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We offer live instructor-led continuing education webinars. The webinars can offer LEED Specific Hours, AIA HSW CE Hours, and ADA/Barrier-Free CE Hours. Check individual webinar listings for more information. Building product manufacturers sponsor the free webinars. Premium webinars are taught by industry experts and include topics such as: LEED Certification, energy modeling, indoor environmental quality, water efficiency, integrative design, Health Product Declaration (HPD), Environmental Product Declaration (EPD), green building codes, ADA Standards, and building product specification.

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Commercial Restroom Design
Tuesday September 26, 2017 12:00 pm 1:00 pm EDT
Presented By Maria Knapp

There are varied material options available for restrooms, locker rooms, and other applications. Learn about HDPE, its physical attributes, composition, design options and sustainable contributions to the design and construction of any project. We'll take a look at why product transparency and responsible manufacturing are important considerations when specifying a sustainable product.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
  • 0.1 IDCEC CEU
Tuesday October 10, 2017 12:00 pm 1:00 pm EDT
Presented By Maria Knapp

Through this one hour course, the design professional will learn about the various material, configuration and hardware options for lockers and the different industries in which lockers are used. We will discuss how HDPE physical attributes, composition, and sustainability contributes to the design and construction of any sustainable project. The design professional will understand the role of responsible manufacturing in a product’s life cycle assessment, and which LEED v4 credits can apply.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
Free
Thursday October 12, 2017 12:00 pm 1:00 pm EDT
Presented By Erin Rovalo

In this one hour presentation, we will explore biomimicry and how various industries have used it for innovative solutions. Course participants will learn strategies to incorporate biomimicry thinking into building design. Finally, we will review the 8 hallmarks of biomimetic innovation.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
Free
Thursday October 19, 2017 12:00 pm 1:00 pm EDT
Presented By Steve Standridge

This course discusses the impact of buildings on the natural environment and offers insight on designing to minimize those impacts. The discussion emphasizes implementing design methods including specification of technologies such as sunshading and canopy systems and other materials that contain recycled content. Designing as part of a holistic building environment is critical to optimizing energy performance and reducing extraction of natural resources for building materials. LEED credits associated with specifying aluminum sunshading systems is also discussed.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
Free
Wednesday October 25, 2017 12:00 pm 1:00 pm EDT
Presented By Scott Kerman

In this one-hour course, we’ll discuss the evolution of electric hand dryers and how today’s high-speed, energy efficient dryers minimize impacts on the environment while providing a speedy and efficient user experience with lower operation and maintenance costs. We’ll also explore an array of high-speed hand dryer features including HEPA filter, antimicrobial technology, ADA compliance, maintenance indicator and sound and speed controls to address the unique needs of various application environments. Learners will also gain insight into how specifying high-speed, energy efficient hand dryers contributes to green initiatives.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
Free
Wednesday November 1, 2017 12:00 pm 1:00 pm EDT
Presented By Kevin Sigourney

This overview of concrete floor basics shows participants how to get the most of finished concrete floors. along the way it discusses levels of finish, hardening-densifying and other aspects of finished concrete flooring not commonly known. The program also shows how to protect and maintain finished concrete flooring. It includes tips for protecting finished floors from damage during building construction.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
Free
Wednesday November 15, 2017 12:00 pm 1:00 pm EST
Presented By Kali Sipes-Pleasant

Get a comprehensive overview of LEED v4 BD+C New Construction credits – and how paints and coatings can contribute directly and indirectly to LEED credits. We’ll review credit intents, explain credit requirements, and explore where to find materials to meet the needs of the credits.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
  • 0.1 IDCEC CEU
Free
Commercial Restroom Design
Tuesday November 28, 2017 12:00 pm 1:00 pm EST
Presented By Maria Knapp

There are varied material options available for restrooms, locker rooms, and other applications. Learn about HDPE, its physical attributes, composition, design options and sustainable contributions to the design and construction of any project. We'll take a look at why product transparency and responsible manufacturing are important considerations when specifying a sustainable product.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
  • 0.1 IDCEC CEU
Free
Wednesday December 6, 2017 12:00 pm 1:00 pm EST
Presented By Paul Marquez

This program provides an overview of how sustainable restroom design can address the global concerns of water shortages and the impacts of the building sector on our environment. We identify the newest technologies in high-efficiency restroom fixtures including how to choose water-saving products and the practical, economic, and environmental benefits of high-speed, energy-efficient hand dryers versus paper towels. We discuss how these products can contribute points toward LEED v4 and other green building standards

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
Free
Tuesday December 12, 2017 12:00 pm 1:00 pm EST
Presented By Maria Knapp

Through this one hour course, the design professional will learn about the various material, configuration and hardware options for lockers and the different industries in which lockers are used. We will discuss how HDPE physical attributes, composition, and sustainability contributes to the design and construction of any sustainable project. The design professional will understand the role of responsible manufacturing in a product’s life cycle assessment, and which LEED v4 credits can apply.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
Free
Thursday December 14, 2017 12:00 pm 1:00 pm EST
Presented By Richard Poindexter

This course will better inform the architect and designer about decorative hardwood plywood in terms of its manufacture, uses, types, and sustainable attributes. The architect and the designer will gain an understanding of the different adhesives and core material options available, which options are more sustainable, and which options are most commonly used. Participants will also know what to look for in order to successfully specify decorative hardwood plywood and how the material can contribute to LEED & LBC projects

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
Free
Tuesday December 19, 2017 12:00 pm 1:00 pm EST
Presented By Scott Kerman

In this one-hour course, we’ll discuss the evolution of electric hand dryers and how today’s high-speed, energy efficient dryers minimize impacts on the environment while providing a speedy and efficient user experience with lower operation and maintenance costs. We’ll also explore an array of high-speed hand dryer features including HEPA filter, antimicrobial technology, ADA compliance, maintenance indicator and sound and speed controls to address the unique needs of various application environments. Learners will also gain insight into how specifying high-speed, energy efficient hand dryers contributes to green initiatives.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
Free
Wednesday December 20, 2017 12:00 pm 1:00 pm EST
Presented By Gloria Rinaldi

Architectural paints can contribute significantly to healthier environments. In this discussion, we’ll delve into the components of paint that impact sustainable design including independent testing methods and standards, LEED v4 categories, and the specification of paint systems.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
  • 0.1 IDCEC CEU
Free
Wednesday January 10, 2018 12:00 pm 1:00 pm EST
Presented By Maria Knapp

There are varied material options available for restrooms, locker rooms, and other applications. Learn about HDPE, its physical attributes, composition, design options and sustainable contributions to the design and construction of any project. We'll take a look at why product transparency and responsible manufacturing are important considerations when specifying a sustainable product.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
  • 0.1 IDCEC CEU
Free