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ATS Seminar - Miami, FL

MIAMI, FL

Architects & LEED Professional CEU Seminar - Commercial, Institutional & Residential Topics

Credits earned:

Up to 8 AIA HSW
Up to 8 USGBC/GBCI
Valid for State License

7:45 am - 8:00 am Registration & Breakfast

8:00 am - 9:00 am AIA#: K382, USGBC#:0920007705 - Acetylated Wood: Durable, Stable, Sustainable Wood for Windows, Doors & Siding

Presenter: Tim Svarczkopf

CREDIT TYPE: HSW -- Discusses the process of wood acetylation, the resulting changes to wood, applications for this product, its green credentials and a number of case studies involving acetylated wood

9:00 am - 10:00 am AIA#:005, USGBC#: - BURSI – Roofing System Selection and Design (Low-Slope)

Presenter: Dwight Stone

CREDIT TYPE: HSW -- • Gain a better understanding of the different system applications and performance characteristics. • Gain a better understanding of what questions to ask during the design phase of a roofing project. • Understand the difference between wind speed and wind uplift and gain an appreciation for factors that influence wind uplift calculations. • Review primary code considerations and how different roofing materials can meet specific requirements.

10:00 am - 10:15 am Break

10:15 am - 11:15 am AIA#:SCHL11A, USGBC#:920014972 - Building Barrier-free Showers

Presenter: Steve Brasington

CREDIT TYPE: HSW -- Mandated requirements for ADA compliancy and demand from an aging population, is creating a growing need for barrier-free bathrooms. Today’s ADA compliant bathroom no longer has to be utilitarian or “institutional” in its design. Design options are enhanced through the use of tile and innovative construction methods. The result is beautiful bathrooms that also adhere to ADA standards for accessible design. This seminar will examine ways in which barrier-free environments can be customized to include various design elements while remaining ADA compliant. This seminar will also address why bonded waterproofing technology lends itself to the construction requirements of barrierfree design.

11:15 am - 12:15 pm AIA#:NeolithFacades, USGBC#:920015352 - Sintered Compact Surfaces for Building Facades

Presenter: Travis Conrad

CREDIT TYPE: HSW --Materials used on building facades need to withstand many things, including water, wind, sunlight, and sometimes severe weather conditions. They also need to hold up to the effects of people who may inadvertently or even intentionally cause damage. Choosing a material to use for a facade is certainly influenced by the ability to hold up over time but also by the available size and weight, not to mention the appearance, of the material. Being able to install it in a manner that is efficient and cost-effective usually rounds out the criteria for selecting a building material for building facades. There is one new product category that will be the focus of this course, namely sintered compact surfaces that can be used for curtain walls, rain screens, siding applications, and other common wall systems for both residential and commercial buildings.

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm AIA#:WindsorExt1, USGBC#:920012039 - Wood Products on Exterior Envelope - Solutions to assure Stability, Durability & Sustainability.

Presenter: Corbin Rinehart

CREDIT TYPE: HSW --How do you increase the durability of your exterior envelope? What are considered today’s best installation practices? What are the differences between popular wood treatment methods? Windsor Mill’s AIA continuing education program touches on these issues and more, helping you design a exterior envelope that is durable and healthy for the home.

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Presenter TBD

3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Break

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Presenter TBD

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Presenter TBD

5:30 pm End of Program

Earlier Event: November 4
BURSI - Continuing Education
Later Event: December 4
ATS Seminar - Dallas, TX