The Southern Pine Council has launched a free, online continuing education class for building professionals looking to learn more about southern pine specialty products. The class is accredited by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and provides information on flooring, siding, paneling, trim and moulding.

The SPC, which is hosting the class, is a joint promotional effort of the Southern Forest Products Assn. and Southeastern Lumber Manufacturers Assn. “This class answers a big need for building professionals,” said Russell Richardson, SFPA’s director of industrial markets. “Educating end-user audiences about applications for specialty products will surely grow demand, plus it’s a solid complement to our already strong continuing education program.”

To take the new, free E-class, visit, click on the education link, then choose E-classroom. For more information, contact Richardson at [email protected] or (504) 443-4464 x239.

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