AIA-CES Course

AIA Continuing Education System Course

US Heritage Group is an approved provider of AIA Continuing Education System courses. The depth and breadth of our experience in technical services and composite masonry material manufacturing for support of historic masonry restoration and preservation projects is unmatched in North America. We’re honored to share best practices for processes and materials as a part of our mission to preserve America’s masonry.

• AIA-CES: Historic Masonry Preservation Project Management

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify common masonry problems when visually assessing a historic masonry structure.
  • Differentiate between suitable and unsuitable materials as well as techniques for preservation of historic masonry structures.
  • Learn to write expert specifications based on industry standards and best practices for quality assurance and quality control over historic masonry preservation materials and techniques.
  • Evaluate project-specific materials and techniques for preserving historic masonry structures in-situ against historic preservation industry standards and best practices.

Course Description: This course guides specifiers through a system of best practices from planning to installation that consistently produce excellent results for projects that involve restoration and preservation of historic masonry structures.

Fulfill your architects’ professional license requirement for continuing education credits by the end of the year and learn new methods for better project results. Take this free, three-hour, continuing education session that includes classroom lecture, PowerPoint presentation, actual mock-ups as well as workshop material installation and technique demonstrations.

The course is led by Mario Machnicki, Founder and President of US Heritage Group. Machnicki earned his engineering degree from the College of Technology in Radom, Poland. His experience includes up to 30 years providing consulting, training and material supply to more than one thousand masonry restoration/preservation projects on heritage sites across North America. Machnicki actively participates as a member of professional organizations including The National Trust for Historic Preservation, ASTM (various committees), International Building Limes Forum, International Council on Monuments and Sites.

Event Info: DATES WILL BE DETERMINED

• AIA-CES: Repointing Historic Masonry

Our most popular AIA CES course guides architects through a system of best practices from condition assessment through installation to consistently produce excellent results for projects that involve repointing of historic (and non-historic) masonry structures.

Learning Objectives:

1)  At the end of this course participants will be able to identify common masonry problems related to repointing when visually assessing a historic masonry structure.

2)  At the end of this course participants will be able to differentiate between suitable and unsuitable materials as well as techniques for repointing historic masonry structures.

3)  At the end of this course participants will be able to write specifications that based on industry standards and best practices for quality assurance and quality control over historic masonry preservation repointing materials and techniques.

4)  At the end of this course participants will be able to evaluate project-specific materials and techniques for repointing historic masonry structures in-situ against historic preservation industry standards and best practices.

AIA CES Credit(s): 1 hour LU/HSW

• Other courses available upon request

   Please contact us to discuss advanced courses available or to discuss development of a custom course to meet your organization’s needs.

   We’re honored to share best practices for processes and materials as a part of our mission to preserve America’s masonry.

   For more information or to register for one of courses, please contact us:

   Tai Olson | Director of Operations

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