Attendees have three registration options. They can attend (1) the full day of classes (2) only the morning classes or (3) only the afternoon classes. Each one hour of teaching is the equivalent of one Continuing Education Learning Unit (CES LU).
Full Day ( )
Attendees will earn 8 CES LUs. Of these 8 units they will earn 1 ADA Mandatory Continuing Education (MCE) LU, 6 Health Safety and Welfare (HSW) LUs and 4 Sustainable Design (SD) LUs.
Half Day/Morning ( )
Attendees will earn 3 CES LUs. Of these 3 units, they will earn 1
Half Day/Afternoon ( )
Attendees will earn 5 CES LUs. All 5 of these units will qualify for Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW) LUs, and 4 of these units will qualify for Sustainable Design (SD) LUs.
Registration and Breakfast
Inclined and Vertical Wheelchair Lifts
1. Review the standards used in the design, manufacturing and installation of wheelchair lifts and limited use elevators
2. Discuss the accessibility requirements outlined in:
3. American Disability Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG)
4. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
a. Section 1: Compliance with Codes & Standards
b. Section 2:
c. Section 3: Wheelchair Lifts
d. Section 4: LU/LA Elevators
Speaker: Neil Chaitin, McKinley Elevator Corporation
Urethane Grout Technology
Speaker: Woody Barker, Bostik
Understanding Quartz Surfacing Material
1. Understanding of what Quartz surfacing material is and:
2. What is Quartz?
3. The role Quartz has played in history
4. Where can Quartz be found?
5. The physical properties of Quartz
6. What is the Breton manufacturing process?
7. Differences between acrylic solid surfaces, stone, and Quartz surfaces
8. What you get when you combine Quartz surfacing material, and Microban antimicrobial material
Speaker: Dennis Rickman, Cosentino
1 HSW LU
The Beauty, Longevity and Earth Friendly Benefits of Clay
Due to the increased focus on designing structures that lessen the impact on the environment, now more than ever building materials are scrutinized along these guidelines. This course will educate the architect on the “cool roof impact” on the building industry, the “green” benefits of using clay tile, and the differences between clay and other roofing materials.
I HSW/SD LU
Glass Floor Walkways and Stair Treads
Upon completion of this course you will have a better understanding of designing Glass into Walkways and Stair Treads and how the following are taken into
consideration during the design process:
• Support Methods & Installation
• Safety and Modesty
• Slip Resistance
Speaker: Steve Weddle, Innovative Building Products, Inc,
I HSW/SD LU
Designing with Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF)
This program introduced Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF) as a construction technology as well as highlights the benefits of ICF construction for builders and occupants. By the end of the program, participants will have the information and knowledge required to design with ICFs.
Speaker: Gary Brown, Amvic Building Systems
1 HSW/SD LU
3:25 – 4:25
Decorative Surfacing Treatments to Existing Asphalt (
At the conclusion of this course you will have a better understanding of the following:
- Hot Mix Asphalt (
- Benefits of
- Available Systems
- Important System Characteristics
- Creative Potential
Speaker: Gavin Lee, Integrated Paving Concepts
1 HSW LU
4:30 – 5:30
The Evolution of Roofing to Sustainable Cool Roof Systems
•Describe the evolution of modern roofing.
•Understand the difference between roof coatings and fluid applied roof systems.
•Describe the “Heat Island Effect”
•Understand the principles of a “Cool Roof”
•Understand the benefits of “Cool Roofing”
•Understand the benefits of Sustainable Roofing.
Speaker: Mark Alexander, Hydro-Stop, LLC
1 HSW/SD LU
$50 - Chapter Member
$100 - Non-member
$35 - Chapter member
$70 - Non-member
$30 - Chapter member
$60 - Non-member
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