Continuing Education

Milgard understands the importance of continuing education. In conjunction with our partners, we are happy to provide accredited courses for professionals.

McGraw Hill Construction Continuing Education Courses

  • Fiberglass Fenestration Comes into its Own - It used to be that wood windows were virtually ubiquitous but technological advances have generated a multitude of alternatives with added benefits. Learn how fiberglass frames bring sustainability, energy efficiency and beauty to today's windows.

    This course qualified for 1 HSW/SD. Learn more >

Hanley Wood University

  • Why Fiberglass for Windows and Doors - This course will take a closer look at the introduction of fiberglass frames and their benefits, while comparing them to other common window frame materials. It will then move on to discuss the sustainable benefits that fiberglass offers, such as strength, high strength-to-weight ratio, stiffness, compatible thermal expansion, natural insulation and low thermal transmittance. Understanding the benefits of fiberglass is important and so is knowing how to properly specify a window frame. We will wrap up the course by discussing a number of factors architects should consider when specifying window frames.

    This course qualifies for 1 LU HSW/SD. Learn more >

  • Implementing Universal Design and Meeting the Needs of a Changing Demographic - As the largest American generation, Baby Boomers will continue to shape the economy and markets throughout their retirement years. Their desire to live in their current homes may force many Boomers to pursue minor or even substantial remodeling projects to make their homes accessible to them as they age.

    This course qualifies for 1 NAHB credit. Learn more >

  • Window Energy Performance Ratings and Technologies - This course will provide a thorough introduction to the relationship between windows and energy efficiency and the importance of installing appropriate windows with high performance technologies. We will discuss window performance ratings and how they can help to reduce energy costs and improve the comfort of building occupants.

    This course qualifies for 1 AIA CEH, HSW/SD, 1 GBCI CE Hour. Learn more >

  • Universal Design and Meeting the Needs of an Aging Population - This one hour course will help you to understand the importance of the changing demographics in the US and recognize the impact that the aging population is having on the environment and products.

    This course qualifies for 1 AIA CEH, HSW. Learn more >

  • Sustainable Design for Windows - This one hour course will help you understand how sustainable building products and materials can satisfy the aesthetic tastes of occupants today and in the future by using Universal Design strategies. The course will also explain how windows can help contribute towards points in the LEED for Homes credit categories.

    This course qualifies for 1 LU HSW/SD. Learn more >

Milgard White Papers

  • High Function, Low-Energy - How Advanced Window Technologies Enhance Green Building Performance. Download now >

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