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Houston, TX CE Academy

CE Academy, Inc.

Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (CST)

Houston, TX   CE Academy

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird Rate till 12/05/13: Full Day - Lunch Included Ended $25.00 $1.62
Full Day - Lunch Included Ended $35.00 $1.87
Morning Session - No Lunch Ended $17.50 $1.43
Afternoon Session - No Lunch Ended $17.50 $1.43

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Event Details

                                                "Continuing Education & Networking Event"

Houston, TX                                           
December 12, 2013

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

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


8:00 AM      Registration Begins
                  Morning pastries, fruit and coffer served.

8:30 - 9:30 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
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.

9:40  - 10:40 AM
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”.

10:50  - 11:50 AM
Recycled Content Surfacing Materials: Identifying Value Under LEED and Beyond
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | AIA Course #: ICS06C - Updated Course 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.”

12:00 PM         Lunch Sponsored by Greg Trimboli with "Dynamic Closures"

1:00 - 2:00 PM       
Roofing Market Trends & Advantages of Fleeceback Membrane & Urethane Adhesives
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | AIA Course #:  SDT110
Provider: Carlisle Syntec
Presenter:  Darren Cook
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.     

2:10 - 3:10 PM
Glass Floor Walkways and Stair Treads
1AIA HSW CE Hour | AIA Course #: ABC 402
AIA Provider: Acme Brick
Presenter: Steve Weddle
Upon completion of this course you will have a better understanding of designingGlass into walkways and Stair Treads and how the following are taken into consideration during the design process:
1. Support Methods & Installation.
2. Safety and Modesty.
3. Slip Resistance.
4. LEEDTM   


3:20 - 4:20 PM
The Details of Accessible Design and Construction - (Prerecorded, Narrated Session)
1 AIA HSW CE Hour | AIA Course  #:  IRB00A
1 ADA Hour for Licensed Architects | Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-Free
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".

Have questions about Houston, TX CE Academy? Contact CE Academy, Inc.

When & Where

Hampton Inn Houston/Galleria (Meeting Room: Uptown I)
4500 Post Oak Parkway
Houston, TX 77027

Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 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

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

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