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The Marvin Design Gallery by Eldredge Lumber is pleased to support the building and design community through continuing education programs, and event opportunities in our Gallery. Stay tuned for future announcements, and ways to join us!

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AIA Accredited Courses

Marvin Design Gallery by Eldredge is excited to present our AIA Lunch & Learn Seminars!
These programs run for 1 hour at our gallery, and they are open to architects and anyone else with a desire to learn about building products and practices. Lunch is provided, and registration is required.

To register, or to be added to our email list, please contact Emme Brown at ebrown@marvinportland.com.

Condensation & Thermal Performance

Managing Condensation and Thermal Performance with Continuous Insulation Code

WHEN: December 13, 2023
TIME: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Building codes and green building standards are continuing to raise the bar on energy efficiency and high performance in buildings. In wood-framed buildings designing for thermal and moisture management in wall cavities, as well as the air tightness of the building enclosure, are all core components to creating advanced building enclosures. This presentation will discuss the need for exterior insulation to manage heat transfer and reduce condensation in exterior walls by providing step-by-step examples of how to determine the amount of continuous insulation required to meet prescriptive code requirements depending on climate zone.

Qualifies for 1 Learning Unit HSW

Exterior Finishes

Understanding Key Performance Factors for Window and Door Exterior Finishes

WHEN: December 6, 2023
TIME: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

The exterior finish you select for the windows and doors play a key role in the durability, long-term maintenance, and lasting beauty of any residential or commercial building. In this course, you will learn about industry standards and factors you need to weigh in specifying the finish based on the project requirements.

Qualifies for 1 Learning Unit HSW

Wood Entry Doors

Designing Wood Entry Doors for Today’s Custom Homes

WHEN: November 1, 2023
TIME: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

This Continuing Education Course provides a detailed overview of wood entry systems, how they can be integrated into different architectural styles, maximizing health and safety benefits, and which modern materials are improving durability and energy efficiency.

At the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Specify an entry system that enhances your next residential project
  • Focus on wellness when designing an entry system
  • Know of the components of an entry system
  • Understand how modern materials and technology contribute to better performance on wood entry doors

Qualifies for 1 Learning Unit HSW

Exterior Glass Doors

Improve Function, Performance and Well-Being in Residential Design

WHEN: October 18, 2023
TIME: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

The use of exterior glass doors change the experience of the homeowner by contributing to healthier, more appealing spaces and strengthening the connection between indoors and out. This course looks at the variety of exterior glass doors available, their design characteristics, performance considerations, and how they can impact well-being for residential customers.

Qualifies for 1 Learning Unit HSW

Windows and Historic Homes

Repair, Replace and New Additions

WHEN: May 24, 2023
TIME: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

This course will explore residential window options for properties in and outside historic districts. The standards and guidelines from the Secretary of Interior will be introduced and reviewed for their influence on residential projects. A list of the various aspects of window replacement homeowners and architects need to balance will be considered and reviewed. Case studies will be shared to demonstrate how factors of rehabilitation and window replacement apply to residential historic projects.

Qualifies for 1 Learning Unit HSW

Healthy Homes

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WHEN: Wednesday, May 10, 2023
TIME: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

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Architalx: Monday nights in April

WHERE: Aura, 121 Center St, Portland, ME 04101
TIME: 6:00pm (doors open at 5:00pm)

April 3, 2023: Barbara Bestor, Bestor Architecture
April 10, 2023: Nader Tehrani, NADAAA
April 17, 2023: TERREMOTO
April 24, 2023: Je Ahn, Studio Weave

Performance, Resiliency, and Sustainability

Pultruded Fiberglass Windows and Doors

WHEN: March 22, 2023
TIME: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Learn about pultruded fiberglass, a modern composite known for its resiliency and durability. This course will familiarize you with the basic aspects of fiberglass composites and how they impact the building design and energy efficiency.

Qualifies for 1 Learning Unit HSW

Wild World of WRBs

Specifying WRBs as part of a high-performance system.

WHEN: March 6, 2023
TIME: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

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