CUPA PIZARRAS, world leaders in natural slate since 1892, has partnered with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) to create a course that covers everything an architect needs to know about natural slate. This program is registered with the AIA/CES for continuing professional education.

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To book our online AIA/CES natural slate course, or ask for more information, please fill out the following form, email us at or call us at +1 866 421 1171
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Course details

  Length: 60 Min. (45-50 min presentation)

Credits: AIA – 1.5 LU: Yes

Health, Safety, and Welfare (HSW): Yes

Content and Objectives

Our AIA course will run you through the basic characteristics and benefits of Natural Slate and look at its production process, from quarry excavation to roof installation. Our natural slate experts will make sure to give you and your team the insight and tools needed to ensure problem free slate specification.
  1. The natural slate production process.
  2. Natural slate ventilated facade systems.
  3. Identifying slate quality, detection of potential problems.
  4. Thermal solar panels with natural slate.