Client News: “Seismic Requirements for Suspended Ceiling Systems” educational course offered by the ROCKFON Group

Posted on May 11th, 2016 by Heather West

ROCKFON_AR_ASU-HSS_Pebble3738-web.jpgHelping architects, design professionals and contractors stay current with seismic codes, ceiling components and installation methods, the ROCKFON Group has updated its one-hour presentation, "Seismic Requirements for Suspended Ceiling Systems." This in-person course may be scheduled with a ROCKFON Group representative by contacting

This educational presentation from the ROCKFON Group is approved by the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Architectural Institute of British Columbia (AIBC), the Interior Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC), the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA), and by other organizations recognizing these continuing educations systems. Members who successfully complete the course will earn 1.0 Learning Unit (LU) toward their continuing education credits.

Those who attend "Seismic Requirements for Suspended Ceiling Systems" will have the opportunity to learn about suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, North American seismic activity, seismic building codes, alternative ceiling design components and installation solutions. Supplementing the educational content, the ROCKFON Group also shares an overview of its 107-year history and an introduction to its complete ceiling system offering that combines stone wool and specialty metal ceiling panels with Chicago Metallic® suspension systems.

Further assisting with proper product selection and specification for seismic design categories, the ROCKFON Group offers its Seismic Relief brochure for download. Other educational articles are available on demand from's "Tools & Documentation" section. Additional one-hour, in person, 1.0 LU courses also may be requested, such as "Suspended Ceilings and Acoustical Solutions using Stone Wool."


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