Web-Series for California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, & Alaska

Web-Series for California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, & Alaska

Event Dates

Monday, December 7 | Tuesday, December 8 | Wednesday, December 9 | Thursday, December 10

Available Credits

8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour(s) for LEED Professionals


Monday, December 7, 2020

Monday, December 7, 2020 | 1:00 pm CST

Railing Made Simple
Presented By Joseph Pass
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

In this course, we will familiarize attendees with styles and trends within railing systems and discuss how railing material choices affect safety, appearance, and future maintenance. The design professional will learn about code compliance and how product standardization helps to meet regulatory goals.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify styles and trends within railing systems and discuss how railing material choices affect safety, appearance, and future maintenance.
  2. Discuss code compliance and explain how product standardization helps to meet regulatory goals such as the ADA guidelines for railing systems.
  3. Explain the value of using standardized products and processes in order to develop railing details and master specifications that may be applied to diverse projects.
  4. Evaluate suppliers to determine whether they are reputable manufacturers that provide code compliant, standardized, railing products.

Monday, December 7, 2020 | 2:00 pm CST

Retrofit Anchoring of Masonry and Stone Facades
Sponsored By Prosoco
Presented By Kelly Morris
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

An overview of existing masonry and stone façade instability issues, the cause and recognition of these problems, and the cost-effective re-anchoring solutions for repair involving various masonry wall construction techniques.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Recognize the function and characteristics of brick ties and anchors
  2. Recognize existing masonry veneer instability conditions and their associated cause.
  3. Review the types of retrofit anchoring options and how they function
  4. Summarize the typical retrofit anchoring and masonry restoration process
Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 | 10:00 am CST

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 | 11:00 am CST

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 | 1:00 pm CST

Presented By Matt Montano

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 | 2:00 pm CST

Sponsored By Scranton Products
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

Many current issues and trends are changing the way we design commercial restrooms. Join us in this one-hour course as we discuss what users want in a restroom experience, how to address increased demand for privacy, and which materials work best in different applications.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Discuss public restroom evolution and how current trends are changing the way we design restrooms
  2. Explain the increasing demand for higher privacy and how specific partitions and accessories can be utilized to promote privacy and personal well-being
  3. Compare and contrast the various partition materials and styles available, focusing on which ones help create a safe and hygienic restroom environment for users
  4. Discuss the production process of HDPE partitions and how this contributes to a more sustainable, healthier indoor environment
Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 | 1:00 pm CST

Sponsored By Regupol America LLC
Presented By Steve Weisenberg
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour(s) for LEED Professionals

This course reviews the dynamics of sound, how sound travels through buildings, and the architectural techniques used to control airborne, structure-borne, and flanking noise transmission in multi-family buildings.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Understand what sound is and how it is transmitted.
  2. Understand the importance of noise control and building code requirements.
  3. Understand proper acoustic design for walls and floor-ceiling assemblies.
  4. Understand the different types of underlayments and the benefits of using acoustic rubber underlayments.

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 | 2:00 pm CST

Terrazzo Flooring Systems
Presented By Gary French
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

The purpose of this presentation is to provide general information which will be helpful in specifying terrazzo. The participants will gain an understanding of the various terrazzo systems and how they can be utilized in a variety of design applications.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Explain what Terrazzo is.
  2. Know the history of Terrazzo.
  3. See why to specify Terrazzo.
  4. Discuss how durable & sustainable Terrazzo is.
  5. Explain the different types of Terrazzo.
  6. See that the design possibilities are endless.
Thursday, December 10, 2020

Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 11:00 am CST

It's All Downhill...The Evolution of Slope-to-Drain Shower Pans
Sponsored By Noble Company
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

Slope-to-drain waterproofing concepts are an essential part of ceramic tile and stone installations. Over time, a variety of installation methods and products have been employed to achieve the required slope to drain. Failure to follow industry best practices can result in costly failures in wet-area applications.

Learning Objectives:
  1. We will examine the evolution of slope-to-drain shower pan methods.
  2. We will examine the pros and cons of historic slope-to-drain shower pan methods.
  3. We will investigate the latest developments in slope-to-drain technology.
  4. We will examine current best practice for successful slope-to-drain installations.

Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 1:00 pm CST

 Enduring Beauty: High Performing Open Jointed Cladding Systems
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

This course encourages participants to think outside the box and consider using polymer cladding as a material to create aesthetic, enduring, and moisture resistant rainscreens that will better protect buildings and its occupants. We will discuss other more commonly used products and the issues faced with each.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Compare and contrast PVC as a cladding material that may be used in creative solutions
  2. Discuss the product's credibility, longevity, functionality, enhanced aesthetics, and design flexibility of open jointed cladding solutions to better protect the building and its occupants
  3. Address the life cycle advantages and the sustainable features of high performing open jointed cladding solutions that contributes to the health, safety, and welfare of occupants
  4. Examine installation tips and analyze appropriate applications of polymer cladding to benefit both the environment and people

Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 2:00 pm CST

Insulated Roof Decks
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

A discussion on the increasing adoption of insulated roof decks in the North American, including descriptions on what insulated metal roof decks entail, comparisons of insulated metal roof decks with more traditional systems, and design considerations for insulated metal roof decks.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Understand the concept of Insulated Roof Deck Technology and why they have been developed.
  2. Articulate the benefits of Insulated Roof Decks when compared to more traditional materials used in commercial low slope roofing.
  3. Outline the diaphragm sheer and non-diaphragm options for Insulated Roof Decks.
  4. Realize the proper design & application strategies for Insulated Roof Decks.

This Event Is Intended For

Alaska and California and Nevada and Oregon and Washington

Alaska CE Requirements

Board of Education for Architects, Engineers and Land Surveyors
(907) 465-2550
Renewal Cycle: 
Total Hours Required: 
24 HSW
Renewal Deadline: 
December 31st odd years

California CE Requirements

California Architects Board
(916) 574-7220
Renewal Cycle: 
Total Hours Required: 
5 Disability Access
Renewal Deadline: 
Last Day of Birth Month for a Licensee, odd years

Nevada CE Requirements

Nevada Board of Arch., Interior Design and Residential Design
(702) 486-7300
Renewal Cycle: 
Total Hours Required: 
8 HSW (2 codes-related)
Renewal Deadline: 
December 31st

Washington CE Requirements

Washington State Board for Architects
(360) 664-1388
Renewal Cycle: 
Total Hours Required: 
Detailed Hours Required: 
16 HSW
Renewal Deadline: 
Licensee’s birthday