Jersey City, NJ - Thursday November 16, 2023

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Jersey City, NJ

Event Date
Thursday November 16, 2023

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Available Credits

Up to 4 GBCI General Hour
Up to 8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
TBA
2600 John F Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07306
no registration link
Registration Price

$100.00

Terms
Early Bird Discount! $30.00 off if purchased before Nov 2, 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, November 16, 2023

7:30 am

8:00 am

Commercial Door Operators: A UL 325 Safety Standard Review
Sponsored By Chamberlain Group
Presented By Brian Valdez
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.

9:10 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

10:20 am

Designing Functional Outdoor Living Space
Sponsored By Wolf Home Products
Presented By Jason Foura
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour

Overview of the outdoor living space and materials used in outdoor living design. Material selection, care and design, will be discussed, and common misconceptions will be addressed.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Understand the evolution of the outdoor living market. Discuss how new materials have longer sustainability on life cycle costs and how wood and older materials have continued to create maintenance issues and if not maintained can create safety issues with Code related materials on decking and railing.
  2. Address trends and materials used in outdoor living spaces. Trends are moving toward more Aluminum railing items. Some competitors don’t have IRC and IBC coded materials in the field.
  3. Apply standard design principles and how they relate to outdoor living spaces. Many of the design principles relate to safety because of life cycle maintenance as well as improper flashing and installation that lead to unsafe building practices.
  4. Identify and explain common misconceptions and safety issues in designing outdoor living spaces. Decking today has many options when it comes to installation and using the proper installation hardware. We review all code rulings for decking and railing.
  5. Explain proper use and care of outdoor living spaces and how to avoid them for extended performance. We review how some chemicals can harm the decking material and which products can be safely used to provide a non-toxic method to maintaining the life of your deck and rail material. Some products can react to PVC and cause issues to the capstop.
Wolf Home Products

11:30 am

Designing Touchless Solutions for Proper Hand Hygiene in Commercial Restrooms
Sponsored By Excel Dryer, Inc.
Presented By Paul Marquez
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

Firestopping Key Points
Presented By John Zalepka
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 ICC CEU

In this one-hour seminar, the basics of life safety and code compliant design for firestopping installation are covered. Additionally, this course covers major issues in design such as the coordination of different trades responsible for firestopping.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Define the main type of firestop systems
  2. Describe the UL System approach to managing firestop compliance
  3. Recognize the basics of life safety design, such as when, where and why to firestop
  4. Identify codes and standards and discover the steps necessary to design compliant firestop solutions
  5. Identify firestop systems by trade
Specified Technologies Inc.

2:10 pm

3:20 pm

4:30 pm

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