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

Event Info

December 04th 2019

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

Day program*

7:45 am

Registration & Breakfast

8:00 am

Eliminating Concrete Moisture through Sustainable Design

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Few aspects of the design process are conducted in “silos” as disassociated from one another as how many projects approach interior concrete slab specifications and subsequent flooring specification sections. This is not done intentionally, rather it is by-product of lack of coordination, and fundamental misunderstanding, between those involved with the structural elements and those involved with the aesthetic and finishing elements. During this presentation, we will discuss sustainability and what it means; drawing the attendee into a clear discussion of how sustainability relates to LEED, Lean Construction, Green Building, and process improvement. Inconsistencies with current specification processes related to concrete moisture as compared to the tenets of sustainability will be exposed, with clear recommendations given as to how the specifying professional can resolve those disconnects.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# ISL03C | USGBC# 0920010796
  • Provider: ISE Logik Industries, Inc.
  • Presenter: Dean E. Craft
  • Biography: Dean E. Craft is the President & COO of ISE Logik Industries, the manufacturer of MVRA 900 moisture vapor reduction admixture; and, since 2009, has presented more than 850 times on the subject of proactively addressing concrete moisture in the design phase. Dean is the principal author and technical chair of ASTM F3191 – 16: “Standard Practice for Field Determination of Substrate Water Absorption (Porosity) for Substrates to Receive Resilient Flooring”, completed his doctoral work in 2017 with a dissertation entitled “Fallacy of Current Industry Approach to Assessing Concrete Moisture Before Flooring Installation”, and is a voting or participating member of: • ASTM Committee D08 on Roofing and Waterproofing • ASTM Committee F06 on Resilient Floor Coverings • American Concrete Institute • National Ready-Mix Concrete Association Research, Engineering & Standards Committee Mr. Craft is a retired, U.S. Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel with 23-years of total service; and is an expert in assessing organizational behavior and implementing organizational change through leadership and process improvement. He is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy (BS), the Naval Postgraduate School (MS), and California Intercontinental University (DBA).
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

BURSI – Roofing System Selection and Design (Low-Slope)

10:15 am - 11:15 am

• Gain a better understanding of the different system applications and performance characteristics. • Gain a better understanding of what questions to ask during the design phase of a roofing project. • Understand the difference between wind speed and wind uplift and gain an appreciation for factors that influence wind uplift calculations. • Review primary code considerations and how different roofing materials can meet specific requirements.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# 005 | USGBC# 920006159
  • Provider: Johns Manville
  • Presenter: Carly Rocco
  • Biography: Carly joined Johns Manville in July 2017. Carly has a bachelor of science degree in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has worked in the construction industry since 2015, previously having worked for a general contractor. Carly holds national memberships in CSI and RCI and is a LEED Green Associate.
11:15 am

Vinyl & Aluminum Railing Systems

11:15 am - 12:15 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:
12:15 pm


1:15 pm

Sintered Compact Surfaces for Building Facades

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Materials used on building facades need to withstand many things, including water, wind, sunlight, and sometimes severe weather conditions. They also need to hold up to the effects of people who may inadvertently or even intentionally cause damage. Choosing a material to use for a facade is certainly influenced by the ability to hold up over time but also by the available size and weight, not to mention the appearance, of the material. Being able to install it in a manner that is efficient and cost-effective usually rounds out the criteria for selecting a building material for building facades. There is one new product category that will be the focus of this course, namely sintered compact surfaces that can be used for curtain walls, rain screens, siding applications, and other common wall systems for both residential and commercial buildings.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# NeolithFacades | USGBC# 920015352
  • Provider: America Training Solution
  • Presenter: Travis Conrad
  • Biography:
2:15 pm

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

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

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: America Training Solution
  • Presenter: Dave Rogers
  • Biography:
3:15 pm


3:30 pm

Working through the details:Storefront Vs. Curtain Wall

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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: America Training Solutions
  • Presenter: Ken Martinek
  • Biography:
4:30 pm

Spray Foam in Commercial Design

4:30 pm - 5:30 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
  • Provider: Demilec
  • Presenter: Chris Bring
  • Biography:
5:30 pm

End of Program

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