Continuing education through engineer—led technical classes

Henderson University was designed to provide opportunities for our clients to earn continuing education credits and stay up to date on industry changes. During these unprecedented times, we’re providing 20 of our AIA-accredited courses via online presentation. To schedule a session for your team, contact us today.

As a company made up of problem-solvers, we’re here to help. We’ve been having extensive conversations about how COVID-19 is affecting our partners across industries and what can be done to lessen the impact. If there’s a specific topic related to the coronavirus and your market, contact us today.



  • Fire Protection Basics for Retail Buildings

    An introduction to various aspects of fire protection engineering for retail buildings and an attempt to dispel popular myths about fire protection.

  • Right Sized: Loads, Diversity, and Systems

    Helping architects and owners understand the value of right—sizing equipment, the risks of over—sizing, and the process for getting the design right. Developed as part of AIA + 2030.

  • FGI: Sound Vibration Guidelines for Healthcare Facilities

    Review all six of the main FGI acoustical areas of concern, and review examples and design techniques to achieve criteria.

  • Medical Gas — What Should Architects Know?

    Discussion of a variety of items that every architect should know will lead to medical gas systems being installed in a safe manner that promotes patient well-being.

  • USP 797/800 [Pharmacy Design]

    A review of the USP 797 and 800 codes for pharmacy drug compounding areas, which includes the enforcement of the codes and design/construction ramifications to these spaces.

  • Positive Displacement Ventilation: Golden 1 Center

    Come and learn how this innovative air delivery system is helping turn traditional air conditioning on its head – to the benefits of fan experience and the bottom line!

  • Refrigeration Design

    An overview of grocery store refrigeration technology and equipment for architectural design.

  • Architectural Acoustics

    A basic yet essential presentation to enhance the acoustical performance of the facilities you design.

  • Wi-Fi, DAS, & the Value of Connection in Today’s Venues

    COURSE OVERVIEW Whether it’s sharing your experience on social media, engaging in real-time with the event you’re attending, or responding to safety and security threats, today’s world relies on our ability to digitally connect. That’s ...

  • MEP 101 (For Non-Engineers)

    COURSE OVERVIEW This class will give architects and interior designers a better general understanding of MEP systems. After this class, participants will be able to have more informed initial discussions with clients, effectively allocate space ...

  • Power Distribution Planning for Architects

    COURSE OVERVIEW Electrical utility service, overcurrent protection, distribution, layout, clearances, and rate incentives options. When it comes to power distribution there’s a lot to consider. Systems that are efficient and optimized are no longer the ...

  • Energy Code for Architects

    COURSE OVERVIEW Energy codes are advancing and more requirements are being added in each new edition. This constant change makes having a fundamentals understanding of energy code requirements extremely important for architects to design successfully. ...

  • California Energy Code 2019 Updates

    COURSE OVERVIEW The purpose of this presentation is to examine the most recent version of the 2019 Triennial Edition of the Title 24 California Energy Code in the context of previous version as well as ...

  • Fire & Life Safety First Steps – Developing Your Building’s Scope & Site

    COURSE OVERVIEW This course identifies the significant building and fire code provisions that most affect your building construction type and site location when beginning a new project. It will outline the order in which the ...

  • Fire & Smoke Dampers in Healthcare Facilities

    COURSE OVERVIEW Fire and smoke dampers present a challenge during design of each facility and are often over or under designed. This course intends to help attendees understand where and why dampers are required based ...

  • Building Systems for Schools: History & Master Planning

    COURSE OVERVIEW Over the years education has evolved and so have the facilities themselves. From standard instruction in traditional classrooms to collaborative hands-on learning in flexible spaces, to keep up schools have seen upgrades, additions, ...

  • Large Format Audio-Video Trends in Venues

    COURSE OVERVIEW Technology is ever-evolving and while some technological advances aim for the smallest possible solution, when it comes to audio-video, sometimes bigger is better. This presentation will provide attendees with an understanding of common ...

  • Elevators 101

    COURSE OVERVIEW This class will give architects and owners a general understanding of the different types and components of elevator systems including the various types of elevator modernizations. After this class, participants will be able ...

  • Navigating Commissioning Requirements

    COURSE OVERVIEW A clear understanding of not only what commissioning is but also how it should be applied. Depending on the owner’s goals and code requirements, commissioning can mean the difference between just checking a ...

  • Infection Control in Buildings

    COURSE OVERVIEW Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, building owners and operators around the world have been focused on what they can do to make their spaces safer. Many are looking to infection control technologies integrated with ...