Building Envelope: Solutions to Design Sustainable Buildings

Event infos

October 27th 2017

Registration7:45 am
Program end4:30 pm
Credits earned7 AIA HSW
Valid for State License

Day program*

7:45 am

Registration & Breakfast

8:00 am

Open Air Steel Structures: benefits of working with a specialty manufacturer

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Learn about the 4 types of open air steel structures and how each canopy is beautifully engineered specific to the job. Explore the benefits of working with a specialty manufacture through a process called DEFI (Design, Engineer, Fabricate, Install). The process starts with an architect’s sketch (vision) and finishes with a world class structure. This is a fast paced one hour program designed to inspire.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# OASS | USGBC# 0920007635
  • Presented by: CEAS+ / Porter Corp
  • Presenter: Tom Gold
  • Biography:
9:00 am

Specifying Windows, Doors and Skylights using Performance Standards

9:00 am - 10:00 am

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association program presents how to use the latest industry standards to specify appropriate windows and doors for the intended application. The program covers a brief history of standards and code references. Using the standard's nomenclature to specify your desired product. Specifying the performance level for the building's application. Key performance attributes covered by the standard. Special requirements for different product types and using the Short Form Specification in Schematics and/or Design Development.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# NAFS-11 | USGBC# 0920012826
  • Presented by: VEKA / AAMA
  • Presenter: Matthew J Matlak
  • Biography:
10:00 am


10:15 am

Sustainable Design for Windows

10:15 am - 11:15 am

It has become very important for architects to understand how to choose a sustainable window and window frame system that will promote comfort, energy efficiency, durability, and longevity through quality construction. Learn more about Sustainable Design for Windows and how choosing an ENERGY STAR® rated window can contribute towards LEED for Homes credit.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# MG_SD_101 | USGBC# 0920011903
  • Presented by: Milgard Windows & Doors
  • Presenter: Matthew Eytcheson
  • Biography:
11:15 am

Air, Water and Moisture Management in the Light Commercial Building Envelope

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

A study of how air leakage affects thermal performance and how moisture is managed in typical light commercial construction. Study focuses on roof and wall applications. Also includes discussion about some of the shortcomings of traditional methods and introduces alternative solutions of protecting the structure from air and moisture intrusion.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# HEW 502 | USGBC# 0920007703
  • Presented by: Huber Eng. Woods
  • Presenter: Cale Kids
  • Biography:
12:15 pm


1:15 pm

Customizing Motorized Retractable Screens to Enhance Building Performance

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# PHAN020 | USGBC# 920014233
  • Presented by: Phantom Screens
  • Presenter: Jeret C. Unger
  • Biography: Jeret is a seasoned expert on the retractable screen industry. He currently serves as a full time consultant with Phantom Screens, educating architects on retractable screen technologies and supporting business development strategies with US Southwest screen providers and distributors.
2:15 pm

Spray Foam in Commercial Design

2:15 pm - 3:15 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
  • Presented by: Demilec
  • Presenter: Robert Naini
  • Biography: Robert Naini is an expert in spray foam insulation with more than 10 years of experience working with architects, builders and code officials. He has been involved in product testing, sales and management and is well versed in building codes and building science.
3:15 pm


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.