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Continuing Education

Educating the Industry One Lunch at a Time

ASI’s commitment to providing innovative solutions for architectural environments includes training professionals in the community. As a continuing education provider recognized by the AIA, we offer several AIA registered classes that count towards Health, Safety and Welfare credit hours.

Whether you are seeking AIA credits, want to stay current with industry trends and information or promote continuing education within your company, we can help.

Course Provider: ASI AIA Provider Number: J241 Learning Unit: 1 Hour HSW

Topics Include:

Tools of the Trade

We're All Tools. Ways to use ASI's expertise to make your life easier, signage-wise at least.

  • Review planning, wayfinding, and budgeting tool offerings.
  • See examples of architectural design and the design process.
  • The finishing details of installation and ongoing services for easy updates.

*no AIA CEU credit for this topic

General Capabilities (aka. New & Cool Stuff)

  • See samples from projects that include new technologies.
  • Get design and product ideas based on what's new and cool in the world of sign manufacturing.
  • Ask questions or get ideas for upcoming projects.

*no AIA CEU credit for this topic

ADA & Accessibility Guidelines

  • General legal framework for the ADA and ADAAG and their relationship to local and state codes and regulations
  • Major ADAAG regulations currently governing interior signage
  • Impact of the “new” ADAAG on signage design

Green: Introduction to Solar Signage

  • Benefits of solar powered signage
  • Primary components of a solar sign
  • Design & related considerations
  • Impact of sustainability on brand promotion

Green: The Strategies for Signage

  • Introduction to green concepts and terminologies
  • Green strategies for signage including: material selection, modularity, durability and end-of-life management
  • How signage affects LEED® certification

Architectural Typography: The Hidden Art of Letters

  • Basics of typography as used in architecture: terminology, measurement, cases and typestyles
  • Principles of legibility, character spacing, contrast and color
  • ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) as applied to typography

Program developed by Roger Whitehouse, RIBA, FSEGD

Wayfinding: The Psychology of Movement

  • Introduction to wayfinding concepts and terminologies
  • Conducting a wayfinding assessment of a building or location
  • Applying traffic flow theories to a location
  • Determining the necessary placement of signage to support a location

Introduction to Recognition Systems

  • Understand the continued emphasis on donation growth in the U.S., and how it benefits the welfare of individuals associated with the education, human services, healthcare, and public-society segments.
  • Learn how recognition displays can be designed to encourage giving toward donation campaigns that benefit those individuals with healthcare, education, human services, and other needs within the community.
  • Become familiar with how organizations can educate and promote their social awareness and environmental initiatives through creatively designed donor recognition systems.
  • Discuss real-life examples of successful recognition systems that also incorporate ADA and Wayfinding solutions.