Southwest Architectural Products
Southwest Architectural Products

Virtual AIA  Lunch and Learns

The following AIA Lunch and Learns will be presented via webinar.  We will usually have three scheduled per week.  If you are interested in having us present to just your firm, please contact us to schedule.    We would like to thank the following sponsors of these Lunch and Learns.   Please click on the logo to learn more about each company. 


Each program will start at NOON CST and will last for 1.5 hours to leave time for Q&A.  The actual AIA program is 1 hour in length.

Learning Objectives: 
After completion of this course, participants will be able to understand and identify solutions for common problems relating to:
  • Improving IAQ/IEQ
  • Moisture Sensitive coatings and adhesives (flooring) issues
  • Water & damp proofing concrete
  • Permanent concrete repairs

Learning Objectives

  • Identify  current market “wood aesthetic” technologies
  • Understand core materials of each technology
  • Understand the sustainable features and Life Cycle  benefits for each technology based on the following criteria:
    • Color Retention
    • Maintenance
    • Warranty
  • Describe the surface burning characteristics and explain how they can be specified to achieve code compliance
  • Installation Details
  • Budgetary Information

Webinar starts at 12:00 PM CDT / 01:00 PM EDT.

Click on the date to register:

Sept 2nd

Course Summary

This course discusses various topics pertaining to high-density fiber cement and its use as a cladding material. 


This includes:

  • the manufacturing process
  • standard ventilated rainscreen system installation practices and benefits, 
  • design considerations
  • various fiber cement panel applications.