High-End Residential

Event Info

April 23rd 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

Sound Control in Construction 2018

8:00 am - 9:00 am

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: Chuck McPherson
  • Biography:
9:00 am

Introduction to Vuelift Elevators

9:00 am - 10:00 am

This course is an introduction to Vuelift panoramic residential elevators and provides an overview of its features and design applications. This session will cover technical aspects and benefits of this type of elevator as well as applicable code and regulation requirements.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • Provider: Savaria
  • Presenter: Allan Thompson
  • 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

Sintered Compact Surfaces Basics: Design, Application & Sustainability

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Materials used on exterior and interior surfaces need to withstand many elements, including water, scratched, high temperatures, UV, wind, etc. Choosing a material is certainly influenced by the ability to hold up over time but also by the available size and weight, maintenance, hygiene, bending properties, recyclability, VOC, not to mention the appearance and efficient and cost-effective installation. There is one new product category that will be the focus of this course, namely Sintered Compact Surfaces that can be used for a wide variety of application interior and exterior from countertops to curtain walls applications in both residential and commercial buildings.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# Neolith01 | USGBC# 920013572
  • Provider: America Training Solution
  • Presenter: Keshav Shyamsunder
  • Biography:
12:15 pm


1:15 pm

Making Sense of Sealants

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Participants will learn about the different families of sealants and how to choose the correct product for each application. We will discuss the effect of UV light on sealants and the difference between structural or non structural silicon sealant. And finally, the importance of surface preparation before sealing joints.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# ADFAST-001 | USGBC# 0920010342
  • Provider: America Training Solution
  • Presenter: Denis Perron
  • Biography:
2:15 pm

Vinyl & Aluminum Railing Systems

2:15 pm - 3:15 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:
3:15 pm


3:30 pm

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

3:30 pm - 4:30 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: Sean Pasell
  • Biography: 401-330-7052
4:30 pm

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

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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
  • Provider: America Training Solution
  • Presenter: Tim Svarczkopf
  • Biography:
5:30 pm

End of Program

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