McLean, VA

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Continuing Education Seminar for Architects & LEED Professionals

Event Info

March 24 2020

Program end17:30
Credits earned 24-03-2020

Day program*


Registration & Breakfast


An Introduction to Magnesium Oxide Board

08:00 - 09:00

MGO Board represents a quantum shift in sheet building technology and has been designed to replace plywood, OSB, fiber cement and gypsum based sheet building products. The proprietary design and formula offers superior structural and high-impact strength, stiffness, durability and fire-resistance.

MGO Board ingredients are 100% inorganic, resulting in a dimensionally stable building product with unparalleled resistance to environmental exposure, thus allowing you to build more for less, in a any season.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# MGO101B | USGBC#
  • Provider: BlueLinx Corporation
  • Presenter: Terry Gilroy

Coating of Aluminum Extrusions

09:00 - 10:00

Provides an overview of aluminum extrusion coatings and includes discussions on the aluminum extrusion process; a comparison of powder and liquid coatings; an overview of the chrome and the chrome-free pretreatment processes; and, the performance objectives of AAMA testing standards.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# AG101 | USGBC# 0920007717
  • Provider: Barrette Outdoor Living Inc.
  • Presenter: Taylor Coley



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: Curtis Yocum

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

11:15 - 12:15

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: Bobby White



Acoustic Doors and Green Design

13:15 - 14:15

Provides an overview of acoustic door assemblies including their components, features and their role in occupant comfort in both workplace and school environments.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# AMB013 | USGBC# 920014407
  • Provider: Ambico Ltd.
  • Presenter: Jack Shinder

Roofing Market Trends & Advantages of FB Membrane & Urethane Adhesive

14:15 - 15:15

In this program, the participants will learn the physical performance advantages of
fleece membranes that enable them to resist the forces of mother nature such as
wind, hail, rain, and cold. In addition, they will learn the performance advantages of
urethane adhesives that eliminate the dependence on solvents with VOCs or asphalt
derived from foreign sources of oil. Several re-roofing advantages afforded by fleece
membranes will be covered where you can re-use existing roofing systems and
minimize landfill waste. Multiple-ply membrane options utilizing highly reflective TPO
or extremely weatherable EPDM as the cap sheet will also be covered.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# SDT110 | USGBC#
  • Provider: Carlisle Construction Materials, LLC
  • Presenter: Brian Calaman



Stunning Facades with Sintered Stone-Neolith​StuFa

15:30 - 16:30

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: John Ashikis

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16:30 - 17:30


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