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

Locker Solutions for Every Place and Purpose
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
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
Kitchen Cabinet Construction Methods, Finishes and Applications
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By Jason Foura

In this course, the design professional will have the opportunity to explore current trends in the housing market to realize the growing need for kitchen cabinets that fit multifamily projects. This course focuses on providing general information about the different types of substrates, finishes, assembly methods, and...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Selecting The Best Sports Floor
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By John Evans

The health, safety and performance of athletes is affected by the playing surface. This course discusses the key selection considerations used for material specification of maple or synthetic sports floors and describes a variety of subfloor and surface configurations. The Maple Flooring Manufacturers Association (MFMA...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Drainage & Drying in the Exterior Wall
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By Will Maley

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
Enhancing Security with Laminated Glass
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By Mark Jacobson

This presentation will focus on a growing need for security glazing to protect people and property from terrorist attacks and severe weather. Laminated glass can provide intrusion resistance, as well as protection from flying glass that occurs after a bomb blast. Bullet resistant laminates are designed specifically to...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Trending Accessible Design Standards: Restrooms, Locker Rooms & Adjacent Public Spaces
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
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
Moisture Management and Exterior Cladding Performance
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
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
Rethink Water Heating
Tuesday, November 2, 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
Managing Airborne Pathogens with Air Curtains
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm EDT
Presented By Frank Cuaderno

Air curtains create a controlled stream of air across a door or window opening, providing significant energy savings to building owners and helping to maintain interior building temperatures. In addition, some have optional features that can clean and sanitize the air near the opening. This course examines additional...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Designing Functional Outdoor Living Spaces
Monday, October 25, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Jason Foura

This course provides an overview of the growing outdoor living space and popular building materials used for its design, with a focus on outdoor kitchens. Many issues may arise during the design process that can make specifying difficult. This presentation will address how to create safe and functional outdoor living...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Polyiso - The Next Generation Air & Water Resistive Barrier
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Matt Stevens

To educate about ‘Building Longevity and Sustainability’ and how these concepts impact making buildings more energy efficient. The course examines how foil-faced polyiso continuous insulation can function as multiple control layers, providing Air and Water Resistive Barriers, in addition to providing a thermal control...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Exterior Wood Stain Considerations
Wednesday, October 20, 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
Understanding Light Management When Specifying Window Fabric and Shade Systems For Occupant Wellness and LEED Credits
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Geremie Giancola

This course covers design solutions for using shading systems to help building owners save money and eliminate occupant discomforts from glare, lack of quality views, thermal discomfort, and poor air quality. Shading system provides comfort, economic savings, and can add to the LEED projects by contributing to more than...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 IDCEC HSW CEU
Moisture Management and Exterior Cladding Performance
Monday, October 18, 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
Tepid Water
Thursday, October 14, 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
Wood-Plastic Composite Cladding for Sustainable Rainscreen Wall Systems
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Eric Atkins

Rain is one of the most important things to control in wall construction for both a building’s structural integrity and the occupants’ health. Join us in this one-hour course as we discuss the aesthetic, performance, and sustainable attributes of wood-plastic composites (WPCs) for use in rainscreen applications....

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Selecting The Best Sports Floor
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By John Evans

The health, safety and performance of athletes is affected by the playing surface. This course discusses the key selection considerations used for material specification of maple or synthetic sports floors and describes a variety of subfloor and surface configurations. The Maple Flooring Manufacturers Association (MFMA...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Energy Savings With Air Curtains
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Frank Cuaderno

Air curtains create a seamless barrier of air over any door, window, or opening, offering significant energy savings to building owners and helping to maintain interior building temperatures. This course examines how air curtains reduce whole building energy consumption, provide thermal comfort, and maintain air quality...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Rethink Water Heating
Monday, September 27, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Dan Millard

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
Elevating Design with Copper
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Larry Peters

In this one-hour course, you will learn about the amazing qualities of copper and its inherent sustainability in the built environment. The properties and characteristics of copper and copper alloy offer versatility, sustainability, and unlimited design potential. Examples of good design practice will be evaluated long...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour

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