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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
    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.
    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
    Polymeric Liquid-Applied Membranes: Roofing & Waterproof  (Conner-Legrand)

    Credits Earned:

    1 AIA HSW/ LU credit hour | AIA Course ID #: TBA | AIA Provider: Conner-Legrand | Presenter: Gregg Brooks

    Course Description:

    Waterproofing problem-solving PMMA Roofing and Waterproofing Membrane Systems.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Learn the history and performance attributes of PMMA resins
    2. Learn the versatility and features of liquid-applied PMMA membranes
    3. Learn where and how liquid FMMA technology can solve common roofing and waterproofing problems
    1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM
    Thin Brick
    Course details to be announced!
    2:10 PM  -  3:10 PM
    The Wave of the Future: Sustainable Hand Dryer Solutions  (IWD10D)

    Credits Earned:

    1 AIA HSW Credit Hour | AIA Course ID#: IWD10D | AIA Provider: World Dryer | Presenter: Scott Kerman

    Course Description:

    In this one-hour course, we will discuss how hand dryers have evolved from the first generation of hand dryers to the efficient, hygienic wave of the present and future. Examining the newest features available, we will explore what to consider when selecting hand dryers, to include speed, heat, sound level, durability, and cost which is relative to the venue in which the dryers will be located. We will also discuss the various features of high-speed hand dryer elements, including HEPA filter, antimicrobial technology, ADA compliance, and maintenance indicator lights that are used to accommodate the individual requirements in a host of application environments. Participants will discover the importance of specifying high-speed, energy efficient hand dryers that contribute to green initiatives. Case studies will also be reviewed to illustrate challenges and solutions that were rectified by the addition of hand dryers in order to improve operation costs and the welfare of users.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Identify the different types of hand dryers and their distinctive features to determine which environment each one is best suited for in order to provide hygienic products for building occupants.
    2. Compare and contrast hand dryers' cost effectiveness, sanitary features, sustainability, and their positive environmental impact to other products, including their paper towel counterparts.
    3. Explain how to determine which hand dryers are needed for each restroom and how to ensure compliance with ADA guidelines so that all people are able to use hand dryers comfortably.
    4. Analyze applications and explain how high-speed hand dryers may help a building earn LEED points and contribute to green building principles to best protect the welfare of people.
    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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