Education2020-06-16T15:31:19-06:00

Continuing Education

for Design & Construction Professionals

Let’s build it right, together.

Brick. Block. Stone. You’ve made a great choice. Now we want to help you get the most from these extraordinary building materials.

Whether you’re choosing a wall system, detailing your building, or troubleshooting existing construction, RMMI has a class to meet your needs.  And credit, too. As a registered AIA Continuing Education Provider, we offer AIA/CES learning units for most of our programs.

Learn now. No charge.
No pants required.

In these times of social distancing, we’ve made several of our most popular seminars available online and on demand. Each class is 45-60 minutes long.  
  1. Click on the free seminar of your choice.
  2. Register and let us know if you’d like continuing education credit.
  3. If you choose to earn credit, there is a button to take a short quiz at the conclusion of class.
  4. Submit your completed quiz, and RMMI will notify you of your score and your credit.

Want to train your whole team at once? Let’s get virtual.

RMMI is happy to provide live webinars – customized for your staff – via video conference. This option is great if your team has specific questions they would like us to answer in real time. Just click here to request low-cost training for your firm.

Troubleshooting Masonry I: Cracks


Instructor:
Michael Schuller, PE
Atkinson-Noland & Associates

1 AIA/CES LU + 1 HSW


Once you complete this short program, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand brick masonry expansion and concrete block shrinkage, and the different types of movement joints for accommodating expansion and shrinkage
  • List 3 causes of masonry cracks
  • Specify common crack repair methods, and when to use each type of repair
  • Develop different repair approach for moving and non-moving cracks

Troubleshooting Masonry II: Moisture


Instructor:
Michael Schuller, PE
Atkinson-Noland & Associates

1 AIA/CES LU + 1 HSW


Once you complete this short program, you’ll be able to:

  • List standardized methods for evaluating the moisture penetration resistance of masonry walls and how to determine if your drainage cavity is working properly;
  • Determine the correct type of water repellent to use on different types of masonry construction;
  • Review project designs for details that may lead to leaky masonry walls

Troubleshooting Masonry III: Efflorescence


Instructor:
Michael Schuller, PE
Atkinson-Noland & Associates

1 AIA/CES LU + 1 HSW


Once you complete this short program, you’ll be able to:

  • List standardized methods for evaluating the moisture penetration resistance of masonry walls and how to determine if your drainage cavity is working properly;
  • Determine the correct type of water repellent to use on different types of masonry construction;
  • Review project designs for details that may lead to leaky masonry walls

Avoiding Leaks in Single-Wythe Masonry Walls


Instructor:
Donald Harvey, PE
Atkinson-Noland & Associates

1 AIA/CES LU + 1 HSW


You’ll learn how to:

  • Identify the most important reasons why single-wythe walls leak
  • Describe best practices for single-wythe wall construction
  • Identify the best materials to prevent leaks in single-wythe walls
  • Use the appropriate flashing and ventilation systems for this type of construction

Introduction to the Masonry Systems Design Guide


Instructor:
Diane Travis
Architectural Consultant

1 AIA/CES LU


A publication
of RMMI and RDH Building Science, Inc.

In this course, you’ll:

  • Compare masonry wall systems and learn how to choose the best one for your project.
  • Evaluate details and materials that can control water infiltration, air flow, heat loss and water vapor in the wall.
  • Understand how flashings work in masonry wall systems and why they’re necessary.
  • Learn where to find more information when you need it.

Flashing: The Most Important Masonry Detail


Instructor:
Diane Travis
Architectural Consultant

1 AIA/CES LU + 1 HSW


  • Understand the critical role that flashing plays in helping a masonry wall to shed water.
  • Compare different flashing options for cost, ease of installation, and longevity.
  • Learn the critical places to add flashing to your details.
  • See how workmanship and maintenance impact the effectiveness of flashing, and learn what to look for on the jobsite to make sure your flashing is not compromised.
Get your free video course now. (You’ll also receive a link via email.)
Choose your program: Troubleshooting Masonry I: CracksTroubleshooting Masonry II: MoistureTroubleshooting Masonry III: EfflorescenceAvoiding Leaks in Single-Wythe Masonry WallsIntroduction to the Masonry Systems Design GuideFlashing: The Most Important Masonry Detail

Choose your credit:
AIA/CES Learning UnitRMMI Continuing Education Credit (for RMMI members only)None

If you don’t receive the email with your video link, please check your Junk mail.

Get your free video course now. (You’ll also receive a link via email.)
Choose your program: Troubleshooting Masonry I: CracksTroubleshooting Masonry II: MoistureTroubleshooting Masonry III: EfflorescenceAvoiding Leaks in Single-Wythe Masonry WallsIntroduction to the Masonry Systems Design GuideFlashing: The Most Important Masonry Detail

Choose your credit:
AIA/CES Learning UnitRMMI Continuing Education Credit (for RMMI members only)None

If you don’t receive the email with your video link, please check your Junk mail.

Get your free video course now. (You’ll also receive a link via email.)
Choose your program: Troubleshooting Masonry I: CracksTroubleshooting Masonry II: MoistureTroubleshooting Masonry III: EfflorescenceAvoiding Leaks in Single-Wythe Masonry WallsIntroduction to the Masonry Systems Design GuideFlashing: The Most Important Masonry Detail

Choose your credit:
AIA/CES Learning UnitRMMI Continuing Education Credit (for RMMI members only)None

If you don’t receive the email with your video link, please check your Junk mail.

Get your free video course now. (You’ll also receive a link via email.)
Choose your program: Troubleshooting Masonry I: CracksTroubleshooting Masonry II: MoistureTroubleshooting Masonry III: EfflorescenceAvoiding Leaks in Single-Wythe Masonry WallsIntroduction to the Masonry Systems Design GuideFlashing: The Most Important Masonry Detail

Choose your credit:
AIA/CES Learning UnitRMMI Continuing Education Credit (for RMMI members only)None

If you don’t receive the email with your video link, please check your Junk mail.

Get your free video course now. (You’ll also receive a link via email.)
Choose your program: Troubleshooting Masonry I: CracksTroubleshooting Masonry II: MoistureTroubleshooting Masonry III: EfflorescenceAvoiding Leaks in Single-Wythe Masonry WallsIntroduction to the Masonry Systems Design GuideFlashing: The Most Important Masonry Detail

Choose your credit:
AIA/CES Learning UnitRMMI Continuing Education Credit (for RMMI members only)None

If you don’t receive the email with your video link, please check your Junk mail.