Web-Series for Northwest Region - Session Five

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Web-Series for Northwest Region - Session Five

Event Dates

Wednesday, October 23 | Thursday, October 24

Available Credits

4 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)


Event Agenda

Wednesday, October 23, 2024

Wednesday, October 23, 2024 | 12:00 pm Central

Crafting Culinary Spaces: Exploring Kitchen Cabinet Construction, Finishes, and Uses
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. Knock down cabinets flat stacked and shipped from overseas and how they are competing against domestic cabinet makers with higher labor costs against countries with no labor laws.
  2. Identify and compare various substrates and composition of kitchen cabinets. How furniture board and MDF are made with binders and materials that can off gas.
  3. Examine the features and benefits of various finish options for kitchen cabinets. How these finishes are applied regarding robotics for paint and stain booths as well as capturing and recycling fumes/off gas. Discussion on off gassing of compounds in Resins such as thermofoil and melamine cabinet finishes.
  4. Define and compare framed and frameless cabinets, as well as factory built versus assembled cabinets. These differences play a significant role in how they are installed as well as the sturdiness and safety of hanging heavier weights/cabinet materials.
  5. Discuss available and new hardware options as well as best installation practices for safe and sturdy install.
Wolf Home Products

Wednesday, October 23, 2024 | 1:00 pm Central

Terrazzo in Healthcare
Presented By Gary French
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

The purpose of this presentation is to provide information that will be helpful in specifying terrazzo in a healthcare setting. Participants will gain an understanding of terrazzo systems and the variety of design applications available in terrazzo

Learning Objectives:
  1. Attendees will learn what terrazzo is, its rich history, and why it should be specified in healthcare settings. They will be given the definition and list of components that make up terrazzo. They will hear of the endless color options and various aggregates available.
  2. Attendees will explore the green elements and sustainability of terrazzo. As the original recycled flooring, terrazzo has proven to last over 100 years in buildings and survive hurricanes and floods.
  3. Attendees will learn about the types of systems available in terrazzo, the differences between cement and epoxy systems, the installation of each system, surface preparation, moisture testing, grouting, and grinding.
  4. Attendees will learn about precast vs poured-in-place stairs and curbs, non-slip strips, crack repair, flexural test, crack membrane, and divider strips.
  5. Attendees will see a series of designs and case studies of terrazzo in healthcare applications.
The National Terrazzo & Mosaic Association, Inc.
Thursday, October 24, 2024

Thursday, October 24, 2024 | 12:00 pm Central

High-Performance Fire-Rated Joint Assemblies
Sponsored By CEMCO
Presented By Don Pilz
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

In this one-hour course, design professionals will gain knowledge of head-of-wall, bottom-of-wall and wall-to-wall assemblies, as well as the respective UL standards for approval, It will discuss different joint treatment types and the components involved with each application.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify a variety of wall-to-wall, bottom-of-wall, and head-of-wall joints, including their UL assemblies and ratings
  2. Evaluate different joint treatment types for their advantages and disadvantages, particularly in regard to their durability, cost, and safety
  3. Discuss International Building Code that relates to fire resistant joint systems and firestopping that protects occupants in the event of a fire
  4. Apply knowledge of IBC standards to specify, install, and operate fire resistance joints to ensure occupant safety

Thursday, October 24, 2024 | 1:00 pm Central

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