Englewood, CO - Tuesday May 9, 2023

Englewood, CO

Event Date
Tuesday May 9, 2023

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Available Credits

Up to 8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
Up to 2 GBCI General Hour
Up to 1 ICC CEU
Up to 1 IDCEC HSW CEU(s)
Maggiano's Little Italy
7401 South Clinton Street
Englewood, CO 80112
no registration link
Registration Price

$100.00

Terms
Early Bird Discount! $30.00 off if purchased before Apr 27, 2023

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Ron Blank & Associates bridges the gap between design professionals & building product manufacturers through online, face-to-face, and webinar AIA/HSW and SD continuing education courses, USGBC/GBCI continuing ed. for LEED AP's, direct product representation, and product rep/installer training services.

Event Agenda

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

7:30 am

8:00 am

Gate Operators: UL 325 and ASTM F2200 Standards Safety Review
Sponsored By Chamberlain Group
Presented By Nick Valdez
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour

Define the UL 325 and ASTM F2200 Standards and their importance, list the different types of gates available and the types of gate operators that are used to maneuver them.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify the types of gate operators that are used to maneuver the various gates that are available
  2. Explain how to identify entrapment zone's, and how to place entrapment protection devices to meet the standards, as well as explain the difference between monitored and non-monitored entrapment protection devices
  3. Define the requirements of the UL 325 and ASTM F2200 standards as they apply to gate and gate operator installations
  4. Define the type's of gates that are available in today's market place

9:10 am

When the Walls Close In
Sponsored By Noble Company
Presented By Dean Moilanen
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

It is undeniable that the options for wet area wall surfaces are growing, literally. Whether choosing large-unit porcelain tile, one-piece ceramic wall surfaces, or other solid surfaces in shower applications, the fact remains, the fundamentals of wet-area waterproofing must still be followed.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Examine the history of large-format finished surfaces in wet areas/showers.
  2. Review the nature of vapor migration in wet areas and the role waterproofing membranes play in vapor containment, as well as best practices.
  3. Highlight misinformation, misperceptions, and ineffective installation practices which are fueling the increase in shortened life cycles of shower enclosures.
  4. Project Planning & Design
  5. Building Systems, Materials, & Assemblies
Noble Company

10:20 am

Going Curbless
Sponsored By Noble Company
Presented By Dean Moilanen
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

Curbless showers are in high demand, sometimes solely for their streamlined look, other times because of ADA compliance efforts or similar aging-in-place design measures.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe new trends in shower design and installation systems that provide an environment supporting an individuals ability to accomplish day-to-day activities without assistance or with minimal assistance.
  2. Discuss current industry standards and their impact on shower systems from a safe entry to shower and exit from shower, while being able to clean to a healthy standard.
  3. Explain design and barrier-free shower installation techniques to accommodate various construction obstacles, while complying with building standards and social sustainability.
  4. Present new installation methodology and systems which offer site flexibility as well as provide for a durable, watertight installation.
Noble Company

11:30 am

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
CEMCO

12:30 pm

1:00 pm

High Performance High Speed Door
Presented By Bryan Ellis
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

Overhead Door High Performance High Speed rolling doors

Learning Objectives:
  1. Understand the different types and applications of high performance high speed rolling doors and how they help ensure the safety and welfare of the occupants
  2. Understand how high performance high speed rolling doors contribute to the sustainable design principles and energy efficient building design
  3. Increase the welfare of the building operators with, Increase productivity, Reduce operational and energy costs, Enhance safety of building operators, and Enhance security
  4. Evaluate key criteria to select and specify the appropriate doors for various applications, by understanding the different features and options
Overhead Door Corporation

2:10 pm

Designing Touchless Solutions for Proper Hand Hygiene in Commercial Restrooms
Sponsored By Excel Dryer, Inc.
Presented By Scott Kerman
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour
1 IDCEC HSW CEU(s)

This course will explore how commercial restroom design can reduce touchpoints, promote proper hand hygiene, and reduce the spread of infection.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify how to design a touchless, hygienic restroom environment that supports health and wellbeing
  2. Define proper hand hygiene techniques and the role it plays in commercial restroom design
  3. Detail how including hand dryers in your commercial restroom design can mitigate the spread of germs improving workplace health and safety
  4. Recognize key sustainability attributes of hand dryers, and the future evolution of commercial restroom design

3:20 pm

Fiber Cement Panels as Rain Screens
Sponsored By Nichiha USA, Inc.
Presented By Jeff Hamby
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

Moisture intrusion in a wall system can be the cause of building defects, as well as health ailments for the building's occupants, making rainscreens a very important tool in water mitigation. This course will review the cause and effects of moisture intrusion, and more specifically the forces that drive rainwater into a building.

Learning Objectives:
  1. At the end of this course you will be able to describe the cause and effect of moisture intrusion in a wall system
  2. You will also be able to examine the importance of rainscreens and weather barriers in water mitigation and identify examples of rainscreen technology and testing standards that measure their performance.
  3. Finally, you will be able to discuss how some fiber cement panels act as a rainscreen and review guidelines for their installation as a rainscreen.
Nichiha USA, Inc.

4:30 pm

Insight into Quartz Surfacing
Presented By Erin Johnson
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 IDCEC HSW CEU(s)

Explore the material components of quartz surfacing while understanding the manufacturing process. Learn how to identify key fabrication and installation consideration when specifying. Identify the sustainable performance capabilities.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe the material make up of quartz surfacing as a recyclable and readily available natural resource
  2. Understand the manufacturing process of quartz surfacing and ways manufacturers are ensuring any environmental impact is minimized
  3. Discuss tried and true as well as emerging application options
  4. Explain key fabrication and installation issues to consider when specifying quartz materials
  5. Identify the sustainable performance capabilities of quartz in terms of its lifecycle, durability, and other beneficial attributes
Dal-Tile Corporation
no registration link
COVID-19 Protocols

Just like you, we are excited for the opportunity to resume live events. That being said, the health and safety of our attendees and presenters is our prime concern so, in addition to specific venue infection prevention procedures, we are doing the following:

  • Requiring that any presenter or attendee with any COVID-19 symptoms not attend the event (full refunds given, no matter how late the notice)
  • Working with venues to allow for social distancing while seated at the event
  • Providing hand sanitizer at the entrance to the presentation space
  • Following best practices for food distribution at the event
  • Monitoring and following local guidelines/mandates for infection prevention

State CE Requirements

Colorado CE Requirements

Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies, Division of Registrations, Licensing and Support Section
(303) 894-7800
Renewal Cycle: 
Biennial, Renewal
Total Hours Required: 
12 HSW annual, 24 Hours per renewal cycle
Renewal Deadline: 
October 31, odd years