AAC Crew Training and Consulting Services


We offer a project specific, 3 hour AAC crew training course at our Santa Fe yard or on the job site for AerBlock AAC customers. The seminar covers the following topics:


  • AAC history, production, attributes and block modules
  • Demonstration of AAC tools and equipment
  • Discussion of project specific building plan and AAC details
  • Setting re-bar and making connections to slab or stem.
  • Slab conditions and how to lay out and set AAC base course
  • Safety, tips and making best use of the AAC band saw
  • AAC cutting, drilling, mixing mortars, block laying and leveling techniques
  • Placement and tie off of vertical re-bar in core block
  • U block placement over windows and doors with re-bar tie in to core block
  • Bond beams, ledgers, roof truss connections
  • Prep, grout mix and grouting of cores and U block
  • Fasteners, anchors, setting doors, windows, cabinets, plumbing and electrics.
  • Prep and application of finishes – stuccos, plasters, tile, brick, stone, etc.


AAC Crew Training course fee – $575. (Class limited to AerBlock customers)

Class limits: Minimum 3 to maximum 5 participants

3 week lead time required to schedule course

Classes are typically held on a Saturday at Aerblock stocking yard, from 1 to 4 pm

Payment in advance


AerBlock outreach programs:

We are also available to travel and provide the training program at jobsite locations for AerBlock customers. Travel expenses and shipment of any tools and equipment are additional to Crew Training course fee.

We also can provide services for a trained AAC installer to work with your crew during the initial phases of the block work.


AAC Jobsite Consulting Services


With 13 years experience in constructing in AAC, AerBlock Jobsite Consulting Services can provide additional oversight during the course of AAC wall construction. AerBlock will inspect the AAC work, answer builders questions and suggest tips and techniques to streamline shell construction. This service is highly recommended as it can help keep an AAC project moving smoothly. By scheduled meetings at the jobsite, (bi-weekly, weekly, bimonthly, etc.) we can go over AAC architectural details and building concerns as well as discuss methods that can help the crew expedite their construction process.


AAC Jobsite Consulting fees – $85/ hour (limited to AerBlock customers). Fees include on-site time, e-mail, phone and Skype consulting time

Minimum 3 hours, payment in advance

Travel time/gas, outside of city of Santa Fe, to and from job site, charged at $45/hour

A second day of AAC Crew Training is available at $500