Austin, TX - Tuesday November 15, 2022

Austin, TX

Event Date
Tuesday November 15, 2022

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Available Credits

Up to 8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
Up to 6 GBCI General Hour
Up to 1 ADA Accessibility / Barrier-Free Req.
Maggiano's Little Italy - Austin
10910 Domain Dr.
Austin, TX 78758
Registration Price

$65.00

Terms
Early Bird Discount! $30.00 off if purchased before Nov 1, 2022

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Event Agenda

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

7:30 am

8:00 am

Architectural Fire Rated Joint Assemblies
Sponsored By CEMCO
Presented By Don Pilz
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

In this one-hour course, design professionals will gain knowledge of head-of-wall, bottom-of-wall and wall-to-wall assemblies, as well as the respective UL standards for approval, It will discuss different joint treatment types and the components involved with each application.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify a variety of wall-to-wall, bottom-of-wall, and head-of-wall joints, including their UL assemblies and ratings.
  2. Evaluate different joint treatment types for their advantages and disadvantages, particularly in regard to their durability, cost, and safety.
  3. Discuss International Building Code that relates to fire resistant joint systems and firestopping that protects occupants in the event of a fire.
  4. Apply knowledge of IBC standards to specify, install, and operate fire resistance joints to ensure occupant safety.
CEMCO

9:10 am

Security Pass-Thru Combinations - Update
Presented By Wade Arnold
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour

The course teaches about bullet resistant and secure pass thru windows and equipment to keep employees safe in hospitals, banks, pharmacies and all public domains. The course will instruct upon the varying levels of bullet resistant protection, anti-theft, various window tints, shades and security levels.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Define & clarify the types of bullet resistant protection levels
  2. Evaluate & recognize where and when to specify security windows and pass thru devices
  3. Specify correct products to support the design criteria
  4. Distinguish the differences of fire-rated applications along with added security measures and how they overlap
Specialty Fenestration Group

10:20 am

Innovations and Best Practices for Specifying High-Quality Casework
Sponsored By Case Systems
Presented By Michael Cline
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour

Engineered casework has evolved over the last few decades due to innovations in materials, concepts, and manufacturing technologies. This presentation is intended to give a thorough understanding of the best practices and options to be specified to ensure quality casework is manufactured and installed.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Define areas that need to be included when specifying casework, including edge, core, and hardware. Explain how the proper detailing can lead to a successful project that is aesthetically pleasing and maintains the welfare of building occupants
  2. Compare and contrast different core materials and what unique characteristics they each have regarding safety of building occupants
  3. Identify current trends and code considerations when specifying laminate casework and how adhering to safety standards will produce a project that is durable and environmentally conscious
  4. Discuss how Division 6 and Division 12 specifications and AQI Qualifications impact your casework project

11:30 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

12:30 pm

1:00 pm

Style You Can Hold on To: Architectural Railing Systems
Sponsored By Livers Bronze
Presented By Lee Kirby
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour

Handrails and guardrails are a safety feature that we easily take for granted as common fixture of environment where stairs and balconies are a feature, aiding us in our coming and going.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify the different metals and their respective metal finishes to ensure the sustainability and durability of your project
  2. Explain the importance of selecting the proper manufacturer for decorative railing specification to ensure the safety of both installers and occupants
  3. Discuss the value of selecting a single-source provider
  4. Review the significance of designing the proper mounting conditions to support railings to meet codes and standards
Livers Bronze

2:10 pm

Gate Operators: UL 325 and ASTM F2200 Standards Safety Review
Sponsored By Chamberlain Group
Presented By Brandon Greer
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour

Define the UL 325 and ASTM F2200 Standards and their importance, list the different types of gates available and the types of gate operators that are used to maneuver them.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify the types of gate operators that are used to maneuver the various gates that are available
  2. Explain how to identify entrapment zone's, and how to place entrapment protection devices to meet the standards, as well as explain the difference between monitored and non-monitored entrapment protection devices
  3. Define the requirements of the UL 325 and ASTM F2200 standards as they apply to gate and gate operator installations
  4. Define the type's of gates that are available in today's market place

3:20 pm

Benefits of High Efficiency Gas Water Heaters: Tank & Tankless Commercial Applications
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 RCEP PDH(s) for Engineers

To optimize the design and performance of commercial water heater systems, professionals should understand the difference between standard and high efficiency gas water heaters. Join us in this one-hour course as we cover the benefits of high efficiency gas water heaters and how to easily convert from standard to high efficiency.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Compare and contrast standard efficiency and high efficiency gas water heaters for energy consumption, cost savings, and environmental impact
  2. Model best practices for converting from existing standard gas water heaters to high efficiency gas water heaters so projects remain cost-effective and time efficient
  3. Determine the correct water heater for different applications based on time, temperature, and quantity to improve thermal efficiency and occupant comfort
  4. Illustrate best practices for piping and venting multiple water heaters to ensure projects are safe and code compliant
  5. Recall advanced and emerging technologies in water heating that improve on efficiency and building integration
Rheem Commercial Water

4:30 pm

Total Design and ADA in Restrooms
Sponsored By TOTO USA, Inc.
Presented By Kendra Barnes
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour
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
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

Texas CE Requirements

Texas Board of Architectural Examiners
(512) 305-9000
Renewal Cycle: 
Annual
Total Hours Required: 
12 Hours
Renewal Deadline: 
December 31st
12 HSW (1 hour SD or energy efficient design + 1 hour barrier-free design + min. 8 hours structured + max. 4 hours self-directed)