Continuing Education Seminar for Architects & LEED Professionals

Event Info

March 11th 2020

Registration7:45 am
Program end5:30 pm
Credits earned​Up to ​8 AIA HSW
Valid for State License​

Day program*

7:45 am

Registration & Breakfast

8:00 am

Working through the details: Storefront Vs. Curtain Wall

8:00 am - 9:00 am

This course will explain the differences between storefront and curtain wall designs and functions while exploring the areas of performance, cost, and applications. This session will allow the participant to discover new materials and methods, reinforcing the design intent while enhancing the architectural viewpoint.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# KRH-1 | USGBC# 0920010541
  • Provider: arcadia
  • Presenter: Ken Martinek
  • Biography:
9:00 am

Factory Prefinishing of Exterior Materials

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Siding and exterior cladding can be factory finished, which provides up to a 30 year finish warranty, and opportunities for interesting finishes. Learn why specifiers and designers are increasingly adding a specification for factory finishing to meet the demands from their clients for beautiful exteriors with low/no maintenance on a wide range of materials.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# IEM1011 | USGBC# 0920011192
  • Provider: Woodtone Industries
  • Presenter: Cale Kids
  • Biography:
10:00 am


10:15 am

Coating of Aluminum Extrusions

10:15 am - 11:15 am

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: America Training Solution
  • Presenter: Taylor Coley
  • Biography:
11:15 am

Composite Wood Products in Cladding and Architectural Trim

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

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
  • Biography:
12:15 pm


1:15 pm

Western Red Cedar, Distictive Sustainable Design

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

The Western Red Cedar Lumber Association (WRCLA) is a Non-Profit trade association that was established in 1954. We offer training to discerning users of WRC including the architect community. Western Red Cedar Distinctive Sustainable Designs is a one-hour, face-to-face training session developed for the architect community and provided by WRCLA qualified trainers. Through this one hour session, architects will increase their knowledge of WRC; its' properties and performance characteristics.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • Presenter: Jay Poppe
  • Biography: For the past 5 years as a U.S. Market Cedar Specialist with the Western Red Cedar Lumber Association, Jay has provided hundreds of hours of training each year to Architects and WRCLA members on all aspects of Western Red Cedar.
2:15 pm

Codes & Standards related to Hollow Metal Doors and Frames

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

In our industry, we are challenged every day to deliver quality products and services in a timely manner. Details are quite often making the difference between a successful projects and costly mistakes. This presentation will give you an added confidence when selecting, specifying and approving hollow metal doors and frames in regards to the above codes and standards. Learning Objectives: Identify the Codes and Standards related to hollow metal doors and frames. Master the basics of Codes and Standards related to hollow metal doors and frames. Identify the Codes and Standards limitations related to hollow metal doors and frames. Identify critical situations where we need to contact a certified product representative.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# HMC003 / 2010 | USGBC# 0920011652
  • Provider: De La Fontaine
  • Presenter: René Bouchard
  • Biography:
3:15 pm


3:30 pm
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4:30 pm
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5:30 pm

End of Program

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

Price Qty*
Early Bird General Admission show details + $55.00  
General Admission show details + $75.00  
Group ​Admission show details + $65.00