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

Event Info

April 24th 2019

Registration7:45 am
Program end5:30 pm
Credits earned8 AIA (7 HSW + 1 LU)
Valid for State License​

Day program*

7:45 am

Registration & Breakfast

8:00 am

The Basics of Ground, Honed & Polished Concrete Sustainable Floors

8:00 am - 9:00 am

This course is an introduction to the different process & systems used to create a green & sustainable polished concrete floor. The discussion will also include, moisture issues, long term maintenance, LEED & Sustainability. At the end of this course, participants will be able to specify flooring and finishing options, understand the benefits of polished concrete flooring and how it's versatile, economical, green & sustainable.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# GUmbrellaGHP | USGBC# 920014232
  • Provider: America Training Solution
  • Presenter: Thomas Hollis
  • Biography:
9:00 am

Coating of Aluminum Extrusions

9:00 am - 10:00 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:
10:00 am


10:15 am

Intro to Moisture Mitigation

10:15 am - 11:15 am

An in-depth understanding of moisture issues in concrete slabs and the deleterious effect of a high moisture vapor emission rate (MVER) on flooring finishes. The presentation will address “sick building syndrome” caused by excessive concrete moisture vapor emissions; the various industry-approved methods for testing of MVER and for generating accurate data; conditions that generate excessive moisture in slabs and how to resolve them; how MVER barrier technology works, and how and when to specify it; and ICRI’s certification program for moisture-testing technicians – the only certification program in the industry.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# MAP 025A | USGBC# 0920015394
  • Provider: MAPEI Corporation
  • Presenter: Rick Lindsey
  • Biography:
11:15 am

Stunning Facades with Sintered Stone

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#
  • Provider: America Training Solution
  • Presenter: Travis Conrad
  • Biography:
12:15 pm


1:15 pm

Rigid Insulation Product Knowledge & Uses

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

This course will review an in-depth breakdown of the current uses of rigid insulation in the construction industry. The attendees will learn more about the differences of rigid insulation products and the recommended uses of each product type. Discussion points to include the changes of the current energy codes and the requirements for the use of continuous insulation in the majority of future projects. The participant will be able to better evaluate their current building assemblies and understand the requirements that are dictated by current codes.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# OXAIA401 | USGBC#
  • Provider: Ox Engineered Products
  • Presenter: Lee Bybee
  • Biography: Lee Bybee has a diverse experience both as an Architect and a Manufacturers Representative with multiple manufacturers. With this experience he has been able to work on both sides of Continuing Education seminars and has a unique insight into the field of architecture and how the products that he represents can be an asset to the architect and his/her projects. Experience with project management and construction documents helps him relate to architect's needs and fully assist with the incorporation of the products that he represents into these construction documents.
2:15 pm


2:30 pm

Vinyl & Aluminum Railing Systems

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The architect will learn what aluminum and structural vinyl railing systems are, how they are used in the building industry as well as the differences between ADA compliant, building code compliant and building code approved railing systems. Attendees will also be educated on the aesthetics, maintenance, safety, and security of aluminum and structural vinyl railing systems.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • Provider: America Training Solution
  • Presenter: Taylor Coley
  • Biography:
3:30 pm

Sound Control in Construction 2018

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This course defines the importance of sound control in the building industry where proper design can help avoid Litigation & Remediation. We will discuss building code criteria including the International Building Code (IBC-1207) and the International Residential Code. We will Identify areas where sound control is necessary for wall & floor/ceiling assemblies. We will then offer an explanation of terminologies including: STC, IIC, NRC, Use Patterns and Flanking Sound. The mechanisms of sound transmission and its attenuation will be discussed including: Mass, Double Leaf Construction, Field Damped Mass, Decoupling, Unbalancing, Coincidence Effect and Sound Masking.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# Soundatten18 | USGBC# 0920007666
  • Provider: Homasote Company
  • Presenter: Fran Murray
  • Biography:
4:30 pm

Specifying The Right Door For Your Large-Access Assembly

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Trains, planes, and automobiles. Rescue, retail, restaurant, and even religion. Almost every industry needs a building with large access. Whether you’re parking a plane, racing to a fire, or unloading inventory, the design and functionality of the building’s large access can greatly impact its end-users and the business.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# ATS-2019J | USGBC#
  • Provider: America Training Solution
  • Presenter: Michael Peters
  • Biography:
5:30 pm

End of Program

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

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