Web-Series for Eastern Region - Session One

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Web-Series for Eastern Region - Session One

Event Dates

Wednesday, March 29

Available Credits

4 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour

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Event Agenda

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 | 10:00 am Central

Resisting Attack: Building Ballistic and Blast & Forced Entry Protection
Sponsored By Armortex
Presented By Rick Snelling
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

In this one-hour course, design professionals will learn about blast and ballistic resistant technology developed to provide comprehensive life, asset and building protection.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Evaluate the variety of innovative resistance technologies that are used to protect occupants and assets from threats including blast and ballistic assault
  2. Explore the standards organizations that create the criteria and testing for resistance technologies to determine the successfulness of these products protecting life and securing a building in the event of blast or ballistic attack
  3. Analyze panels, windows, doors & related physical security products engineered to provide durability and safety against threats to life, buildings and assets
  4. Apply knowledge of anti-ballistic technology through case studies that highlight products that protect and provide comprehensive security

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 | 11:00 am Central

Designing Functional Outdoor Living Space
Sponsored By Wolf Home Products
Presented By Jason Foura
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour

Overview of the outdoor living space and materials used in outdoor living design. Material selection, care and design, will be discussed, and common misconceptions will be addressed.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Understand the evolution of the outdoor living market. Discuss how new materials have longer sustainability on life cycle costs and how wood and older materials have continued to create maintenance issues and if not maintained can create safety issues with Code related materials on decking and railing.
  2. Address trends and materials used in outdoor living spaces. Trends are moving toward more Aluminum railing items. Some competitors don’t have IRC and IBC coded materials in the field.
  3. Apply standard design principles and how they relate to outdoor living spaces. Many of the design principles relate to safety because of life cycle maintenance as well as improper flashing and installation that lead to unsafe building practices.
  4. Identify and explain common misconceptions and safety issues in designing outdoor living spaces. Decking today has many options when it comes to installation and using the proper installation hardware. We review all code rulings for decking and railing.
  5. Explain proper use and care of outdoor living spaces and how to avoid them for extended performance. We review how some chemicals can harm the decking material and which products can be safely used to provide a non-toxic method to maintaining the life of your deck and rail material. Some products can react to PVC and cause issues to the capstop.
Wolf Home Products

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 | 1:00 pm Central

The Design Advantages of Composite Roofing Solutions
Sponsored By DaVinci Roofscapes
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

In this one-hour course, design professionals will take an in-depth look at the sustainable, and versatile attributes of composite roofing solutions. The advantages of composite roofing systems will be examined, including long life-cycle, durability, and its ability to be specified in a wide array of applications and environments.

Learning Objectives:
  1. List the green features of virgin-engineered polymer composite roofing materials
  2. State the design and architectural benefits of specifying a composite roofing solution including product integrity, versatility, and aesthetics
  3. Compare the advantages and disadvantages of traditional roofing materials versus synthetic products
  4. Discuss the durability and long life-cycle of composite roofing materials including the various testing methods and approvals related to roofing materials

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 | 2:00 pm Central

Sponsored By Homasote
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour

In this one-hour course, design professionals will gain practical knowledge of sound control and the many health and safety benefits it has for architects, builders, and occupants. It will discuss building code criteria and guidelines, including strategies to meet these requirement through various methods.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Discuss how sound control can help reduce noise pollution, sleep disturbances, litigation costs and privacy issues for building occupants and owners
  2. Review building code criteria and guidelines including the International Building Code (IBC) and International Residential Code (IRC) to address sound control issues that affect building occupants
  3. Describe sound control strategies to alleviate noise-induced sound damage by utilizing mass, decoupling, absorption, acoustical sealant, and other design methods
  4. Examine sound control design methods for walls and floors using sustainable, mold-resistant fiberboards made from recycled materials

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