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America's Leading Source for Roof Pipe and Equipment Support Systems Provides Free AIA Course for Architects

Posted by Art Valentz on May 6, 2015

Houston, Texas (May 6, 2015) — PHP Systems/Design (PHP), designer and manufacturer of high-performance rooftop support systems, is pleased to announce their new offering of the American Institution of Architects (AIA) course to architects nationwide, available for free on the PHP website,

PHP has partnered with the AIA Continuing Education program to offer the most cutting edge information on the management of dead weight to architects across the country.


The AIA requires architects to renew MCE credits in order to maintain their architectural license needed to practice in their residing state. The educational credits can be obtained in a variety of ways including online courses such as the AIA course offered by PHP, providing three credits within rooftop support architecture

“Architects will gain valuable insight into rooftop support systems that limit liability and provide clients with a higher functioning capacity of products with long-term sustainability,” explained Art Valentz, Owner and CEO of PHP.

The AIA course offered by PHP is available through an easy to download PDF presentation at The course entails 40 to 50 slides of architectural information regarding rooftop support systems (pipe, equipment, ducting, etc.,) along with a great emphasis on the do's and don’ts of each category. After users complete the PDF presentation, they will be prompted to take a quiz in order to receive AIA credit.

About PHP Systems/Design

PHP is the original inventor of the “zero penetration” rooftop support system, which does not require penetrations or flashing to install. Additionally, they specialize in support systems capable of enduring severe weather conditions, including high winds and seismic activity. They will engineer and design from your existing plans or will custom design a rooftop support system from beginning to end to meet the unique specifications of each individual client. All PHP products come with a standard 5-year warranty.

To learn more about PHP or to schedule a free rooftop support evaluation, visit PHP online and submit a free evaluation request form or call PHP at 1-800-797-6585.

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