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PDAA Architecture Level 1 - Windows, Walls, Floors (Fairfax, VA)

Fairfax , USA
10015 Main Street
Ray Weiss
703-359-1305
ray@sgia.org

PDAA is the only vinyl agnostic testing in the industry. SGIA's "Find an Installer" is the place to go to find a qualified installer, and this testing for Architecture Level 1 will allow the installer company to display this badge proudly.

Workshop and testing begins at 8:30 am each day.

Register to gain PDAA Certified Architecture Level 1 status for your company. Through PDAA certification, your company holds verified proof that it has their installer has the skill set, the knowledge of industry terms and the proficienty with all the tools necessary to install any type of standard architectural film in a typical industry setting (retail stores, trade shows, banks, offices, etc.). This certification event will be using various manufacturer vinyl for the test. Your company must be a corporate member of SGIA and have a PDAA Certified Installer on staff to be listed on the Find an Installer site.

Architecture Level 1 Testing only will be on July 23.

July 22 and 23 will include training on choosing vinyl, brushing up on good cleaning and install techniques, along with proper heat procedure to ensure you are prepared for testing. The training and testing stations will include Acrylic station, knife control station, flat wall mural station, round column station, floor graphic station, and wet application window graphic station.

Ken Burns from Axis Installations and Pete Kouchis from VisuCom Graphics will cover techniques for successfully passing the certification test and training for those that will attend only for the training.

For full information on the test and its requirements, please visit PDAA's Certification page to learn more about becoming PDAA Certified.

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This training and certification test is administered by Ken Burns with Axis Installations and Pete Kouchis with VisuCom Graphics.

Upcoming Events

PDAA Architecture Level 1 - Windows, Walls, Floors (Fairfax, VA)

Fairfax , USA
10015 Main Street
Ray Weiss
703-359-1305
ray@sgia.org

PDAA is the only vinyl agnostic testing in the industry. SGIA's "Find an Installer" is the place to go to find a qualified installer, and this testing for Architecture Level 1 will allow the installer company to display this badge proudly.

Workshop and testing begins at 8:30 am each day.

Register to gain PDAA Certified Architecture Level 1 status for your company. Through PDAA certification, your company holds verified proof that it has their installer has the skill set, the knowledge of industry terms and the proficienty with all the tools necessary to install any type of standard architectural film in a typical industry setting (retail stores, trade shows, banks, offices, etc.). This certification event will be using various manufacturer vinyl for the test. Your company must be a corporate member of SGIA and have a PDAA Certified Installer on staff to be listed on the Find an Installer site.

Architecture Level 1 Testing only will be on July 23.

July 22 and 23 will include training on choosing vinyl, brushing up on good cleaning and install techniques, along with proper heat procedure to ensure you are prepared for testing. The training and testing stations will include Acrylic station, knife control station, flat wall mural station, round column station, floor graphic station, and wet application window graphic station.

Ken Burns from Axis Installations and Pete Kouchis from VisuCom Graphics will cover techniques for successfully passing the certification test and training for those that will attend only for the training.

For full information on the test and its requirements, please visit PDAA's Certification page to learn more about becoming PDAA Certified.

pdaa_certified_logo_new


This training and certification test is administered by Ken Burns with Axis Installations and Pete Kouchis with VisuCom Graphics.

Advocacy Updates

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    February 12, 2020

    Due to the continued challenges with the implosion of the plastic recycling market caused by many countries, led by China, refusing to accept many waste streams, action by the US Congress has been initiated. Inside, you'll find a brief review of the key provisions of this pending legislation from Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.).
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    This bill requires manufacturers to disclose the use of chemicals in children's products and requires the Department of Environmental Conservation to make this information available to consumers. Read more here!
  • SGIA Urges EPA to Only Add Necessary PFAS Chemicals to New Reporting Requirements

    February 11, 2020

    The comments submitted by the US Chamber of Commerce, that were cosigned by SGIA, urged EPA to only add any more PFAS chemicals on an individual basis and not add them as a category. The comments also requested EPA to review the 160 PFAS chemicals added as a result of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act to ensure they meet the criteria for chemicals to be reported, among other things. Click here to read more.

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