Terrazzo - The Original Recycled Floor: This course will teach how today’s terrazzo floors are sustainable, show examples of terrazzo’s contribution to LEED projects, health-safety-welfare benefits and design flexibility. Eligible for one AIA Continuing Education Unit (CEU) for Sustainability (SD), Health Safety Welfare (HSW) or Continuing Learning Unit (LU). Approved for IDCEC credit.
Interior Engineered Woods: The Next Generation (High Pressure Laminates): This course covers the changing demands in modern construction and its effects on real wood finishes. We will review wood performance, its limitations and proper risk assessments to better specify the best product and systems. We will discuss the technical advancements in engineered wood finishes to provide enhanced performance for specific applications. (Eligible for 1 AIA LU Hour and IDCEC credit) Sponsored by: Parklex (www.parklex.com)
Air Barriers for the Building Envelope: This program focuses on all aspects of air barriers, from specific general technologies to specific project detailing.
Spray Polyurethane Closed Cell Foam – Understanding the Fundamentals: This course will cover the process of producing closed cell spray polyurethane foam (ccSPF) for construction applications, including uses in the commercial air barrier market and several other commercial uses of closed cell spray foam. Eligible for one AIA Continuing Education Unit (CEU) for Health Safety Welfare (HSW).
Drained and Back-Ventilated Rainscreen Cladding Design: A successful drained and back-ventilated rainscreen is not limited to the cladding materials and sub-framing system alone, it requires an integration of educated design based upon a holistic approach to the exterior envelope. In this program, we discuss the 5 Principles of Rainscreen Cladding Design starting with the selection of the cladding material and ending with the inner waterproofing of the wall. Eligible for 1 AIA/CES Learning Unit (LU)
Continuous Insulation: Code Compliance and the NFPA 285 in Commercial Wall Assemblies: This seminar discusses why NFPA 285 is so important, common issues in design and installation of an NFPA 285 Compliant Wall Assembly, CI options for NFPA 285 wall assemblies. Eligible for 1 Learning Unit (LU) in Health Safety Welfare (HSW).
Sealing Joints in the Building Envelope: This program focuses on different expansion joint technologies and how they interface with and seal the building envelope. Eligible for one AIA Continuing Education Unit (CEU) for Health Safety Welfare (HSW).
Expansion Joints and Sealants: Design, Types, Applications, and Failure Analysys: This program takes you through the expansion joints design process. It also looks at different technologies and modes of failure.
Eligible for one AIA Continuing Education Unit (CEU) for Health Safety Welfare (HSW)
Fire Rated Expansion Joints: This program strictly focuses on expansion joints that have a fire rating requirement. It will look at different technologies and the different functions that these joints need to accommodate. Eligible for one AIA Continuing Education Unit (CEU) for Health Safety Welfare (HSW)
Challenges of Blindside Waterproofing: This program focuses very little on actual technologies. It mainly focuses on the challenges that the design and construction teams will encounter once the waterproofing is ready to be installed. Eligible for one AIA Continuing Education Unit (CEU) for Health Safety Welfare (HSW)
Transitions – The Weak Point in Your Building Envelope: The program focuses on how all of the components of your building envelope interact with each other in order to provide a weather and water tight barrier.
Vegetative Roof Assembly – Achieving High Performance Protection: This program focuses mainly on the benefits of greenroofs, with a heavy focus on storm water retention, both regulations and technologies. Eligible for one AIA Continuing Education Unit (CEU) for Health Safety Welfare (HSW)