Columbus, OH - Tuesday July 25, 2023

Columbus, OH

Event Date
Tuesday July 25, 2023

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Available Credits

Up to 8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
Up to 1 GBCI General Hour
Up to 2 ASPE CE Hour
Up to 2 IDCEC HSW CEU(s)
Up to 1 ADA Accessibility / Barrier-Free Req.
The Fawcett Center at The Ohio State University
2400 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus, OH 43210
no registration link
Registration Price

$100.00

Terms
Early Bird Discount! $30.00 off if purchased before Jul 11, 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, July 25, 2023

7:30 am

8:00 am

The Demand for Privacy in The Modern Restroom
Sponsored By Scranton Products
Presented By Greg Borgia
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 in restrooms 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 with privacy in mind
  4. Discuss the production process of HDPE partitions and how this contributes to a more sustainable, healthier indoor environment

9:10 am

The Design Advantages of Composite Roofing Solutions
Sponsored By DaVinci Roofscapes
Presented By Paul Rogers
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

Look Smart! Smart Connected Plumbing Fixtures for Commercial Restrooms
Presented By Brian Rukas
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 ASPE CE Hour
1 IDCEC HSW CEU(s)

How smart is your commercial restroom? Join us in this one-hour course as we discuss plumbing fixtures and features in smart connected restrooms.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Discuss how handwashing systems streamline the restroom ecosystem, improving effectiveness and reliability.
  2. Explain the health benefits of utilizing touchless sensor faucets and soap dispensers in commercial restrooms
  3. Compare material options and features of sensor flush valves for durability, sustainability, and performance
  4. Illustrate how to specify IoT connected plumbing fixtures and other features to create a smart commercial restroom
Zurn Industries, LLC.

11:30 am

Commercial Sectional Doors
Sponsored By Raynor Garage Doors
Presented By Scott Barnett
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

12:30 pm

1:00 pm

Kitchen Cabinets
Sponsored By Wolf Home Products
Presented By Zachary Oyler
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

2:10 pm

Rooftop Snow Retention Solving the Mystery with the Facts
Sponsored By TRA Snow & Sun
Presented By Mindy Dahlquist
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

This course provides a review of the problems, safety issues, and solutions associated with snow and ice moving on roofs, particularly in heavy snow accumulation areas. It also provides in-depth training on the proper engineering and installation of snow retention systems.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Realize that codes and standards relating to snow retention systems are nonexistent.
  2. Recognize common hazards and damages caused when heavy snow moves on a roof.
  3. Compare and contrast everyday snow retention solutions and design practices.
  4. Identify and understand modern snow retention systems that can effectively and safely retain snow.
  5. List factors that need to be considered while engineering snow retention devices and layouts.
  6. Explain practices that can be used to eliminate ice dams.
TRA Snow & Sun

3:20 pm

Designing with  Spray Foam Insulation-Residential and Commercial
Presented By Allen Lenartz
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

Attendees of this one hour spray foam education course will receive a one hour continuing education certificate. You will discover the commercial and residential use of spray foam as an insulation and air barrier, and be introduced to various assemblies.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Understand the basic differences between open-cell and closed-cell spray foam insulation
  2. Gain an understanding of typical building code requirements for foam plastic such as spray foam insulation
  3. Understand the impact of spray foam insulation on a building’s energy performance and HVAC sizing
  4. Be able to create advanced designs using spray foam insulation that will result in better indoor air quality and increased interior comfort.
Huntsman Building Solutions

4:30 pm

Total Design and ADA in Restrooms
Sponsored By TOTO USA, Inc.
Presented By Lewis Wood
1 ADA Accessibility / Barrier-Free Req.
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 IDCEC HSW CEU(s)

On average, people use the restroom six times per day. Restrooms in a building largely reflect the design decisions you make.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify how the restrooms in your buildings really impact occupants and your legacy as a designer
  2. Review 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design for restrooms and their implementation
  3. Distinguish between minimal accessible design and universal design
  4. Define the characteristics of TOTAL design as they apply to the restroom setting
  5. Discuss the WELL certification program and how to meet criteria for WELL credits for healthier restrooms
TOTO
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

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