AIA Credited Courses

Lunch and Learn Credited Courses

Online - The Strong and Sustainable Solution for K-12 Lockers


1. Compare the durability of traditional metal lockers with the durability of lockers made from a plastic material called high density polyethylene (HDPE).

2. Describe the difference between post-industrial recycled content and post-consumer recycled content.

3. Summarize the contents of a health product declaration (HPD) and explore what an HPD for a HDPE product may contain.

4. Explain the contribution that HDPE lockers can make toward earning different green building certifications such as LEED and CHPS.


Credits: 1.00 HSW

GBCI for 1 GBCI CE hour(s) for LEED Credential Maintenance.

Link to course: The Strong and Sustainable Solution for K-12 Lockers

Sustainable Locker Solutions for Every Place & Purpose

Through this one hour course, the design professional will learn about various material, configuration and hardware options for lockers and the different industries in which lockers are used. This course reviews HDPE physical attributes, composition, and sustainability contributes to the design and construction of any sustainable project. The design professional will understand the role of responsible manufacturing in a product’s life cycle assessment, and which LEED v4 credits can apply.


1. Compare and contrast different material types for lockers in terms of their makeup, maintenance, life span, and sustainable benefits to occupants and the environment

2. Define and describe the material characteristics of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)

3. Identify different applications for HDPE plastic lockers and discuss design options that make them more user-friendly, ADA compliant, and aesthetically pleasing to end users based on those applications

4. List several ways HDPE materials offer LEED credit through topics that include noise reduction, construction waste diversion and low emitting materials

5. Explain how responsible manufacturing is a critical part of any product’s life cycle assessment and give several examples of these environmental improvements over traditional manufacturing processes


Provider: Scranton Products

AIA Course Number: ISP10J

GBCI Course ID: 0920003847

Length: 1 Hour

Credits: 1 AIA HSW CE Hour & 1 GBCI CE Hour for LEED Professional

TO SCHEDULE A APPOINTMENT: Contact Sue Botscheller 570-348-0997 ext 2516

Link to online course: Sustainable Locker Solutions for Every Place & Purpose

Incorporating Sustainable Materials into Commercial Restroom Design

Learn about HDPE, it's physical attributes, composition, design options and sustainable contributions to the design and construction of any project. We'll also take a look at why product transparency and responsible manufacturing are important considerations when specifying a sustainable product.


1. Compare and contrast the various material options for lockers and partitions and define HDPE and its characteristics.

2. Discuss the increasing importance of product transparency and the role this documentation is playing in today's green building certification programs.

3. Identify which LEED credit categories can be impacted by specifying HDPE and describe how

4. Explain why responsible manufacturing and good corporate citizenship through sustainable business practices must be considered when specifying green products


Length: 1 Hour

AIA Course number: ISP10K

GBCI Course ID: 0920008710

Credit applies to: Organizations

Computer requirements: Flash

Credits: 1 AIA HSW/SD CE Hour

1 GBCI CE Hour for LEED Professionals

0.1 IDCEC CEU Hour

TO SCHEDULE A APPOINTMENT: Contact Sue Botscheller 570-348-0997 ext 2516

Link to online course: Sustainable Materials in Restrooms, Locker Rooms and Other Applications

ONLINE - School Hallway Lockers Made of High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE)

This course will go into detail on how the new fire code approved HDPE plastic lockers compare against competitive materials such as metal and wood. It will also take an in depth look at how plastic lockers provide sustainable features to schools and improve their indoor air quality and provide the most cost effective solution to a school over years of maintenance cost savings.  


1. Identify and recognize the durability and sustainability characteristics of HDPE plastic lockers as compared to other material choices for lockers

2. Investigate the design options in using HDPE plastic lockers that make them suitable for school hallway locker installations including acoustic indoor environmental quality benefits

3. Assess the contributions of HDPE plastic lockers to green building and product programs such as the LEED for Schools program and Greenguard Schools and Children Certification

4. Specify HDPE plastic lockers with green attributes and recycled content for use in K-12 school corridor settings


Credits: 1.00 HSW

Link to course: School Hallway Lockers Made of High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE)

ONLINE - Introduction to Barrier-Free Design and ADA Standards for Accessible Design

As an overview on ADA standards, this course is a great introduction or refresher on Accessibility standards and the legislation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. We will also explore some common access errors and omissions in new construction.

1. Describe several objectives of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its enforcement components

2. Identify discrimination (barriers) to employment, transportation, public accommodations and telecommunications

3. List ADA Standards for Accessible Design

4. Identify common ADA Errors and Omissions in New Construction and Alterations


Course number: ISP10A

Credits: 1 AIA HSW CE Hour

Course fulfills 1 Hour state accessibility/ADA/barrier-free CE requirements

1 ADA Hour for Licensed California Architects

1 Barrier Free Hour for Licensed Texas Architects

*This information to be transcribed onto your state license renewal form.

Link to course: Introduction to Barrier-Free Design