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Date Thursday,
May 6, 2021
Location ONLINE - South Region

Registration08:00 AM CDT
Program end03:10 PM CDT
Credits earned 6 AIA HSW credits
6 USGBC/GBCI credits
3 IDCEC credits

Day program*

08:00 AM

Welcome, certificate & credit reporting instructions

08:10 AM

Eliminating Concrete Moisture through Sustainable Design

08:10 AM - 09:10 AM

Few aspects of the design process are conducted in “silos” as disassociated from one another as how many projects approach interior concrete slab specifications and subsequent flooring specification sections. This is not done intentionally, rather it is by-product of lack of coordination, and fundamental misunderstanding, between those involved with the structural elements and those involved with the aesthetic and finishing elements. During this presentation, we will discuss sustainability and what it means; drawing the attendee into a clear discussion of how sustainability relates to LEED, Lean Construction, Green Building, and process improvement. Inconsistencies with current specification processes related to concrete moisture as compared to the tenets of sustainability will be exposed, with clear recommendations given as to how the specifying professional can resolve those disconnects.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# ISL03K | USGBC# 0920010796
  • Provider: ISE Logik Industries, Inc.
  • Presenter: Dean Craft
09:10 AM

Making Sense of Sealants

09:10 AM - 10:10 AM

Participants will learn about the different families of sealants and how to choose the correct product for each application. We will discuss the effect of UV light on sealants and the difference between structural or non structural silicon sealant. And finally, the importance of surface preparation before sealing joints.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# AdfSealant2020 | USGBC# 0920010342
  • Provider: Adfast
  • Presenter: Matt Klinge
10:10 AM


10:20 AM

Understanding Material Hazard, Exposure and Risk in the Built Environment

10:20 AM - 11:20 AM

Product and materials selection is a critical aspect of the building design and construction process. A variety of factors drive materials selection decisions, including sustainability, health and wellness issues like indoor air quality, and the desire for innovative, functional, state-of-the-art building spaces that meet 21st century needs.
Learning Objectives:
1) Understand the differences between hazard, exposure, and risk in terms of chemical ingredients and materials selection
2) Recognize the limitations of hazard-only thinking when selecting building materials
3) Understand how to make comparisons of products based on ingredients, performance, cost and life cycle impacts
4) Identify the tools available to evaluate the safety of building products and materials

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# ACC301 | USGBC# 0920019969
  • Provider: American Chemistry Council (ACC)
  • Presenter: Jack Armstrong
11:20 AM

Intro to Moisture Mitigation

11:20 AM - 12:20 PM

An in-depth understanding of moisture issues in concrete slabs and the deleterious effect of a high moisture vapor emission rate (MVER) on flooring finishes. The presentation will address “sick building syndrome” caused by excessive concrete moisture vapor emissions; the various industry-approved methods for testing of MVER and for generating accurate data; conditions that generate excessive moisture in slabs and how to resolve them; how MVER barrier technology works, and how and when to specify it; and ICRI’s certification program for moisture-testing technicians – the only certification program in the industry.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# MAP 059 | USGBC# 0920015394
  • Provider: MAPEI Corporation
  • Presenter: Dana Coplin
12:20 PM


01:10 PM

Sustainable Exterior Envelope

01:10 PM - 02:10 PM

At the end of this course, participants will know how to increase the durability of wood products used on building exterior envelope, understand best installation practices and differences between popular wood treatment methods. This AIA continuing education program touches on these issues and more, helping you design an exterior envelope that is durable and healthy for the home.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# ExtEnv2020 | USGBC# 920012039
  • Provider: WindsorONE
  • Presenter: Dave Rogers
02:10 PM

Rigid Insulation Product Knowledge & Uses

02:10 PM - 03:10 PM

This course will review an in-depth breakdown of the current uses of rigid insulation in the construction industry. The attendees will learn more about the differences of rigid insulation products and the recommended uses of each product type. Discussion points to include the changes of the current energy codes and the requirements for the use of continuous insulation in the majority of future projects. The participant will be able to better evaluate their current building assemblies and understand the requirements that are dictated by current codes.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# OXAIA401 | USGBC# 0920011917
  • Provider: Ox Engineered Products
  • Presenter: Lee Bybee
03:10 PM


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