Linetec shares online Architectural Resource Center,

blog, e-newsletter and more


Wausau, Wis. (May 2013) – From its blog to e-newsletters, from videos to on-demand continuing education programs, Linetec provides many online resources to help architects and the building community better understand architectural finishing.

Launched in 2012, Linetec’s blog (http://linetec-blog.com) shares technical tips, project highlights and other news from the company’s knowledgeable team. Recent posts have highlighted service route expansion, Class I and Class II anodize explanations and color trend observations.

More than 15,000 architects and other building professionals receive Linetec’s educational newsletter each month. Topics tackle common and unique challenges and offer suggestions for improving aesthetics, performance and other technical applications. Recent issues have addressed controlling variation in paint color and antimicrobial protection.

Linetec’s videos can be found on YouTube’s “Linetec Anodize Channel.” (http://www.youtube.com/user/LinetecAnodize) Along with its anodize featurettes, viewers also can learn about painted coatings.

As a registered American Institute of Architects’ Continuing Education System (AIA/CES) provider, Linetec offers “Introduction to Coatings: Field Performance and the Application Process” and “Choosing Sustainable Finishes.” Participants can earn 2.0 Learning Units (LUs) for successfully completing both courses. These programs are available as either an in-person presentation or as a self-guided online course.
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Linetec's Architectural Resource Center Linetec’s AIA/CES programs are just a few of the informational sources located in its online Architectural Resource Center (http://www.linetec.com/Architect_Resource_Center.html). Visitors also can download Guide Specifications for high-performance architectural coatings, request paint sample color chips, learn about sustainable design considerations and more.

“Fitting into architects’ busy schedules, these self-guided programs and tools are available at their convenience 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. And, the content remains online for future reference by all,” says Linetec’s senior marketing specialist, Tammy Schroeder, LEED® Green Associate.

For more information please contact Linetec at 888-717-1472 or sales@linetec.com.

Located in Wisconsin, Linetec serves customers across the country, finishing such products as aluminum windows, wall systems, doors, hardware and other architectural metal components, as well as automotive, marine and manufactured consumer goods. The company is a subsidiary of Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: APOG). Linetec is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).