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Boston CE Academy

CE Academy, Inc.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

Boston CE Academy

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Boston CE Academy Event

August 15, 2012


Credits Earned*:

1 AIA CE Hour



2 GBCI CE Hours for LEED Professionals,

& 0.1 IDCEC CEU for Interior Designers


Complimentary lunch sponsored by Cosentino Center--Boston.




7:30 AM                               Registration


8:00-9:00 AM                    

Solving Architectural Noise Problems

Provider: International Cellulose Corporation | Course: 3696


·         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


9:10-10:10 AM                  

Copper Clad Stainless

1 AIA CE Hour

Provider: Engineered Material Solutions | Course: 000001


        Learn about the cost effectiveness and proven reliability of cladding

        Become aware of the performance advantages of copper-clad stainless relative to traditional copper

        Understand the design differences between solid and copper-clad stainless

        Review basic fabrication methods


10:20-11:20 AM

Steep Slope Stone Coated Metal Roofing Systems


Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.| Course: IMU07C


                    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


11:20 -11:30 AM                                Break


11:30 AM-12:30 PM                                        

Working Lunch Presentation:

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);

& 0.1 IDCEC CEU for Interior Designers (IDCEC Course Number: 5974)

Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.


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".


12:40 -1:40 PM

New Solutions to Commercial Daylighting


Provider: Carlisle Syntec | Course: DL108


This program will provide a summary of daylighting benefits and strategies that are available to the architectural professional within the elements of commercial building design. As a result of this program, the design professional will learn the following:

·         The advantages of toplighting vs. sidelighting and the design flexibility it offers.

·         The energy savings benefits of daylighting and tools used to quantify them.

·         New daylighting solutions that utilize innovative technologies that enhance product performance.

·         Factors that contribute to an optimal daylighting system and layout design.


1:50-2:50 PM                     

Roofing Market Trends & Advantages of FB Membranes & Urethane Adhesive


Provider: Carlisle Syntec | Course: SDT110


Physical performance advantages of fleece membranes that enable them to resist the forces of mother nature such as wind, rain and cold.

  • Performance advantages of urethane adhesives that eliminate the dependence on solvents with VOC's or asphalt derived from foreign sources of oil.
  • Re-roofing advantages afforded by fleece membranes that can re-use existing roofing systems and minimize landfill waste
  • Multiple-ply membrane options utilizing highly reflective TPO or extremely weatherable EPDM as the cap sheet



3:00-4:00 PM                     

Thermoplastic Roof Membranes - Characteristics, Applications, & Attributes


Provider: Carlisle Syntec | Course: SDR110


                    The program will cover a broad range of subjects including: different types of Thermoplastics, environmental impacts and membrane performance.

                    Learn the industry trends in the use of various roofing systems and why these trends are occurring.

                    Learn about the various types of thermoplastic membranes (compounds, fabric reinforcements, fleece backings) and the latest technology in membrane securement.

                    Learn about thermoplastic membrane reflectivity levels (new and aged) and how this affects energy usage, potential condensation accumulation, and LEED certification.

                    Learn how environmental forces (UV, heat, wind, etc.) affect long-term thermoplastic roofing membrane performance.


4:10-5:10 PM

Tapered Insulation


Provider: Carlisle Syntec | Course: TAP107


·         Understand the features and benefits of Tapered Polyisocyanurate Insulation

·         Identify and understand key terms when designing a Tapered Insulation system: a panel, a profile and a slope.

·         Identify specific design perimeters to include in your specification: minimum R Value, Slope, drainage expectations

·         Identify building design requirements and which type of tapered insulation system is appropriate: 2 Way, 4 Way, Multi-slope or constant perimeter

·         Understand what a cricket is and when to use it

·         Have a comprehensive understanding of the Extended Panel Tapered System and the value it brings to the building owner and the design professional






Have questions about Boston CE Academy? Contact CE Academy, Inc.

When & Where

Cosentino Center Boston
41 Lyman Street
Northborough, MA 01532

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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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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