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Lunch & Learn Courses provided by InfoSpec, Inc.
Here you will find a full list of sponsored Lunch & Learn courses provided by InfoSpec, Inc. that are live, instructor-led and typically held at your design firm. The AIA education provider is InfoSpec, Inc. (unless otherwise noted).
To learn about scheduling a Lunch & Learn course email schedule@infospecinc.com.

To view the available sustainable design Lunch & Learn courses, visit www.GreenCE.com.

The CE Academy is coming to a city near you! Are you a design professional or spec writer in need of CE learning units 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 learning units at one time. The courses are educational in content, AIA registered and have HSW credits. CE Academy, Inc. will manage the reporting of your credits to the AIA and email you a certificate of completion after the event. For more information email events@ceacademyinc.com.
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Please be aware that Ron Blank & Associates, Inc. facilitates your request but cannot guarantee the availability of each course due to Lunch & Learn course sponsor criteria, logistics and other determinations.
 
When you finish selecting Lunch & Learn courses to include in your request, click this button:
DIVISION 5 - METALS
REQUEST COURSE IPL05B
Access Ladders: OSHA, ANSI, and IBC Design Criteria and Applications
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the types of fixed access ladders
2. Describe applications for each type of fixed ladder
3. List the applicable building code considerations
4. Accurately specify the ladders needed for a project based on the application and applicable building code
AIA Course Number: IPL05B
Provider: Precision Ladders

www.precisionladders.com
REQUEST COURSE DMF005
Light-Gauge Steel Framing Connection Products: Specifying Tested Connection Products That Limit Liability
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. How deflection clips are used to attach exterior curtain-wall studs to a building structure
2. How to provide for vertical building movement independent of the cold-formed steel framing
3. What types of support clips are used for rigid or positive attachment connections
4. What are the track types and what are the advantages of each
5. Understand the various methods used to install the different types of connectors
6. Properly interpreting the allowable load tables for clips

AIA Course Number: DMF005
Provider: ClarkDietrich Building System| www.clarkdietrich.com
To Schedule: Janine Dallies 330-372-5564 Ext. 64235

Online Course Available - Provider: Ron Blank & Associates, Inc.
REQUEST COURSE DMF009
Specify and Install Structural Steel Studs per ASTM C955 and C1007
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. What are the IBC 2012 Code Compliance requirements for cold-formed structural studs
2. What four criteria must be met in order for a structural stud to be in conformance with the physical requirements governed by ASTM C955
3. What are the minimum installation requirements for cold-formed structural steel studs as established by ASTM C1007
4. How to evaluate when a fire-rated assembly requires a reduction in load carrying capacity

AIA Course Number: DMF009
Provider: ClarkDietrich Building System| www.clarkdietrich.com
To Schedule: Janine Dallies 330-372-5564 Ext. 64235

Online Course Available - Provider: Ron Blank & Associates, Inc.
REQUEST COURSE CDBS 013
Utilizing Cold-Formed Steel Framing in Mid-Rise Construction
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. What structural advantages are there when using cold-formed steel framing in lieu of conventional framing systems
2. What environmental benefits are there when using cold-formed steel in mid-rise construction
3. How are mechanical systems such as HVAC, electrical and plumbing incorporated into the design of mid-rise structures whwn using colf-formed steel framing
4. What are the advantages to the owner/designer/contractor team when cold-formed steel framing is used in mid-rise construction
AIA Course Number: CDBS 013
Provider: ClarkDietrich Building System| www.clarkdietrich.com
To Schedule: Janine Dallies 330-372-5564 Ext. 64235
DIVISION 6 - WOOD AND PLASTICS
REQUEST COURSE ICF06B
Decorative Hardwood Plywood & Veneer: Beautiful by Nature
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
1 GBCI CE hour for LEED Professionals
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss the basics of decorative hardwood plywood, how it is manufactured, and its sustainable attributes
2. Compare and contrast the different types of cores and adhesives that are used to manufacture decorative hardwood plywood with an emphasis on urea formaldehyde and NAUF options
3. Discuss the different types of veneer options offered (including species, grading, and cut)
4. Discuss the questions that need to be asked to successfully specify decorative hardwood plywood and LEED contribution

AIA Course Number: ICF06B
Provider: Columbia Forest Products

www.columbiaforestproducts.com
REQUEST COURSE ICS06D
Exterior Cladding Innovation: Rainscreen Design with Ultracompact Surfacing
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Define Ultracompact Surfacing and discuss the innovative production process that creates stone-like properties which contribute to project longevity and lower maintenance
2. Discuss designing with Ultracompact Surfaces in terms of color, texture, format, general design flexibility and various applications for both interior and exterior
3. Identify the traits and advantages of Ultracompact Surfaces in terms of strength, durability, UV resistance, absorption rates, abrasion resistance, and ASTM testing
4. Discuss proper rainscreen design and installation using Ultracompact Surfacing material

AIA Course Number: ICS06D
Provider: Cosentino

www.cosentino.com
REQUEST COURSE IMA06D
Gen Y: This is Not Your Mother's Kitchen
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Define Gen Y members as a group, outlining their makeup, views on marriage and family, personal characteristics, and social skills
2. Describe how members of Gen Y work and the role technology and social media play both on the job and in everyday life
3. Outline Gen Y's spending habits in relation to personal preferences, brand identification, and engaging shopping experiences
4. State the style preferences of the Gen Y consumer in terms of home design and summarize appropriate tactics to use to attract this new generation of spenders
AIA Course Number: IMA06D
Provider: MASCO

www.masco.com
REQUEST COURSE IMA06E
Lifestages Redefining the Kitchen Space
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the baby boomer, gen X and gen Y generations, their sub-segments and unique characteristics
2. Discuss the lifestyle demands of the baby boomer, gen X and gen Y generations and how they impact kitchen design
3. Compare the lifestyle demands and desires of the baby boomer, gen X and gen Y generations and how these influence their requirements for universal design
4. Summarize the seven key findings of the GenShift 2011 study and how the information gathered from this study impacts the design profession on a daily basis
AIA Course Number: IMA06E
Provider: MASCO

www.masco.com
REQUEST COURSE ICX06C
Laminated Timber Columns: Structural Characteristics
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Explain the Construction of the Laminated Timber Column
2. Describe the importance of proper & sustainable fiber sourcing, pressure treating to ground contact, Kiln drying and a structural adhesive
3. Identify the Structural Advantages of Built-up Timber Columns
4. Identify the job site advantages of Laminated Columns
AIA Course Number: ICX06C
Provider: Cox Industries

www.coxwood.com
REQUEST COURSE SS1
Solid Surface Solutions in Commercial Settings
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Explore the benefits of acrylic solid surface and enable the participant to research, evaluate and specify the appropriate surface product for installation in their commercial projects
2. Develop a clear understanding of product differences and compare performance characteristics of the variety of surface materials available for commercial projects
AIA Course Number: SS1
Provider: Samsung
www.staron.com
REQUEST COURSE ICS06H
Surface Innovation - Redefining Boundaries of Interior and Exterior Spaces with Ultracompact Surfacing
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss the evolution of surfaces and the various types of surfacing material for interior and exterior applications
2. Define ultracompact surfacing and the innovative production process that creates intrinsically unique properties
3. Discuss designing with ultracompact surfaces in terms color, texture, and format
4. Discuss the advantages of compact surfaces in terms of strength, durability, chemical resistance, absorption, abrasion resistance, and ASTM testing
5. Identify possible interior/exterior application options with ultracompact surfacing material

AIA Course Number: ICS06H
Provider: Cosentino

www.cosentino.com
REQUEST COURSE ICS06F
Understanding Quartz Surfacing Material
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. List the components of Quartz surfacing material
2. Depict the role Quartz has played in history
3. Explain where Quartz can be found
4. List physical properties of Quartz
5. Describe the Breton manufacturing process
6. List the differences between acrylic solid surfaces, stone, and Quartz surfaces
7. List the composite materials integrated into quartz solid surfacing
8. Describe the advantages of combining Quartz surfacing material, and an antimicrobial
AIA Course Number: ICS06F
Provider: Cosentino

www.silestoneusa.com

Online Course Available - Provider: Ron Blank & Associates, Inc.
REQUEST COURSE IMA06C
Universal Design and ADA Standards: Creating Spaces to Serve All People All the Time
1 AIA HSW Hour
Course fulfills 1 Hour state accessibility/ADA/barrier-free CE requirements
1 ADA Hour for Licensed California Architects
1 Barrier Free Hour for Licensed Texas Architects
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss how accessible design for all user types enhances the lives of people occupying such a space and why it is important to design for all life-stages
2. Compare and contrast Universal Design with designing for ADA, UFAS and FHA
3. Identify the principles of UD and explain various design elements, innovations, and strategies for making more accessible, user-friendly spaces
4. Discuss ADA 2010 standards and identify requirements for various spaces such as bathrooms and kitchen areas
AIA Course Number: IMA06C
Provider: Masco

www.masco.com
DIVISION 7 - THERMAL AND MOISTURE PROTECTION
REQUEST COURSE IJH07E
Climate Zoned Cladding and Contemporary Commercial Solutions with Fiber Cement Siding
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. List common selection criteria for various siding options
2. Describe why fire, wind, hail/impact resistance, and other physical properties are important for long term siding performance
3. Define Fiber Cement
4. Describe new climate zoned cladding and why these systems are essential to the longevity of your design
5. Compare and contrast the two FCS cladding climate zones
6. Describe new panel cladding and how this is helping designers meet emerging demands for contemporary commercial design aesthetics
7. Describe the best practices for cutting fiber cement siding
8. List 6 benefits of fiber cement siding
AIA Course Number: IJH07E
Provider: James Hardie

www.JamesHardieCommercial.com
REQUEST COURSE IJH07G
Considerations in Rainscreen Cladding Design; Exterior Moisture – Risk, Design and Applications
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Provide a high level explanation about building owner considerations and how it relates to building envelope design requirements
2. Describe the design process in the context of moisture loads, transport and control layers
3. Discuss several risk factors in relation to moisture management in building envelopes
4. Identify the different types of wall assemblies
5. Be able to implement a ventilated rainscreen in your design with panel claddings
AIA Course Number: IJH07G
Provider: James Hardie

www.JamesHardieCommercial.com
REQUEST COURSE IJH07F
Developing and Building Sustainably with Fiber Cement Siding
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Define Fiber Cement
2. Illustrate the design decisions that affect enclosure systems
3. List the 4 D’s of Wall Design
4. Describe how water management and durability improve longevity of cladding
5. Compare and contrast embodied energy and recurring embodied energy
6. Define Life Cycle Assessment and describe the system analysis parameters
7. Describe climate zoned cladding and list the environmental criteria for each of the zones
8. Describe the environmental concerns regarding Toxicity, VOC’s and Painting and how these can be best addressed
AIA Course Number: IJH07F
Provider: James Hardie

www.JamesHardieCommercial.com
REQUEST COURSE IPG07C
Modified Bitumen Roofing Systems - Simplified Approach to Commercial Low Slope Roofing
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss the evolution of roofing including modified bitumen roofing technology
2. Learn about the various asphalt and reinforcement options contained in modified bitumen membranes and how they contribute to the long life of a roof
3. Describe proper installation techniques of modified bitumen roofing systems that contribute to safety and long life
4. Discuss the potential challenges, design considerations and solutions of modified bitumen roofing systems
AIA Course Number: IPG07C
Provider: Polyglass USA, Inc

www.polyglass.com/US-EN
REQUEST COURSE IPG07B
Self-Adhered Modified Bitumen Technology
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Describe how self-adhered membranes fit in the modified bitumen roofing world
2. List the asphalt and reinforcement options contained in self-adhered modified bitumen membranes
3. Explain proper installation techniques for self-adhered membranes
4. Describe the advantages and limitations of self-adhered membranes
AIA Course Number: IPG07B
Provider: Polyglass USA, Inc

www.polyglass.com/US-EN

Online Course Available
- Provider: Ron Blank & Associates, Inc.
REQUEST COURSE IMU07G
Steep Sloped Premium Stone Coated Metal Roofing Systems
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
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
AIA Course Number: IMU07G
Provider: Gerard Roofing Technologies

www.gerardusa.com
REQUEST COURSE IFI07A
Using Elastomeric Hybrid Construction Sealants for Dynamic Joints: Merging the Strengths of Silicones and Polyurethanes
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the general performance properties needed for compliance with ASTM C920, the standard for elastomeric sealants
2. Analyze the basics of how substrate types and anticipated movement can be used for properly selecting a sealant
3. Identify the primary sealant chemistry types and compare their advantages and limitations in regards to application, performance and longevity characteristics
4. Understand the two types of hybrid silane terminated sealants (MS Polymer and SPUR) and explain how their performance characteristics and low environmental impact can provide properties which combine the strengths and limit the deficiencies of traditional silicones and polyurethanes
AIA Course Number: IFI07A
Provider: Franklin International

www.franklininternational.com
REQUEST COURSE IDT07A
Walkable Thermoplastic Deck and Roofing Membrane Systems
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Introduce walkable thermoplastic deck and roofing membrane systems and compare them to other systems
2. Describe the system's advantages
3. Review the design considerations for the system and integration to the building envelope
4. Provide a base understanding of the system's installation techniques
AIA Course Number: IDT07A
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
Skyline Building Systems | www.dec-tec.com

Online Course Available
- Provider: Ron Blank & Associates, Inc.
REQUEST COURSE INY07A
Managing Building Movement with Joints
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the requirements for expansion joints including the amount and direction of movement as well as the geometry or location of the joint
2. Answer critical questions regarding expansion joint requirements with regards to:
  • Location
  • i.e. Floor loads and flush mounted for ADA
  • Fire separation
  • Sound, thermal and moisture separation
  • Finish closure
  • Aesthetic consideration
3. Select, detail and specify the expansion joint(s) elements:
  • Select and develop a list of all joints (interior wall, exterior wall, etc)
  • Detail the connection of the joint to the substrate
4. Discuss installation tips and best practices

AIA Course Number: INY07A
Provider: Nystrom
www.nystrom.com

DIVISION 8 - DOORS AND WINDOWS
REQUEST COURSE IGL08C
Architectural Glass Now: New Versatility in Decorative Glass Applications
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss the six reasons why decorative architectural glass is an important component of modern design strategies
2. Discuss the sustainable properties of various types of decorative glass, including how they can contribute to LEED® credits
3. Learn how advancements in design or technology have greatly increased the ways in which decorative glass can be used in a project
4. Review some project challenges and explain how decorative architectural glass was used to solve design, construction or social issues
AIA Course Number: IGL08C
Provider: Goldray, Inc
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www.goldrayindustries.com
REQUEST COURSE IRD08A
Innovation and Customization in Overhead Doors
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the components and explain the operation of the various types of overhead doors
2. Discuss the benefits and limitations, and compare and contrast each type of overhead door
3. Evaluate how counterweight balanced doors can be used to add value to the design of an existing building, renovation and new construction
4. Discuss safety standards for overhead doors
5. Describe how overhead doors contribute to a sustainable design and LEED certification
AIA Course Number: IRD08A
Provider: Renlita Doors

www.renlitadoors.com
REQUEST COURSE IAT08B
The Use of Sound Control Fenestration in Building Design
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Analyze the need for and purpose of acoustic fenestration in building design and construction
2. Define the basic science of sound and sound control
3. List the various ratings of acoustic performance
4. Explain testing and certification of acoustic fenestration products
5. Describe design considerations and methods of testing acoustic performance of fenestration products
6. Recognize the types of acoustic fenestration products available on the market
7. Describe acoustics as a system within the building design
AIA Course Number: IAT08B
Provider: Atrium Corporation

www.silent-guard.com
DIVISION 9 - FINISHES
REQUEST COURSE IAG09E
Architectural Protective Coatings: FEVE Technology
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Compare and contrast polyvinylidene fluoride (PVdF) and fluoroethylene vinyl ether (FEVE) architectural coatings in terms of application and performance
2. Knowledgably determine which FEVE coating type to apply based on field or shop application and substrate (solvent-based, solid resins, water-borne, powder)
3. Discuss the low-VOC/HAPS-free attributes of FEVE coatings and the importance of meeting South Coast Air Quality (SCAQMD) standards
4. Discuss the attributes and benefits of FEVE technology when applied to a project exterior, including long-lasting protection from the elements (UV rays, wind, rain, corrosion) and reducing the use of resources and costs associated with maintenance/repair
AIA Course Number: IAG09E
Provider: AGC Chemicals Americas

www.lumiflonusa.com
REQUEST COURSE CDBS 017
Equivalent (EQ) Coatings - How to Evaluate Compliance with Code Requirements
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Understanding the requirements of the Building Code and how it permits equivalent (EQ) coatings for non-load bearing steel studs
2. Understanding what is meant by an equivalent (EQ) coating
3. Understanding how equivalent (EQ) coatings provide corrosion protection on non-load bearing steel studs
4. Understanding the benefits equivalent (EQ) coatings provide over conventional G40 coatings
5. Understanding what design professionals should consider when specifying equivalent (EQ) coatings
AIA Course Number: CDBS 017
Provider: ClarkDietrich Building Systems| www.clarkdietrich.com
To Schedule: Janine Dallies 330-372-5564 Ext. 64235
REQUEST COURSE IAG09C
Extending Infrastructure Life Using FEVE Bridge Coatings
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Define FEVE and discuss FEVE coating makeup, history and unique weatherability properties
2. Discuss real-time and accelerated testing of FEVE coatings that demonstrate its proven performance in terms of corrosion resistance, color/gloss retention, and long life-cycle
3. Discuss guidelines for proper specification, ease of application and low maintenance needs of FEVE bridge coatings
4. Quantify cost and sustainability benefits of FEVE coatings for bridges in regard to long life-cycle
AIA Course Number: IAG09C
Provider: AGC Chemicals Americas

www.lumiflonusa.com
REQUEST COURSE CDBS 014
Lath: Selection and Specifications to Enhance Stucco Performance
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Evaluate and compare various lathing materials in terms of code compliance
2. Evaluate lath to ASTM standards and acceptance criteria
3. Evaluate and compare various lathing materials in terms of sustainability
4. Evaluate and identify specific challenges of stucco wall systems while reviewing best practices and solutions

AIA Course Number: CDBS 014
Provider: ClarkDietrich Building System| www.clarkdietrich.com
To Schedule: Janine Dallies 330-372-5564 Ext. 64235

REQUEST COURSE ISK09B
Selecting the Optimal Floor Finish for Hygiene Critical Environments
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Define Hygiene Critical Environments (HCE) and explain where they are found
2. Describe the design challenges of Hygiene Critical Environment and the demands on HCE floor finishes
3. Explain the evolution of flooring, and list the characteristics, benefits, and deficiencies of each
4. Review the data and specify the optimal floor finish for Hygiene Critical Environments
5. Review the preparation and installation details for the optimal floor finish in a Hygiene Critical Environment
AIA Course Number: ISK09B
Provider:
Silikal | www.silikalamerica.com
REQUEST COURSE CDBS016
Specifying Traditional and Equivalent EQ Steel Studs per ASTM C645
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. What are the ASTM C645 material and manufacturing requirements for drywall studs
2. How do equivalent gauge studs contribute to LEED credits
3. What you need to know when specifying fire-rated partitions
4. When are equivalent gauge studs permited to be used in lieu of traditional thickness studs
AIA Course Number: CDBS016
Provider: ClarkDietrich Building Systems| www.clarkdietrich.com
To Schedule: Janine Dallies 330-372-5564 Ext. 64235
DIVISION 10 - SPECIALTIES
REQUEST COURSE ISP10I
Designing Barrier-Free Restrooms to Meet the New 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
Course fulfills 1 hour of CA & TX state Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free CE requirements
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Distinguish between the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA)
2. Understand what components make up the ADA Standards for Accessible Design
3. Define the characteristics of accessibility as they apply to the restroom setting
4. Discuss the ADA Standards for restrooms and their implementation
5. Distinguish between minimal accessible design and universal design
6. Identify sustainable design options
7. Identify privacy design options
AIA Course Number: ISP10I
Provider: Scranton Products

www.scrantonproducts.com
REQUEST COURSE ISP10E
Locker Solutions for Every Place and Purpose
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Compare and contrast different material types for lockers in terms of their makeup, maintenance, life span, and sustainable benefits to occupants and the environment
2. Identify different applications for HDPE plastic lockers and discuss design options that make them more user-friendly, ADA compliant, and aesthetically pleasing to end users based on those applications
3. Identify the health and environmental benefits of specifying HDPE plastic lockers made from 100% recycled content
4. Discuss fire code compliance of lockers and explain the importance of recognizing NFPA 286
AIA Course Number: ISP10E
Provider: Scranton Products

www.scrantonproducts.com
DIVISION 11 - EQUIPMENT
REQUEST COURSE IBD11A
Design Considerations for Today's Operating Room
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify how integration of OR technologies impact OR design in terms of space management, room control, and patient outcomes
2. Discuss the advantages of advanced planning for OR design to accommodate incorporation of AV equipment and OR infrastructure and how this contributes to improving the sterile environment
3. Discus the history of video signals and how new signals will impact OR design
4. Explain how the emergence of hybrid suites is impacting OR design and identify design challenges of multi specialty suites in terms of allowing cross functional surgical teams to work in harmony
AIA Course Number: IBD11A
Provider: Black Diamond Video

www.blackdiamondvideo.com
REQUEST COURSE IEZ11B
Designing For Healthcare: Ceiling Lifts and Patient Safe Handling
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Define and describe patient lifts and explain application options in healthcare facilities
2. Compare and contrast dedicated and portable ceiling mounted lifts.
3. Explain best design strategies for incorporating patient lifts into a healthcare facility project
4. Explain patient lift system components and requirements
AIA Course Number: IEZ11B
Provider: EZ Way

www.ezlifts.com
REQUEST COURSE IKS11B
Operating Room Integration
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss the trends that drive the need for operating room (OR) integration
2. Identify the components of OR integration in terms of space management and room control and how this contributes to a safer, more fluid working environment
3. Define the different levels of integration and their design features and considerations
4. Analyze the design & infrastructure needs of OR integration
AIA Course Number: IKS11B
Provider: Karl Storz

www.karlstorz.com
DIVISION 13 - SPECIAL CONSTRUCTION
REQUEST COURSE IAR13D
Bullet, Blast Resistant & Forced Entry Resistant Products
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss the importance of protection through physical security products
2. List various physical security products and their applications
3. Describe testing standards and the levels of bullet resistance
4. Understand which physical security products to specify on a given project
AIA Course Number: IAR13D
Provider: Armortex, Inc.

www.armortex.com
DIVISION 15 - MECHANICAL
REQUEST COURSE ISE15B
Electric Tankless Water Heaters
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Explain the Water/Energy Nexus as it relates to water heating
2. Discuss consumption patterns associated with typical residential hot water usage
3. Identify the different classifications of water heater designs currently on the market
4. Discuss the benefits and shortcomings associated with each classification of water heating design
AIA Course Number: ISE15B
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
Seisco | www.seisco.com

Online Course Available
- Provider: Ron Blank & Associates, Inc.
DIVISION 16 - ELECTRICAL
REQUEST COURSE IBR16B-2
Critical Factors in OR Design
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the key physical factors of the OR and equipment that should be taken into consideration when designing a new operating room
2. Explain how new surgical techniques create a need to reassess the conventional design of operating rooms
3. Explain why the ceiling in the operating room is very valuable real estate and how clinical needs must be incorporated into the design as it relates to equipment being “fixed” to the ceiling
4. List the super-structures that support the equipment, as this is critical to the overall success of the room design
AIA Course Number: IBR16B-2
Provider: Stryker
www.stryker.com
REQUEST COURSE IBR16C
Critical Factors in ICU Design
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the key physical factors of the ICU and equipment that should be taken into consideration when designing a critical care environment.
2. Explain how new bed-side procedures create the need to reassess conventional ICU suite design.3. Describe the benefits of using power booms in place of traditional headwall systems and how this design can encourage family support.
4. Explain how safe patient handling and patient lifting are helping support positive clinical outcomes, and how the patient lift systems can best be integrated into a design that includes power booms.
5. List the super-structures that support the equipment, as this is critical to the overall success of the room design.
AIA Course Number: IBR16C
Provider: Stryker
www.stryker.com
DIVISION 22 - PLUMBING
REQUEST COURSE ITO22F
Total Bathroom Design
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. List attributes of a bathroom with total design
2. Select the features of a bathroom that maximize an elderly or disabled person's ability to independently live with dignity
3. Describe the advantages to the residents of a home that has implemented total design in their bathroom
4. Explain why good bathroom design should encompass the needs of the total of all people
AIA Course Number: ITO22F
Provider: TOTO

www.totousa.com
 
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