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AIA Continuing Education Credit with Automated Shade & Shelter Course

Learn about Automated Shade & Shelter while Earning AIA Continuing Education Credits
Open your mind and your client base, broadening your outdoor living design offerings with the latest in advanced pergola, awning, patio cover and shade structure technology. Earn AIA continuing education credits in this one hour ‘lunch and learn,’ gathering necessary construction and installation information, covering customer FAQs, and exploring the many facets of lasting, versatile automated shade and shelter technology in an interesting, engaging environment.

Topics Covered on Automated Exterior Shade & Shelter Installation Include:

  • Parts Identification
    Learn how to recognize each louvered roof design component, and how it has evolved in durability and its capacity to fit more architectural styles.
  • Construction Pointers
    Cover installation basics for freestanding and attached adjustable louvered pergola systems, and how to properly fit components together to ensure lasting design.
  • Operation
    Discuss the operation of louvered roof systems and accessories, including operating system configuration and components such as manually (crank) operated systems, remote control operated electric and solar options, smart device control, and sensor technology.
  • Functionality
    Learn about new functions motorized shade and shelter technology offers customers…
    1. Providing superior weather control.

      With automation technology that can provide sun, shade, and shelter on-demand, maximizing the comfort and convenience of outdoor living, and lengthening the outdoor living season.

    2. Supporting health.
      Louvered systems provide access to the physical and mental health benefits the outdoors has to offer, while simultaneously offering protection against the dangers of excess sun exposure.
  • Durability
    Discover how components have been engineered, the advantages of each chosen material/feature, and why they’ll stand the test of time.
  • Q&A
    At the end of the session, take the opportunity to have any of your additional questions about louvered roof systems addressed in a live Q&A session.

1-Hour AIA Health, Safety & Welfare Learning Unit for all Attendees

Earn LUs required for AIA Architect membership and state licensure with this FREE informative course, receiving 1 (hour) health, safety and welfare (HSW) continuing education Learning Unit (LU). 18 LUs from a registered AIA/CES provider, including 12 HSW hours, are required annually.

Uncover more about the unrivaled benefits of these unique systems in this FREE course, adding to your skillset and product offerings. Contact Amy Booker, Arcadia Architectural Sales and Marketing Director by phone (1-800-303-5248) or email (, to reserve your spot, or contact The Amazing Pergola to learn more today.




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