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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.

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DIVISION 3 - CONCRETE
REQUEST COURSE ILY03A
Colloidal Silica: New Technology for Better Concrete
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss the role of densifiers and colloidal silica technologies in terms of strengthening concrete.
2. Compare and contrast colloidal silica technology and silicate densifiers in terms of chemistry, performance, and application process and identify how these factors impact safety and the environment
3. Discuss various colloidal silica concrete floor innovations and their application process
4. Identify the benefits of using colloidal silica on concrete floors and how this impacts performance and longevity of a project

AIA Course Number: ILY03A
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
Lythic | www.lythic.net

REQUEST COURSE ILS03B
Full Dimensional Manufactured Stone Veneers: Manufacture, Application, Installation
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Understand what full dimensional manufactured stone is
2. Have a basic knowledge of the manufacturing process of full dimensional stone veneers
3. Become aware of the similarities and differences between full dimensional manufactured stone veneer and thin manufactured stone veneer
4. Understand the advantages of full dimensional manufactured stone veneer compared to quarried stone
5. Become familiar with the installation of full dimensional manufactured stone veneer as compared to natural stone
6. Understand the design versatilities of full dimensional stone veneer

AIA Course Number: ILS03B
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
Lone Star Stone, Inc. | www.lonestarstone.com

REQUEST COURSE LSS03A
Manufactured Stone Veneers
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Have a basic knowledge of the manufacturing process of synthetic stone veneers
2. Become more aware of the similarities and differences between natural stone and manufactured stone veneer
3. Understand the design versatility of manufactured stone veneer
4. Become familiar with the installation of manufactured stone veneer as compared to natural stone
AIA Course Number: LSS03A
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
Lone Star Stone, Inc. | www.lonestarstone.com
DIVISION 5 - METALS
REQUEST COURSE ISC05A
Efficient Design Utilizing Glazed Decorative Guardrails
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify various types of glazed guardrails and how they can be used in the design of a building to provide for safety while incorporating pleasing aesthetics
2. Describe proper railing installation procedures by using correct hardware and equipment
3. Address challenges that designers might encounter including transitions and various building types
4. Discuss various safety and accessibility standards of guardrails to comply with ICC and ADA regulations
AIA Course Number: ISC05A
Provider: SC Railing

www.sc-railing.com
REQUEST COURSE CDBS015
Fire Joint Framing and Protection
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Understanding dynamic and static perimeter joints in fire-rated construction
2. Understanding what constitutes a fire/smoke rated joint assembly
3. Understanding UL ratings of joint assemblies
4. Understanding what the design professional should consider when specifying and detailing protection using dynamic or static perimeter and head of wall joints

AIA Course Number: CDBS015
Provider: ClarkDietrich Building System | www.clarkdietrich.com
To Schedule: Janine Dallies 330-372-5564 Ext. 235

REQUEST COURSE CDBS014
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: CDBS014
Provider: ClarkDietrich Building System| www.clarkdietrich.com
To Schedule: Janine Dallies 330-372-5564 Ext. 235

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. 235

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 IC 2006 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. 235

Online Course Available - Provider: Ron Blank & Associates, Inc.
REQUEST COURSE CDBS013
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: CDBS013
Provider: ClarkDietrich Building System| www.clarkdietrich.com
To Schedule: Janine Dallies 330-372-5564 Ext. 235
DIVISION 6 - WOOD AND PLASTICS
REQUEST COURSE HBG06B
Column Options for the 21st Century
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Take an overall look at columns and the materials they are made from
2. Explore the manufacturing process of these materials
3. Study the installation process of the different column options
4. Evaluate the materials based on their characteristics
5. Discuss how current trends have affected columns in the construction industry

AIA Course Number: HBG06B
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
HB&G Building Products | www.hbgcolumns.com

Online Course Available - Provider: Ron Blank & Associates, Inc.
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 ISA06A
Diffusible Wood Preservatives
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the basic nature of wood as a structural material or architectural feature
2. Explain the vulnerability of wood and list ways of maintaining its integrity
3. Compare and contrast different wood preservatives and their applications
4. Define diffusible wood preservatives and describe the diffusion process
AIA Course Number: ISA06A
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
Sasco Products Limited | www.sasco.ca
REQUEST COURSE IMA06B
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: IMA06B
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
MASCO | www.masco.com
REQUEST COURSE ICX06B
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: ICX06B
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
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 COS06C
Understanding Quartz Surfacing Material
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Where Quartz can be found
2. The physical properties of Quartz
3. What the BretonĀ® manufacturing process is
4. Differences between acrylic solid surfaces, stone, and Quartz surfaces
5. The advantages of combining Quartz surfacing and antimicrobial materials
AIA Course Number: COS06C
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
Cosentino USA | www.silestoneusa.com

Online Course Available - Provider: Ron Blank & Associates, Inc.
DIVISION 7 - THERMAL AND MOISTURE PROTECTION
REQUEST COURSE IJH07A
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. Illustrate new panel cladding and describe 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: IJH07A
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
James Hardie Siding | scheduling here | www.jameshardiecommercial.com

Online Course Available - Provider: Ron Blank & Associates, Inc.
REQUEST COURSE IJH07D
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: IJH07D
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
James Hardie Siding | scheduling here | www.jameshardiecommercial.com

Online Course Available - Provider: Ron Blank & Associates, Inc.
REQUEST COURSE IJH07B
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: IJH07B
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
James Hardie Siding | scheduling here | www.jameshardiecommercial.com
REQUEST COURSE IBD07A
Roof Hatch & Smoke Vent Design, Life Safety and BIM Integration
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Describe roof access hatch applications for personnel and equipment
2. Explain code regulations and OSHA for safety railing fall protection for openings
3. Describe smoke venting applications based on IBC code regulations.
4. Identify design practices for sizing and selecting operation of smoke vents
5. Explain the differences between UL 793 and FM 4430
6. Identify BIM families for roof hatch and smoke vent applications
7. List examples of parametric design properties within BIM families
AIA Course Number: IBD07A
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
Babcock-Davis | www.babcockdavis.com
REQUEST COURSE IPG07A
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: IPG07A
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
Polyglass USA, Inc.| www.polyglass.com

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: Metals USA

www.metalsusa.com
REQUEST COURSE ISF07A
Use of Snow Retention Devices: Science or Fiction?
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
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 performance
6. Explain the proper selection and specification of snow guards
AIA Course Number: ISF07A
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
S-5! | www.S-5.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.
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 IMM08A
Glazing with Acrylic Foam Structural Tape
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Compare the different types of structural glazing and architectural panel application options
2. Describe the methods and standards by which acrylic foam tape for structural glazing is measured and why this is important to a project
3. Explain the advantages of using acrylic foam tape in terms of project installation time and costs, architectural appearance, and structural performance
4. Discuss the proper installation process as well as design considerations when using acrylic foam tapes for structural glazing and architectural panel applications
AIA Course Number: IMM08A
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
3M | www.mmm.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 IAT08A
The Use of Sound Control Fenestrations 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: IAT08A
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
Atrium Windows and Doors | www.atrium.com
DIVISION 9 - FINISHES
REQUEST COURSE TRX09F
Designing With Wood Composite Exterior Decking Material
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Review the evolution of decking materials
2. Understand differences among wood and alternative decking materials
3. Acquire basic knowledge of wood-polymer decking materials
AIA Course Number: TRX09F
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
Trex | www.trex.com

Online Course Available
- Provider: Ron Blank & Associates, Inc.
REQUEST COURSE TIG09B
Powder Coating : A Green Alternative for Surface Finishing
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the differences between powder coating and liquid coating systems
2. Learn the basics of powder coatings
3. Understand the importance of application (metal pretreatment, curing) for factory applied (powder) coatings as an integral part of the surface quality management process
AIA Course Number: TIG09B
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
Tiger Drylac U.S.A., Inc. | www.tiger-coatings.us
REQUEST COURSE ISK09A
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: ISK09A
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
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 re 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. 235
REQUEST COURSE INI06A
Suspended Wood Ceilings: Design to Delivery
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the benefits of wood ceilings suspended by t-bar
2. Discuss the materials that compose wood ceilings, specifically the solid, veneered, or reclaimed wood planks and panels
3. List the sustainability attributes and options with wood ceilings
4. Identify critical design and functional considerations when designing with and specifying wood ceilings
AIA Course Number: INI06A
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
9Wood | www.9wood.com
DIVISION 10 - SPECIALTIES
REQUEST COURSE IAS10B
Accessibility Disconnects in Toilet Room Design
1 AIA HSW CE Hour and Course fulfills state accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free CE
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the need for universal design
2. Explain the role of ADA in accessible design
3. Identify and analyze accessible elements of a multi-user washroom to determine compliance with applicable accessibility codes, regulations, and guidelines
4. Examine accessible components and describe typical design and installation disconnects
5. Review fixture placement
6. Identify material types appropriate for washroom use and issues related to usability, abuse, warranty, and LEED
AIA Course Number: IAS10B
Provider: American Specialties, Inc.

www.americanspecialties.com
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
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 IEZ11A
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: IEZ11A
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
EZ Way, Inc. | www.ezlifts.com
REQUEST COURSE IMQ11B
HYBRID OR Suite Planning and Design
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Understand what defines a HYBRID OR
2. List 3 benefits of HYBRID operating suites
3. Identify architecturally significant medical equipment used in a HYBRID OR suite
4. Detail 3 design & planning considerations for HYBRID OR suites
AIA Course Number: IMQ11B
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
MAQUET, Inc. | www.maquet.com/us
REQUEST COURSE IKS11A
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: IKS11A
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
Karl Storz | www.ksea.com
REQUEST COURSE IGT11A
Principles and Design Considerations for Sterile Processes
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Explain why the Sterile Processing Department (SPD) is such an important department in the facility
2. Understand the basic concepts of decontamination and sterilization
3. Identify the type of equipment found in the SPD
4. Understand the workflow of SPD
5. Factors to consider when designing a SPD
AIA Course Number: IGT11A
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
Getinge | www.getinge.com

Online Course Available
- Provider: Ron Blank & Associates, Inc.
DIVISION 12 - FURNISHINGS
REQUEST COURSE IDL12A
Designing with Epoxy Resin Laboratory Work Surfaces
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Explain the characteristics of environments where industrial grade work surfaces are typically specified
2. List the characteristics and attributes of epoxy resin and be able to compare and contrast it with other materials such as: solid surface, stainless steel, chemically resistant composite resin, chemically resistant high pressure laminate, and resin impregnated natural stone
3. Describe how all discussed surface materials compare in performance through: physical durability, chemical resistance, heat resistance, moisture resistance, flammability resistance
4. Apply specific design criteria and/or standard guidelines for designing with epoxy resin to your projects, such as: material thickness, color, edge finish, backsplash type, sink type and accessories
AIA Course Number: IDL12A
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
Durcon, Inc. | www.durcon.com
DIVISION 14 - CONVEYING SYSTEMS
REQUEST COURSE IKP14A
Mechanical Parking Solutions for Modern Urban Density
1 AIA HSW CE Hour
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Define mechanical parking
2. Describe dependent access parking stackers' uses and limitations
3. List the different types of independent access parking stackers
4. Explain puzzle lifts, how they work and what their advantages are
5. Describe fully automatic machines and why they might be used
6. Compare and contrast the different stackers and lifts and describe when each would be appropriate for use
7. Describe what type of cars are suitable for each lift
8. Describe the design requirements for each parking type
AIA Course Number: IKP14A
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
Klaus Multiparking, Inc | www.parklift.com

Online Course Available
- Provider: Ron Blank & Associates, Inc.
DIVISION 15 - MECHANICAL
REQUEST COURSE ISE15A
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: ISE15A
Provider: InfoSpec, Inc.

Sponsor:
Seisco | www.seisco.com

Online Course Available
- Provider: Ron Blank & Associates, Inc.
DIVISION 16 - ELECTRICAL
REQUEST COURSE IBR16B
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
Provider: Berchtold

www.berchtoldusa.com
 
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