Sustainable Design Solutions: Building Envelope & Interior Finish

Event Info

September 26th 2018

Registration7:45 am
Program end3:30 pm
Credits earned6 OAA
6 AAA Structured LU (Alberta)
6 AIBC Core LU (BC)
Valid for US State License​

Day program*

7:45 am

Registration & Breakfast

8:00 am

Introduction to Vuelift Elevators

8:00 am - 9:00 am

This course is an introduction to Vuelift panoramic residential elevators and provides an overview of its features and design applications. This session will cover technical aspects and benefits of this type of elevator as well as applicable code and regulation requirements.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • Provider: Savaria
  • Presenter: Kevin Wells
  • Biography:
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
  • Provider: America Training Solution
  • Presenter: Denis Perron
  • Biography:
10:00 am


10:15 am

Acetylated Wood: Durable, Stable, Sustainable Wood for Windows, Doors & Siding

10:15 am - 11:15 am

Discusses the process of wood acetylation, the resulting changes to wood, applications for this product, its green credentials and a number of case studies involving acetylated wood

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# K382 | USGBC# 0920007705
  • Provider: America Training Solution
  • Presenter: Tim Svarczkopf
  • Biography:
11:15 am

Design Basics for Sintered Compact Surfaces

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Design Basics for Sintered Compact Surfaces

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# AIACE4012016 | USGBC# 0920015352
  • Provider: America Training Solution
  • Presenter: Jack Fratia
  • Biography:
12:15 pm

Lunch Sponsored by FSR & Toremax

1:15 pm

Use of Snow Retention Devices: Science or Science Fiction ?

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Discover the art and science of snow control and its effects, such as snow migration on rooftops of structures. Learn about the common myths and misperceptions regarding snow retention, as well as the do's and don'ts of retention devices, product selection, and site specifics.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# MRIL1410 | USGBC# 0920007661
  • Provider: S-5! Metal Roof Innovations, Ltd.
  • Presenter: Dave Kowch
  • Biography:
2:15 pm


2:30 pm

Integrally Troweled Cure & Polish Concrete

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This program addresses the need to properly cure and finish concrete. Discusses the current ACI recommendations and the new technology that allows dramatic time savings while Increasing quality of the finished product. Education in advanced concrete technology with the use of the power trowel alone to create a unique architectural finished product. Education in advanced methods to expose aggregate and ultra high gloss are also shown. This unique system also eliminates moisture loss which reduces cracking and seals the surface so effectively there is no additional need for moisture mitigation

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# AIACESGU103 | USGBC# 0920008002
  • Provider: America Training Solution
  • Presenter: Fred Stiles
  • Biography:
3:30 pm

End of Program

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