Amba Products Offers Free CEU Course on Sliding Door (Barn Door) Systems

Apr 22, 2014, 11:15 ET from Amba Products

ATLANTA, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amba Products, a national leader in marketing and distributing high-end European stainless steel decorative hardware, is offering a comprehensive Continuing Education Unit (CEU) course on the functions, advantages and applications of sliding door systems, one of its signature products.

The course is designed for architects, engineers, interior designers and others in construction and related industries, whose professions require CEU credits, and who are interested in learning about the benefits of incorporating sliding door systems in the design of functional and aesthetically appealing commercial and residential spaces. In partnership with AEC Daily, Amba is offering this free e-learning course. The course is recognized by leading industry associations in the U.S. and Canada, and can be downloaded at  This CEU course provides an overview of stainless steel decorative sliding door hardware systems including explanations of the functions of the different types of systems available and options for handles and locking pull systems. Participants will also learn about factors to consider during the planning and installation phases.

"Sliding doors have always been popular in Europe, and now the trend is taking off in the North American market because of the many benefits they offer," said Matt Orchard, product manager at Amba Products. "Space-saving sliding doors are the perfect combination of form and function, and bring interest and flair while separating and defining living spaces," he explained. The Amba product line includes glass sliding door hardware options that allow for maximal use of light without compromising privacy. The wood sliding door systems provide complete separation between rooms while preserving space. Both systems are operated so smoothly and effortlessly that a 100-pound door can be moved with one finger. The sleek exposed design, expert craftsmanship and high-quality materials distinguish the Amba sliding door product line, which includes a wide range of stainless steel hardware options.

Sliding doors and connectors are increasingly being used in commercial as well as residential buildings to elegantly define and separate spaces, provide privacy, optimize natural light, minimize the use of artificial light and conserve energy. Popular applications of sliding doors include kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, pantries and other rooms in private homes. They also enhance commercial spaces such as offices, stores and fitness centers. In the hospitality industry, they are commonly used in hotel and conference rooms.

Amba Products, headquartered in Atlanta, GA, partners with manufacturer ABP-Beyerle in Germany to offer the North American market high end German engineered decorative hardware made from solid 304 Stainless Steel.

The following associations have approved this CEU course: (American Institute of Architects) AIA, The Alberta Association of Architects (AAA),American Institute of Building Design (AIBD), American Institute of Constructors (AIC), Architects' Association of New Brunswick (AANB), Architectural Institute of British Columbia (AIBC), BOMI International Independent Institute for Property and Facility Management Education (BOMI), California Council for Interior Design Certification (CCIDC), Construction Specifications Canada (CSC), Florida Board of Professional Engineers (FBPE), Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW) - this just means the course qualifies for Health, Safety and Welfare International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI), National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), Newfoundland & Labrador Association of Architects (NLAA), Northwest Territories Association of Architects (NWTAA), Ontario Association of Architects (OAA), Ordre des architectes du Quebec (OAQ), RCI, Incorporated (RCI), Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP), Saskatchewan Association of Architects (SAA)

For more information call:

Matt Orchard
Amba Products
Product Manager:  Sliding Door Systems 
Phone:  404-350 9738 ext 106

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