Registered AAA Course Provider Contact Information
Contact: Cathy Gagne
P: 1-888-838-4449 x235
About: AcoustiTECH is a North American leader in sound insulation of multi-storey buildings.
Contact: John Macleod, General Manager
About: ADEX specializes in the manufacturing of architectural coatings. In addition to providing a unique look to buildings, their systems seal and insulate the building envelope creating energy efficiency. ADEX offers personalized service to architects, designers and building professionals.
AEC Daily Construction Information Services
Contact: Ariane Hansen, Director of Education
P: 1-877-566-1199 ext. 87
About: AEC Daily is the largest provider of free online continuing education to construction professionals. Courses are available online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Architects, engineers, interior designers and other construction professionals rely on AEC Daily to maintain their accreditation with ease. If members register online with AEC Daily their name will be included in monthly user reports which are provided directly to the AAA.
AES Engineering Ltd.
Contact: Amir Tavakoli, Principal
About: AEC Engineering is a Western Canadian engineering firm with offices in Calgary, Vancouver and Victoria. They place an emphasis on sustainability, innovation and being on the forefront of technology. AES provides presentations on topics such as safety codes, lighting design and energy standards, including the implementation of the NECB 20121.
Alberta Masonry Council
Contact: Dr. Mark Daniel Hagel, Executive Director
About: The mission of the Alberta Masonry Council is to promote the use of masonry and masonry products in Alberta by raising awareness of its benefits to the design and construction community through educational instruction and technical guidance.
Alberta Roofing Contractors Association (ARCA)
Contact: Karen Rutherford
About: The ARCA's primary objective is to develop comprehensive guidelines for roofing product applications thereby supporting and advancing Alberta's roofing industry. The Association also acts as an advocate for the industry on a national level and participates in an advisory role in government and industry-related organizations.
For information about ARCA's Roofer Certification Program, please click here.
Alberta WOOD WORKS!
Contact: Rory Koska, Technical Advisor
About: Alberta Wood WORKS! is a regional program of the Alberta Forest Products Association, as part of the national industry-led project of the Canadian Wood Council, with a goal to support innovation and provide leadership on the use of wood and wood products. They coordinate various educational events, including the Prairie Wood Solutions Fair and also produce and distribute a number of publications for Professional Development.
Allied Technical Sales
Contact: Greg Gerhardts, Sales Mananger
About: Allied Technical Sales (ATS) serves the Architecture and Design communities, representing many companies known for their high quality products and innovative technology within commercial, education, hospitality, medical and long-term care industries. ATS is committed to delivering the highest level of personalized service, educational offerings and technical information to architects, designers, engineers and distributors.
ALPOLIC - Mitsubishi Plastics Composites America, Inc.
Contact: Raina Cowgill, Marketing Coordinator
About: ALPOLIC is one of the world's leading manufacturers of aluminum composite and metal composite material (ACM/MCM).
America Training Solutions
Contact: Stephane Forget
About: America Training Solutions provides international business development services for companies in Canada, the United States and the Caribbean. The firm specializes in international business development and trade services, with the goal of providing high quality professional services that address client business needs and budgets. Further, they organize face-to-face continuing education events for architects, LEED professionals and builders in North America.
Ames Tile and Stone Ltd.
Contact: Lorie Grant
About: Ames Tile & Stone Ltd. supplies leading-edge products to architects, designers, contractors and retailers throughout Western Canada. Their product portfolio includes: ceramic wall tile, a wide selection of glazed and dry glaze porcelain tile, glass and metal mosaics as well as natural stone, including: limestone, travertine, slate/quartzite, marble and onyx.
Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of Canada (AWMAC) - Northern Alberta Chapter
Contact: Ric Ptak
About: Evolving from regional associations, AWMAC has become a national non-profit professional association of industry professionals who share the common vision of continually designing, engineering, manufacturing and installing the highest quality of architectural woodwork. AWMAC's strength is the linkage between the national association, the regional AWMAC Chapters, and the manufacturer, supplier, educational and design professional members.
Armstrong World Industries
Contact: Robert Lang, Senior Territory Representative, Commercial Ceilings and Walls
About: Armstrong World Industries is a leader in the design and manufacture of ceilings and floors. Armstrong provides learning opportunities on topics such as subfloors, acoustics and sustainable design.
ARTE Group Inc.
Contact: Graeme Jenks
About: ARTE Group is a leading architectural facade subcontractor which focuses on the ICI industry throughout Western Canada, combining robust QA/QC systems and procedures with advanced fabrication and field production techniques.
ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions
Contact: Joe Meijer, Director of Business Development
About: ASSA ABLOY is a global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience. As an approved provider of AIA/CES and GBCI/CMP continuing education programs, ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions offers architects, specifiers, engineers, contractors, building material suppliers, and others in the design community a full spectrum of quality educational programs.
ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems Canada Inc.
Contact: Darren Noble
About: ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems Canada is a global leader in the innovation, design and manufacturing of doors for residential, commercial, industrial and institution buildings. Their lunch and learn program will describe all species of doors, their applications and the environments in which they are installed.
Association for Learning Environments (A4LE)
Contact: Laurel Udell, Education Manager
About: Established in 1921, A4LE (formerly CEFPI) is a worldwide professional non-profit association whose sole mission is improving the places where children learn through better planning, designing, building, equipping and maintaining of schools and colleges. The A4LE Alberta Chapter operates to address specific issues within the Pacific Northwest Region by facilitating case study discussions.
BC Wood Specialties Group
Contact: Roy Manion, Manager, Specifiers Program
About: BC Wood is a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to growing British Columbia's value-added wood-products manufacturing industry. Value-added wood products can generally be identified as any wood products that can be seen in, on or around a finished building. Through seminars, BC Wood dicusses why architects should specify wood products for all types of construction and design projects and also what types of world class value-added wood products are available from BC.
Big Ass Solutions
Contact: Patrick Wilson, New Construction Manager
About: Big Ass Fans' provocative moniker originated with massive overhead fans that brought comfort and energy savings. In our educational seminars we will discuss ASHRAE standard 55 and how elevated air speed has an impact on thermal comfort, and how HVLS fans can improve occupant comfort and energy conservation. For more information, click here.
Contact: Brittnie Wilson
About: BNP Media is the parent company for the Architectural Record publication. Their Continuing Education Center is the leading provider in online education for Architects and Designers. Their extensive library provides free courses on a variety of topics in varied formats.
Brock White Construction Materials
Contact: Rachel Curry, Architectural Sales
About: From concrete and masonry materials to waterproofing fabrics and sealants, Brock White offers a wide variety of construction and building materials and accessories for starting a new job or for maintenance and repair. Brock White offers one hour lunch box presentations on any of the product lines they carry.
Calgary Construction Association
Contact: Amy Smith, Director of Operations
About: The Calgary Construction Association (CCA) is a non-profit voluntary membership association which is involved in the fostering and advancement of the interests of those involved with the construction industry in the Calgary area. CCA promotes excellence in construction of building and honorable practice in the conduct of business.
Canadian Centre for Healthcare Facilities (CCHF)
Contact: Rita Mezei
About: The Canadian Centre for Healthcare Facilities (CCHF) aims to improve healthcare environments in Canada by bringing together experts in healthcare facilities (architects, engineers, designers, contractors and healthcare leaders) to share case studies, research and network in events held across Canada.
Canadian Stone Industries
Contact: Val Marshall, Technical Sales Rep.
About: Canadian Stone Industries is Canada's leading representative for innovative stone veneer and masonry related products. This includes Manufactured and Natural Stone Veneer, Stone Siding, Architectural Profiles and Trim, and Masonry Building Products.
Cement Association of Canada
Contact: Lyse Teasdale, Communications Director
About: The Cement Association of Canada (CAC) represents the Canadian cement industry – eight companies with clinker and cement manufacturing facilities, granulators, grinding facilities and cement terminals. The Cement Association of Canada helps ensure the industry remains competitive by advising members of technical information including codes, standards, specifications and best practices.
Contact: Darlene Ell
About: Cloverdale Paint (established in 1933) is a manufacturer and distributor of premium quality paints, coatings and related products with over 60 company stores and 120 authorized dealers across Canada.
Construction Specifications Canada
Contact: Sylvie Dzikewich (Calgary Chapter)
About: Construction Specifications Canada (CSC) is a national multi-disciplinary, non-profit association with chapters across Candad. CSC is committed to delivering progressive education, certification, publications and professional networking opportunities for the design and construction community.
Contact: Peter Frenette, Technical Representative
About: The experts at Demilec are specialists in all aspects of polyurethane foam products used for designing an effective and sustainable building envelope. They offer educational opportunities which cover topics including spray foam products, insulation and air barriers, general purpose foams, industrial coatings and polyurethane foam roofing systems.
Edmonton Construction Association
Contact: Jay Summach, Director of Education
About: The Edmonton Construction Association is committed to helping grow construction leaders. They offer a wide range of educational offerings to assist its members in staying current with the new industry developments.
ES Computer Training
Contact: Andrew Leroux, Sales Manager
About: Specializing in Microsoft office applications, ES Computer Training provides professional computer training and continuing education in many industry verticals. They offer highly effective computer training courses designed specifically for architects, which will help staff enhance their current skills and improve overall productivity.
Faculty of Environmental Design (EVDS), University of Calgary
About: The Faculty of Environmental Design (EVDS) was founded on an overarching commitment to the integration of design, ecology and culture in the making and managing of meaningful and functional human and bio-social environments. Through an interdisciplinary approach to education, training and research, EVDS offers a thought provoking lecture series entitled Design Matters that brings to Calgary a range of important speakers who will explore design in our contemporary culture.
Contact: Sally Seagreen
About: FERO Corporation has set the standard for innovation introducing sound products based on a deep understanding of wall systems and developed through meticulous research. They are a leading engineer and global supplier of superior masonry connectors, masonry ties and technologies and forefront in the fields of research, engineering and manufacturing of masonry assemblies.
Flynn Canada Ltd.
Contact: Stephen Teal, Manager
About: Flynn Canada Ltd. is Canada’s leading building envelope trade contractor. They have been providing quality contracting services in the institutional, commercial, and industrial construction marketplace for over 30 years. In addition to offering in-house training, they encourage employee development by paying for continuing education courses, seminars, conferences, and other web-based learning methods.
Contact: Lyle Scott
P: 403-261-8897 Calgary
About: Footprint is a sustainable design firm launched by engineering firm, Smith + Andersen. Footprint is an interdisciplinary consultancy that acts as a catalyst to support engineers, architects, building owners and operators to optimize sustainability in their projects. Footprint offers a number of presentations on topics relating to the National Energy Code for Buildings, LEED and others.
GAF Canada ULC
Contact: Larry Cargal, Regional Sales Manager
About: GAF Materials Corporation is the world's largest roofing manufacturer - specializing in residential and commercial roofing of asphalt shingles, TPO and PVC single ply membranes, polyisocyanurate rigid boards insulation.
GCP Applied Technologies
Contact: John Dalton
About: GCP Applied Technologies offers a wide range of innovative specialty construction chemicals and materials including concrete admixtures, architectural concrete products, concrete masonry products, air barriers, roofing underlayments, residential building materials, structural waterproofing systems and fire protection products.
Contact: Peter Dushenski, Marketing Director
About: Based in Alberta and launched at Greenbuild 2013 in Philadelphia, GlasCurtain offers a strong and durable Fiberglass Composite Wall Framing System that reduces energy costs by 5-10%. GlasCurtain is dedicated to improving envelope performance, particularly projects striving for LEED and LBC certifications.
Contact: Laura Little, Western Canadian Sales Rep
About: Goldray Glass is a leading manufacturer of architectural decorative glass. Their extensive product line includes many non-traditional glass products designed to meet the rapidly evolving needs of architects, glazing contractors and other manufacturers throughout North America.
Contact: Bryce Given, Architetural Design Manager
About: Guardian Glass is one of the world's largest manufacturer of float, Low-E and fabricated glass products and solutions for commercial and residential markets.
Contact: Tamara Vishniakoff
About: Gunn Consultants Inc. was founded in 1983 as an engineering consulting firm specializing in elevators, escalators, moving walks and other methods of vertical transportation. Since its inception, the company has been involved in more than 4,000 projects of varying scope and size related to new construction, modernization, inspections and maintenance specifications.
Hewlett Packard Inc.
Contact: Jamie Sirois
About: HP Designjet products can assist designers with printing products that facilitate printing in wide format color. They also offer custom digital wallcoverings.
Hilti (Canada) Ltd.
Contact: Akram Messiha
About: Hilti provides leading-edge technology to the global construction industry. Hilti products, systems and services offer the construction professional innovative solutions with outstanding added value. Hilti provides a variety of educational programs for architects and engineers with a course on Life Safety (Firestop) and also a course on Anchors for architects.
Contact: Scott Ruffett, Commercial Sales
About: Established in 1986, Icynene Inc. offers a complete portfolio of high-performance spray foam insulation solutions. As a registered education provider, Icynene® can help commercial building design professionals obtain continuing education credits with coursework covering building performance, insulation values and other topics related to spray foam insulation.
Contact: Trevor Devnich
About: IKO Industries manufactures residential roofing products and is also a leader in the commercial and industrial flat roofing and waterproofing business.
Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) - Alberta Chapter
Contact: Brent McCabe (Edmonton Chapter)
Contact: Allison White (Calgary Chapter)
About: The IES' objective is to communicate information on all aspects of good lighting practice to not only its members, but the lighting community and to its consumers. This is done by way of a variety of programs, publications and services. The Alberta Chapter is part of the IES of North America which has been in existence for over 100 years.
Contact: Nicole Etherington
About: Informa Canada produces and manages over 46 seminars, conferences, trade and consumer shows every year, including Buildex events. Their shows and conferences are comprised of a wide variety of features and formats, including floor exhibits, highlight areas, special presentations, interactive seminars, speaker series and roundtables, all of which take place in the best event locations across Canada.
Integral Group (BC) LLP
Contact: Colin van Besouw
About: Integral Group is an interactive global network of design professionals collaborating under a single deep green engineering umbrella.They provide a full range of building system design and energy analysis services.
Jensen Hughes Consulting Canada Ltd.
Contact: Andrew Brown, Office Director
About: Jensen Hughes Consulting Canada Ltd. (formerly Sereca Consulting) provides a blend of engineering expertise, field experience, advanced technology and scientific research. Their expertise covers all aspects of fire engineering including building code consulting, fire and performance-based design, in-house research and development and forensic investigations. They offer seminars and workshops on a variety of topics directed to architects, interior designers and other interested parties.
Keene Building Products
Contact: Melanie Debelak, Director of Marketing
About: Keene Building Products offers products in noise control and building envelope applications.
Lerch Bates Inc.
Contact: Louis Belcourt, Regional Manager of Calgary
Contact: Nigel Twogood, District Manager of Edmonton
About: Founded over 65 years ago, with elevator consulting as its cornerstone, Lerch Bates Inc. offers advising services to architects, developers, building investors, owners and managers on the design, sustainability and continuous use of a wide spectrum of building systems for any size or type of building.
Level Playing Field Inc.
Contact: Darby Lee Young
About: Level Playing Field Inc. (LPF) evaluates, develops and promotes accessible and universal design solutions in all urban environments through first-hand lived experience. We ensure accessibility regardless of age, ability or circumstance. LPF can offer services at any stage of the project from reviewing drawings for new builds to providing site audits for existing structures. In addition to Barrier Free and Universal Code Design code compliance we can also make valuable best pratice recommendations.
Contact: Brian Valdez
About: LiftMaster is the number one brand of professionally installed residential garage door openers, as well as a major manufacturer of commercial door operators, residential and commercial gate operators, telephone entry and access control products. Drive by the access and security needs of the marketplace, LiftMaster's expansive line of state-of-the-art products are designed to fit any lifestyle or application, providing the latest technology and innovations in safety, security and convenience.
Lloyd Sadd - Quadrant Insurance Brokers
Contact: Michael Feeney
About: Lloyd Sadd -Quadrant Insurance Services work exclusively with design professionals and has been providing professional liability insurance, risk management and loss prevention services to Alberta’s Architects, Interior Designers, Engineers and Surveyors since 1995. Lloyd Sadd - Quadrant is the exclusive regional broker for the XL Insurance Company insurance program and a member of the PLAN (Professional Liability Agents Network).
Contact: Brent Johnsen, Business Development Leader
Contact: Sylvie Dzikewich, Architectural Sales Representative
About: MAPEI products play an important role in flooring installations, including products for surface preparation, waterproofing, sound reduction and crack isolation – plus mortars, grouts and adhesives – for all types of floor coverings. MAPEI also produces a wide variety of concrete restoration systems for construction and offers professional training related to ceramic and stone tile, floor coverings and concrete repair.
Marvin Windows of Canada
Contact: Jerome Madden
P: 905-670-5052 ext. 245
About: Marvin Windows and Doors is a premier manufacturer of made-to-order wood and wood-clad windows and doors. They strive to distribute the highest quality window, door, and siding products available on the market, with an un-paralleled commitment to customer service and satisfaction.
Muniak Enterprises Inc.
Contact: Leszek Muniak
About: The Building Code Tutor is an online educational program developed by Muniak Enterprises. The program consists of a series of short interactive lessons which focus on a specific aspect of the building code. **New modules added in 2018.
Contact: Hugh McAlary, Business Development Manager
About: Nexxus Enterprises (formerly Northern Hardware Ltd.) has been serving Western Canada since 1903 as a proud distributor of hollow metal doors, frames, finishing hardware, and total openings packages. Northern Hardware Ltd. works jointly with both architects and designers to prepare and assist with hardware specifications.
Contact: Margaret Townsend, Account Manager
About: Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® is a leading supplier of building envelope solutions, including architectural glass and the following aluminum glazing systems: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefronts, entrance doors and skylights. They offer both online CEU courses and Lunch and Learn presentations for architects.
Contact: Henry Randhawa
About: Oojala is a Vancover-based engineering and construction firm; delivering building solutions to commercial clients. Their clients include interior designers, architects and electrical contractors that are serving the mixed-use, retail, commercial, industrial and institutional building construction markets.
Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development (York University)
Contact: Whitney Rasksen
About: Osgoode Professional Development (Osgood Hall Law School, York University) is a world leader in law school lifelong learning. They offer credit and non-credit programs for lawyers, paralegals, non-law professions and firms/organizations. Their programs range from one hour offerings to conferences and short courses - on-site and distance education.
Overhead Door Corporation
Contact: Ali Isham, Marketing Director
About: Overhead Door Corporation is a leading provider of overhead and garage door systems and continues to lead the way with reliable solutions and unmatched professional installation, service and support that keeps customers coming back. They have created continuing education courses on topics related to their industry in an effort to help engage and inform professionals across the architecture and construction industries.
Passive House Canada
Contact: Gargi Bougie
About: Passive House Canada is a non-profit professional association that advocates for the Passive House building standard. They provide training in Passive House design and construction - from one day introductory courses to certification as Passive House Designers. For more information on their course offerings, please refer to their website.
Phantom Manufacturing (Int'l) Ltd.
Contact: Jeret Unger
About: Phantom screens manufactures and installs retractable insect, solar, clear vinyl and privacy screens for doors, windows, opening glass walls, and covered outdoor spaces. The screens keep insects out of living spaces, provide fresh air and passive coolong, connect indoor/outdoor zones, reduce building heat gain, decrease UV exposure, offer privacy, and provide energy savings.
Planar, a Leyard Company
Contact: Peter Lawrence
About: Founded in 1983, Planar, a Leyard company, is a global leader in display and digital signage technology. Planar video walls, large format LCD displays, interactive touch screen monitors and many other solutions are used by retailers, educational institutions, goverment agencies and businesses.
Contact: Ed Djonlich, Sales Manager
About: Plasti-Fab Ltd. is a vertically integrated manufacturer of expanded polystyrene products. Plasti-Fab’s mission is to provide its customers with EPS Product Solutions for constructing energy efficient buildings, floatation for marine construction, lightweight fill and compressible fill for Geotechnical construction projects, and component solutions for Original Equipment Manufacturers.
Contact: Alexander Blixt
About: Pliteq is a group of experienced engineers focused on developing high-performing impact and airborne sound control products used in multi-use buildings.
Raynor Garage Doors
Contact: Peter Elsenbach, Director of Marketing
P: (815) 285 7442
About: Raynor Garage Doors offers a full line of residential, commercial and industrial garage doors. For more information about their product line or their course offerings, please refer to their website or the contact noted.
Ron Blank & Associates Inc.
Contact: Carol Davis, Office Manager
About: Ron Blank & Associates Inc. and its affiliates are leading providers of continuing education for building design professionals, through online courses, Lunch & Learns, webinars, and CE Academies. RBA offers a long list of free Continuing Education courses for architects, interior designers, engineers and anyone in the A/E Community interested in learning about the newest building products and technologies in their industry.
Contact: Jessica Williamson
About: SAIT Polytechnic is a leader in applied education, delivering relevant, skill-oriented education to more than 50,000 people annually. SAIT offers two baccalaureate degrees, three applied degrees, more than 70 diploma and certificate program, 37 apprenticeship trades and over 1,000 continuing education and corporate training courses. For a complete listing of their course offerings - classroom and distance learning - please refer to their website.
Schindler Elevator Corp.
Contact: Trent Bronson
About: As one of the world's leading providers of elevators, Schindler moves people and materials, and connects vertical and horizontal transport systems through intelligent mobility solutions driven by green and user-friendly technologies.
Shouldice Designer Stone
Contact: Todd Cruickshank, Western Canadian Sales
About: Shouldice Designer Stone was founded in 1947 as a manufacturing facility for an extensive spectrum of stone profiles. They supply projects of distinction on all modes of construction throughout North America. With a commitment to quality and innovation they have grown to become today’s leading manufacturer of stone products and veneers on the market.
Contact: Bob Villeneuve
About: Skyfold is the acoustic leader in vertical retractable walls with their head office located in Montreal.
Stonetile (Canada) Ltd.
Contact: Peter Kuelker
About: Stonetile offers an architectural cladding product line that replicates the look of real stone work.
Terrazzo Tile & Marble Association of Canada (TTMAC)
Contact: Lisa Weir
About: The TTMAC was founded in 1944 with the mandate of developing a method of standardizing terrazzo, tile and marble installation techniques, as well as becoming a technical resource and liaison for architects, specifiers, designers and engineers. Hundreds of architects and design professionals have received training from TTMAC member firms through their programs.
The TTMAC offers a number of online courses. For more information and registration please click here.
Contact: Pamela Jenkins
About: Tremco offers the most comprehensive roofing and weatherproofing solutions for new construction, roofing maintenance, replacement solutions, restoration and repair services, and roofing materials in the industry. As a member of AIA, Tremco acts as a roofing resource, providing essential roofing information to architects and specifiers throughout North America.
US Formliner/Nawkaw Corp.
Contact: Sonny Arora, Regional Sales Manager
About: US Formliner manufactures and supplies decorative re-usable form-liners for architectural concrete surfaces. Nawkaw Corporation manufactures and supplies color stains for concrete and masonry.
View Dynamic Glass (Canada) Inc.
Contact: Kamal Singh
Vitrum Glass Group
Contact: Mikhala Way
About: Vitrum Glass provides a wide range of architectural glass products including insulation glass units, heat-strengthened glass, tempered glass, spandrel glass, screen-printed glass, shower doors, all-glass entry doors and laminated glass.
Xypex Chemical Corporation
Contact: Les Faure
About: The proprietary crystalline waterproofing products of Xypex Chemical Corporation are used for waterproofing, protecting and enhancing concrete.