ZAR GROUP, Inc. is a proud member of US Green Building Council and Registered Provider of AIA/CES and GBCI approved courses. We created a course on the sustainable technology and methods that we developed and implementing.

Course Title: Energy Efficient Stretched Ceilings & Walls
Presented by: Victor Rakovich, LEED GA

Provide an overview of Stretched-Fabric Ceiling & Wall systems and radiant barriers. Look at practical installation guidelines and innovative techniques as well as the sustainable attributes of such systems. Discuss synergies between stretched-fabric wall and ceiling systems, custom graphics applications, acoustics and energy efficiency.

By completing this course, the design professional will be able to:

  • Describe stretched-fabric ceiling systems and explain how they can be incorporated into an energy efficient system utilizing reflective insulation.
  • Explain the energy advantages of utilizing reflective insulation.
  • List the advantages of stretched-fabric ceiling systems as a sustainable ceiling solution and describe how these systems fit into the LEED rating system.
  • Describe several stretched-fabric ceiling and wall system application examples.
AIA/CES Info: Course # zg09b
AIA/CES Learning units: 1.00
AIA approved course. This course qualifies for 1.0 HSW/SD/LU hours.
Zar Group will report Learning Units on members’ behalf.
GBCI Info: Course # zg09b
GBCI CE Hours: 1.00
USGBC approved for GBCI CE Hours. Course ID # 0090007832.
LEED Professionals must self-report all CE hours online through My Credentials.

The course is free of charge. It is given during a 1-hour long live presentation usually in your office setting. To schedule a Lunch & Learn Presentation at your design firm, contact Victor Rakovich at

  • About Zar

    ZAR Group Inc. is the distributor and installer of Architectural Technical Textiles. We have been designing and installing stretch ceilings and walls in the NY Tri-State area since 2007. We are proud to be the pioneer... Read more...
  • Sustainable Design

    Sustainable Design is one that eliminates negative environmental impact through the use of eco-friendly, non-harmful materials that reduce waste, transportation, labor, and the need for additional materials.

    ZAR Group is environmentally responsible in all our business practices. Find out more...