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!

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Modern Material for Contemporary Design
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By Olivia Banks

oday 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...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 IDCEC CEU
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

The Use of Sound Control Fenestration in Building Design
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By Chris J. Solari

Through this course, design professionals will receive an overview of acoustic fenestration including the importance of acoustic design, standards and certifications, and design considerations and...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Selecting The Best Sports FLoor
Monday, December 10, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By Dan Heney

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...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By John Niedzwiecki

Over the course of the presentation, participants will review the evolution of glulam manufacturing and gain an understanding of the versatility offered through 24F-V4 glulam manufactured in...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE
Paint Technology: Chemistry and Performance
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By Marion Beaulieu

Paints provide both a decorative and protective barrier on substrates. Paints performance is influenced by the quality of the ingredients, and by specifying the correct product and finish for the...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 IDCEC CEU
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Privacy in Today's Commercial Restroom
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 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 a restroom experience, demand for increased privacy, and solutions...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Access for All - Universal Design & Toilet Room Accessibility
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By Daniel Hughes

Universal Design & Toilet Room Accessibility
In this program, we'll discuss accessibility and ADA compliance in restroom design. We'll identify who needs accessibility in the restroom....

  • 1 ADA Fulfills State Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free requirements
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 IDCEC CEU
  • 1 RCEP PDH for Engineers
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Selecting The Best Sports Floor
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By Dan Heney

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...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

The Fool-Proof Method to Find and Win Better Architecture Clients
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By Enoch Sears

Today many firms feel that the only way they can be competitive is to lower their fees. However, many clients appreciate the value of design and don't haggle excessively over fees. In this...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Designing With Metal
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Patrick Berridge

The Designing with Metals presentation provides an understanding of the benefits of using metal over alternative materials. This course covers both wall and roofing applications and how they are...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Bob Carter

This course will give an overview of the use of terracotta panel cladding as a building finish material. The design advantages and disadvantages of various types of terracotta cladding will be...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Kindra Roberts

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 IDCEC CEU
  • 1 RCEP PDH for Engineers
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Beth Maguire

This CEU will increase your general awareness of not only what high-performance coatings are and where they are used, but also to introduce factors that influence performance, service life, and...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 IDCEC CEU
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Maria Knapp

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...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Dan Heney

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...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By John Niedzwiecki

Over the course of the presentation, participants will review the evolution of glulam manufacturing and gain an understanding of the versatility offered through 24F-V4 glulam manufactured in...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Sustainable Wall Solutions: Copper Cladding Design and Benefits
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Larry Peters

The Sustainable Wall Solutions: Copper Cladding Design and Benefits Webinar is a one-hour introduction to Copper and Copper Alloys, concentrating on wall cladding system design. The presentation...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Kevin Summerlee

Examine the ADA Standards, and identify how hand drying methods can impact the design professional decisions that apply to an Accessible Design restroom. Through this thorough review, the design...

  • 1 ADA Fulfills State Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free requirements
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Maria Knapp

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...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Nelson Wills

Today 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...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 IDCEC CEU
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

The Fool-Proof Method to Find and Win Better Architecture Clients
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Enoch Sears

Today many firms feel that the only way they can be competitive is to lower their fees. However, many clients appreciate the value of design and don't haggle excessively over fees. In this...

  • 1 AIA LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Matt Stevens

This course outlines the dangers 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
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Tory Weber

Learn about the evolution of decking materials and compare and contrast their characteristics. Discover cutting-edge developments in decking technology.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Adina Croce

Examine the ADA Standards, and identify how hand drying methods can impact the design professional decisions that apply to an Accessible Design restroom. Through this thorough review, the design...

  • 1 ADA Fulfills State Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free requirements
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Chris J. Solari

Through this course, design professionals will receive an overview of acoustic fenestration including the importance of acoustic design, standards and certifications, and design considerations and...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By John Niedzwiecki

Over the course of the presentation, participants will review the evolution of glulam manufacturing and gain an understanding of the versatility offered through 24F-V4 glulam manufactured in...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Maria Knapp

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...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Matt Stevens

This course outlines the dangers 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
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Marion Beaulieu

With so many options in today's marketplace, specifying paint can be a challenge. Understanding the chemistry behind the performance features of paints will help you specify more confidently....

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 IDCEC CEU
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Enduring Design: Copper Roofing, Flashing and Gutter Systems
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Larry Peters

The Enduring Design: Copper Roofing, Flashing and Gutter Systems Webinar is a one-hour introduction to copper and copper alloys, concentrating on roofing system design. The presentation explores...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Daniel Hughes

Universal Design & Toilet Room Accessibility
In this program, we'll discuss accessibility and ADA compliance in restroom design. We'll identify who needs accessibility in the restroom....

  • 1 ADA Fulfills State Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free requirements
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 IDCEC CEU
  • 1 RCEP PDH for Engineers
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Matt Stevens

This course outlines the dangers 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
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

The Fool-Proof Method to Find and Win Better Architecture Clients
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Enoch Sears

Today many firms feel that the only way they can be competitive is to lower their fees. However, many clients appreciate the value of design and don't haggle excessively over fees. In this...

  • 1 AIA LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

The Science of Color and Light
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Lauryn Preller

Investigate the interplay of color and light: this in-depth course explores design impact of lighting, color temperature, Color Rendering Index (CRI), and Light Reflectance Value (LRV)....

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 IDCEC CEU
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Mike McCormick

This course provides an overview of autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC) with a discussion of the raw materials and production process, and a focus on the beneficial properties of the wide range of...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Nelson Wills

Today 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...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 IDCEC CEU
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By John Niedzwiecki

Over the course of the presentation, participants will review the evolution of glulam manufacturing and gain an understanding of the versatility offered through 24F-V4 glulam manufactured in...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Maria Knapp

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...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Showcase Quality Exposed Fireproof Columns
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Kyle Corneau

Structural fire protection guards are essential structural components from the devastating effects of fire. This course examines the various active and passive fire protection methods that are...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Entrance Design for Safer and Healthier Buildings
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Shellie Wilson-Tryon

This course will review the impact a well-designed entrance system has on creating a safer and healthier building. We will demonstrate the financial and social benefits from preventing...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Step up to Safety
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Brad Fish

Learn how to select the appropriate pre-manufactured stair treads and nosings to improve the safety of your building stairway design. Learn the way pre-manufactured stair treads and nosings can...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Coil Coatings For Architectural Buildings
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Eddie Baron

There are a wide range of coatings products available to today’s architects, each with its own benefits, aesthetic qualities, and potential disadvantages. Because of this it can be challenging to...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Designing for Safety Emergency Eyewash & Shower Equipment
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Kindra Roberts

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 IDCEC CEU
  • 1 RCEP PDH for Engineers
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Metal Composite Materials
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Jeff Henry

Discuss product applications and various attachment systems and features and benefits. Educate the Architect as to the key role and significance played by the fabricator if he is engaged in the...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

The Fool-Proof Method to Find and Win Better Architecture Clients
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By Enoch Sears

Today many firms feel that the only way they can be competitive is to lower their fees. However, many clients appreciate the value of design and don't haggle excessively over fees. In this...

  • 1 AIA LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Powder and Liquid FEVE Coatings for Curtain Wall & Infrastructure Applications
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By Kristen Blankenship

In this one-hour course, we will discover the strengths and advantages of FEVE fluoropolymer topcoats for bridges and curtain walls, as well as maintenance re-coating of existing finishes. We will...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Do I Really Have to Do That?...On My Tile & Stone Installations?
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By Dean Moilanen

A collection of tile industry myths, urban legends, misconceptions, and misunderstandings

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 IDCEC CEU
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Color Trends 2018
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By Toni Germie

For centuries color has been essential to the work by artists, designers and architects for its expressive qualities. The color red has played a significant role, making it a timeless hue that is...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 IDCEC CEU
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By Nelson Wills

Today 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...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 IDCEC CEU
FREE

No CE Credit is Awarded for Recordings of Past Webinars