Houston, TX - Tuesday March 21, 2023

Houston, TX

Event Date
Tuesday March 21, 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 1 RCEP PDH(s) for Engineers
Up to 1 ADA Accessibility / Barrier-Free Req.
Up to 1 ASPE CE Hour
Up to 2 IDCEC CEU(s)
Maggiano's Little Italy
2019 Post Oak Blvd
Houston, TX 77056
no registration link
Registration Price

$75.00

Terms
Early Bird Discount! $30.00 off if purchased before Mar 7, 2023

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Event Agenda

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

7:30 am

8:00 am

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

9:10 am

Better Building Safety and  Energy Use with Window Film
Sponsored By XPEL, Inc.
Presented By Harry Rahman
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.

10:20 am

Managing Condensation, Water Intrusion, and Energy in the Real World - 1
Sponsored By PROSOCO
Presented By Alley Mathson
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour

Window opening air and water leakage has been a difficult problem for the construction industry. This course evaluates building failures, conventional construction approaches, and new developments in waterproofing techniques to show a path forward for designers seeking higher-performing wall assemblies.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Explain why job-site conditions should be used as systems engineering requirements in construction product development.
  2. Compare and contrast the similarities and differences between silicone, urethane, and STP sealants.
  3. Describe the multi-step weatherproofing process of conventional window installation and how such installations fare in real-world testing conditions.
  4. Explain new window weatherproofing techniques using liquid flashing membranes.
  5. Instruct others on construction defect remediation using STP technology through case-study examples.

11:30 am

Maintaining Temperature & Humidity in Critical Zones
Presented By Ghassan Bachour
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 RCEP PDH(s) for Engineers

The battle to maintain temperature and humidity within critical zones has given HVAC engineers headaches for years—but not anymore!

Learning Objectives:
  1. Recall the three main zone variables—temperature, humidity, and particulates—and discuss their impact on a building’s indoor air quality and occupant health
  2. Explain how implementing a reheat design improves upon the standard heating and cooling scenario to provide optimal humidity levels
  3. Define neutral air and discuss its role in providing ideal zone conditions with optimal temperature and humidity levels
  4. Illustrate how to incorporate emerging technologies into new and existing projects in order to control temperature and humidity
Rheem Commercial HVAC

12:30 pm

1:00 pm

High Performance High Speed Door
Presented By Bryan Martin
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

Overhead Door High Performance High Speed rolling doors

Learning Objectives:
  1. Understand the different types and applications of high performance high speed rolling doors and how they help ensure the safety and welfare of the occupants
  2. Understand how high performance high speed rolling doors contribute to the sustainable design principles and energy efficient building design
  3. Increase the welfare of the building operators with, Increase productivity, Reduce operational and energy costs, Enhance safety of building operators, and Enhance security
  4. Evaluate key criteria to select and specify the appropriate doors for various applications, by understanding the different features and options
Overhead Door Corporation

2:10 pm

Look Smart! Smart Connected Plumbing Fixtures for Commercial Restrooms
Presented By Alyssa Romero
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.

3:20 pm

Terracotta + Sustainable Rainscreen Design
Sponsored By IMETCO
Presented By Chris Gilmore
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

Participants of this program will gain an understanding of the lifecycle and sustainable benefits of terracotta for construction uses. Participants will learn how engineered rainscreen systems with terracotta cladding can contribute to thermally efficient sustainable design and help designers achieve resilient buildings.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Understand the life cycle and sustainable benefits of terracotta for construction uses
  2. Identify the functional characteristics and specification standards of a high-performance clay based cladding system
  3. Summarize the design process and building science advantages associated with rainscreen design
  4. Analyze various preferred rainscreen details and installation applications
IMETCO

4:30 pm

Total Design and ADA in Restrooms - 2023
Sponsored By TOTO USA, Inc.
Presented By Kendra Barnes
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

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)