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Cleveland, OH "Continuing Education & Networking Event"

CE Academy, Inc.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

Cleveland, OH       "Continuing Education & Networking...

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

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Event Details

Cleveland, OH                              "Continuing Education & Networking Event"
October 09, 2013

Credits Earned:
7 AIA HSW Hours
1 ADA Hour |Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-Free

Gift Card Drawings at conclusion of Event: Sponsorsed by Ron Blank & Associates, Inc


08:00 AM        Registration


08:30 – 09:30 AM
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: Michael Cosyns 
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.

09:40 - 10:40 AM
Use of Snow Retention Devices: Science or Fiction?
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | AIA  Course #: ISF07A
AIA Provider: InfoSpec Inc.
Sponsor: S-5
Presenter: Shawn Haddock
Course Description:
Discover the art and science of snow control and its effects, such as snow migration on rooftops
of structures. Learn about the common myths and misperceptions regarding snow retention,
as well as the do's and don’ts of retention devices, product selection, and site specifics.
Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the history of snow control on rooftops
2. Explain when and where you should or shouldn't use snow retention devices
3. List the common myths and misperceptions regarding snow retention
4. List the common pitfalls of product selection and site specifics
5. Describe how to value engineer snow retention systems without sacrificing performance
6. Explain the proper selection and specification of snow guards

10:50 - 11:50 AM
EPDM Defining the Standard for 50 years
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | AIA Course #: SDR113
AIA Provider: Carlisle Construction Materials
Presenter:  Kerry Degener
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.

12:00 PM    Lunch – Provided

12:30 - 01:30 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”.

01:40 - 02:40 PM     
Sustainable Design uses for Large Opening Wall Systems
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | AIA Course #: SD0001
AIA Provider: Nanawall Systems, Inc.
Presenter: Paul Nalette
Learning Objectives:
1.  Familiarize attendees with terminology, capabilities, and usage of large
     operable glass walls.
2.  Provide answers of how large operable glass walls play a vital role in
     sustainable /GREEN design.
3.  Demonstrate how the function of operable glass wall systems improve
     the Health, Safety, and Welfare of building occupants.
4.  Illustrate new ideas to take into the design process of schools, hospitals,
     and other commercial applications and to help attendees through the

02:50 - 03:50 PM   
Controlling Water Vapor Moisture Intrusion through Concrete Slab-on-Grade
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | AIA Course #:   91188
AIA Provider:  Inteplast Group, LTD.
Presenter:   Fowler Low
The program begins with a historical review of moisture related problems that occur with
slab-on-grade construction.
Next is a review of current moisture vapor technology and ASTM test methods used to evaluate
vapor barriers used beneath concrete slab-on-grade: this is followed by a discussion of today’s
standards for these materials including a legal perspective.
The next section addresses dealing with these moisture issues and includes a look at moisture
vapor products currently available for design and our suggestions on standards to be included in
project specifications.
The program continues and concludes with a discussion of the importance of vapor barrier peel
adhesion to concrete and how this important issue is being addressed by
manufacturers of vapor barrier materials as well as design professionals.

04:00 – 05:00 PM
The Details of Accessible Design and Construction
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | AIA Course #:   IRB00A
1 ADA Hour |Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-Free
AIA Provider: InfoSpec
Sponsor: Ron Blank & Associates
Learning Objectives:
Presenter: Deke Rife
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...Sponsorsed by Ron Blank & Associates, Inc

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

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When & Where

Hilton Garden Inn Cleveland Airport - (Garnet I & II Meeting Rooms)
4900 Emerald Court Southwest
Cleveland, OH 44135

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 from 8:00 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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