Leading North American stone supplier, Polycor, is offering a free on-line continuing education course at AEC Daily’s Online Learning Center. The offering is Course AEC231, and it is worth 1.00 LUs 1.00. This program also qualifies for HSW credit.

Interested architects can visit www.polycor.com and click on the “Free on-line continuing education” button on the right-hand side at the bottom of the opening page.

After this one-hour course/presentation, architects will be able to:

• State the features and benefits of natural stone products

• Analyze the stone quarrying and stone fabrication processes

• List the applications of natural stone in a variety of market segments

• Rate the performance of natural stone using ASTM standard test methods

• Identify the characteristics of certain natural stone products which make them more or less suited for specific applications

Architects can also contact Vincent Roy, Polycor's Regional Sale Manager, AIA/CES Registered Provider and LEED Professional at 403-389-9918 or vincent.roy@polycor.com. Another contact is Clermont Perron, Assistant to the CEO, AIA/CES Registered Provider and LEED Professional, who can be reached at 678-234-1066 or clermont.perron@polycor.com. In addition to the on-line education, Polycor offers "Lunch n Learn" educational sessions, which take place on-site at architectural firms.