Toronto, ON

General Admission
-Includes Full Day Seminar ($175.00 +HST)
Group Admission
Discounted tickets for 2 people or more $150.00 + HST
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-ONLY 10 AVAILABLE! ($135.00 + HST)

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Architects & LEED Professional CEU Seminar - Commercial, Institutional & Residential topics

Event Info

November 5 2019
Location Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre

Registration07:45 AM
Program end04:30 PM
Credits earned 05-11-2019

Day program*

07:45 AM

Registration & Breakfast

08:00 AM

Bird-Friendly Building Design With Acid-Etched Glass

08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Walker Glass is proud to offer architects and specifiers this Continuing Education Course approved by the AIA and the USGBC. The purpose of this presentation is to provide in-depth knowledge of acid-etched glass solutions in bird-friendly building design. The most up-to-date and detailed information will be given to help understand how the risk of bird collisions against building facades can be significantly reduced with appropriate acid-etched glass solutions.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# WA1311 | USGBC# 0910000178
  • Provider: Walker Glass Company Ltd
  • Presenter: Matthew Christie
09:00 AM

Spray Foam in Commercial Design

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Participants of this course will learn about the types of polyurethane spray foams in the market and how they can be incorporated into commercial construction projects to create high performance building.
· Participants can describe the effect of the building code on spray foam insulation.
· Participants can describe the effect of spray foam on the indoor environment.
· Participants can explain the impact of spray foam on a building’s energy performance.
· Participants can explain the life cycle analysis of spray foam and payback periods.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# SPF201 | USGBC# 0920010268
  • Provider: Demilec
  • Presenter: Dale Hall
10:00 AM


10:15 AM

Vinyl in Design: The Material for21st Century Building & Construction

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Vinyl plays a major role in the design and construction of modern buildings. It contributes to sustainability, wellness and resilience of people and their communities. This session will demonstrate the importance of achieving client performance goals using thoughtful, multi-attribute material selection criteria. Learning Objectives: 1. How vinyl is made, most versatile plastic in construction 2. Three parts of sustainability, how resilience enables people and communities to bounce back 3. Understanding disclosure and optimization, selection criteria, hazard, exposure, risk 4. Role of materials in health and wellness 5. Industry improvements, best practice, aspirations for a sustainable future

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# ViD617 | USGBC# 0920019970
  • Provider: Vinyl Institute
  • Presenter: Jean-Christophe Gaudette
11:15 AM

Stunning Facades with Sintered Stone-Neolith​StuFa

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

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: Erion Vata
12:15 PM


01:15 PM

Understanding Material Hazard, Exposure and Risk in the Built Environment

01:15 PM - 02:15 PM

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
  • Presenter: Jack Armstrong
02:15 PM


02:30 PM

Incorporating Sustainable Materials Into Commercial Restroom Design

02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Learn about HDPE, it’s physical attributes, composition, design options and sustainable contributions to the design and construction of any project. We'll also discuss at why product transparency and responsible manufacturing are important considerations when specifying a sustainable product.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# ISP10K | USGBC# 0920008710
  • Provider: Scranton Products
  • Presenter: Yasser Rana
03:30 PM

Integrating a Corporate Wellness program into Sustainable Design

03:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Workplace facilities are finding more advantages in going green than ever before. The benefits in cutting costs, reducing waste and attracting employees is becoming increasingly more aligned with sustainable workplace efforts in both initial construction/renovation as well as daily operation. In this course, you will learn why clients want to integrate a wellness program into their facility, and how it can be incorporated into a sustainable building design.

  • Credit type: LU
  • AIA# Vivreau 101 | USGBC# 0920011040
  • Provider: VIVREAU Advanced Water Systems
  • Presenter: Ali Maher Hunter
04:30 PM

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