Once design development is complete, it’s time to prepare construction documents. This requires a deep understanding of how building systems, materials and assemblies integrate. This ARE division covers building materials and systems, construction documentation and project manuals. You’ll get up to speed on cost estimates, site features and IBC requirements.
ARE veteran Mike Newman walks through everything you need to know for the PDD exam. Go deep into specialty systems, project specifications and design team and owner communication. He’ll even showcase the PDD exam objectives in practice with a real-life project.Learn More
Get the whole picture as you deep-dive into the specifics. Follow along with the presenter as she explains the use of EIFS and Interior Building Coordination involved in the construction of community church.
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Get into PDD test taking mode with our practice exams, modeled after NCARB’s same objectives. With similar questions and the same format, it feels like the real deal. Get tested on construction estimates, security systems and conveyor systems.Learn More
Master the difference between wall types, wrap your head around what a SIP is, and review glazing types. Study our flashcards to get an in-depth understanding of PDD concepts and vocabulary. They’re all stored on your phone so you can study anytime, anywhere.Learn More
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