Boston, MA - Thursday December 15, 2022

Boston, MA

Event Date
Thursday December 15, 2022

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Available Credits

Up to 8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
Up to 4 GBCI General Hour
Up to 1 RCEP PDH(s) for Engineers
Up to 1 IDCEC HSW CEU(s)
Maggiano's Little Italy - Boston
4 Columbus Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
Registration Price

$65.00

Terms
Early Bird Discount! $30.00 off if purchased before Dec 1, 2022

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Event Agenda

Thursday, December 15, 2022

7:30 am

8:00 am

Benefits of High Efficiency Gas Water Heaters: Tank & Tankless Commercial Applications
Presented By Chris Johnson
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 RCEP PDH(s) for Engineers

To optimize the design and performance of commercial water heater systems, professionals should understand the difference between standard and high efficiency gas water heaters. Join us in this one-hour course as we cover the benefits of high efficiency gas water heaters and how to easily convert from standard to high efficiency.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Compare and contrast standard efficiency and high efficiency gas water heaters for energy consumption, cost savings, and environmental impact
  2. Model best practices for converting from existing standard gas water heaters to high efficiency gas water heaters so projects remain cost-effective and time efficient
  3. Determine the correct water heater for different applications based on time, temperature, and quantity to improve thermal efficiency and occupant comfort
  4. Illustrate best practices for piping and venting multiple water heaters to ensure projects are safe and code compliant
  5. Recall advanced and emerging technologies in water heating that improve on efficiency and building integration
Rheem Commercial Water

9:10 am

Insulated Roof Decks
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour

A discussion on the increasing adoption of insulated roof decks in the North American, including descriptions on what insulated metal roof decks entail, comparisons of insulated metal roof decks with more traditional systems, and design considerations for insulated metal roof decks.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Understand the concept of Insulated Roof Deck Technology and why they have been developed.
  2. Articulate the benefits of Insulated Roof Decks when compared to more traditional materials used in commercial low slope roofing.
  3. Outline the diaphragm sheer and non-diaphragm options for Insulated Roof Decks.
  4. Realize the proper design & application strategies for Insulated Roof Decks.
All Weather Insulated Panels

10:20 am

Moisture Management and Exterior Cladding Performance
Sponsored By Wolf Home Products
Presented By Jason Foura
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour

An examination of the various categories of exterior siding and how they perform in a complete moisture management system.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Examine latest trends in exterior moisture management systems.
  2. Understand how the combination of PVC siding and a drainable weather resistant barrier provide a superior moisture management system.
  3. Compare and contrast different siding substrates and installation methods
  4. Explain the role exterior siding plays in a total moisture management solution.
Wolf Home Products

11:30 am

A Clean Slate: Hygienic Public Restroom Design with WELL v.2
Sponsored By World Dryer
Presented By Alan Squires
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour

Now more than ever, public restrooms must be clean and comfortable for all users. However, exactly what that looks like has been up for debate. Join us in this one-hour course as we make the case for multi-stall public restrooms that address users’ concerns of privacy and hygiene through partitions, fixtures, hand dryers, and beyond.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify emerging trends in public restroom design and how multi-stall restrooms address users’ concerns of privacy and hygiene
  2. Evaluate partition materials and types to ensure public restroom stalls are designed to be safe, sustainable, and accessible for all users
  3. Illustrate how touchless restroom fixtures promote sanitation and water efficiency
  4. Demonstrate how warm air hand dryers equipped with HEPA filters can encourage proper hand hygiene and sustainability
World Dryer

12:30 pm

1:00 pm

2:10 pm

Maintaining Temperature & Humidity in Critical Zones
Presented By Michael Walters
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 RCEP PDH(s) for Engineers

The battle to maintain temperature and humidity within critical zones has given HVAC engineers headaches for years—but not anymore!

Learning Objectives:
  1. Recall the three main zone variables—temperature, humidity, and particulates—and discuss their impact on a building’s indoor air quality and occupant health
  2. Explain how implementing a reheat design improves upon the standard heating and cooling scenario to provide optimal humidity levels
  3. Define neutral air and discuss its role in providing ideal zone conditions with optimal temperature and humidity levels
  4. Illustrate how to incorporate emerging technologies into new and existing projects in order to control temperature and humidity
Rheem Commercial HVAC

3:20 pm

Security Pass-Thru Combinations - Update
Presented By Wade Arnold
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour

The course teaches about bullet resistant and secure pass thru windows and equipment to keep employees safe in hospitals, banks, pharmacies and all public domains. The course will instruct upon the varying levels of bullet resistant protection, anti-theft, various window tints, shades and security levels.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Define & clarify the types of bullet resistant protection levels
  2. Evaluate & recognize where and when to specify security windows and pass thru devices
  3. Specify correct products to support the design criteria
  4. Distinguish the differences of fire-rated applications along with added security measures and how they overlap
Specialty Fenestration Group

4:30 pm

Sponsored By Scranton Products
Presented By Jim Rogers
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 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
  4. Discuss the production process of HDPE partitions and how this contributes to a more sustainable, healthier indoor environment
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