Milwaukee, WI and Laguna Beach, CA – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has approved U-Line’s Modular Refrigeration: Flexibility, Convenience and Modern Kitchen Design Trends course, expanding the company’s educational offering to assist designers and architects expand their creative options. The course discusses how the traditional role of refrigeration in kitchen design is evolving.

“We’re very excited about this latest accreditation,” states Mark Russell, VP of Sales and Marketing for U-Line. “Today’s designs are trending toward a more transitional design aesthetic, an open kitchen and a general move from the traditional kitchen triangle. This CEU increases awareness of refrigeration options and how current social and economic trends affect kitchen design.”

This CEU course covers the latest trends in kitchen design and the role of modular refrigeration, which are impacted by economic, social and demographic trends. From multi-generational homes to the fact that people are increasingly aging in place, modular refrigeration is a key design factor for creating functional spaces that reflect the changing domestic landscape.

U-Line’s Modular Refrigeration: Flexibility, Convenience and Modern Kitchen Design Trends course brings the following topics into focus:

  • Modular Refrigeration
  • Integration in Kitchen Design
  • Social and Economic Trends Driving Kitchen Design
  • Today’s Kitchen Design Trends in Refrigeration

The CEU provides a good introduction to refrigeration and kitchen design issues for professionals of various experience levels. Architects, specifiers, interior designers and other design professionals can all participate and benefit. Contact about hosting this CEU as a lunch-and-learn at your firm or as part of chapter meeting.

Upon completion of the CEU, professionals may earn 0.1 LU/HSW credit. This course is also IDCEC approved.

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About U-Line
For over five decades, and through three generations, U-Line continues to be the American leader in innovation, quality and performance in the premium built-in undercounter ice making, refrigeration and wine preservation market. Delivering versatility and flexibility for multiple applications including residential, light commercial, outdoor and marine use, U-Line’s complete product collection includes undercounter ice makers, Combo® Model ice maker/refrigerators, Wine Captain® Model wine preservation appliances, refrigerators, refrigerator freezers and refrigerator drawer models. U-Line is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with a west coast office located in Laguna Beach, California; and European support in Dublin, Ireland. For more information on U-Line and its products visit