Past Webinars

Past Webinars

Ron Blank & Associates offers live instructor-led AIA and LEED continuing education webinars. The webinars offer many different CE hour credits that include AIA HSW CE Hours, and ADA/Barrier-Free CE Hours. This page features past webinars hosted by Ron Blank & Associates. Users can access previous webinar recordings for research and education purposes. Building product manufacturers sponsor the free AIA continuing education webinars, which are taught by industry experts. Webinar topics may include roofing building materials, insulation, doors and windows, architectural paints, ADA accessibility codes and requirements, and more!
Recordings of past webinars do not offer completion credit

Specifying for Safety Emergency Eyewash & Shower Equipment
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Daniel Hughes

This one-hour course provides an overview of the types and use of emergency wash equipment, latest ANSI requirements that affect design, and tepid water requirements for emergency equipment.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 ASPE CE Hour
  • 1 IDCEC HSW CEU
  • 1 RCEP PDH for Engineers
Privacy in Today's Commercial Restroom
Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Sarah Schanke

In this program, we explore the current trends and issues changing the way we design restrooms. We'll discuss what users want in restroom experience, demand for increased privacy, and solutions for making your restroom the best room.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Moisture Management and Exterior Cladding Performance
Monday, June 7, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Jason Foura

In this hour webinar you will learn about moisture management and exterior cladding performance. The newest technology for moisture management systems. Also, learn how to compare and contrast the various exteriors. You will also understand how PVC siding and drain-able weather resistant barriers work together for...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Copper: Essential Element of Sustainable and Resilient Design
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Larry Peters

In this one-hour course, you will learn copper’s contribution to sustainability in the built environment. Leave the program with a better understanding of how copper enables our world to work more efficiently, it’s contribution to resilient construction and infrastructure, and responsible production. Up to date imagery...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
Drainage & Drying in the Exterior Wall
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Bill Warfield

Determining the best system for managing moisture can be challenging. Many factors such as climate, cladding, and cost should be considered when designing a sustainable wall. This course explores those factors, as well as trends in building codes and best practices.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Green Roofing: Blending Built Environments with Nature to Maximize Rooftop Productivity
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Angie Durhman

This course will go over the basics of vegetated roof construction and how the industry has documented successful installations over the last 25 years in the United States. We will teach the design requirements and standards unique to green roofs. The course will educate the participant on the benefits of the technology...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 IIBEC CEH
Trending Accessible Design Standards: Restrooms, Locker Rooms & Adjacent Public Spaces
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Daniel Hughes

Accessible design is a core requirement for most facility design projects. Ten (10) Emerging Accessible Design Trends & Tools demonstrate how designers are applying them to their projects. The class identifies who needs and how to provide accessibility in the toilet & locker room space. The presentation...

  • 1 ADA State Accessibility/Barrier-Free Req.
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 IDCEC HSW CEU
  • 1 RCEP PDH for Engineers
Tepid Water
Monday, May 10, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Tom Schroeder

Considering the vast number of situations that involve handling hazardous chemicals and materials during the normal course of business suggests that architects needs to be acutely aware of the impact on infrastructure design and specifications surrounding emergency equipment. Understanding the minimum requirements for...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 ASPE CE Hour
Locker Solutions for Every Place and Purpose
Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Sarah Schanke

Lockers come in many shapes and sizes. In this one hour course, we will learn about ADA compliance and sustainability as it relates to lockers, and we will take a look at different options that add to the visual appeal, and that make for easier user experience.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
How to Eliminate Flooring Failures
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Jeff Mosely

This course provides an overview of the considerations for specifying concrete to receive floor coverings, with guidance on proper specification of concrete mix design, placement, and curing methods to secure a warranted floor covering system for the project. Special emphasis on the environmental concerns of product...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Specifying Safe and Durable Polished Concrete Floors
Monday, May 3, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Joe Quick

In this one-hour course, participants will get an overview of the sustainable qualities, lower operational costs, and long-lasting aesthetics of polished concrete floors. Our team will discuss the polished concrete installation process as well as describe concrete densification technologies to ensure a beautiful,...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
The Significance of the Fabricator in the Design Process: Architectural Panel Surfaces & Systems
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Chris Kimball

Educate the Design Team as to the key role and significance played by the Fabricator on a project. This new understanding will enable the Team to consult and involve the Fabricator early in the design process. This early involvement will enable the Design Team to navigate code requirements, meet sustainability...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
What is in a coating specification – Architectural Metal Coatings
Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Dale Pranga & Justin Ebert

The Architectural Coatings industry has spent several years developing innovations to improve performance, durability and finish for coatings applied to metal components. This seminar will provide updates on the latest technologies to achieve AAMA compliance, define nomenclature, and discuss characteristics of different...

  • 1 AIA LU CE Hour
Exterior Wood Stain Considerations
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Chris Buffalo

Since the VOC law changed in 2012 transparent and semi-transparent stain performance evaluation has become challenging. Many factors such as texture, solvent restrictions and the use of hazardous chemicals in cleanup and maintenance should be considered when specifying a stain for exterior wood use. This course explores...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Rethink Water Heating
Monday, April 19, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Chris Anderson

The challenge for plumbing design professionals is finding the right balance between performance and efficiency in water heating systems. The information covered in this presentation is applicable across the commercial, residential, and industrial built environment. A review of plumbing code requirements and insights...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 ASPE CE Hour
Fiberglass Doors Gateway to Performance Comparison
Friday, April 16, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Herb Martin

In this one-hour webinar, design professionals will learn about the physical and structural components of fiberglass entry doors, comparing their performance to those of wood and steel doors. It will discuss the rating systems put forth by the National Fenestration Rating Council and North American Fenestration...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
A Range of Rainscreens: In-Depth Look at the Variety of Rainscreen Applications
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Kaylen Handly

Selecting the appropriate moisture management system for the building envelope can be a daunting task. Determining the appropriate rainscreen application can be based on several contributing factors – climate, building codes, cladding, and a variety others. This course will explore the importance of rainscreens as a...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Don't Wait: A Canopy Prep Timeline
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By Steve Standridge

Canopy systems are important additions to the building envelope, as well as providing a beautiful, unique aesthetic. Additionally, canopy systems require proper planning, knowledge, and a well-kept timeline. Architectural choices should drive the project, and as a result, the cost. In order to achieve the full...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Privacy in Today's Commercial Restroom
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By Sarah Schanke

In this program, we explore the current trends and issues changing the way we design restrooms. We'll discuss what users want in restroom experience, demand for increased privacy, and solutions for making your restroom the best room.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
How to Stand Out, Attract and Win Design Projects by Applying Pareto's 80-20 Principle to Marketing Messages
Monday, February 22, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm EST
Presented By Richard Petrie

This psychologically potent framework enables architects around the world to differentiate their firms. Features real like examples from architects who are becoming recognized as authorities in their markets when they apply three powerful messaging tools.

  • 1 AIA LU CE Hour

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