New CEU Course Offered by DaVinci Roofscapes®

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – DaVinci Roofscapes®, the color leader in the polymer roofing industry, has partnered with national color expert Kate Smith, CMG of Sensational Color, to offer a customized color course for architects, designers and industry professionals.

The free online course, entitled “The FRESH Approach to Choosing Exterior Colors,” takes approximately one hour to complete on the AEC Daily website. The course provides industry officials with one HSW (Health, Safety and Welfare) learning unit through AIA, NARI, NAHB and AIBD. Those industry professionals completing the course will be able to:

– Identify the five key elements that must be considered when choosing exterior colors and how they influence color choices;

– Implement a step-by-step plan for selecting colors and making color placement decisions;

– Describe the various environmental and physical factors that affect color choice for both residential and commercial buildings;

– Execute strategies designed to help customers make confident color decisions.

“This course is ideal for architects, designers, builders and remodelers who are looking for detailed information on how to use color selection as part of the design and selling process,” says Smith, chief color maven and president of Sensational Color. “This step-by-step online course provides fast and easy tips for incorporating and coordinating exterior colors on a project.”

In addition to the new color course, DaVinci also offers the course “The Design Advantages of Synthetic Roofing Solutions,” free online. Also a one-hour course, this session is worth one Sustainable Design Credit from AIA and other organizations. The course helps professionals understand the green features of virgin-engineered polymer synthetic roofing materials along with being able to compare the advantages and disadvantages of traditional roofing materials versus synthetic products. Those taking the course will learn about the design and architectural benefits of specifying a synthetic roofing solution and how LEED point certification can be obtained by using synthetic roofs. Both courses are available 24/7 online.

DaVinci Roofscapes has manufactured award-winning polymer slate and shake roofing since 1999. The roofing tiles are virtually maintenance free and far more cost effective than the natural product. DaVinci leads the industry in tile thickness, the tile width variety and the greatest selection of subtle earth-toned colors. Company products have a 50-year limited warranty and are 100 percent recyclable. DaVinci proudly makes its products in America and is a member of the National Association of Home Builders, the Cool Roof Rating Council and the U.S. Green Building Council. For additional information call 1-800-328-4624 or visit


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