New York, NY - Tuesday August 9, 2022

New York, NY

Event Date
Tuesday August 9, 2022

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Available Credits

Up to 8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
Up to 3 GBCI General Hour
Up to 1 RCEP PDH(s) for Engineers
Jay Suites Midtown East
515 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Registration Price

$75.00

Terms
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Event Agenda

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

7:30 am

8:00 am

Copper: Essential Element of Sustainable and Resilient Design
Presented By Larry Peters
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour

In this one-hour course, you will learn copper’s contribution to sustainability in the built environment. Leave the program with a better understanding of how copper enables our world to work more efficiently, it’s contribution to resilient construction and infrastructure, and responsible production.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe sustainable raw material production of Copper and Copper Alloys
  2. Discuss Copper’s direct contribution to building and infrastructure sustainability
  3. Explain how the natural properties of copper enable systems to operate at greatest efficiency
  4. Understand how and why Copper and Copper Alloy products are infinitely recyclable without degradation- after initial use, they come back as high-quality raw material stock
  5. Contrast Sustainability and Resilience while comprehending how Copper can contribute to systems that combine both
Copper Development Association

9:10 am

The Devil is in the Details: Common Pitfalls Specifying Commercial Boilers & Water Heaters
Presented By Kevin Brace
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 RCEP PDH(s) for Engineers

Overlooking the smallest detail in the beginning can cause huge issues later on. Join us in this one-hour course as we cover common pitfalls designers face when specifying commercial boilers and water heaters. We will review different types of installation and application errors that can cause major safety concerns.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Review combustion fundamentals and differentiate between condensing and non-condensing water heater systems
  2. Discuss how misapplication of water heaters and boilers can cause major concerns and dangerous environments for contractors and occupants
  3. Identify the end results of poor venting, including increased liability, destroyed boiler components, and potential risks to occupant safety
  4. Recall minimum combustible clearance and minimum service clearance guidelines and articulate the importance of proper service clearance for operation and safety
  5. Judge real world applications for proper venting, clearance, piping, and other processes to ensure best practices and guidelines have been followed
Rheem Commercial Water

10:20 am

Protective Treatments for Masonry and Concrete
Sponsored By PROSOCO
Presented By Guy Mazza
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

An overview of the effects of water on masonry architecture. Types of masonry water repellents are compared and contrasted. Application methods are discussed. The program ends with a look at treatments for protecting masonry against non-water threats such as oil and graffiti.

Learning Objectives:
  1. List six ways water penetration harms masonry.
  2. Identify the two main types of protective treatments.
  3. Research and select appropriate protective treatments.
  4. Describe the general application procedures for protective treatments.

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

Improving the Performance of Finished Concrete Flooring
Sponsored By PROSOCO
Presented By Nick Savage
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour

This overview of concrete floor basics shows participants how to get the most from finished concrete floors. Along the way, it discusses levels of finished concrete flooring not commonly known. The program shows how to protect and maintain finished concrete flooring.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Compare the waste generation characteristics of lithium-silicate hardener/densifiers to older potassium and sodium-silicate hardeners/densifiers.
  2. Estimate the expected service life of a finished concrete floor and rate it for sustainability on a scale of "good-fair-poor."
  3. List two ways finished concrete floors "perform" that contribute to sustainability.
  4. Explain how regular maintenance contributes to sustainability of polished concrete floors.

2:10 pm

Insulated Roof Decks
Presented By Nicholas Kauthen
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

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

3:20 pm

Rolling Door Systems
Sponsored By Raynor Garage Doors
Presented By Tim Ashford
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

This course covers the different types of rolling commercial doors, their application, features, available options, and safety considerations.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Understand different types of coiling doors and their benefits in relations to Health, Welfare, and Safety
  2. Understand the key components of coiling doors and their role in the overall performance of the system
  3. Select the proper options that can farther enhanced the performance and usability of the system
  4. Select the proper method of operation based on the size and type of door used
Raynor Garage Doors

4:30 pm

Tree to Table
Sponsored By Berdoll Sawmill
Presented By Brandon Berdoll
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

This course serves as a guide to selecting quality, sustainable hardwoods for bespoke furniture and design products by explaining the process of sourcing, harvesting, milling, drying, surfacing, and finishing.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Understand the origins, importance, and reward of utilizing sustainable resources. Committing to environmentally conscious hardwoods increases the welfare of future generations.
  2. Identify properly milled and dried hardwoods. Safety risks are minimized when properly dried wood is selected for projects.
  3. Recognize best practices, treatments, and finishes to maximize longevity of hardwood furnishings. Durable and harmless treatments are important to the health of the clients.
  4. Ask knowledgeable questions and recognize hardwoods that incorporate sustainability into design.
Berdoll Sawmill
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