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Construction — CommercialWith almost limitless design flexibility, aluminum extrusions enable sophisticated design features and labor-saving functionality to be readily incorporated into building components. Add the ability to achieve a wide range of decorative finishes via either anodizing or coating with high-performance architectural paints and the environmental benefit of a material that can be readily recycled without loss of properties, and it is clear why extrusions find wide use in the commercial construction environment.
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AEC offers educational courses covering aluminum extrusion use and the evolving green/energy codes in commercial construction. The courses are eligible for continuing education units (CEUs) with a number of organizations and are available to view and download.
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