Rochester, NY - Tuesday May 2, 2023

Rochester, NY

Event Date
Tuesday May 2, 2023

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Available Credits

Up to 8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
Up to 4 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
Cosentino Center Rochester
225 Mile Crossing Blvd
Rochester, NY 14624
Registration Price

$100.00

Terms
Early Bird Discount! $30.00 off if purchased before Apr 18, 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, May 2, 2023

7:30 am

8:00 am

Concrete Tile Roofing: The World's Most Sustainable and Energy Efficient Roof System - Update
Sponsored By Eagle Roofing
Presented By David Vallas
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour

In this one hour course, we will take an in-depth look at the sustainability and energy efficient attributes of concrete tile roofing, including the near zero-waste manufacturing process, life-cycle cost and performance versus temporary asphalt shingle roofing as well as the installation process which enhances the inherent thermal mass

Learning Objectives:
  1. Discuss how the versatility of concrete tile roofing combined with its durability makes it one of the most sustainable roofing products available
  2. Consider the value of products composed of a small number of raw materials that are sustainable, including some recycled materials
  3. Review the near zero waste manufacturing process of concrete roof tiles from thae introduction of raw materials to the finished product
  4. Compare and contrast an installation method that exploits the air permeable characteristics of concrete tile roofs versus temporary roofing materials
  5. Identify key performance characteristics of concrete tile roofing including wind and hail resistance
  6. Analyze the longevity, durability, and overall life cycle cost analysis of concrete roof tile compared to asphalt shingles, wood shakes, slate, and metal
  7. Confidently specify concrete tile roofing as an alternative to slate, metal, wood shakes, and temporary asphalt shingles
Eagle Roofing

9:10 am

A Clean Slate: Hygienic Public Restroom Design with WELL v.2
Sponsored By World Dryer
Presented By Alyssa Romero
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

10:20 am

Better Building Safety and  Energy Use with Window Film
Sponsored By XPEL, Inc.
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

This presentation will provide knowledge of Architectural Window Film Systems. Attendees will receive information that will improve the decision making process for the energy efficiency of the building. Up to date information will be provided about the performance of Architectural Window Film on existing glass.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Review how applied window film will reduce energy use within a building
  2. Examine how Architectural Window Film improves building safety
  3. Discuss how window film reduces the glare from sunlight inside the building
  4. Explain how applying film to glass can help keep graffiti off the glass.
  5. Review window film installation and specifications
XPEL, 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

12:00 pm

1:00 pm

 Ultracompact Surfacing: Redefining Boundaries of Interior and Exterior Spaces
Sponsored By Cosentino
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

In this course, we explore a cutting-edge technology, called Ultracompact Surfacing. The audience will gain insight into how this surfacing material possesses similar characteristics of natural stone while providing unmatched durability and design flexibility.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Discuss the evolution of surfaces and the various types of surfacing material for interior and exterior applications
  2. Define ultracompact surfacing (UCS) and discuss the innovative production process that creates superior tile properties and reduced environmental impact
  3. Discuss the advantages of compact surfaces in terms of strength, durability, chemical resistance, absorption, abrasion resistance, and ASTM testing
  4. Discuss selecting UCS in terms of life cycle environmental impact, color, texture, format, and general design flexibility, as well as the various possible interior and exterior applications, and identify key attributes of UCS, explaining how they influence material performance, safety, durability, and sustainability.

2:10 pm

Prefabricated Ornamental Railing Systems
Sponsored By AGS Stainless, Inc
Presented By Milena Vega
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

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

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