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

Event Info

October 24th 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

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: Marcus Ward
  • Biography:
9:00 am

Creating a healthy and comfortable healthy indoor environment by combining ventilation and external sun protection

9:00 am - 10:00 am

This course shows how the combination of ecternatll sun protection, ventilation and night-cooling improves the indoor environment in homes and buildings with minimal energy use and an attractive design.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# REN40108139E1 | USGBC# 0920015392
  • Provider: Renson Inc
  • Presenter: Gilles Vanpoucke
  • Biography: Gilles started up the North American subsidiary of the Renson Group with its HQ in Belgium. Gilles has 9 years of experience in consulting in the architectural world, focussed on natural ventilation, exterior sun shading and outdoor structures with the goal to create healthy spaces.
10:00 am


10:15 am

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

10:15 am - 11:15 am

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: Lindsey Grove
  • Biography:
11:15 am

Sintered Compact Surfaces for Building Facades

11:15 am - 12:15 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. This course explains what is sintered compact surfaces, advantages and applications.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# AIACE4012016 | USGBC# 0920015352
  • Provider: America Training Solution
  • Presenter: Mario Ramirez
  • Biography:
12:15 pm


1:15 pm

Maximizing Tile Installation with Trim Profiles

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Manufactures produce avariety of beautiful and durable tiles, but the availablity of coordinating trimpieces can be limited. This has led to the developmet of a wide range of trim profiles. This seminar will focus on how trim profils improve te integrtity of til instalations and increase theversatility of tile in various applicatins, including floors, walls, countertops, and more. Other topics that will be covered are movement accomodations and TCNA Handbook recommendations will be discussed.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# SCHL5A | USGBC# 0920012803
  • Provider: Schluter Systems
  • Presenter: Paula Tridle
  • Biography: Paula Tridle is the Schluter Systems Architectural and Design Manager for the Northwest. She has her Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design from WSU and several years of experience in the hospitality and commercial markets working with manufacturers, architects, designers and end users. Her most recent experience has been working for a commercial flooring contractor and as a manufacturer’s representative in the tile industry. Paula lives in Lake Stevens, Washington with her husband and two children. You can contact Paula at or visit for more information.
2:15 pm

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

2:15 pm - 3:15 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: Daniel Trebelhorn
  • Biography:
3:15 pm


3:30 pm

Coating of Aluminum Extrusions

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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:
4:30 pm

Use of Snow Retention Devices: Science or Science Fiction ?

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Discover the art and science of snow control and its effects, such as snow migration on rooftops of structures. Learn about the common myths and misperceptions regarding snow retention, as well as the do's and don'ts of retention devices, product selection, and site specifics.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# MRIL1410 | USGBC# 0920007661
  • Provider: S-5! Metal Roof Innovations, Ltd.
  • Presenter: Shelly Higgins
  • Biography:
5:30 pm

End of Program

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