AIA/CES Registered Provider Turner Construction Company's Mold Awareness = Moisture Plan Control Course Educates on Mold Prevention

June 10, 2006

(PRWEB) May 19, 2006 -- Tuner Construction Company’s one-hour
Mold Awareness = Moisture Control online course has been updated so that AIA (American Institute of Architects) members will receive one continuing education system (CES) health, safety and welfare (HSW) learning unit upon completion. The course is available through Turner’s industry-specific online learning Web site at turneruniversity.com.

Designed to educate on preventing mold during the construction process, the course includes the following lessons: mold overview; building design, materials and systems; construction/ controlling moisture; construction schedule and sequence; building operation and maintenance; conclusion; summary; assessment and glossary.

Turner Construction Co. recently became an AIA/CES registered provider when the company partnered with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to release a three-and-a-half-hour Web-based course entitled, Essentials of LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Professional Accreditation—the first online course designed to help professionals prepare for the LEED Professional Accreditation exam. AIA members will receive 3.5 CES learning units upon completion of this course, which is available though the USGBC Web site, www.usgbc.org.

“Turner is pleased to be an AIA/CES registered provider and to extend our courses to the architectural community,” said James Mitnick, Turner Construction’s senior vice-president. “We plan to offer several courses for AIA/CES learning units in the near future, including two series: the Building Envelop and Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing (MEP) Fundamentals.”

Register for Mold Awareness = Moisture Control at www.turneruniversity.com.

Learners must receive an 80 percent or higher to receive their AIA/CES learning unit. The cost of the online course is $99.

Turner Construction Co. began development of its corporate knowledge network, Turner Knowledge Network™ (TKN) in 2000 and launched the TurnerUniversity online learning Web site to staff and to business partners in 2002. In 2003 TurnerUniversity was made available to the public. Currently TurnerUniversity has 161 Web-based courses, plus an OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) 30-hour course that is part Web-based (24 hours) and part instructor-led class and exam (8 hours). Upon completion, participants obtain an OSHA 30-hour card. Turner is the leading general builder in the U.S., ranking first or second in the major segments of the building construction field. Turner offers clients a nationwide network, with 46 offices across the United States. For more information, visit www.turnerconstruction.com, or contact Jennifer Zolak at (412) 255-5400. This news release was distributed by the PR Web Newswire on behalf of the organization above. Fo

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