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
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 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
The Impact of Noise in Buildings
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Russ Eisenberg

Provides a one hour overview of sound as it relates to the built environment,: discussions on the movement and measurement of sound, how it enters a building, and the health and productivity occupants affected by noise. Solutions for mitigating sound in retrofit situations as it pertains to windows will be discussed.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Kitchen Cabinet Construction Methods, Finishes and Applications
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Jake Grande

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
Transforming Lives Through Open Minds, Organization, and Universal Design
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Barbara Snook

In this one-hour presentation, we will explore how organization plays a role in promoting a better quality of life for building occupants. We will review principles of inclusive design and how they can help people with all levels of abilities and challenges, including physical, cognitive, and neurodevelopmental...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 IDCEC HSW CEU
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Olivia Banks

We are going to look at three contemporary high-end materials: aluminum, glass, and high gloss acrylic. First, we will review the inherent qualities of each, then we will look at how each might be incorporated into your designs. We will review the design options of each application and how to specify these materials...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 IDCEC HSW CEU
Designing Functional Outdoor Living Spaces
Friday, September 18, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Phil Rainbow

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 LU CE Hour
How to Select the Right Interior Paint Finish
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Shipta Chawla

In this course participants will gain practical knowledge on sheen and gloss levels while illustrating the use of various finishes through a home painted in colors from the Color Trends 2019 Palette.

  • 1 AIA LU CE Hour
  • 1 IDCEC CEU
Protective Treatments for Masonry and Concrete
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Jake Boyer

An overview of the effects of water on masonry architecture. Types of masonry water repellents are compared and contrasted. Application methods are discussed. The program ends with a look at treatments for protecting masonry against non-water threats such as oil and graffiti.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Moisture Management and Exterior Cladding Performance
Friday, September 11, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Jason Foura

In this one 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 a...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Continuous Insulation & ACM/MCM Rainscreens in High Wind Zone Steel Stud Construction
Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Matt Stevens

This course outlines the danger posed By Mother Nature and the science, codes, testing and methods in which to build and combat these forces.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Privacy in Today's Commercial Restroom
Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 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 a restroom experience, demand for increased privacy, and solutions for making your restroom the best room.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Railing Made Simple
Friday, August 28, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Joseph Pass

In this course, we will familiarize attendees with styles and trends within railing systems and discuss how railing material choices affect safety, appearance, and future maintenance. The design professional will learn about code compliance and how product standardization helps to meet regulatory goals. We will...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
One Step At A Time: Safety and Sustainability
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Brad Fish

This one-hour course examines how stair treads and nosings increase stair safety for users, especially in the event of an emergency. Join us as we discuss the different parts of stair, and coefficients of friction for different nosing options, new innovations that make treads and nosings durable and sustainable, and...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Security Pass Thru Combinations
Monday, August 24, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Brian Hanson

The course teaches about bullet resistant and secure pass thru windows and equipment to keep employees safe in hospitals, banks, pharmacies and all public domains. The course will instruct upon the varying levels of bullet resistant protection, anti-theft, various window tints, shades and security levels.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Color and Paints in Environments for the aging
Friday, August 21, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Diana Rattazzi

In this course participants will learn the growth of the aging population and recognize the ways these health problems interfere with color perception.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 IDCEC CEU
Access for All - Universal Design & Toilet Room Accessibility
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Daniel Hughes

In this program, we'll discuss accessibility and ADA compliance in restroom design. We'll identify who needs accessibility in the restroom. We'll also review the principles of universal design as well as proper placement of fixtures and accessories and clearances in accordance with code and ADA guidelines and...

  • 1 ADA Fulfills State Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free requirements
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 IDCEC CEU
  • 1 RCEP PDH for Engineers
Window Retrofits for Occupant Comfort and Energy Efficiency
Friday, August 14, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Russ Eisenberg

Provides a one hour overview of window insert systems and includes: discussions on the history of storm windows and storm window classifications, functional benefits and applications of window insert systems, and relevant performance metrics and specifications for the purpose of energy efficiency and tenant comfort.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Security Pass Thru Combinations
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Brian McCloskey

The course teaches about bullet resistant and secure pass thru windows and equipment to keep employees safe in hospitals, banks, pharmacies and all public domains. The course will instruct upon the varying levels of bullet resistant protection, anti-theft, various window tints, shades and security levels.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Energy Savings With Air Curtains
Friday, August 7, 2020 - 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
Designing for Safety Emergency Eyewash & Shower Equipment
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Daniel Hughes

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 CEU
  • 1 RCEP PDH for Engineers

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