Web-Series for Texas

Web-Series for Texas

Event Dates

Monday, November 16 | Tuesday, November 17 | Wednesday, November 18 | Thursday, November 19

Available Credits

13 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
2 GBCI General Hour(s) for LEED Professionals
1 ADA Fulfills State Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free requirements

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Monday, November 16, 2020

Monday, November 16, 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, November 16, 2020 | 1:00 pm CST

Security Pass Thru Combinations
Presented By Wade Arnold
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

The course teaches about bullet resistant and secure pass thru windows and equipment to keep employees safe in hospitals, banks, pharmacies and all public domains. The course will instruct upon the varying levels of bullet resistant protection, anti-theft, various window tints, shades and security levels.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Define & clarify the types of bullet resistant protection levels.
  2. Evaluate & recognize where and when to specify security windows and pass thru devices.
  3. Specify correct products to support the design criteria.
  4. Distinguish the differences of fire-rated applications along with added security measures and how they overlap.

Monday, November 16, 2020 | 2:00 pm CST

Sponsored By Wolf Home Products
Presented By Jason Foura
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

A study of the US cabinet market and cabinet construction methods including substrates, composition, hardware, and finishes

Learning Objectives:
  1. Understand the categories that go in to making up the domestic kitchen cabinet market
  2. Identify and compare various substrates and composition of kitchen cabinets
  3. Examine the features and benefits of various finish options for kitchen cabinets
  4. Define and compare framed and frameless cabinets, as well as factory built versus assembled cabinets
  5. Discuss available and new hardware options
Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 | 11:00 am CST

 Enduring Beauty: High Performing Open Jointed Cladding Systems
Presented By Nat Whitehurst
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

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 | 1:00 pm CST

The Wave of the Future: Sustainable Hand Dryer Solutions
Presented By Jim Hester
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 17, 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.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 | 10:00 am CST

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 | 11:00 am CST

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

In this one-hour course, the design professional will be given the opportunity to consider ways that pre-finished wood products may be used to enhance the beauty of natural wood while expanding its life expectancy. Various types of stains and sealants will be discussed to discover the advantages and disadvantages of each type.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify the common types of wood stains the advantages and disadvantages of each type to better protect the environment
  2. Explain the qualities of water-based coatings including life expectancy, compliance, maintenance, and environmental benefits
  3. Compare and contrast the benefits of shop applied vs. field applied coatings: single-source, environmental, aesthetics, quality, and year-round construction
  4. Analyze the various applications including interior, exterior, siding, trims and timbers, and cladding in both commercial and residential markets to visualize ways to improve the well-being of building occupants

Wednesday, November 18, 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

Wednesday, November 18, 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. Design weight room flooring to promote the safety of the athlete
  2. Understand the strategies for sound & vibration reduction within athletic training facilities
  3. Recognize the design & functional differences of traditional vs. high performance weight rooms
  4. Design weight room flooring systems to protect the building
Thursday, November 19, 2020

Thursday, November 19, 2020 | 11:00 am CST

Thursday, November 19, 2020 | 1:00 pm CST

Sponsored By Scranton Products
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour(s) for LEED Professionals

When designing a restroom or other space, professionals are often faced with the challenge of selecting materials that function, appeal to the senses, and contribute to green building initiatives.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify the strengths and weaknesses of five material options available for restroom partitions to discover products that offer durability, sustainability, and safety features.
  2. Discuss the characteristics of HDPE and explain how it promotes a healthier environment for building occupants
  3. Analyze why the life-cycle assessment and the life-cycle cost analysis are having an impact on product specification and how that is affecting green building certification programs.
  4. Explain ways that manufacturers can make conscientious choices that specifically benefit the environment and why those business practices should be considered when specifying products have the capacity to contribute to a healthier environment for people.

Thursday, November 19, 2020 | 2:00 pm CST

This Event Is Intended For

Texas

Texas CE Requirements

Texas Board of Architectural Examiners
(512) 305-9000
Renewal Cycle: 
Annual
Total Hours Required: 
12 Hours
Renewal Deadline: 
Last day of the month of licensee's birth month
Requirement Details 12 HSW (1 hour SD or energy efficient design + 1 hour barrier-free design + min. 8 hours structured + max. 4 hours self-directed)