Atlanta, GA - Thursday February 23, 2023

Atlanta, GA

Event Date
Thursday February 23, 2023

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Available Credits

Up to 8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
Up to 3 GBCI General Hour
Maggiano's Little Italy
4400 Ashford-Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30346
Registration Price

$65.00

Terms
Early Bird Discount! $30.00 off if purchased before Feb 9, 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, February 23, 2023

7:30 am

8:00 am

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

9:10 am

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

10:20 am

Prefabricated Ornamental Railing Systems
Sponsored By AGS Stainless, Inc
Presented By Kevin Harris
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

This course will discuss the overall advantages of choosing a custom-fabricated railing system built off-site compared to off-the-shelf products or locally fabricated railings.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Explain the advantages of a prefabricated custom railing system in addition to the advantages of an all stainless steel railing system.
  2. Compare and contrast the railing system materials used for posts, top rails, and infill.
  3. Describe common challenges with locally fabricated metal rail systems.
  4. Evaluate how stainless steel railing systems meet health, safety, and welfare requirements.
AGS Stainless, Inc

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

2:10 pm

3:20 pm

4:30 pm

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