Sustainable Design Solutions: Building Envelope & Interior Finish

Event infos

June 07th 2018

Registration7:45 am
Program end3:30 pm
Credits earned6 OAA Credit
Valid for US States License

Day program*

7:45 am

Registration & Breakfast

8:00 am

What's in a Specification?

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Be aware of the various options for coatings strengths and weaknesses of each technology. Awareness of AAMA specifications. Identify resin types as they relate to performance. Different Ways to specify. What is the best coatings technology?

  • Credit type: LU
  • Presented by: Akzo Nobel
  • Presenter: Gabriel Morales-Sada
  • Biography: Gabriel Morales-Sada resides in San Diego, California and serves as Architecture Powder Coatings Marketing Manager for AkzoNobel Paints and Coatings, Mr. Morales-Sada has served as Regional Director for both AkzoNobel and leading global coatings companies from 1996 to 2014 and has gained strong market depth and technical expertise in "shop-applied" architectural coatings. Mr. Morales-Sada earned his bachelor's degree Business Administration back in 1991 at The Universidad Regiomontana A.C. in his hometown , Monterrey, Mexico.
9:00 am

Making Sense of Sealants

9:00 am - 10:00 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# ADFAST-001 | USGBC# 0920010342
  • Presented by: Adfast
  • Presenter: Nicolas Choquet
  • Biography:
10:00 am


10:15 am

Sustainable Garden Roof Assemblies

10:15 am - 11:15 am

This seminar provides an overview of the various types of vegetative roof assemblies, their advantages, components, hardscape options, warranties and a review of major installations.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# 44 | USGBC# 0920016523
  • Presented by: American Hydrotech / Hydrotech Membrane Corporation
  • Presenter: Denis Gingras,
  • Biography:
11:15 am

Spray Foam in Commercial Design

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

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
  • Presented by: Demilec
  • Presenter: Dale Hall
  • Biography:
12:15 pm


1:15 pm

Design Basics for Sintered Compact Surfaces

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Design Basics for Sintered Compact Surfaces

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# AIACE4012016 | USGBC# 0920015352
  • Presented by: The Size Surfaces USA
  • Presenter: Albert Vadachino Nick Pitirri
  • Biography:
2:15 pm


2:30 pm

The Role of Commercial Steel Doors in Resilient Design

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Resiliency is a growing necessity. It is important to understand the impacts on the built environment resulting from natural and manmade disasters and disturbances and to design for those impacts now. Presented in this course is an overview of the benefits of using steel doors as part of a resilient design strategy for applications requiring resistance to blasts, tornadoes, and ballistics.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# AMBO16 | USGBC# 920014111
  • Presented by: Ambico Ltd.
  • Presenter: Jack Shinder
  • Biography:
3:30 pm

End of Program

*This Agenda is final but is subject to updates, additions and changes.