy to complete online - ideal for busy, working professionals."
For more information, contact Crown Column & Millwork by visiting www.crowncolumn.com or calling 888-862-0880 to locate your nearest dealer.