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  • Wednesday, December 11, 2019
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    Breakfast & Networking

    7:30 AM  -  8:00 AM
    Registration and Networking Breakfast  (Breakfast)
     

    Presentation

    8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Kitchen Cabinets  (WHPKB1002)

    Credits Earned:

    1 AIA HSW/ LU credit hour | AIA Course ID #: WHPKB1002 | AIA Provider: Wolf Home Products | Presenter: Jason Foura

    Course Description:

    A study of the U.S. cabinet market and cabinet construction methods, including various substrates and compositions, finishes and hardware.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, you will be able to understand:

    1. The U.S. cabinet market and the various cabinet categories
    2. Cabinet substrates 
    3. Types of finishes
    4. Framed vs. full access cabinetry
    5. Knock-down vs. assembled cabinetry
    6. Butt joints vs. dove tail construction
    7. Hardware selection - hinges and door glides
    9:10 AM  -  10:10 AM
    Graffiti Shield  (TBA)
    Course to be presented by Graffiti Shield. Course name TBD.
    10:20 AM  -  11:20 AM
    Daylighting by Design  (6120.3.2018)

    Credits Earned:

    1 AIA HSW Credit Hour | Course #: 6120.3.2018 | AIA Provider: MASA | Presenter: Steve Standridge 

    Course Description:

    This course discusses the benefits of a thoughtfully-designed light control system and how to make it work for your project’s natural-lighting and shading needs. The discussion emphasizes implementing design methods including specification of technologies such as sun shade and canopy systems that create useful and aesthetically-pleasing daylighting systems. Designing to not only minimize solar heat gain and sunlight, but to successfully re-purpose it for greater environmental and aesthetic function. LEED credits associated with specifying sun shade and daylighting canopy systems are also discussed. 

    Learning Objectives:

    1.  Discuss the role of sun shade devices in passive design and identify how canopies and awnings can contribute to a holistic sustainable building envelope. 
    2. Identify which LEED credits sun shades and architectural canopies might contribute toward. 
    3. Define daylighting and discuss its role in positive building design, while identifying the benefits of properly-controlled natural light. 
    4. List design considerations for glass and polycarbonate canopy systems. 
    11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM
    ACME Brick  (TBA)
    Course to be presented by ACME Brick. Course name TBD.
     

    Lunch & Networking Break

    12:20 PM  -  12:50 PM
    Lunch & Networking  (Lunch)
    Hot lunch to be provided
     

    Presentation

    1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM
    Cast to Last: Architectural Metal Castings  (IMD05C)

    Credits Earned:

    1 AIA HSW/ LU credit hour | AIA Course ID #: IMD05C | AIA Provider: Marcoza Castings | Presenter: Ron Foglia

    Course Description:

    In this one-hour course you will learn about the history and evolution of bronze and brass castings and the way that have contributed to the advancement of society. From simple beginnings to modern day technology, you will identify the advantages of using cast metal signs. The characteristics and benefits of metal signs will be discussed. The design professional will examine cast metal mounting methods and simple maintenance tips. Examine an array of current applications and analyze cost-effective, sustainable solutions in order to provide a readily available product that will stand the test of time.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Explain how the evolution of brass and cast metal has been a catalyst for change and positively impacted the advancement of civilization
    2. Compare and contrast cast metal to wood, acrylic, vinyl, and luminous products
    3. Discuss the various types of mounting applications to better understand the importance of using mounting techniques
    4. Examine modern applications of cast metal to discover ways to create sustainable, cost-effective signs that will endure the test of time
    2:10 PM  -  3:10 PM
    The Accessible Restroom  (IAPR00A)

    Credits Earned:

    1 AIA HSW/LU Credit Hour | Course: IAPR00A | AIA Provider: InfoSpec, Inc. | Presenter: John Villarreal 

    Course Description:

    This course will apply the accessibility standards to the following: single user restroom layout, door maneuvering space, lavatories, toilet clear floor space and accessories to meet the accessibility requirements.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. The minimum clear dimensions of a single user restroom.
    2. How to provide door maneuvering space at the pull side of the restroom door.
    3. What elements can be placed inside the toilet clear floor space.
    4. How to apply reach range requirements for accessories in a restroom.
    5. What are the critical measurements inside a restroom during the Inspection.
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