APG University Online

Presented by Echelon Masonry


Join us monthly for AIA-accredited webinars on modern solutions to the most pressing challenges in architecture, presented by experts from across the industry. From specification support to site planning to strategies to optimize the health and wellness of your occupants and beyond, APG U sessions offer up knowledge you need to succeed – and the LU and HSW credits you need to stay current.


Check out the current block of webinars below. A number of previous APGU courses have also been recorded and are available within the

Oldcastle APG Continuing Education Portal for on-demand learning purposes.



January 12, 1pm ET – The Modern Masonry Benefits of Pre-Blended Mortar (1 LU | HSW))

Masonry construction has come a long way since its invention – so why are we still mixing mortar like we’re in the Stone Age?


Join masonry experts from Oldcastle APG to explore the benefits of ditching the sand pile and switching your specs to pre-blended mortars.


From ensuring consistency of color and performance to increasing job site efficiency, mixing productivity and building speed, this is the intel you need to build better with masonry.


February 16, 1pm ET – Achieving Resilience Through Masonry Design (1 LU | HSW)​

Your specs have passed rigorous reviews – but how will they hold up when disaster strikes?


Join LEED expert Christine Subasic, PE, for an in-depth look at why masonry is the material of choice for designing for resilience. 


We’ll explore the industry’s evolving resilience standards, new strategies for resilient building and how designing with masonry can help your projects meet – and exceed – your project goals.


March 16, 1pm ET – Inside Rail: Aluminum Extrusion Coating  (1 LU | HSW)

The industry offers numerous options for protecting vertical aluminum against the elements, but which is right for your spec?


Join industry experts from Oldcastle APG for an in-depth look at the technologies and processes of choice for coating exterior aluminum structures like fences and railings, including powder coating, liquid coatings and anodizing. 


We’ll discuss the technical processes, performance characteristics relative merits of each solution and how to determine which is right for your project – can’t-miss info for any specifier.


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