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pr_109(Atlanta, GA – October 7, 2009) MTI announced today that they are offering their first continuing education course certified by the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

MTI, an expert in the design and manufacturing of high-quality tubs, sinks, shower bases and other products for the bath, has created a course entitled “Custom Solutions for Residential and Commercial Baths”. The course will earn one full hour toward architects’ continuing education requirements and also qualifies for Health Safety and Welfare (HSW) credit.

This learning unit focuses on how bathroom designs can incorporate advanced therapy technologies for the residential and commercial markets. Various water-based therapies are explored, along with their differences, benefits and applications. Additionally, issues of cleanliness and performance are addressed as they relate to meeting or exceeding the typical sanitary requirements in residential and commercial settings.

The MTI course is available through Hanley Wood University’s online educational portal architectces.com. Hanley Wood is the leading education source for architects and is a registered AIA continuing education provider, reaching over 88,000 AIA-registered residential and commercial architects. Hanley Wood University’s online syllabus makes it more convenient for architects to fulfill their annual educational requirements as it allows them flexibility in their schedules.

MTI is also an accredited provider of this AIA-Certified course for in-person presentations to groups in architectural firms, in kitchen and bath showrooms or at corporate events. If this method is preferred, it’s easy to arrange. Just send an email to info@mtiwhirlpools.com with your request and contact information, and MTI will get back to you to set it up.

“We are delighted to be able to offer architects solid content as well as flexibility in fulfilling their annual credit requirements with AIA,” said Michael Kornowa, Director of Marketing for MTI. “In-person presentations are ideal because they offer the possibility for Q&A, but you can’t beat the flexibility of taking the course online. This is only our first course; additional courses are in the works”, Kornowa added.”

About Hanley Wood
Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media and information company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions. The company also is North America’s leading publisher of home plans. Hanley Wood Business Media (Washington, D.C.), publishes 30 award-winning residential and commercial construction titles, including Builder, Remodeling, Custom Home, Concrete Construction and residential architect. Hanley Wood Business Media also offers the construction industry’s foremost collection of Web sites, including Builder Online, Remodeling Online, and ebuild, the comprehensive online guide to building products, as well as the largest collection of house plans online through eplans.com and dreamhomesource.com

About MTI Baths
Since 1988, MTI Baths has earned a reputation for impeccable quality, innovation and unique customizations for its expansive line of bath products. MTI offers fine products in acrylic, engineered solid-surface and wood, all manufactured with care in the USA. MTI’s Designer and Classic Series include over 100 bath models, constructed of high-quality Lucite® cross-linked cast acrylic. Most can be specified as a soaker, air bath, whirlpool or combination whirlpool / air bath, complemented by a huge range of options and accessories. MTI also offers durable acrylic shower bases, frameless glass enclosures, handcrafted bath furniture and specialty products, such as the Jentle Jet® laundry sink. MTI’s Boutique Collection of design-savvy solid-surface tubs, lavatory sinks and shower bases presents a rich resource for those looking for distinctive bath products in alternative materials. As committed as MTI is to cutting-edge design and materials, of equal importance is environmental responsibility. For the full MTI Green Story, click here.