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Event infos

DateThursday,
March 08th 2018

Registration7:45 am
Program end4:30 pm
Credits earned​Up to ​7 AIA HSW
Up to ​7 USGBC/GBCI
Valid for State License​

Day program*

7:45 am

Registration & Breakfast

8:00 am

Fire-Retardant Treated Wood Program Description

8:00 am - 9:00 am

This in-depth presentation on fire-retardant treated wood (FRTW) focuses on its characteristics, properties, and performance in a fire as well as its preparation, treatment, inspection, and labeling. Fire tests, standards, Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification in LEED projects and building code requirements related to FRTW will be covered. Details and examples will be provided on where FRTW is used and what impact it's use has on construction and insurance costs.In addition, International Building Code sections referencing fire-retardant treated wood will be discussed. Technical literature will be provided to all attendees.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# J583 | USGBC#
  • Presented by: Hoover Treated Wood Products
  • Presenter: Chris Athari
  • Email: cathari@frtw.com
  • Phone: 706-755-5350
  • Biography: Hoover Treated Wood Products, Inc, in business since 1955, supplies a comprehensive portfolio of pressure-impregnated kiln-dried lumber and plywood products for fire retardant and preservative applications. Hoover has five company-owned treating facilities, conveniently located to service a 100 plus member stocking distributor network which thoroughly covers the USA and Canada. The rigorous quality control procedures employed by Hoover are constantly reviewed and inspected by Underwriters Laboratories and Timber Products Inspection’s follow-up services, Hoover Treated Wood Products, Inc, in business since 1955, supplies a comprehensive portfolio of pressure-impregnated kiln-dried lumber and plywood products for fire retardant and preservative applications. Hoover has five company-owned treating facilities, conveniently located to service a 100 plus member stocking distributor network which thoroughly covers the USA and Canada. The rigorous quality control procedures employed by Hoover are constantly reviewed and inspected by Underwriters Laboratories and Timber Products Inspection’s follow-up services.
9:00 am

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

9:00 am - 10:00 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
  • Presented by: Accsys Technologies / Accoya Wood
  • Presenter: Lisa Ayala
  • Email: lisa.ayala@accsysplc.com
  • Phone: +1 214 435 4599
  • Biography: Sales Manager for Accsys Technologies
10:00 am

Break

10:15 am

Improving Wind Uplift on Metal Roofs

10:15 am - 11:15 am

Discover the art and science of wind control and wind uplift on metal roofs and metal structures. Learn about wind uplift requirements, testing and proper wind mitigation specification techniques, as well as metal roof options and accessories to improve wind uplift characteristics.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# MRIL1611 | USGBC# 0920011504
  • Presented by: S-5! Metal Roof Innovations, Ltd.
  • Presenter: Harry Lubitz, CSI, CDT
  • Email: hlubitz@s-5.com
  • Phone: 5712158276
  • Biography: Excess of 25 years presenting training courses to architects on building materials.
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
  • Presented by: The Size Surfaces USA
  • Presenter: Lisa Burling
  • Email: l.burling@neolith.com
  • Phone: 2398239757
  • Biography: NEOLITH® (meaning New Stone) is pioneering a revolutionary new product category that is born in the last decade in order to effectively respond to the most demanding architectural and interior design needs. Designed and produced in Spain, NEOLITH® is a 100% natural product with extraordinary physical and mechanical characteristics that make it an ideal material for virtually limitless indoor and outdoor applications. NEOLITH® gives life to a surface with an extremely high level of resistance to scratches, high temperature, chemicals and UV rays; and also waterproof and impervious to staining. We take what planet Earth does over a period of thousands of years, down to a few hours… A surface with more than 50 different models to satisfy the tastes, needs and trends of any individual anywhere in the world. A surface with exclusive detail-rich designs that dress a given space with a touch of class without actually compromising at any moment its invariable durability.
12:15 pm

Lunch Sponsored by GWT Outdoors

1:15 pm

The Role of Commercial Steel Doors in Resilient Design

1:15 pm - 2:15 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: Judah Silverman
  • Email: jsilverman@ambico.com
  • Phone: 6132235492
  • Biography:
2:15 pm
Course to be announced
3:15 pm

Break

3:30 pm
Course to be announced
4:30 pm

End of Program

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

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