Plano, TX - Tuesday April 16, 2024

Plano, TX

Event Date
Tuesday April 16, 2024

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Available Credits

Up to 2 GBCI General Hour
Up to 8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
Courtyard by Marriott Dallas Plano in Legacy Park
6840 N Dallas Pkwy
Plano, TX 75024
Registration Price

$100.00

Terms
Early Bird Discount! $30.00 off if purchased before Apr 2, 2024

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Event Agenda

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

7:30 am

8:00 am

Maintaining Temperature & Humidity in Critical Zones
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
1 GBCI General Hour
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 for occupant health
  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 to control temperature and humidity
  5. Discuss the goals of the LEED v4.1 Indoor Environmental Quality (EQ) category and EQ Thermal Comfort credit and how they improve occupant comfort
Rheem Commercial HVAC

9:10 am

Commercial Sectional Doors
Sponsored By Raynor Garage Doors
Presented By Zdenek Kalabza
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

Types of sectional doors, applications, performance factors including thermal performance, building clearances, track mounting & types of tracks, special applications & options, appearance & aesthetics and commercial operators.

Learning Objectives:
  1. How ensuring proper clearances around the door and using the proper track ensure safe operation of the door.
  2. Learn what accessories are available to design into the door to meet the users needs, including safety and security.
  3. How thermal air infiltration and insulation affects energy efficiency.
  4. Select the correct door for the application to meet the needs of the end user from residential/commercial, to commercial, industrial, or specialty applications.
Raynor Garage Doors

10:20 am

11:30 am

Designing Touchless Solutions For Proper Hand Hygiene In Commercial Restrooms (v2)
Sponsored By Excel Dryer, Inc.
Presented By Paul Marquez
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

Kitchen Cabinets
Sponsored By Wolf Home Products
Presented By Jason Foura
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. 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
  2. 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
  3. Define and compare framed and frameless cabinets, as well as factory built versus assembled cabinets. Theses differences play a significant roll in how they are installed as well as the sturdiness and safety of hanging heavier weights/cabinet materials
  4. Discuss available and new hardware options as well as best installation practices for safe and sturdy install
Wolf Home Products

2:10 pm

Resisting Attack: Building Ballistic and Blast & Forced Entry Protection
Sponsored By Armortex
Presented By Rick Snelling
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

In this one-hour course, design professionals will learn about blast and ballistic resistant technology developed to provide comprehensive life, asset and building protection.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Evaluate the variety of innovative resistance technologies that are used to protect occupants and assets from threats including blast and ballistic assault
  2. Explore the standards organizations that create the criteria and testing for resistance technologies to determine the successfulness of these products protecting life and securing a building in the event of blast or ballistic attack
  3. Analyze panels, windows, doors & related physical security products engineered to provide durability and safety against threats to life, buildings and assets
  4. Apply knowledge of anti-ballistic technology through case studies that highlight products that protect and provide comprehensive security

3:20 pm

Differentiated Performance and Long-Life Architectural Coatings
Sponsored By Arkema, Inc.
Presented By Ron Partridge
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)

Building owners have come to rely on weatherable coatings to provide long-term protection to their buildings. With an increased focus on sustainability, performance, and durability, PVDF resin-based coatings can help architects and painting contractors exceed their clients’ design goals.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe the ways PVDF resin-based coatings, both water based and solvent based, provide a consistent, pristine appearance while achieving durability goals over a variety of substrates as demonstrated in applicable case studies
  2. Discuss why some coatings fail and the important considerations when selecting a coating system for an application, including weathering performance, longevity, and application method
  3. Discuss the standards of performance for architectural coatings and recognize why PVDF coating technology outperforms other coating technologies
  4. Explain how water-based PVDF coatings, by their chemistry and performance, can help design professionals and building owners achieve their sustainability goals.
Arkema, Inc.

4:30 pm

Course TBA

Presented By Milena Vega
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)