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New Continuing Education Courses Approved by GBCI and AIA/CES

5/11/2016
ATAS International, Inc. has received approval by GBCI for the new course titled “Insulated Metal Wall and Roof Panels – High Performing Systems in Design, Sustainability, and Operation”.  This course will earn attendees 1.0 GBCI continuing education hour.  It was previously approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System, along with another new course, “Design and Testing of Perimeter Edge Metal for Low-Slope Commercial Roofs”. As a registered AIA/CES Passport Provider of education for many years, ATAS now offers a total of eight approved courses, along with two plant tours, for AIA/CES learning units in health, safety and welfare.  Three of those eight courses are also approved for GBCI continuing education hours.

ATAS is a leading sustainable building envelope technology products manufacturer that is ISO certified.  Outside audits and certification of their quality management system help to ensure that products are manufactured to quality standards.  A portion of the company’s quality policy is focused on education; not only for their own employees, but also for the industry in general.  Helping to educate architects, specifiers, engineers, contractors, distributors, facility managers, and building owners will increase awareness of potential product application and performance, resulting in a higher quality building.

Lee Ann M. Slattery, Sales Support Manager, stated, “ATAS has always been a leader in providing a wide variety of educational opportunities on a multitude of topics.  Many of our staff have a long history of working within the industry and have held active roles in several of the industry-related associations, so we are fortunate to have a wide pool of experienced and respected resources from which to build valuable educational content.”