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Milliken offers a variety of continuing education (CEU) courses to help architects and designers stay up-to-date with industry tools and best practices.
Courses are available for in-person presentations and live webinars, as well as through online learning modules for on-demand accessibility.
For more information, please email millikencarpet@milliken.com, or contact your local sales representative.

Social Media: Global Online Tools for Interior Designers and Architects

(.1 CEU, IDCEC; 1 LU, AIA)

 

This course introduces participants to conversations the A&D industry is having through some of the most popular social media tools.
During the course, participants will:

  • Identify industry trends toward a more mobile, connected architecture and design community.
  • Review most popular social networking sites – Facebook, Twitter and YouTube – and how they relate to the A&D industry on a global level.
  • Outline ways and best practices to share your own content online.
  • Highlight how to find and engage with organizations and publications, as well as individual clients and colleagues, to find inspiration and keep up to date with the industry. 
 
Available as In-Person Presentation and Online Distance Module
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Pinterest and the A&D Community: Sharing & Inspiring in a Digital World

(.1 CEU, IDCEC; 1 LU, AIA)
 
 
This course introduces participants to Pinterest, a visually driven social media site ideal for the architecture and design industry.
Learning objectives include:
 
  • Learn a general overview of Pinterest, the site’s history and impact on society.
  • View the A&D community’s presence on Pinterest.
  • Explore how the A&D industry is using Pinterest to further creativity and design work.
  • Learn how to get started on Pinterest, organize boards, pin and share images and demonstrate pin etiquette.
 
Available as In-Person Presentation and Online Distance Module
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Entryway Matting Systems: Enhance a Building’s First Impression

(.1 CEU, IDCEC; 1 LU, AIA)

 
This course addresses the benefits of entryway matting and dust control for commercial buildings or hospitality spaces.
After this presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Explain the importance and functionality of entryway matting systems.
  • Identify key decision points when choosing entryway matting.
  • Summarize the inherent costs related to matting systems.
  • Understand a variety of ways entryway systems can be incorporated into facilities.

 

Available as In-Person Presentation

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CRI: 501 Carpet in Educational Facilities

(.1 CEU, IDCEC; 1 LU, AIA)

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This course is offered in partnership with The Carpet and Rug Institute, discussing how carpet is used in educational settings. 

At the end of the course, participants will be able to: 
  • Evaluate how students and teachers feel about carpet.
  • Show how carpet helped improve student achievement at Charles Young Elementary School.
  • List some physical and non-physical benefits of carpeting for classrooms.
  • Offer ways to improve acoustics in schools.
  • List ways that carpet contributes to good indoor air quality.
  • Describe why carpet is a good flooring choice for schools.
 
Available as In-Person Presentation
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CRI: 504 Carpet for Hospitality

(.1 CEU, IDCEC; 1 LU, AIA)


This course is offered in partnership with The Carpet and Rug Institute, describing the benefits of carpet in a hospitality space. 


At the end of the course, participants will be able to: 
 
  • Discuss hospitality needs and requirements.
  • Discuss elements of the selection process.
  • State the importance of technical requirements in performance, installation and maintenance.
  • Discuss sustainable carpet in hospitality.
 
Available as In-Person Presentation
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CRI: 701 The Carpet Industry and Sustainability

(.1 CEU, IDCEC; 1 LU, AIA)


 

This course is offered in partnership with The Carpet and Rug Institute, describing how the carpet industry is a leader in sustainability.
At the end of the course, participants will be able to: 

 
  • State brief background information on the carpet industry.
  • Be able to enumerate the decisions that affect sustainability in the specification process.
  • Identify key elements of End of Life Management.
  • Define the basics of Life Cycle Assessments.
  • Define which standards and certifications apply to carpet products.

 

Available as In-Person Presentation
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CRI: 703 Sustainability Green Carpet Standard

(.1 CEU, IDCEC; 1 LU, AIA) 

 

 
This course is offered in partnership with The Carpet and Rug Institute, reviewing benefits of environmental standards and essentials for producing sustainable carpet. At the end of the course, participants will be able to: 
 
  • State the benefits of environmental standards.
  • Describe the five functional areas identified by the Joint Committee as being essential for producing sustainable carpet.
  • Explain NSF/ANSI 140.
  • Use NSF/ANSI 140 effectively to specify carpet.
 
Available as In-Person Presentation
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CRI: 704 Innovations in Carpet Recycling

(.1 CEU, IDCEC; 1 LU, AIA)

 

 

This course is offered in partnership with The Carpet and Rug Institute, detailing recent innovations in carpet recycling.
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:  
 

  • Describe sustainability and key drivers of carpet recycling.
  • Identify ways to reuse and recycle carpet.
  • List new products produced from old carpet.
  • Quantify landfill diversion of post-consumer carpet and its environmental and human impact.

 

Available as In-Person Presentation

 

 

 

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