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AIAPV Action in Support of Minority and Underrepresented Architecture Communities

Action speaks louder than words. AIAPV is gearing up to provide additional support to our membership, especially members of color and those from minority and underrepresented backgrounds.

07/01/2020 | [email protected] 

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An AIA Board Statement on Systemic Racial Injustice

This statement from the AIA Board of Directors condemns structural racism within the profession and the U.S. and follows on its previous message with greater detail, clarity and a commitment to making change.

06/04/2020 | [email protected] 

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Montgomery County Updates ICC Codes

The Montgomery County Council has approved Executive Regulation 31-19 to adopt the 2018 editions of the International Codes. These codes are set to go into effect on May 20, 2020.

05/20/2020 | [email protected] 

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Past EVENTS

WIA NOVA Committee Meeting

July 06, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Virtual Meeting

AIA Northern Virginia's WIA committee invites all who are interested to attend our July 6 virtual meeting via Zoom so that we can continue to stay connected and touch base with those who can attend.

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PASSIVE HOUSE: Pre-Close in Construction Tour

July 02, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Burnett Residence
2739 N. Radford Street
Arlington, VA 22207

This tour offers the chance to see the hidden work behind the drywall that helps a house achieve PASSIVE HOUSE certification. 1.5 LU/HSW

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Window & Door Energy Codes & NFRC [Webinar]

July 01, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Webinar

This course describes the physical principles and terminology used to measure heat loss and gain, thermal characteristics of windows and building code requirements relating to windows. 1 LU/HSW

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“Stuff it or Wrap it” – Understanding Advanced Wall Designs with Continuous Insulation

June 25, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Webinar

This educational session will cover the latest in building enclosure technology for energy efficient buildings and an in-depth discussion of emerging wall designs that provide durable, cost-effective and thermally-efficient performance. 1 LU

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Selecting the Right Window Material for Any Application

June 24, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Webinar

This course will address some of the more popular window choices available today and provide a comparative review of the features and benefits of these very important building elements. 1 LU/HSW

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Windows Code Fundamentals

June 17, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Webinar

This course will address some of the core codes and testing methods for windows, such as accessibility, emergency escape and rescue, fall protection, and safety glazing. 1 LU/HSW

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AIA Contracted Services: How to Get Paid for the Work You Have Done

June 16, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Webinar

Creating a contract that ensures payment in full upon completion of your design and construction administration services can be a challenge. Oren D. Saltzman, Esq., breaks it all down for architects. 1 LU

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Window Installation Best Practices [Webinar]

June 03, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Webinar

This course provides information about window installation from the perspective of the architect and design professional. Information is presented in a format that begins with specifications and detail drawings and ends with job site observation. 1 LU/HSW

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Large Doors: How to Select the Right Door [Webinar]

June 02, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Webinar

This course discusses modern trends in large doors, the types and styles available, and best process in specifying large doors in commercial and residential projects. 1 LU/HSW

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When Entrances Can Sabotage Your Design [Webinar]

June 02, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

First Tuesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Grimm + Parker

This course will improve your knowledge of entrance products and materials. We will examine the products available, how they differ and when to use them. 1 LU/HSW

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Residential Aspect of 2018 IRC Code Changes in the City of Rockville

May 29, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Virtual Meeting

This presentation will review changes that have been made as part of the update from the previous 2015 IRC to the 2018 IRC including the amendments made by the City of Rockville and how to navigate the planning thru permitting process. 1 LU/HSW

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Creating the Luxury Outdoor Kitchen Oasis [Webinar]

May 28, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Webinar

This course educates architects and designers how to create the ultimate outdoor kitchen. 1 LU/HSW

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Thriving Through Challenging Times [Virtual Meeting]

May 28, 2020 8:15 AM to May 29, 2020 4:30 PM

Virtual Meeting

Hosted by AIA Houston, the conference will educate and inform architects on tools and strategies to navigate the current global crisis and anticipate the new normal beyond.

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Paint and Windows: Defining the Exterior Paint Benchmark for Windows and Patio Doors [Webinar]

May 27, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Webinar

This program clearly focuses on the different performance levels of paint applied to an aluminum substrate as defined by the American Architectural Manufactures Association (AAMA). 1 LU/HSW

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Ventilating the Passive House Project [Webinar]

May 27, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Last Wednesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Torti Gallas + Partners

This course intends to train specifiers on the benefits and limitations of Energy Recovery Ventilators (ERV) used on Passive House certified projects. 1 LU/HSW

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Window Solutions for Historic Buildings

May 26, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Webinar

This course will discuss the historic significance of existing windows in buildings, window rehabilitation and window replacement options. 1 LU/HSW

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Combinations of Materials [Webinar]

May 26, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Webinar

Participants will learn how brick performs with other building materials and how to combine them. Brick and mortar, steel, block and stone combinations will be discussed. 1 LU/HSW

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Specifying High Performance Ventilation for Luxury Kitchens [Webinar]

May 21, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Webinar

This course will discuss the different types of ventilation systems available and how to incorporate ventilation without sacrificing design and style. 1 LU/HSW

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Structural and Design Integrity in Fenestration [Webinar]

May 20, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Online AIA Training Session with TW Perry

Participants will be instructed to evaluate various methods, and components of window and door manufacturing, as it relates to structural integrity, durability, performance values, and architectural compliance. 1 LU/HSW

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Acoustics in Open-to-Structure Environments [Webinar]

May 19, 2020
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Webinar

This session will help architects understand the challenge of spaces susceptible to noise by exploring how sound is generated, transmitted, and reverberates.

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All About Trade [Webinar]

May 14, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Webinar

During the session, we will cover the 2019-2020 Kitchen Design Contest, including program updates, entry requirements, and frequently asked questions; Designer Rewards Program; and Trade resources available to you.

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Fiberglass Fenestration in Commercial Buildings [Webinar]

May 14, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Webinar

Whether designing sustainable commercial or institutional building types, architects carefully consider the qualities and long-term advantages of fenestration materials. 1 LU/HSW

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Coastal Window & Door Performance [Webinar]

May 13, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Webinar

This course examines the unique requirements for hurricane prone coastal regions and will review the issues with design pressure and wind-borne debris requirements. 1 LU/HSW

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Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Concrete Masonry [Webinar]

May 12, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Webinar

This course addresses the complexity and scale of greenhouse gas emissions provided by the concrete industry and the role of architects can play to reduce these emissions. 1 LU/HSW

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Understanding Stone Wool (Mineral Wool) in Interior and Exterior Applications [Webinar]

May 07, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Webinar

This program focuses on the unique properties of stone wool insulation, and suggests how it can improve thermal, fire, water and sound suppression performance in a well detailed wall assembly. 1 LU/HSW and 1 GBCI CE

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Replacement Windows: Practical Consideration for the Entire Replacement Process [Webinar]

May 06, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Online AIA Training Session with TW Perry

TW Perry's Wednesday Windows with Ken Clark 1 LU/HSW

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Specifying Luxury Kitchens in Small Spaces [Webinar]

April 30, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Webinar

This course describes general design considerations for specifying smaller kitchens, discusses refrigeration and cooking appliances for a smaller space, and suggests how to spread kitchen functions beyond the kitchen. 1 LU

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Glass: Select the Option for your Project [Webinar]

April 29, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Online AIA Training Session with TW Perry

TW Perry's Wednesday Windows with Ken Clark 1 LU/HSW

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Understanding Mortarless Stone Veneer and Other Stone Veneer Products [Webinar]

April 29, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Webinar

This course provides an examination of the new Mortarless Stone Veneer category of cladding products as it relates to other types of stone veneer, specifically around the areas of installation and applications. 1 LU/HSW

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Specifying High Performance Ventilation for Luxury Kitchens [Webinar]

April 29, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Webinar

This course will discuss the different types of ventilation systems available and how to incorporate ventilation without sacrificing design and style. 1 LU/HSW

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Enhanced Performance Installation Systems for Thin Adhered Masonry Veneer [Webinar]

April 23, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Webinar

This course will focus on new installation methods, substrates and waterproofing options for the “thin is in” Adhered Masonry Veneer (Thin Brick, Manufactured Stone and Thin Natural Stone) exterior façade finishes. 1 LU/HSW

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Best Practices for Designing Kitchen Islands [Webinar]

April 23, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Webinar

This course begins with an overview of the kitchen island’s purpose and then narrows down to best practices for specification of storage, countertops, and undercounter appliances and more. 1 LU

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Operable Walls for Sustainable Design [Webinar]

April 22, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Online AIA Training Session with TW Perry

TW Perry's Wednesday Windows with Ken Clark 1 LU/HSW

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Action Now: Accelerating Pathways to Decarbonization [Webinar]

April 21, 2020
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM

Webinar

Join online to learn from thought leaders and identify immediate actions we can take to accelerate decarbonization in the built environment. Free/courtesy of AIA Seattle. Up to 6.5 LU/HSW

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Luxury Kitchen Specifications for Aging in Place/Universal Design [Webinar]

April 21, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Webinar

This course describes general design considerations to make a luxury kitchen suitable for all users, and indicates which features in cooking and refrigeration appliances are safe and accessible. 1 LU/HSW

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Luxury Kitchen Specifications for Aging in Place/Universal Design [Webinar]

April 16, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Webinar

This course describes general design considerations to make a luxury kitchen suitable for all users, and indicates which features in cooking and refrigeration appliances are safe and accessible. 1 LU/HSW

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How to Choose the Right Big Door [Webinar]

April 15, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Online AIA Training Session with TW Perry

TW Perry's Wednesday Windows with Ken Clark. 1 LU/HSW

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Emerging Trends in Kitchen Design [Webinar]

April 14, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Webinar

This course educates architects and designers about what award-winning kitchen design professionals in the field say are the most popular form, function, and features in today’s luxury kitchens. 1 LU

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Emerging Trends in Kitchen Design [Webinar]

April 09, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Webinar

This course educates architects and designers about what award-winning kitchen design professionals in the field say are the most popular form, function, and features in today’s luxury kitchens. 1 LU

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Virtual Special Membership Meeting - Election of President-Elect (Online voting)

April 08, 2020
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Virtual Meeting

Join the Board of Directors of the AIA Potomac Valley chapter for a brief special membership meeting for the election of the chapter's 2020 President-elect.

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CANCELLED - Acoustics for Interiors [Webinar]

March 25, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Last Wednesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Torti Gallas + Partners

This interior Acoustics course focuses on STC, NC, and NRC, providing examples for best practice designs, practical application steps, and drawing examples.

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POSTPONED: Joint Public Hearing on the Countywide Sectional Map Amendment (CMA) for Prince George's County

March 23, 2020
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Prince George’s Community College
Largo Student Center, 301 Largo Road
Largo, MD 20774
Venue website

The PG County Council and PG County Planning Board of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission will hold a Joint Public Hearing on the Countywide Sectional Map Amendment (CMA) for Prince George's County on March 23.

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Ernest Maier’s 9th Annual mARCH Madness - POSTPONED

March 19, 2020
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Ernest Maier Headquarters
4700 Annapolis Road
Bladensburg, MD 20710
Venue website

Spend the day at Ernest Maier Inc in Bladensburg for the spring tradition of watching the opening round of the NCAA March Madness tournament between educational sessions, industry networking, and plenty of food and drink.

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City of Rockville FAST Development Services Permitting Stakeholders Forum - POSTPONED

March 18, 2020
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Rockville City hall
111 Maryland Avenue, Mayor & Council Chambers
Rockville, MD 20850

Don't miss out on all the key permitting updates for the City of Rockville at the Annual Permitting Stakeholders' Forum Wednesday March 18.

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COTE Top 10 Toolkit – Framework for Design Excellence Workshop

March 17, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Webinar & Live in Baltimore, MD
AIA Baltimore, 11 West Chase Street, #1
Baltimore, MD 21201
Venue website

Join AIA Baltimore for a workshop on the AIA Framework for Design Excellence which will use a real life example and go through each section. 1.5 LU/HSW

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AIA Post-Disaster Safety-Assessment Program (SAP) Training 2020

March 14, 2020
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP
801 S. Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21231
Venue website

Post-disaster Safety-Assessment Program (SAP) training provides architects, engineers, and building inspectors with the knowledge to provide rapid assessments of homes and buildings in the aftermath of a disaster.

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TW Perry 2020 Deck & Railing Expo - FREE

March 10, 2020
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

The Universities at Shady Grove
9630 Gudelsky Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
Venue website

Join TW Perry for a day all about Deck & Railing with seminars, product tradeshow, prizes, and breakfast & lunch included!

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Terrazzo: The Original Recycled Floor [Webinar]

March 03, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

First Tuesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Grimm + Parker

Focusing primarily on epoxy terrazzo systems, this presentation reviews the basic characteristics of terrazzo surfaces with a primary emphasis on its sustainable benefits. 1 LU/HSW

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SPG - The Battle Against Moisture: Wood Doors

February 28, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Barrons Lumber
23 W. Diamond Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Venue website

This course held at Barrons Lumber showroom in Gaithersburg offers an in-depth look at exterior wood doors and the battle against moisture. 1 LU/HSW

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6th Annual Clean Energy & Sustainability Extravaganza

February 28, 2020
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

A. James Clark Hall, University of Maryland
8278 Paint Branch Drive
College Park, MD 20742
Venue website

This event conducted by the Association of Energy Engineers-National Capital Chapter (AEE NCC) and Leaders in Energy (LE) will showcase new ideas, technologies, policies, products, and services.

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Green Roof Design Concepts - CANCELLED

February 26, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Last Wednesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Torti Gallas + Partners

This presentation reviews the design aspects pertaining to a green roof.

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CRAN: From Photography to Pitch to Publication

February 25, 2020
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

District Architecture Center
421 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20004
Venue website

You just finished a great project – now what? Join this informative CRAN (Custom Residential Architects Network) event to hear a panel of experts discuss the do's and don'ts of getting your project photographed and published.

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Making the Holodomor Memorial Exhibit Opening

February 12, 2020
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
3835 Campus Drive
College Park, MD 20742
Venue website

Larysa Kurylas (B.Arch '80) of The Kurylas Studio, the design architect and sculptor of the National Holodomor Memorial, will give a presentation about the design of the memorial and the challenges of conveying loss in built form.

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AIA Maryland Advocacy Day and Legislative Luncheon

February 06, 2020
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM

AIA Maryland
86 Maryland Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21401
Venue website

AIA Maryland members can seize the day in Annapolis. Join us for our legislative luncheon, visit the State House and visit your legislators.

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Challenges & Solutions for Today's Ceramic Tile and Stone Installations [Webinar]

February 04, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

First Tuesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Grimm + Parker

This seminar will look at the history of tile installation and address both traditional methods and new technology. Topics that will be covered will include tile membrane advancements, movement accommodation, and some controversial issues.

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SPG - January Round Table Discussion

January 31, 2020
8:15 AM - 9:30 AM

Home Office of Helen Wilkes
3923 Prospect Street
Kensington, MD 20895

Small practice architects discuss the most pressing needs for the success of their practice, share resources and pertinent issues and requests for upcoming Small Practice Group monthly presentations.

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CRAN: Design is Personal, Interior Spaces with Cabinetry

January 30, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

ABW Appliances
5526 Nicholson Lane
North Bethesda, MD 20851
Venue website

This course looks at combining Form/functionality (cabinetry layout by room) with ergonomics which meets health, safety and welfare for all human beings. 1 LU/HSW

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CANCELLED: The Evolution of Water Resistive Air Barriers in Commercial Building Envelope Construction

January 29, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Last Wednesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Torti Gallas + Partners

CANCELLED: Course has been replaced with "Protecting Concrete Structures Utilizing Crystalline Technology"

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Protecting Concrete Structures Utilizing Crystalline Technology

January 29, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Last Wednesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Torti Gallas + Partners

This presentation explains how the addition of crystalline technology interacts with concrete to produce a structure with a significant increase in durability and service life. 1 LU

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The Cost and Time Benefit of Light Gauge Metal Construction [Webinar]

January 07, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

First Tuesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Grimm + Parker

This course will educate those involved with multifamily construction on the cost-saving alternative to standard, cast-in-place concrete structural work.

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