PPG Expands List of CEC Programs for Architects

PPG Industries Inc. of Pittsburgh has expanded its continuing education program for architects and other building professionals. The company now offers 14 programs that allow architects and others to earn AIA/CES learning units.

PPG representatives teach these free courses throughout the country, and some will soon be available online.

The following topics are covered in the courses:

  • VOCs: What Are They?
  • Surface Preparation: Building a Solid Foundation?
  • Protecting Surfaces From Corrosion.
  • Basic Paint Applications
  • Foundations of Color
  • Introduction to Coatings
  • The Effects of Green Building on Paint Specifications
  • Selecting Quality Paints and Coatings Using MPI
  • A Unique Painting of Fallingwater
  • Coatings for Architectural Metals
  • Managing Expectations of Interior and Exterior Colors and Coatings
  • High-Performance Fluoropolymer Coatings
  • Introduction to Glass
  • Low-E Coatings in Energy-Efficient Glazing

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