AIA Continuing Education Courses

As a Registered AIA/CES Provider, we provide AIA Learning Units (LU) and/or Health, Safety & Welfare (HSW) credits as required per state and/or professional memberships to meet yearly requirements. 

The programs below have been presented at various architectural offices in the United States. They are given by Kolbe's regional trainers and/or sales representatives. To arrange a presentation near you, please contact your Kolbe supplier or Kolbe Regional Manager.


1 – Window and Door Solutions for Educational Facility Design Challenges

This course discusses how windows and doors relate to the overall design of an educational facility, whether it is a renovation or new construction project. Window and door options, trends, services, and design tools are considered in providing solutions to design challenges. #KKWDS01 – 1 LU/HSW credit

2 – Right Product for the Right Environment: Window & Door Types, Functions & Applications

This course will provide information on different types and functions of windows & doors. It will discuss how performance characteristics can be useful in specific applications.  It will also cover design paradigms of larger units within the design/build industry, as more glass is used and larger units allow indoor living areas to extend to the outdoors. #KKRPRE01 – 1 LU/HSW credit

3 – Synergy of Glass & Building Envelope

This course covers a wide variety of topics that all revolve around glass and how its properties and performance can affect human health, safety and well-being.  It will detail the various types of glass, their production, performance attributes and the complex relationship between glass and building envelope design. #KKSGBE01 – 1 HSW credit

4 – Replicating Windows & Doors for Historical Renovations

Learn the benefits of preserving and/or restoring existing buildings; history of the window in early American architecture; historically approved light and glazing options, finishes and casings; and who are the players having jurisdiction for historical renovation projects and tax incentives for these projects. #MPHA02 – 1 HSW credit

5 – Finishing Touches: Enhancements, Options & Trends for Windows & Doors

Learn what are the current options for windows and doors that gives architects unique design flexibility; what are the benefits to the design professional and to the customer from state-of-the-art enhancements for windows and doors; and how do these new window & door trends affect the Green movement and Universal Design. #MPFT02 – 1 HSW credit 

6 – Impact Design in the Fenestration Industry

Learn what some of the current policies and procedures are in evaluating the need for impact design window and door products; which glazing systems and hardware components are best suited for impact design; who are the major players in certifying and evaluating impact products; and how can the right impact product protect your greatest investment - your home and/or business. #SGIMP2 – 1 HSW credit

7 – Tour of Manufacturing Plant Only

Learn about state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques in producing windows and doors; how windows & doors are put together, and what components are used; and see the spatial requirements needed for a facility producing windows and doors housing over 1200 employees. #KKTOUR01 – 3 LU credits

8 – Architectural Influences with Tours

This is an exciting 1-1/2 day event which explores the elements of Sustainable Design. It includes travel and tours. Availability of this tour is dependent upon season; it is not conducted through the winter. – Up to 9 credits

  • A tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin in Spring Green

  • A tour of Cardinal® Float Glass plant in Portage

  • ​A Wausau Historical Walking Tour

  • A tour of Kolbe Windows & Doors in Wausau

  • An AIA/CES presentation of Finishing Touches

  • A review of Kolbe product series and options

Contact Us

Can't seem to find what you are looking for? Get in touch with one of our experts! Fill out the form below or call us at 715-842-5666.