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Austin, TX "CE Academy & Networking Event"

CE Academy, Inc.

Thursday, August 8, 2013 from 7:45 AM to 6:00 PM (CDT)

Austin, TX       "CE Academy & Networking Event"

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Austin, TX                              "Continuing Education & Networking Event"
August 08, 2013

Credits Awarded:
8 AIA HSW CE Hours
1 ADA Hour Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-Free
1 LEED Specific BD+C GBCI CE Hour for LEED Professionals


"Gift Card Drawings at Conclusion of Event"  Sponsored by "Ron Blank & Associates, Inc"

"Social Hour" to Follow - Sponsored by "Cosentino"


07:45  AM    Registration


08:00 - 09:00 AM
Steep Sloped Premium Stone Coated Metal Roofing Systems (Course Updated July 2013)
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | AIA Course #: IMU07E
AIA Provider: InfoSpec
Sponsor: Metals USA
Presenter: John Quint
Course description:
This course will better inform the designer on how to properly specify stone coated metal
roofing system. Through a thorough review of installation procedures, cost breakdown and
system benefits to any project, the design professional attending this educational presentation
will be able to knowledgably specify a stone coated metal roofing system into their next project.

Learning Objectives:
1. Define stone coated metal.
2. Depict how stone coated metal roofing is manufactured.
3. Explain the benefits of stone coated metal roofing.
4. Describe the installation methods for stone coated metal roofing systems.
5. Discuss how specifying stone coated metal roofing systems may contribute towards a project 
    earning LEED certification.
6. Describe how stone coated metal roofing systems are energy efficient & Energy Star qualified.
7. Explain the cost benefits of stone coated metal roofing systems.


09:10 -10:10 AM  
Solving Architectural Noise Problems
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | Course: 003696
AIA Provider: International Cellulose Corporation
Presenter: Kent Bradshaw
1. Increase awareness of the need for acoustics before occupancy.
2. Dispel the myths about cellulose as a finish product.
3. Visible and Invisible Finishes.
4. Acoustics & Economics - Light Reflectivity, Creature Comforts, Worker Productivity
    & Energy Savings.
5. Life Savety Communications.


10:20 -11:20 AM
Polished Concrete Floors
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | AIA Course Number: IHQ03A
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.
Sponsor: Husqvarna
Presenter: Christopher Bennett
Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the process of polishing concrete floors
2. Compare and contrast the different methods for polishing concrete floors and list options
    for densifiers, sealers and guards
3. List several safety and environmental benefits of utilizing polished concrete flooring
4. Explain the life cycle cost benefits of polished concrete floors


11:30 - 12:30 PM
Sustainable Sites: Site Selection Criteria - Live
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | AIA Course # VGC00E
1 LEED Specific BD+C GBCI CE Hour | Course ID: 90007122
Provider: GreenCE
Presenter: Landon Boone
Emphasizing the importance of conservation, restoration and preservation of natural habitats,
this educational course explores major issues confronting design professionals when selecting
a building site. With a focus on reducing environmental impacts from building on or near
environmentally sensitive sites, such as on farmland or near wetlands, the course delves into
the requirements of Sustainable Sites.


12:30 - 01:30 PM      Lunch Sponsored by Rick Snelling with Armortex


01:30- 02:30 PM    
Dynamic and Static Head-of-Wall Joint Fire Protection
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | AIA Course Number: CEM05B
AIA Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.
Sponsor: California Expanded Metal Company (CEMCO)
Presenter: Don Pliz
Learning Objectives:
1.Identify a Head of Wall Joint
2.Describe the process of a Head of Wall assembly
3.List the information that is included in the heading of a UL listed assembly
4.Identify the four standards that are measured to determine UL 2079 approval
5.Determine the deflection capacity of joint treatments
6.Explain the hourly rating of joint treatments
7.Describe what comprises the L-rating of joint treatments
8.List  the types of join treatments and compare the advantages and disadvantages
   of each.
9.Identify what an Architect, Engineer, and Specification professionals consider when
   specifying protection of dynamic or static head of wall joints.


02:40 - 03:40 PM
Architectural Protective Coatings
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | AIA Course Number: IAG09A
AIA Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.
Sponsor: AGC
Presenter: Winn Darden
Learning Objectives:
1. Compare and contrast polyvinylidene fluoride (PVdF) and fluoroethylene vinyl ether (FEVE)
    architectural coatings in terms of application and performance.
2. Knowledgably determine which FEVE coating type to apply based on  field or shop application
    and substrate (solvent-based, solid resins, water-borne, powder).
3. Discuss the low-VOC/HAPS-free attributes of FEVE coatings and the importance of meeting
    South Coast Air Quality (SCAQMD) standards.
4. Discuss the attributes and benefits of FEVE technology when applied to a project exterior,
    including long-lasting protection from the elements (UV rays, wind, rain, corrosion) and
    reducing the use of resources and costs associated with maintenance/repair.
Course Description:
Protective coatings fight deterioration caused by environmental elements, while also reducing
maintenance costs and increasing the life of the finish. The design professional will explore
different architectural coatings, specifically fluoropolymers, and their benefits.  Through this one
hour course, we will also learn how next-generation fluoropolymer coating technology exhibits
excellent weatherability and environmental advantages.  


03:50 - 04:50 PM
Avoid Project Accessibility Errors!
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | Course Numberr: ITE00A
1 ADA Hour  Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-Free
AIA Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.
Presenter: Tom Ellis, RAS, APA
This course is an overview of the new Texas Accessibility Standards.
We'll review how to ensure a project meets codes and standards while
evaluating common errors in accessibility design.
•  Texas Department of Licensing & Regulation Administrative Rules governing the
   Texas Accessibility Standards
•  TDL&R TechInfo- When reading the Rules don’t help
•  TDL&R RAS Program- Consultant vs Review
•  Other Technical Assistance resources


05:00 - 06:00 PM   
Up Close and Personal with Hard Surfacing Materials – A Tour
1 AIA HSW CE Hour |  Course:  ICS06B
Provider:  InfoSpec, Inc. 
Sponsor: Cosentino
Presenter:  Todd Schoenemann
This one hour facility tour will better inform the designer about the various “HARD”
surfacing materials that are available and how they have evolved. This live course
will provide a visual walking tour where individuals can actually interact with the raw
materials and see how they are transformed into finished products. Integrating key
sustainable concepts such as water conservation, life cycle analysis indoor air quality
and sustainable materials certifications, this course will compare and contrast both
the aesthetic and physical properties of the various materials with other hard surfacing
materials and illustrate how these attributes can greatly affect the end user, the project,
and the environmental impact. 


Gift Card Drawings - Sponsored by "Ron Blank & Associates, Inc"

"Social Hour" to Follow - Sponsored by "Cosentino"


"This Agenda is a final schedule, but could possibility have a change in subject updates and additions.   







Have questions about Austin, TX "CE Academy & Networking Event"? Contact CE Academy, Inc.

When & Where

"NEW" - Cosentino Center - Austin (Training Room)
1340 Airport Commerce Drive
Austin, TX 78741

Thursday, August 8, 2013 from 7:45 AM to 6:00 PM (CDT)

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CE Academy, Inc.

The CE Academy is coming to a city near you!

Are you a design professional or spec writer in need of CE credit hours to maintain your AIA membership or state license? CE Academy, Inc. organizes 4-8 hours of continuing education in a seminar format so you can earn multiple CE hours at one time.

These AIA and/or GBCI registered courses provide education credit. CE Academy will also manage the reporting of your credits to the AIA and email you a certificate of completion for your records after the event.

Available education credits include:

>> AIA HSW CE Hours

>> GBCI CE Hours for LEED® Professionals

>> ADA Hours Accessibility/barrier-free

For more information email events@ceacademyinc.com.

For a list of accessible education and LEED webinar courses, please visit GreenCE.

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