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

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
A Range of Rainscreens: In-Depth Look at the Variety of Rainscreen Applications
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Will Maley

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
Integrating Access Doors for Function & Design
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Chris Kasa

This one-hour course explores commercial wall and ceiling Access Doors, their purposes, locations and applications. You will learn design considerations and factors including fire-ratings, materials and hardware. We will also discuss code, compliances and LEED requirements necessary for specification.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Designing Functional Outdoor Living Spaces
Friday, September 17, 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
Don't Wait: A Canopy Prep Timeline
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
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
Specifying for Safety Emergency Eyewash & Shower Equipment
Thursday, September 9, 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, September 2, 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, August 23, 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
Understanding Light Management When Specifying Window Fabric and Shade Systems For Occupant Wellness and LEED Credits
Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Jeffrey Donlon

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
Managing Airborne Pathogens with Air Curtains
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm 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
Continuous Insulation & ACM/MCM Rainscreens in High Wind Zone Steel Stud Construction
Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 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
Where Sustainability Meets Innovation
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Steve Standridge

This course discusses the impact of buildings on the natural environment and offers insight on designing to minimize those impacts through sun control and mastery of the elements.

The discussion emphasizes implementing design methods including specification of technologies such as sun shade and daylighting...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Trending Accessible Design Standards: Restrooms, Locker Rooms & Adjacent Public Spaces
Tuesday, August 3, 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
Moisture Management and Exterior Cladding Performance
Thursday, July 29, 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
Exterior Wood Performance Considerations
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Chris Buffalo

Exterior wood specification can be challenging. Many factors such as finish, exposure and drainage should be considered when designing for exterior wood application. This course explores those factors as well as providing case studies showcasing differing field results.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Wood-Plastic Composite Cladding for Sustainable Rainscreen Wall Systems
Friday, July 16, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Jim Stange

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
Trash, Recycling & Linen Chutes: Components and Installation
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By James Fournier

Trash, recycling, and linen chutes must be designed, installed, and maintained to meet the 2019 NFPA 82 standard. This course addresses trash, recycling, and linen chutes and includes discussions on system components, accessory components, compactors and sorters, and meeting NFPA 82 requirements. The program also guides...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Fluent Translation: Correlating Fluoropolymer Lab Data with Real World Exposure
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Mark Thomas

This webinar was developed to aid architects in understanding the importance of performance testing. Participants will learn about different topcoat options, relevant performance testing and how to interpret the test results. The main benefit of the webinar will be to aid architects in the coating selection process....

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 RCEP PDH for Engineers
Don't Wait: A Canopy Prep Timeline
Monday, July 12, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
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
 Moisture Management and Exterior Cladding Performance
Tuesday, July 6, 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

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