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Continuing Education Courses

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Thank you for your interest in The Sherwin-Williams Continuing Education courses on high performance floor and wall systems. The following training courses are available to be presented by webinar or at your facility. If you are interested in scheduling an online presentation or hosting a presentation at your location, please contact us at swflooring@sherwin.com.

AIA Continuing Education Course

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Designing Terrazzo for Sustainability

What is terrazzo flooring? Why choose terrazzo?

  • Learn how terrazzo can contribute to LEED by the use of recycled materials, strips, aggregates.
  • Learn how to assess the design capabilities against other flooring materials by using the examples of previous creative installations.
  • Participants will be able to analyze the use  of recycled materials for GREEN/LEED and the long term benefits of life cycle costing with the use of the cost calculator.
     

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High Performance Protective Coatings for Floors and Walls

Why use resinous flooring and high performance wall systems?

  • Chemistries Coatings
  • Substrates
  • Surface Preparation
  • Protective Coatings Systems
  • Details and Transitions
  • Know Your Specified Supplier
     

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Selecting the Right Protective Coatings For Diverse Food and Beverage Environments

Understanding diverse food and beverage environments and identifying coating systems available for long-term asset protection.

  • Discover the types of projects that would benefit from a high performance coatings system
  • Evaluate and analyze the proper types of coatings solution to protect floors, walls and other key areas of the facility including the  repair to cracks and patching of concrete
  • Discuss surface preparation and how it contributes to a quality outcome
  • Review maintenance and protecting repaired or newly coated surfaces to preserve the coatings integrity
     

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Learning Terrazzo Design Process

What is terrazzo flooring?

  • The different types of terrazzo floors
  • The difference between cementitious terrazzo and thin-set terrazzo
  • The installation process for terrazzo
  • How to help prevent cracks from developing in a terrazzo floor
  • Recommended applications for terrazzo
     

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Selecting the Right Protective Coatings For Diverse Pharmaceutical Environments

Understanding diverse pharmaceutical environments and identifying types of coatings systems available for long-term asset protection.

  • Understand the different Pharmaceutical environments
  • Discover the types of projects that would benefit from a high performance coatings system
  • Evaluate and analyze the proper types of coatings solution to protect floors, walls and other key areas of the facility including the  repair to cracks and patching of concrete
  • Discuss surface preparation, and how it contributes to a quality outcome
  • Review maintenance and protecting repaired or newly coated surfaces to preserve the coatings integrity
     

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Resinous Floor and Wall Systems

This program walks through various coatings, slurries, broadcasts, and trowel applied flooring systems. Emphasis is provided on surface preparation and installation requirements. Industrial and decorative systems are outlined including benefits, limitations and type of areas for installations.

  • Identify different types of resinous floors and wall systems
  • The installation process for resinous floors and wall systems
  • The surface preparation requirements resinous floors and wall systems
  • Recommended uses for resinous floors and wall systems
  • Learn the difference between coatings, slurries, broadcast and troweled applied flooring systems
  • Learn additional considerations when choosing a seamless floor or wall system
     

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Breathable Floor Coatings: A Simple Solution for Moisture Concerns

This program provides an overview of moisture vapor emissions (MVE) and resinous flooring including causes of MVE, testing methods, issues and failures, and solutions for moisture remediation. Emphasis is on advantages of breathable systems.

  • What is resinous flooring?
  • What is moisture vapor emission and its effects on floor coatings
  • Identify testing methods for MVE
  • Identify different types of resinous floors
  • The installation process for resinous floor systems
  • The surface preparation requirements resinous floors systems
  • Moisture vapor resistant floor system options
  • Learn the difference between coatings, slurries, broadcast and troweled applied flooring systems
  • Learn additional considerations when choosing a seamless floor system
     

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Preventing Floor and Wall Coating Failures

Resinous floor coatings are generally designed to last for a predetermined amount of time. This course explores why coatings fail and what can be done differently to prolong the life of any coating system.

  • Proper surface preparation
  • Moisture and the issues it causes
  • How to control cracking
  • Application mistakes and coating limitations
     

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AIA Continuing Education Course

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Comfort Floor Systems for Healthcare and Education

Flooring options for healthcare and education facilities are often designed with the comfort of the people walking on them daily in mind. This course focuses on the benefits of seamless comfort floor systems, their ideal areas for use, and their installation requirements.

  • What types of floors are available for healthcare and education?
  • Identify different levels of comfort floors
  • Review the installation requirements for comfort floors
  • Review the surface preparation requirements resinous floors and wall systems
  • Recommended uses for resinous floors and wall systems
  • Learn additional design considerations when choosing a seamless floor or wall system
     

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