Garden City, NY - Tuesday November 14, 2023

Cancelled

Garden City, NY

Event Date
Tuesday November 14, 2023

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Available Credits

Up to 4 GBCI General Hour
Up to 8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
Maggiano's Little Italy
600 Garden City Plaza
Garden City, NY 11530
no registration link
Registration Price

$100.00

Terms
Early Bird Discount! $30.00 off if purchased before Nov 14, 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

Tuesday, November 14, 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

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

Kitchen Cabinets
Sponsored By Wolf Home Products
Presented By Jason Foura
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

A study of the US cabinet market and cabinet construction methods including substrates, composition, hardware, and finishes.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify and compare various substrates and composition of kitchen cabinets. How furniture board and MDF are made with binders and materials that can off gas
  2. Examine the features and benefits of various finish options for kitchen cabinets. How these finishes are applied regarding robotics for paint and stain booths as well as capturing and recycling fumes/off gas. Discussion on off gassing of compounds in Resins such as thermofoil and melamine cabinet finishes
  3. Define and compare framed and frameless cabinets, as well as factory built versus assembled cabinets. Theses differences play a significant roll in how they are installed as well as the sturdiness and safety of hanging heavier weights/cabinet materials
  4. Discuss available and new hardware options as well as best installation practices for safe and sturdy install
Wolf Home Products

11:30 am

Commercial Restroom Design to Promote Safety, Sustainability and Savings
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 is designed to help you consider what it takes to design restrooms that are sustainable and safe, without breaking the bank.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Articulate the role that commercial restrooms play in supporting occupant health and well-being
  2. Identify key safety considerations within commercial restrooms, to protect building occupants
  3. Describe sustainability considerations within commercial restrooms, including those that promote occupant well-being
  4. Recognize opportunities for cost savings when designing commercial restrooms

12:30 pm

1:00 pm

Understanding Hot Water Consumption, Energy Use & System Efficiencies with HVAC Heat Recovery in High Use Facilities
Presented By Michael Walters
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour
1 RCEP PDH(s) for Engineers

The efficiency of a facility’s water heating system is vital to not only the building’s daily operation but also to the comfort of its occupants. Join us in this one-hour course as we discuss how to estimate hot water demands and determine the capacity requirements for the water heating system in a high use facility.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Recall the unique water heating requirements of a high use facility such as restaurants to ensure daily operations can proceed safely and efficiently
  2. List the three factors to consider when determining the hot water demand of a facility and how to calculate the BTUs required to meet a building’s needs
  3. Discuss how thermal loss impacts a water heating system’s efficiency, as well as the thermal efficiency available with different water heating methods
  4. Illustrate the energy savings and cost savings possible by utilizing emerging energy recovery technologies that increase the efficiency of water heating systems, especially in markets focused on electrification of heat
Rheem Commercial HVAC

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

New York CE Requirements

New York State Education Department: Office of the Professions
(518) 474-3817
Renewal Cycle: 
Every 3 Years
Total Hours Required: 
36, 18 of which must be live interaction either in person or
Detailed Hours Required: 
24 HSW
Renewal Deadline: 
Last day of the month preceding birth month