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Charlotte, NC (CE Academy) Continuing Education & Networking Event

CE Academy, Inc.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 from 7:45 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

Charlotte, NC  (CE Academy)  Continuing Education &...

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Registration Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Full Day - Lunch Included 2 Registrations Ended $25.00 $1.62
Morning Only Admission 9 Registrations Ended $15.00 $1.37
Afternoon Only Admission 10 Registrations Ended $15.00 $1.37

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Event Details

Charlotte, NC                            "Continuing Education & Networking Event"
August 7, 2013

Credits Awarded:
8  AIA HSW CE Hours
1  USGBCI CE Hour for LEED Professionals
1  ADA Hour for Licensed Architects | Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-Free


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


07:45 AM          Registration


08:00 - 09:00AM  
EPDM Defining the Standard for 50 years
1 AIA HSW CE Hour  | AIA Course Number:  SDR 113
AIA Provider: Carlisle Construction Materials
Presenter: Terry Slifer                                                                                                                                          Participants will learn the features and benefits of EPDM roofing solutions that have been proven
to perform as well as advancements in technology that contribute to higher quality installations
and long term service life.


09:10 - 10:10 AM
Solving Architectural Noise Problems
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | Course: 003696
AIA Provider: International Cellulose Corporation
Presenter: Chuck Smith
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
Recycled Content Surfacing Materials: Identifying Value Under LEED and Beyond
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | AIA Course Number: ICS06C
1 GBCI CE Hour for LEED Professionals | GBCI course ID: 0090009501
AIA Provider: Infospec, Inc.
Sponsor: Cosentino
Presenter: Phil Devore
This one hour live course describes the importance of recycled content surfaces and their
environmental significance including reducing the use of natural resources and improving indoor
air quality. We will compare and contrast traditional and recycled surfacing materials and explain
the importance of “going beyond green.”


11:30 - 12:30 PM
Up Close and Personal with Hard Surfacing Materials – A Tour
1 AIA HSW CE Hour |  Course:  ICS06B
Provider:  InfoSpec, Inc. 
Sponsor: Cosentino
Presenter:  Phil Devore
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. 

12:30 PM    Lunch Sponsored by Eddy Longshore with "Cox Industries"

01:30 - 02:30 PM
Sustainable Design uses for Large Opening Wall Systems
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | Course Number: SD0001
AIA Provider: Nanawall Systems, Inc.
Learning Objective 1:  Familiarize attendees with terminology, capabilities, and usage of large 
                                operable glass walls
Learning Objective 2:  Provide answers of how large operable glass walls play a vital role in 
                                sustainable /GREEN design
Learning Objective 3:  Demonstrate how the function of operable glass wall systems improve 
                                the Health, Safety, and Welfare of building occupants
Learning Objective 4:  Illustrate new ideas to tke into the design process of schools, hospitals, 
                                and other commercial applications and to help attendees through that 


02:40- 03:40 PM
Drafting an Understanding of Polished Concrete
1 AIA HSW  CE Hour | AIA Course # AFP1
AIA Provider: Advanced Floor Products (RetroPlate) Provider number J550  
Presenter: Deke Rife
Today we can give an old worn-out concrete floor “NEW” life through the polishing
and densification process. This course is designed to give an overview of that process,
the marriage of concrete densification of and grinding and polishing concrete with diamonds.
“Polished Concrete”.


03:50 - 04:50 PM  
Steep Sloped Premium Stone Coated Metal Roofing Systems - Updated July 2013
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | AIA Course #: IMU07E
AIA Provider: InfoSpec
Sponsor: Metals USA
Presenter:  Jack Libby
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.


05:00 - 06:00 PM 
The Details of Accessible Design and Construction
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | AIA Course number:   IRB00A
1 ADA Hour for Licensed Architects | Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-Free
AIA Provider: InfoSpec
Sponsor: Ron Blank & Associates
Presenter: Deke Rife
Learning Objectives:
1. Describe a basic overview of accessible design and construction requirements
2. Identify the typical accessibility oversights made during design and construction
3. Properly detail and specify plans to ensure accessibility compliance is achieved
4. Adjust plans to account for construction of accessible spaces and installation of
    accessible elements.
5. Identify accessibility mistakes through application examples and explain strategies
    on how to avoid them.

Gift Card Drawings....

"This Agenda is not a final schedule, and is subject to updates, additions and changes.


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When & Where

Cosentino Center - Charlotte (Training Room)
11435 Granite Street
Charlotte, NC 28273

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 from 7:45 AM to 6:00 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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