Web-Series for Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, & South Carolina

Web-Series for Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, & South Carolina

Event Dates

Monday, October 26 | Tuesday, October 27 | Wednesday, October 28 | Thursday, October 29 | Friday, October 30

Available Credits

11 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
2 FABC CE Hour
2 GBCI General Hour(s) for LEED Professionals


Monday, October 26, 2020

Monday, October 26, 2020 | 11:00 am CST

Improving the Performance of Finished Concrete Flooring
Sponsored By Prosoco
Presented By Nick Savage
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour(s) for LEED Professionals

This overview of concrete floor basics shows participants how to get the most from finished concrete floors. Along the way, it discusses levels of finished concrete flooring not commonly known. The program shows how to protect and maintain finished concrete flooring.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Compare the waste generation characteristics of lithium-silicate hardner/densifiers to older potassium and sodium-silicate hardeners/desifiers.
  2. Estimate the expected service life of a finished concrete floor and rate it for sustainability on a scale of "good-fair-poor."
  3. List two ways finished concrete floors "perform" that contribute to sustainability
  4. Explain how regular maintenance contributes to sustainability of polished concrete floors.

Monday, October 26, 2020 | 1:00 pm CST

Materials, Technology, and Innovative Trends in Casework Systems
Sponsored By Case Systems
Presented By Michael Cline
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour(s) for LEED Professionals

In this one-hour course, the design professional will gain an understanding of how manufactured casework has evolved over the years. Recent developments in casework that will explained include innovation in materials, concepts and how new manufacturing methods offer advantages.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Define areas that need to be included when specifying casework, including edge, core, and hardware and explain how the proper detailing can lead to a successful project that is aesthetically pleasing and maintains the welfare of building occupants.
  2. Identify current trends and code considerations when specifying laminate casework and how adhering to safety standards will produce a project that is durable and environmentally conscious.
  3. Compare and contrast different core materials and what unique characteristics they each have regarding the safety of building occupants.
  4. Discuss how Division 6 and Division 12 specifications impact your casework project.

Monday, October 26, 2020 | 2:00 pm CST

The Wave of the Future: Sustainable Hand Dryer Solutions
Presented By Scott Kerman
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour(s) for LEED Professionals

In this one-hour course, we will discuss how hand dryers have evolved from the first generation of hand dryers to the efficient, hygienic wave of the present and future.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify the different types of hand dryers and their distinctive features to determine which environment each one is best suited for in order to provide hygienic products for building occupants.
  2. Compare and contrast hand dryers' cost effectiveness, sanitary features, sustainability, and their positive environmental impact to other products, including their paper towel counterparts.
  3. Explain how to determine which hand dryers are needed for each restroom and how to ensure compliance with ADA guidelines so that all people are able to use hand dryers comfortably.
  4. Analyze applications and explain how high-speed hand dryers may help a building earn LEED points and contribute to green building principles to best protect the welfare of people.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 | 1:00 pm CST

Presented By Chuck Smith
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour(s) for LEED Professionals

This course examines the relationship between acoustics and indoor environmental quality in open-plan offices and describes how spray-applied acoustical finishes are utilized to promote occupant comfort and sustainable design objectives.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe the role of acoustical finishes in open-plan design.
  2. Examine the relationship between acoustics and indoor environmental quality.
  3. Review LEED v4, WELL Building Standard, Living Building Challenge, and other frameworks that include acoustical performance requirements. Discuss other additional credit categories that impact Indoor Environmental Quality.
  4. Describe effective, design-friendly materials, that can be utilized to provide acoustic performance, and to further sustainable design objectives.

Tuesday, October 27, 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, October 28, 2020

Wednesday, October 28, 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

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 | 2:00 pm CST

Safe and Responsible Design Choices For Your Performance Weight Room Floor
Sponsored By Regupol America LLC
Presented By Matt Montano
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

From Friday night lights to Monday night football weight room flooring impacts the performance of all athletes and coaches. High performance athletes and coaches are spending countless hours training on weight room flooring; the A&D community is responsible for the design and safety of the individuals and facilities.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Recognize the design & functional differences of traditional vs. high performance weight rooms
  2. Design weight room flooring to promote the safety of the athlete
  3. Design weight room flooring systems to protect the building
  4. Understand the strategies for sound & vibration reduction within athletic training facilities
Thursday, October 29, 2020

Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 1:00 pm CST

Sponsored By Armortex
Presented By Rick Snelling
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

In this one-hour course, design professionals will learn about anti-ballistic technology, specifically fiberglass panels, windows, doors, and other products, that are used to protect a building’s occupants from weapons, impact, and explosives.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Define the four different types of resistance technologies that are used to protect occupants from weapons, impact, and explosives
  2. Identify the organizations that create standards and testing for resistance technologies to ensure these products are capable of securing the building in the event of an attack
  3. Evaluate anti-ballistic products, specifically panels, windows, and doors, on their durability and safety
  4. Apply knowledge of anti-ballistic technology and specify products to promote safe environments

Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 2:00 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.
Friday, October 30, 2020

Friday, October 30, 2020 | 1:00 pm CST

Florida Building Code, 6th Edition (2017) Advanced Class for Fenestration
Sponsored By PGT Innovations
Presented By Jim Heise
2 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
2 FABC CE Hour

This course will address the different fenestration codes within the Florida Building Codes 6th Edition (2017).

Learning Objectives:
  1. The course begins with a brief history of the Florida Building Codes. an explanation of how the Commission works. We next explore the different reasons why opening protection is so important, and how it can save the consumer money in the long run. A thorough explanation of all the testing methods and label requirements used by the Florida Building Code will be given. The wind-borne debris provisions within the code will be discussed, along with the ASCE 7-10 maps depicting where this is required. All the wind-borne debris choices available by code, along with advantages and disadvantages of each will be explored. Code issues that everyone will need to know and pay attention to when choosing and installing fenestration products will be addressed as well.
  2. Caution will be noted as to what to look for when reviewing either a Florida Product Approval or a Miami-Dade NOA. As “energy” has taken a very prominent spot due to legislation, the decisions needed to be made in order to be compliant with the current code, as well as what the future codes will require, will also be clarified. The course will finalize with a list and explanation of resources available to everyone to keep informed as to all the requirements when thinking about purchasing windows and doors either for replacement or for new construction.