Nashville, TN

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Continuing Education Seminar for Architects & LEED Professionals

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March 4 2020

Program end17:30
Credits earned 04-03-2020

Day program*


Registration & Breakfast


Wood Products on Exterior Envelope - Solutions to assure Stability, Durability & Sustainability.

08:00 - 09:00

How do you increase the durability of your exterior envelope?
What are considered today’s best installation practices?
What are the differences between popular wood treatment methods?
Windsor Mill’s AIA continuing education program touches on these issues and more, helping you design a exterior envelope that is durable and healthy for the home.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# WindsorExt1 | USGBC# 920012039
  • Provider: WindsorONE
  • Presenter: Devin Darnell

Building Facades: Specify the right sealants in structural and non-structural applications.

09:00 - 10:00

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# AdfGlazing | USGBC# 0920020391
  • Provider: Adfast
  • Presenter: Matt Klinge



LHT Mortar and ANSI Mortar Designations

10:15 - 11:15

This session will provide a Manufacturer perspective on tile industry standards development and the new mortar classifications. We will discuss ISO designations and the new ANSI mortar designations for; non sag (T), fast set (F), extended open time (E) and the proposed new large and heavy tile mortar (H) and how can it benefit the design professional and the tile contractor in the field? What was wrong with Medium Bed? Where did the Large and Heavy Tile mortar come from?

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# MAP 047 | USGBC# 0920015404
  • Provider: MAPEI Corporation
  • Presenter: Jeff Drews

Stunning Facades with Sintered Stone

11:15 - 12:15

Designing a building facade, whether commercial, residential, new, or retrofit, can be both artistically enjoyable and technically complex. With an array of impressive characteristics, sintered stone helps create lighter, stronger, more durable, and more sustainable buildings. This course will demonstrate why Sintered Stone is a product of choice as it can provide the artistic appeal, technical performance, and sustainability for green construction to satisfy the wide range of needs for successful and stunning facade design.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# Neolith​StuFa | USGBC# 0920016041
  • Provider: The Size Surfaces USA
  • Presenter: Leo Chuahy



Privacy Partitions in Today's Commercial Restroom

13:15 - 14:15

In this program, we explore the current trends and issues changing the way we design restrooms. We’ll discuss what users want in a restroom experience, demand for increased privacy, and solutions for making your restroom the best room.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# ISP10l | USGBC#
  • Provider: Scranton Products
  • Presenter: Ashley Bruggeman

Composite Wood Products in Cladding and Architectural Trim

14:15 - 15:15

Wood-plastic composite products offer a compelling alternative to traditional wood cladding and architectural trim. These products replicate the look of natural wood but offer superior color retention and life-cycle performance while requiring little to no maintenance. This learning unit will provide an overview of wood-plastic composite cladding and trim, with an emphasis on the sustainability benefits.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# GLWPC001 | USGBC# 0920005727
  • Provider: Hughes & Associates
  • Presenter: Yancey Hughes



Rigid Insulation Product Knowledge & Uses

15:30 - 16:30

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

Historic Window Replication

16:30 - 17:30

This course will give participants a better understanding of the capabilities of modern aluminum windows for reproducing historic wood and steel window profiles. 1 LU/HSW

  • Credit type: LU
  • AIA# GRA 116 | USGBC#
  • Provider: Graham Architectural Products
  • Presenter: Tim Cooper

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