Training & Continuing Education

We are proud to help support anyone seeking a better understanding of Special-Lite’s innovative products and their numerous benefits. The training and educational options below are intended for end users and those designing, building, or maintaining commercial buildings.

AIA/CES Credit Approved Courses

Developed specifically for architects and specifiers that are involved in picking doors for commercial applications, the courses below can be taken online. Alternatively, you can schedule an in-person presentation. After completion, attendees will receive one AIA/CES Learning Unit Credit.

FRP-101: Heavy-Duty Flush Doors for Commercial Entrances

Dive into what makes a functioning entrance. Then, learn how to evaluate design, construction and durability, environmental considerations, and performance to choose the right door supplier for your budget.

FRP-201: Exterior Doors for Performance and Sustainability

Understand how sustainability goals and high performance can work together when evaluating commercial doors.

FRP-301: Specifying Doors for Corrosive Environments

Review what causes various types of corrosion in commercial environments, how to counter them, and how to specify a door for corrosion resistance.

FRP-401: FRP Entrances: The Science Behind the Door

Learn the fundamentals of fiberglass, including its history and benefits, and the materials and methods used to manufacture doors and frames with different textures and finishes to withstand fire, corrosion, and abuse.

Contact your Local Rep to schedule some time to take advantage of these free educational opportunities!

On-Demand, Free Educational Credit

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In addition to the courses above, Special-Lite® has partnered with AEC Daily to offer self-paced, online content. It is designed to help architects, engineers, designers, consultants, and anyone in the commercial door industry.

Our first course focused on the science behind FRP (Fiber Reinforced Polymer) and what it can offer across various industries and applications. This course also qualifies for Health Safety Welfare (HSW) and CEU credit. Learn more about our “FRP Entrances: The Science Behind the Door” online course here.

Our second course focuses on specifying doors for corrosive environments. Corrosion affects more than aesthetics. Learn about the causes, types, impact, and how to avoid compromising the integrity and performance of your doors and building. You can take the course now or save it for later.

Additional Training

Another way to increase your knowledge about Special-Lite Commercial Door, Frames, and Bathroom Partitions is to join us here at our Decatur or Benton Harbor Manufacturing Facilities. We tailor our training sessions to your needs.

We will schedule installation training as requested. Reach out to your local Rep to learn more!

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Schedule time to earn AIA/CES Learning Credit for you or your team.