Fort Worth, TX - Thursday November 17, 2022

Fort Worth, TX

Event Date
Thursday November 17, 2022

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Available Credits

Up to 8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
Up to 7 GBCI General Hour
Up to 2 RCEP PDH(s) for Engineers
Up to 1 IDCEC HSW CEU(s)
Up to 1 ADA Accessibility / Barrier-Free Req.
Acme Brick
3024 Acme Brick Plaza
Fort Worth, TX 76109
Registration Price

$65.00

Terms
Early Bird Discount! $30.00 off if purchased before Nov 3, 2022

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Since its founding in 1891, Acme Brick has continually advanced the art and science of brickmaking, to make brick an affordable, sustainable, enduring, and beautiful choice for America's homeowners, builders, contractors, institutions, and businesses.

Event Agenda

Thursday, November 17, 2022

7:30 am

8:00 am

The Devil is in the Details: Common Pitfalls Specifying Commercial Boilers & Water Heaters
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour
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

9:10 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

10:20 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

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

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

2:10 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

3:20 pm

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

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)