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  • Thursday, December 5, 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
    Roof Coatings: Sustainable, Long-Term Solutions  (EverestAIACE1)

    Credits Earned:

    1 AIA HSW/ LU credit hour | AIA Course ID #: EverestAIACE1 | AIA Provider: Everest Systems | Presenter: Glen Wilson 

    Course Description:

    This course will teach how today’s roof coatings are sustainable, show examples of coatings’ contribution to LEED projects, health-safety-welfare benefits and design flexibility.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. What is a Roof Coating
    2. Various Types of Coatings
    3. Inspection Process
    4. Applications – Steps and Equipment
    5. Coating vs Replacement
    6. Energy Benefits
    9:10 AM  -  10:10 AM
    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
    10:20 AM  -  11:20 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
    11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM
    The Solar Ready Roof: Optimize The Design  (MRIL1411)

    Credits Earned:

    1 AIA HSW/ LU Credit Hour | AIA Course #: MRIL1411 | AIA Provider: S-5! | Presenter: Shelly Higgins

    Course Description:

    Learn Basics of the Solar System Learn Terminology Review Different Components Discuss the Solar-Ready Review Process Review Various Roof Applications Review How to Optimize the Solar Design

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Enumerate the steps of the review process for a Solar-Ready Roof
    2. Understand why non-penetrating mounting systems are beneficial
    3. Describe basics of solar PV systems, components and rooftop applications
    4. Explain why a metal roof is a perfect solar platform
     

    Lunch & Networking Break

    12:30 PM  -  1:00 PM
    Lunch  (Lunch)
    Hot lunch to be provided
     

    Presentation

    1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM
    High Performance Space Heating in High Bay Buildings  (HBH2017)

    Credits Earned:

    1 AIA HSW / LU Credit Hour | AIA Course ID #: HBH2017 | AIA Provider: Cambridge Engineering | Presenter: Randy Niederer 

    Course Description:

    For many years, there has been little improvement in the heating efficiencies of commercial and industrial heating products in the US. This presentation details a class of make up air technology established by the Department of Energy called High Temperature Heating & Ventilation (HTHV). The presentation will discuss the energy efficiency characteristics and the IAQ benefits of the technology as well as briefly discuss a Department of Energy field study showing a 20% gas savings when compared to standard unit heaters in a high-bay applications.  


    Learning Objectives:
    1. Understand how a building can meet its space heating and ventilation needs through 100% outside air HTHV direct fired heating technology
    2. Recognize the difference between standard efficiency and high efficiency heating technologies for high-bay commercial buildings
    3. Recognize the energy savings from a recent field study of HTHV technology.
    4. Understand the potential  for widespread energy savings with HTHV technologies. 
    2:10 PM  -  3:10 PM
    Presentation by Old Mill  (TBA)

    Credits Earned:

    1 AIA HSW/ LU credit hour | AIA Course ID #: TBA | AIA Provider: Old Mill Thin Brick Systems | Presenter: John Striednig

    Course Outline:

    1) A Brief History of Thin Masonry

    2) Different Types of Thin Masonry Cladding Available

    3) Technologies for Attaching Thin Masonry

    4) New Code Requirements and Solutions a) Air Barriers b) Continuous Insulation

    5) Cost Comparisons

    6) Review

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Understand the evolution of thin masonry cladding in the building industry
    2. Review the major methods of installing thin masonry veneers
    3. Recognize the code requirements that apply to such designs as well as current solutions available to comply
    4. Be able to assess costs associated with the various design options
    5. Develop the knowledge to decide which system accommodates the need of each project appropriately
    3:20 PM  -  4:20 PM
    Concrete Roof Tiles: The Natural Choice for Durability and Sustainability (IEA07A)  (IEA07A)

    Credits Earned:

    1 AIA HSW/ LU Credit Hour | AIA Course ID #: IEA07A | AIA Provider: Eagle Roofing Products | Presenter: Tyler Allwood

    Course Description:

    In this one hour course we will take an in-depth look at concrete roofing tiles including design options, manufacturing and installation processes, testing and code compliance, and finally sustainable attributes and life cycle cost analysis.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Discuss the design versatility of concrete roof tiles including color and profile options to coordinate any architectural style in both commercial and residential projects.
    2. Review the manufacturing process of concrete roof tiles from the introduction of raw materials to the finished product.
    3. Compare and contrast the installation methods of concrete roof tile and other roofing materials.
    4. Identify key performance characteristics of concrete roof tiles including safety testing, related building codes, and sustainability attributes.
    5. Analyze the longevity, durability, and overall life cycle cost analysis of concrete roof tile compared to asphalt shingles, wood shakes, slate and metal
    6. Confidently specify concrete tile roofing as an alternative to slate, metal, wood shakes and temporary asphalt shingles.
    4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM
    State Review - ADA Presentation  (TBA)
    Course to be presented by State Review. Course name TBD.
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