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  •  1 hour

    Join us for an exclusive first look: Colour of the Year 2017


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  •  1 hour

    Benjamin Moore presents the color trends palette for 2017.


  •  1 hour

    LEED V4Provides an overview of the new LEED v4 BD+C New Construction credits to which paints and coatings may apply. It reviews credit intents, explains credit requirements and describes where to find materials to meet the needs of the credits.


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  •  3 hour

    Introduce the concept of cold-liquid reinforced systems. Describe their advantages and attributes, particularly with respect to sustainability and minimal environmental impact. Illustrate their wide range of roofing, waterproofing and surfacing applications. Step by Step application methods to increase efficiencies and productivity, where and when to use these products on your own, guidelines based upon 50 years of experience for various kinds of applications, do and don't tips, helpful hints to increase productivity, how to install from mobilization, site set-up, demo, preparation of all substrate types, primer guidelines, installation of various membranes and installation of various top coats. Overview of bidding procedures and guidelines to better help specifiers, contractors, owners, general construction managers estimate more accurately. Provide a hands-on demonstration using a 2 component urethane liquid resin with fabric reinforcement to show application of the membrane field, flashings, pipe penetrations and drains. Demonstrate surfacing application for use over membrane.


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  •  1.50 hour

    The effects of Strom Water during Peak Flow periods in areas serviced by Combined Sewer Systems is a hot button issue all over the United States. Blue Roofs are a useful and cost effective tool for managing Storm Water during Peak Flow periods and can be used to contribute to minimizing Combined Sewer Over-flow.


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  •  1.50 hour

    With the mainstream usage of the Cold Fluid Applied, Liquid Resin Roofing & Waterproofing Membranes; it is necessary to obtain the technical knowledge used to provide QC inspections. Course will provide attendees of basic "what to look for" information, some science related to the information, and corrective course of actions that may be possible.


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  •  1.50 hour

    There are now three distinct types of sustainable roof solutions: green, blue and white. Designers need to understand the relative benefits of each approach to effectively select the appropriate system for the project. Understand the standards that are used as the basis for green roofs and their myriad benefits that can be reaped. Numerous case studied will be presented.


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  •  1.50 hour

    History of fully reinforced, cold-fluid applied, liquid resin waterproofing membranes. Technology - composite of resin and reinforcement. Understanding system components. Application process, performance benefits, range of applications. Project examples including detailing and various assemblies.


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  •  1 hour

    Participants will be able to use the Cool Roof Ratings Council to locate product information mandated by new code amendments in many areas of the Country and LEED such as emissivity, reflectivity, and solar reflective index necessary to fight the Urban Heat Island Effect, understand several key roofing and waterproofing assemblies typically used, understand typical values or material performance requirements from minimum LEED and code requirements to maximum performance afforded by today’s technology in order to assist them in determining what types of products and designs would best fit their project and location and will have a general understanding of how traditional roofing systems contribute to the Urban Heat Island Effect in order to prompt them to more actively seek solutions to the problem both in roofing and other areas of their projects.


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  •  1 hour

    Guided Manufacturing Plant Tour of Kemper System America’s West Seneca, NY Facility. Tour includes a review of plant safety criteria (5 mins); QC & R&D labs (30 mins) introduction into various equipment used for ASTM and product testing; Warehouse tour (5 mins) including discussion of building design for containing potential spills to protect surrounding wildlife area; Distribution center (5 mins) discussions including QC process for incoming raw materials and outgoing products; Manufacturing overview (15 mins) showing machinery and processes for creating various liquid resins, primer, topcoats, & coatings.


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  •  1 hour

    Provides an overview of how air curtains contribute to occupant comfort, energy efficiency, and indoor air quality when the door is open. Discusses how air curtains work, applications, controls, and how to select and install. This course also reviews how air curtains improve whole building energy efficiency versus conventional methods.


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  •  1 hour

    This course is designed to help attendees understand how controlling sound transmission is a crucial part of sound control in multi-family structures. Participants will gain an understanding of how to select building materials and system designs which will be vital to creating a successful acoustical design.


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  •  1 hour

    This program will address the latest innovative solutions for using Segmental Retaining Walls (SRWs) to address challenging site access conditions. The presentation reviews the characteristics of gravity wall and reinforced wall systems and introduces a new solution for utilizing SRWs in conditions where room for reinforcement is not available. The use of structural backfill and newly developed aesthetic facing systems can be used to create gravity wall structures. Installation details, the proper construction sequence, and specifications are also addressed.


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  •  1 hour

    Addresses the history of solid surface, manufacturing processes, product attributes and how these affect the performance and use of the product. Explores textures and edge treatments for design versatility. Evaluates test procedures and industry standards, as well as, reviews common and surprising uses of solid surface in both residential and commercial environments.


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  •  1 hour

    This course takes an in-depth look at the specification, design, and installation of local vacuum networks using comparative case studies to illustrate relevant design considerations in light of project-specific technical and sustainability objectives.


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  •  1 hour

    An overview of vacuum technologies used in sci/tech facilities, with an emphasis on the benefits of local vacuum networks.


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  •  1 hour

    This course will focus on common vacuum applications within life science laboratories and the benefits of multi-user, in-lab local vacuum networks for vacuum supply in these labs, as well as their service benefits after installation.


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  •  1 hour

    Learning Objectives: -Tile Selection -Terminology -Surface Preparation -Radiant Heat Flooring


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  •  1 hour

    This program is designed to give participants an overview of the features, benefits and advantages of Insulated Concrete Forms as a better alternative for a building envelope. Such topics as thermal mass performance, fire resistance ratings, and sound attenuation performances are some of the key items discussed within this presentation. Additional discussions also covered are building types, environmental, design and construction benefits along with the basic installation techniques associated with this type of construction. Additionally, they will gain knowledge on various building codes and how ICF’s are incorporated into these codes across the country.


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  •  1 hour

    Provides an overview of sustainable design and the creation of healthier environments in reference to architectural paints. Included are discussions regarding the components of paint; VOC’s, independent testing methods and standards; categories of LEED®; and specification of paint systems for today’s designer.


  •  1 hour

    The growth of electric vehicles (EVs) and the behavior of EV drivers are increasing the demand for electric vehicle charging stations. This education course explains the different types of charging available and their suitable applications. It discusses the planning and installation considerations for electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE)


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  •  1 hour

    Description/Purpose: 1. Examine the evolution of water-resistive and air barriers (WRB-AB) in commercial building envelopes 2. Introduce new, all-in-one, integrated gypsum sheathing + WRB-B systems as alternatives to traditional water and air barrier systems Learning Objectives: Recognize the function of water-resistive barriers and air barriers in a building envelope/enclosure Understand the advantages and/or disadvantages of various WRB-AB systems available Discern the differences between all-in-one (integrated sheathing + WRB-AB) systems versus traditional WRB-AB systems Identify the dissimilarities between two methods of all-in-one systems available in the marketplace today Design for labor, material and installation time savings in future building envelope projects


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  •  1 hour

    This one-hour session will included topics ranging from industry issues, such as enhanced roofing system design options to trends within the market including ANSI/SPRI ES-1 for metal edging, ASCE 7, and the International Building Code, as well as roof system warranties. This presentation will focus on the role single-ply membrane plays in today’s roofing market and its impact on tomorrow’s roof system performance.


  •  1 hour

    To gain knowledge on the future of masonry mortar, this interactive seminar has attendees participating in hands on demonstrations illustrating the quality of factory produced mortar compared to the inconsistencies associated with site mixed mortar. Participants will also discover the requirements necessary to achieve consistent colored mortar, every time. Now architects and specifiers can be assured that the products they specify are manufactured to exceed all applicable ASTM standards.


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    : A presentation on the benefits of using preblended stucco products in the construction of a stucco wall system. The seminar also covers jobsite delivery systems that increase product consistency and manpower productivity as well as contribute to cleaner, “greener” jobsites. The attendees will also be participating in hands-on demonstrations that illustrate the quality of factory produced stucco compared to the inconsistencies associated with site-mixed stucco.


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