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Atlanta CE Academy

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 from 7:30 AM to 5:20 PM (EST)

Atlanta CE Academy

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 Atlanta, GA CE Academy Event             November 07, 2012


Credits Earned*:

7.5 AIA/CES LU/HSW Hours,


2 GBCI CE Hours for LEED Professionals,




Complementary Lunch Provided by Dynamic Closures 


7:30- 8:00 AM                       Registration


8:00-9:00 AM

Exterior Continuous Insulated Claddings for Energy Efficiency and Architectural Diversity. 


1 GBCI CE Hour for LEED Professionals (GBCI Course ID: 0090005704)

Provider: Dryvit System, Inc. | Course: BL0002

Presenter:  Jeff Brunner

·         Deconstruct the "perceived" value of traditional insulation methods and reduced performance within framed wall assemblies and reconstruct new strategies for developing true "effective" insulation value and high performance.

·         Identify and define model energy code and green design standard's requirements for exterior continuous insulation.

·         Differentiate between "prescriptive"  R-value "performance"  U-factor wall design paths and recognize where continuous insulation must be integrated.

·         Discover the interrelationship between exterior insulated cladding and the use of continuous insulation to achieve energy efficient, cost effective and aesthetically pleasing design solutions.


9:10-10:10 AM

Improving Energy Efficiency and Air Quality with HVAC Duct Sealants


Provider: InfoSpec, Inc | Course: ICH23A

Sponsor: Carlisle Hardcast

Presenter: Tim Eorgan

·         Describe environmental concerns over energy issues and explain how HVAC air leakage contributes to these concerns.

·         Describe the reasons why sealing ductwork is critical to maximizing HVAC system efficiency.

·         Explain duct sealing options and list the advantages of each.  Describe how sealing ductwork can improve indoor air quality.



10:20-11:20 AM

Steep Slope Stone Coated Metal Roofing Systems


Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.| Course: IMU07C

Sponsor:  Metals USA

Presenter:  Aaron Leland

      ·         Define stone coated Metal.

      ·         Depict how stone coated Metal roofing is manufactured.

      ·         Explain the benefits of stone coated metal roofing.

      ·         Demonstrate new and innovative ideas to take into the design process

             for schools, hospitals and other commercial applications, and to help    

            you through   that process.

      ·         Discuss how specifying stone coated metal roofing systems may contribute

            towards a project earning LEED certification.

      ·         Describe how Stone Coated Metal Roofing Systems are energy efficient &

            Energy Star qualified.

      ·         Explain the cost benefits of Stone Coated Metal roofing systems.



11:30-12:30 PM

Spray-Applied Acoustic Finishes
Provider: International Cellulose Corporation | Course: 3696

Presenter: Kent Bradshaw

·         Increase awareness of the need for acoustics before occupancy.

·         Dispel the myths about cellulose as a finish product.

·         Visible and Invisible Finishes.

·         Acoustics & Economics – Light Reflectivity, Creature Comforts, Worker Productivity & Energy Savings.

·         Life Safety Communications. 



12:30-1:30 Lunch   Lunch Compliments of Dynamic Closures:    Greg Trimboli



1:30-3:00 PM

Understanding Special Purpose Doors and Windows
1.5 AIA/CES LU/HSW Hours
Provider: Krieger Specialty Products | Course: SPEC-01

Presenter: Bob Carpenter

This presentation consists of a comprehensive overview of specialty doors, frames and windows – including acoustical/STC, blast, explosion and pressure resistant, bullet, ballistic and fragmentation/projectile resistant, radio frequency and electromagnetic interference shielded, stainless steel and thermal barrier types. The program investigates factors to consider when designing and specifying these special application products. It aims to educate, thereby helping ensure appropriate decision-making on applications. 




3:10 – 4:10 PM

Understanding Recycled Content Surfacing Material

1 AIA/CES LU/HSW/SD Hour (AIA Course Number: ICS06A);

1 GBCI CE Hour for LEED Professionals (GBCI Course ID: 0090003989);

Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor: Cosentino

Presenter: Phillip Devore

·         This one hour live course describes the importance of recycled content surfacing products and how they affect a building's indoor environmental quality.

·         We will review how these materials are manufactured and specified and we will evaluate how they may contribute towards LEED project certification.

·         After a comparison on traditional and recycled surfacing materials, we will discuss the importance of going beyond "green".



4:20 – 5:20 PM

Glazing with Acrylic Foam Structural Tape


Provider: 3M | Course: IMM08A

Presenter: Blake Brown

·         Compare the different types of structural glazing and architectural panel application options.

·         Describe the methods and standards by which acrylic foam tape for structural glazing is measured and why this is important to a project.

·         Explain the advantages of using acrylic foam tape in terms of project installation, time and costs, architectural appearance, and structural performance.

·         Discuss the proper installation process as well as design considerations when using acrylic form tapes for structural glazing and architectural panel applications.

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When & Where

Cosentino Center - Atlanta
1741 Wilwat Drive
Building B
Norcross, 30093

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 from 7:30 AM to 5:20 PM (EST)

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