AIA Continuing Education

AIA Continuing EducationHope’s Windows is a registered AIA Continuing Education Provider. We offer one-hour Lunch & Learn seminars at no cost to your firm or chapter meeting as well as a two-hour comprehensive manufacturing plant tour at our campus in Jamestown, New York.



For more information or to schedule a live seminar in your area contact:
Madeline Blakeslee, AIA CES Coordinator
Phone: 716-665-5124 ext. 377
Fax: 716-665-3365

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Available Courses

AIA-CES Steel Window & Door Trends

Steel Window and Door Trends

Explore the features and benefits of modern steel windows while broadening your understanding of the raw material and fabrication process. This presentation focuses on the following learning objectives:

  • Advancements in steel windows and doors through history, including the technological innovations in manufacturing processes and materials
  • CSI Specifications relating to steel windows and doors
  • Types of steel window and door products available
  • Comparison of characteristics and design capabilities of hot-rolled steel to other raw materials commonly utilized in window and door fabrication
  • Current trends in the steel construction market
  • Identify standards for product testing and code compliance

Available in-person or online
Course No. HOP401
Length: 1 hour
Credit: 1 LU/HSW

The Security of Steel

The Security of Steel

Explore the features and benefits of steel as it pertains to the design and manufacture of secure window systems for Correctional and Behavioral Health facilities. This program will broaden your understanding of the manufacturing and finishing process as well as the unique requirements of secure facilities and the importance of certified testing and performance data.

Available in-person or online
Course No. HOP202
Length: 1 hour
Credit: 1 LU

Plant Tour Manufacturing of Hot-Rolled Steel Windows & Doors

Plant Tour: Manufacturing of Hot-rolled Steel Windows and Doors

Join us at 84 Hopkins Avenue in Jamestown, New York for a truly handcrafted experience. We will guide you through the steel window manufacturing process step-by-step, from shop drawings to the finished product. The plant tour will demonstrate the unique capabilities that hot-rolled steel offers as a window and door material. These unique physical attributes–strength, durability, and life cycle–are apparent throughout the process.  A combination of old skills and new technology make this a learning experience unlike any other.

Available in-person or online
Course No. HOP103
Length: 2 hours
Credit: 2 LU/HSW

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