Atlanta, GA - Thursday February 23, 2023

Atlanta, GA

Event Date
Thursday February 23, 2023

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Available Credits

Up to 1 GBCI General Hour
Up to 8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
Maggiano's Little Italy
4400 Ashford-Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30346
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Registration Price

$65.00

Terms
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Event Agenda

Thursday, February 23, 2023

7:30 am

8:00 am

Better Building Safety and  Energy Use with Window Film
Sponsored By XPEL, Inc.
Presented By Harry Rahman
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

This presentation will provide knowledge of Architectural Window Film Systems. Attendees will receive information that will improve the decision making process for the energy efficiency of the building. Up to date information will be provided about the performance of Architectural Window Film on existing glass.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Review how applied window film will reduce energy use within a building
  2. Examine how Architectural Window Film improves building safety
  3. Discuss how window film reduces the glare from sunlight inside the building
  4. Explain how applying film to glass can help keep graffiti off the glass.
  5. Review window film installation and specifications
XPEL, Inc.

9:10 am

The Design Advantages of Composite Roofing Solutions
Sponsored By DaVinci Roofscapes
Presented By Mike Franck
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

10:20 am

Code Compliant Exterior Systems for Wood Framed Building Envelopes
Presented By Gregory Kollar
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

This course investigates the most recent code changes emphasizing building envelope performance. We will explore next generation integrated solutions that simultaneously provide protection against moisture penetration, air leakage, and thermal bridging.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Delineate the latest code and design standards for wood framed exterior wall assemblies.
  2. Assess the various product approaches to meet air barrier and water-resistive barriers (WRBs) available today.
  3. Analyze the differences between multi-product solutions and single product solutions for wood framed building envelopes.
  4. Articulate the benefits of continuous insulation added to exterior sheathing.
Huber Engineered Woods

11:30 am

Commercial Sectional Doors
Sponsored By Raynor Garage Doors
Presented By Zdenek Kalabza
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

Types of sectional doors, applications, performance factors including thermal performance, building clearances, track mounting & types of tracks, special applications & options, appearance & aesthetics and commercial operators.

Learning Objectives:
  1. How ensuring proper clearances around the door and using the proper track ensure safe operation of the door.
  2. Learn what accessories are available to design into the door to meet the users needs, including safety and security.
  3. How thermal air infiltration and insulation affects energy efficiency.
  4. Select the correct door for the application to meet the needs of the end user from residential/commercial, to commercial, industrial, or specialty applications.
Raynor Garage Doors

12:30 pm

1:00 pm

Designing Safe and Durable Buildings with Architectural Standing Seam Metal Roofing
Sponsored By NB Handy
Presented By Zac Blankenship
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

Precision manufacturing and quality installation have revolutionized the commercial metal roofing industry by combining lasting beauty with low maintenance. Join us in this one-hour course as we discuss architectural metals and current processing methods that promote efficiency when designing and installing roofs.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Discuss the evolution of architectural metals and current processing methods that are used to promote efficiency in design, safety, and installation
  2. Identify the environmental benefits of jobsite roof system fabrication and how it reduces packaging and product waste and increases weathertight warranties
  3. Describe testing and standards for architectural standing seam metal roof panel systems that ensure a roof will withstand standard loads, strong winds, and other issues relating to structural integrity and occupant safety
  4. Illustrate the many design options available when using architectural metals in a variety of markets and applications
NB Handy

2:10 pm

Innovative Uses of Architectural Wall Panels in Commercial Construction
Sponsored By Nichiha USA, Inc.
Presented By Mark Fugate
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

Commercial design increasingly demands high-performance materials and great aesthetics while containing overall project costs. Learn about the innovative characteristics of architectural wall panels and how they have emerged as an ideal solution for their design flexibility and efficient installation process.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Examine the performance characteristics of fiber cement products that make them ideal for use in commercial buildings.
  2. Understanding the differences between commercial architectural wall panels and residential fiber cement siding.
  3. Review code and testing requirements for commercial fiber cement products.
  4. Explore applications for commercial architectural wall panels.
Nichiha USA, Inc.

3:20 pm

Landscape Environmental Design
Sponsored By SYNLawn
Presented By Chris Gordon
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

A course designed to teach the history of synthetic turf, it's application in water and energy conservation, pollution abatement, sustainable design, and its versatility in numerous landscaping applications and designs.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Use artificial grass to address water consumption, runoff, drainage, increased foot traffic, and greenspace requirements.
  2. Employ artificial grass to eliminate pesticide use and reduce lawn maintenance demands and impacts.
  3. Integrate aesthetically pleasing, healthy, indoor and outdoor gathering and activity spaces in commercial, office, and public venue projects using artificial grass.
  4. Specify safe artificial grass installations that resist burning and melting and increase protection from fire.
SYNLawn

4:30 pm

Commercial Door Operators: A UL 325 Safety Standard Review
Sponsored By Chamberlain Group
Presented By Corinne Furfine
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

Facilities that require commercial doors and operators depend on the smooth functioning of these systems for productivity, profitability, security, and safety. This course addresses the various types of commercial doors and operators available.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Compare the functions of various stiles of commercial doors.
  2. Describe the types of commercial door operators.
  3. Discuss the features of reduction systems and solenoid brakes, as well as the NEMA ratings for enclosures.
  4. Explain the requirements of UL 325 and how it contributes to the safe operation of commercial doors.
  5. List the devices that meet the UL standard and describe their features.
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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

Georgia CE Requirements

Professional Licensing Boards Division
(478) 207-2440
Renewal Cycle: 
Biennial
Total Hours Required: 
24
Detailed Hours Required: 
16 HSW
Renewal Deadline: 
June 30, odd years