Boca Raton, FL - Thursday July 20, 2023

Boca Raton, FL

Event Date
Thursday July 20, 2023

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Available Credits

Up to 8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
Up to 3 GBCI General Hour
Up to 2 FABC CE Hour
Up to 1 RCEP PDH(s) for Engineers
Maggiano's Little Italy
21090 St. Andrews Blvd
Boca Raton, FL 33433
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Registration Price

$100.00

Terms
Early Bird Discount! $30.00 off if purchased before Jul 1, 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

Thursday, July 20, 2023

7:30 am

8:00 am

The Demand for Privacy in The Modern Restroom
Sponsored By Scranton Products
Presented By Taylor Wilhelm
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 in restrooms 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 with privacy in mind
  4. Discuss the production process of HDPE partitions and how this contributes to a more sustainable, healthier indoor environment

9:10 am

Thermal Comfort, Unpacked: A Comprehensive Survey of HVAC Systems to Improve Design and Operational Understandings
Presented By Maria Acosta
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour
1 RCEP PDH(s) for Engineers

Overlooking the smallest detail in HVAC systems design can cause huge issues later. Join us in this one-hour course as we discuss HVAC systems as it relates to thermal comfort, the ever evolving changes to energy requirements that impact HVAC systems and the factors that impact durability, sustainability and longevity.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Define and discuss the effects of thermal and acoustic comfort on building occupants that improve health, wellness, and productivity while evaluating the cost-efficiency, design considerations and the evolving HVAC industry.
  2. Explore the Commercial HVAC market and comparatively analyze the types of HVAC systems available for commercial use that optimize durability, innovation and sustainability.
  3. Identify the details that are important to ensure optimal occupant comfort and details that should be confirmed up-front to avoid future change-orders, unexpected costs, and errors that can cause safety concerns or negatively affect enhancing longevity and reliability.
  4. Recall important unit placement considerations for optimized performance and articulate the importance of proper service and maintenance clearance for operation and safety.
Rheem Commercial HVAC

10:20 am

Differentiated Performance and Long-Life Architectural Coatings
Sponsored By Arkema, Inc.
Presented By Ron Partridge
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

Building owners have come to rely on weatherable coatings to provide long-term protection to their buildings. With an increased focus on sustainability, performance, and durability, PVDF resin-based coatings can help architects and painting contractors exceed their clients’ design goals.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe the ways PVDF resin-based coatings, both water based and solvent based, provide a consistent, pristine appearance while achieving durability goals over a variety of substrates as demonstrated in applicable case studies
  2. Discuss why some coatings fail and the important considerations when selecting a coating system for an application, including weathering performance, longevity, and application method
  3. Discuss the standards of performance for architectural coatings and recognize why PVDF coating technology outperforms other coating technologies
  4. Explain how water-based PVDF coatings, by their chemistry and performance, can help design professionals and building owners achieve their sustainability goals.
Arkema, Inc.

11:30 am

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

12:30 pm

1:00 pm

Concrete Roof Tile: Systems and Installation Methods
Sponsored By Eagle Roofing
Presented By David Vallas
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour

The roof of a building is not only vital as a structural component but can also be an important design feature that makes a building stand out among others. Join us in this one-hour course as we discuss the installation methods of concrete roof tile systems that minimize environmental impact while maximizing durability and design.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Recall the storied history of concrete roof tile systems and see how the modern manufacturing methods have brought this product to a near zero waste life cycle.
  2. Become familiar with the performance attributes of a properly installed concrete roof tile system that have shown to be one of the worlds strongest and most durable roof systems in cases of extreme weather or fire.
  3. Discuss modern installation methods of concrete roof tile systems that have proven to ensure the highest level of safety in protecting the building envelope.
  4. Identify the robust aesthetic design options achievable with a concrete roof tile system through numerous different profiles, virtuously unlimited color possibilities, and alternative installation details.
Eagle Roofing

2:10 pm

High Performance High Speed Rolling Door
Presented By Richard Noechel
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

High performance high speed rolling doors and how they help ensure the safety and welfare of the occupants, types, applications and specifications

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

3:20 pm

 How the 2020 (7th Ed) FL Building Code and ASTM Standards Make Stucco Work in Florida
Sponsored By SIKA Corportation
Presented By Harry Lubitz
2 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
2 FABC CE Hour

This course takes a deep dive into the specific IBC/IRC and Florida Building Code regarding proper design and application of Exterior Stucco. It first reviews and explains the ASTM C926 and C1063 standards that are the basis of the stucco and lath application standards in the code.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Articulate the specific IBC/IRC and Florida Building Code references and details regarding proper design and application of Exterior Portland Cement-Based Stucco.
  2. Explain the ASTM C926 and C1063 standards that are the basis of the stucco and lath application standards in the Florida code and how they may…or may not apply to the Florida environment and construction techniques.
  3. Highlight the specific climatic concerns of the warm/humid Florida environment and describe the proper design for building envelope water management using the ASTM E331 water resistance test.
  4. Explain the methodology of calculating and designing the assembly for the proper wind resistance necessary for the Florida hurricane prone climate using ASCE 07 and the ASTM E330.
  5. Understand the proper fastening needs for the wind loads and the proper use of sealed face barrier systems to mitigate the water intrusion.
  6. Identify the proper cladding system warranty and know what steps are needed to provide the owner with a warranted exterior envelope.
  7. Support the need for trained and certified installers and Document a long term maintenance schedule.
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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

Florida CE Requirements

Florida Board of Architecture and Interior Design
(850) 487-1395
Renewal Cycle: 
Biennial
Total Hours Required: 
24
Detailed Hours Required: 
22 HSW, 2 Florida building code
Renewal Deadline: 
December 31st even years