Houston, TX - Thursday November 10, 2022

Houston, TX

Event Date
Thursday November 10, 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 ADA Accessibility / Barrier-Free Req.
Up to 1 IDCEC HSW CEU(s)
Cockrell Scout Center - Boy Scouts of America
2225 N Loop W
Houston, TX 77008
Registration Price

$65.00

Terms
Early Bird Discount! $30.00 off if purchased before Oct 27, 2022

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Event Agenda

Thursday, November 10, 2022

7:30 am

8:00 am

Sponsored By Armortex
Presented By Rick Snelling
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

In this one-hour course, design professionals will learn about anti-ballistic technology, specifically fiberglass panels, windows, doors, and other products, that are used to protect a building’s occupants from weapons, impact, and explosives.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Define the four different types of resistance technologies that are used to protect occupants from weapons, impact, and explosives
  2. Identify the organizations that create standards and testing for resistance technologies to ensure these products are capable of securing the building in the event of an attack
  3. Evaluate anti-ballistic products, specifically panels, windows, and doors, on their durability and safety
  4. Apply knowledge of anti-ballistic technology and specify products to promote safe environments

9:10 am

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

10:20 am

Understanding Hot Water Consumption, Energy Use & System Efficiencies with HVAC Heat Recovery in High Use Facilities
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 RCEP PDH(s) for Engineers

The efficiency of a facility’s water heating system is vital to not only the building’s daily operation but also to the comfort of its occupants. Join us in this one-hour course as we discuss how to estimate hot water demands and determine the capacity requirements for the water heating system in a high use facility.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Recall the unique water heating requirements of a high use facility such as restaurants to ensure daily operations can proceed safely and efficiently
  2. List the three factors to consider when determining the hot water demand of a facility and how to calculate the BTUs required to meet a building’s needs
  3. Discuss how thermal loss impacts a water heating system’s efficiency, as well as the thermal efficiency available with different water heating methods
  4. Illustrate the energy savings and cost savings possible by utilizing emerging energy recovery technologies that increase the efficiency of water heating systems, especially in markets focused on electrification of heat
Rheem Commercial HVAC

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

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

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

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)

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

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 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)