Web-Series for New York & New Jersey

Web-Series for New York & New Jersey

Event Dates

Monday, November 9 | Tuesday, November 10 | Wednesday, November 11 | Thursday, November 12

Available Credits

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


Monday, November 9, 2020

Monday, November 9, 2020 | 10:00 am 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.

Monday, November 9, 2020 | 11:00 am 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

Monday, November 9, 2020 | 1:00 pm CST

Air Barrier Systems – Understanding Their Importance and the Technologies
Sponsored By 3M
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

This course is intended to give an overview of an aspect of Sustainable Design (SD): Air Barriers. Air barriers meet this criterion because they support the definition of sustainable design through energy efficiency, building longevity, and improvement in air quality.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Benefits of Air Barriers in commercial construction Design considerations when selecting an air barrier
  2. Application methods: peel & stick vs. spray Avoiding common application issues – Case Studies
  3. ASTM tests to meet standards Warranties
  4. How to avoid moisture related problems

Monday, November 9, 2020 | 2:00 pm CST

The Wave of the Future: Sustainable Hand Dryer Solutions
Presented By Joe Cannizzaro
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, November 10, 2020

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 | 11:00 am CST

Acoustic Doors and Green Design
Sponsored By Ambico Limited
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

An overview of acoustic door assemblies including their components, features and their role in occupant comfort in both office and school environments.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Review the requirements for both LEED for Schools Credit 9 and Pilot Credit 24
  2. Describe the features of ADA compliant acoustic door and frame assemblies that meet ASTM A119.a. requirements.
  3. Describe the role of acoustics in occupant comfort in both office and school environments
  4. Explain the term acoustic assembly and its importance in specifying acoustic doors and list the key components of an acoustic door and frame assembly, describing their roles in achieving a STC rating

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 | 1:00 pm CST

Sponsored By S-5!
Presented By Shelly Higgins
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

Discover the science of wind uplift; how it is changing. Learn how the changes are impacting codes and roof material choices. Learn about testing and specification techniques for metal roof options and accessories to improve wind uplift resistance providing a safer building at a lower cost.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe the effects of wind uplift on roofs and the science behind it.
  2. Understand the changes in ASCE 07 and how it creates a safer building.
  3. Explain wind uplift testing and why it is important.
  4. Identify methods, metal roof accessories and applications to improve metal roof performance in wind uplift situations.
  5. Explain specification techniques; how to properly select and specify wind rated metal roofs and accessories to value engineer wind control.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 | 2:00 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
Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 | 11:00 am CST

Managing Condensation, Water Intrusion, and Energy in the Real World
Sponsored By Prosoco
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

Window-opening air and water leakage has been a difficult problem for the construction industry. This course evaluates building failures, conventional construction approaches, and new developments in waterproofing techniques to show a path forward for designers seeking higher-performing wall assemblies.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Explain why job-site conditions should be used as systems engineering requirements in construction product development.
  2. Compare and contrast the similarities and differ-ences between silicone, urethane, and STPE sealants.
  3. Describe the multi-step weatherproofing process of conventional window installation and how such installations fare in real-world testing conditions.
  4. Explain new window weatherproofing techniques using liquid flashing membranes.
  5. Instruct others on construction defect remediation using STPE technology through case-study examples.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 | 1:00 pm CST

Don't Lose Your R Over the Z
1 AIA LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour(s) for LEED Professionals

This course defines and explains building science behind the code for the four control layers of the building envelope: water, air, thermal, and vapor. Participants will then explore typical design principles as well as alternative system assembly approaches to exterior wall design.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Participants will learn the definitions, code, and building science for the water, air, thermal, and vapor control layers.
  2. Participants will learn principles behind typical design of control layers in exterior wall for water, air, thermal, vapor.
  3. Participants will explore wall system assembly design approach to exterior wall design to successfully maintain 4 control layers (water, air, thermal, vapor).
  4. Participants will understand attachment strategies and building science considerations for masonry, rainscreen veneers, and applied/ adhered veneers

Wednesday, November 11, 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.
Thursday, November 12, 2020

Thursday, November 12, 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.

Thursday, November 12, 2020 | 2:00 pm CST

Sponsored By Scranton Products
Presented By Mark Tachino
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

This Event Is Intended For

New Jersey and New York

New York CE Requirements

New York State Education Department: Office of the Professions
(518) 474-3817
Renewal Cycle: 
Every 3 Years
Total Hours Required: 
36, 18 of which must be live interaction either in person or
Detailed Hours Required: 
24 HSW
Renewal Deadline: 
Last day of the month preceding birth month