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Fort Worth, TX CE Academy, Inc

CE Academy, Inc.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 from 7:45 AM to 6:00 PM (CST)

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Full Day - Lunch Provided 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

Fort Worth, TX                                    "Continuing Education & Networking Event"
November 13, 2013

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


“Social Mixer to follow”  - Sponsored by: "CEMCO Steel"


7:45 AM     Registration
    Morning pastries and Coffee Served

Welcome to CEMCO Steel:
    Tom Porter - Executive Vice-President of CEMCO


8:00 - 9:00 AM
Use of Snow Retention Devices: Science or Fiction?
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | AIA Course #: IS507A
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
6. Explain the proper selection and specification of snow guards.

09:10 - 10:10 AM  
Updated Course - Steep Sloped Premium Stone Coated Metal Roofing Systems - July 2013
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | AIA Course #: IMU07E
AIA Provider: InfoSpec
Sponsor: Metals USA
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. 



10:20 - 11:20 AM 
Recycled Content Surfacing Materials: Identifying Value Under LEED and Beyond
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | AIA Course #: ICS06C -
Updated April 2013
1 GBCI CMP Credit Hour for LEED Professionals | GBCI course ID: 0090009501
AIA Provider: Infospec, Inc.
Sponsor: Cosentino
Presenter: Todd Schoenemann

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 
Roofing Market Trends & Advantages of Fleeceback Membrane & Urethane Adhesives
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | AIA Course #:  SDT110
Provider: Carlisle Syntec
Presenter:  Chad Lesher

1. Physical performance advantages of fleece membranes that enable them to resist the
    forces of Mother Nature such as wind, rain and cold.
2. Performance advantages of urethane adhesives that eliminate the dependence on solvents
    with VOC's or asphalt derived from foreign sources of oil.
3. Re-roofing advantages afforded by fleece membranes that can re-use existing roofing
    systems and minimize landfill waste.
4. Multiple-ply membrane options utilizing highly reflective T or extremely weatherable EPDM
    as the cap sheet. 

12:30 - 01:30 PM    Lunch sponsored by Greg Trimboli with Dynamic Closures 

01:30 - 02:30 PM     
Sustainable Design uses for Large Opening Wall Systems
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | AIA Course #: SD0001
AIA Provider: Nanawall Systems, Inc.
Presenter: Harmon Bollen
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 improves 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 that process.


2:40 - 3:40 PM    
The 2012 Texas Accessibility Standards - Changes that You Need To Know
One Hour – Texas Board of Architectural Examiners (TBAE) | CE No. 130226
1 HSW CE Hour | AIA Course #: FCA00A
AIA Provider: Ron Blank & Associates, Inc
Presented By: Fred D. Cawyer AIA, NCARB, RAS, APA
Learning Objectives:
1. Provide a general review of the 2012 Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS).
2. Discuss the TDLR-AB accessibility Plan Review and on-site inspection processes.
3. Explain the 2012 Texas Accessibility Standards - Addressing changes from the previous  
   1994 TAS.
4. List components of mandatory compliance required since 15 March 2012
5. Discuss TDLR-AB 2012 TAS - Technical Memorandums and photographic accessibility examples
    applying the new standards.
Questions & Answers:


3:50 - 4:50 PM
Cold-formed Steel Framing and Metal Laths: From Design to Application – A Tour
2 HSW CE Hours | AIA Course #: CEM05E
AIA Provider: Ron Blank & Associates, Inc
Sponsor: California Expanded Metal Company (CEMCO)
Speaker: Steve Farkas
Course Objectives:
This course is designed to provide architects, designers, engineers, and specification writers a practical and useful foundation of knowledge to better understand and apply cold-formed steel framing and metal lath products in their design of commercial, industrial, and residential projects.
Learning Objectives:
1.   Accurately determine which products are suitable for use of interior and exterior wall                     applications.
2.   Determine the correct type of steel to be specified for commercial, residential, and institutional  
      Cold-formed steel framing projects.
3.   Explain the various manufacturing processes and how these processes contribute to producing a
      very specific product for a specific intended application based on the requirements needed for
      either framing or exterior finish of a project.
4.   Discuss how the technology and manufacture of steel framing and metal lath contribute to code 
      approved building systems and fire-rated assemblies.

Special Instructions:
Each one will be supplied with safety glasses and hearing protection. Please note that it is mandatory to wear closed toe shoes. No high heels for the ladies (tennis shoes are acceptable).

Also,  the plant will be in full-swing production while we are out there, and since it is a steel processing facility, it will be loud, a bit dirty and filled with a lot of activity.

05:00 - 06:00 PM   
Cemco Plant Tour continued...  


“Social Mixer to follow” - Sponsored by: "CEMCO Steel"


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

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When & Where

CEMCO Steel - Fort Worth
8600 Will Rogers Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76140

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 from 7:45 AM to 6:00 PM (CST)

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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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