Plano, TX - Thursday November 7, 2024

Plano, TX

Event Date
Thursday November 7, 2024

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Available Credits

Up to 8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
Up to 2 GBCI General Hour
Up to 2 IDCEC CEU(s)
Up to 1 ADA Accessibility / Barrier-Free Req.
Maggiano's Little Italy
6001 W Park Blvd
Plano, TX 75093
Registration Price

$100.00

Terms
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Event Agenda

Thursday, November 7, 2024

7:30 am

8:00 am

High-Performance Fire-Rated Joint Assemblies
Sponsored By CEMCO
Presented By David Mistler
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

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.

10:20 am

Protecting People and Property: Fortifying Building Safety with Ballistic, Blast, Storm Impact & Forced Entry Solutions
Presented By Wade Arnold
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

As the number and volatility of threats to facility security and safety continue to escalate, protection is becoming paramount in the scope of today’s facility design.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify security threats which dictate design standards and product performance criteria
  2. Compare and contrast design options to fortify buildings with security, safety, and aesthetics in mind
  3. Define the different levels of ballistic, blast, and forced entry testing standards
  4. Properly specify ballistic, blast, forced entry and storm impact fenestration solutions
Specialty Fenestration Group

11:30 am

Designing Touchless Solutions For Proper Hand Hygiene In Commercial Restrooms (v2)
Sponsored By Excel Dryer, Inc.
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour
1 IDCEC HSW CEU(s)

This course will explore how commercial restroom design can reduce touchpoints, promote proper hand hygienem and reduce the spread of infection.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify how to deign a touchless, hygienic restroom environment that supports health and wellbeing
  2. Define proper hand hygiene techniques, and the role it plays in commercial restroom design
  3. Detail how including hand dryers in your commercial restoom design can mitigte the spread of germs improving workplace health and safety
  4. Recognize key sustainability attributes of hand dryers, and the future evolution of commercial restroom design

12:30 pm

1:00 pm

Crafting Culinary Spaces: Exploring Kitchen Cabinet Construction, Finishes, and Uses
Sponsored By Wolf Home Products
Presented By Brian Barron
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. Understand the categories that go in to making up the domestic kitchen cabinet market. Knock down cabinets flat stacked and shipped from overseas and how they are competing against domestic cabinet makers with higher labor costs against countries with no labor laws.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Define and compare framed and frameless cabinets, as well as factory built versus assembled cabinets. These differences play a significant role in how they are installed as well as the sturdiness and safety of hanging heavier weights/cabinet materials.
  5. Discuss available and new hardware options as well as best installation practices for safe and sturdy install.
Wolf Home Products

2:10 pm

Lawns and Beyond
Sponsored By ForeverLawn
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

The enhanced need for water conservation and a decrease of harmful runoff resulting from lawn maintenance has pushed the demand for environmentally friendly alternatives for landscaping and recreational areas.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Recall the benefits of synthetic grass
  2. List the applications of synthetic grass
  3. Describe the construction of a standard synthetic grass system
  4. State the installation considerations to facilitate a long service life
ForeverLawn

3:20 pm

Hit the Deck! Solution Paths to Successful Exterior Deck Installations
Sponsored By Noble Company
Presented By Dean Moilanen
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 IDCEC HSW CEU(s)

The use of ceramic tile & natural stone on exterior decks has become increasingly popular for both residential and commercial projects.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Examine the history of exterior deck installation techniques & challenges.
  2. Review the nature of exterior deck failures and the role legacy means & methods play in evolution of best practices.
  3. Highlight misinformation, misperceptions, and ineffective installation practices which are fueling the increase in shortened life cycles of exterior deck installations.
  4. The presentation culminates with supportive documentation and collaborative information from independent forensic and waterproofing consultants, strengthening the assertions and issues raised, and maps out a critical path of proactive specification language and installation techniques designed to minimize the incident of exterior deck failures, as well as promoting evolving best practices. By elevating materials, methods, and best practices, the risk of remediation associated with poorly installed exterior decks can be greatly reduced.
Noble Company

4:30 pm

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)