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

Exterior Wood Performance Considerations
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 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
Security Pass Thru Combinations
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Wade Arnold

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
Enduring Beauty: High Performing Open Jointed Cladding Systems
Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Nat Whitehurst

This course encourages participants to think outside the box and consider using polymer cladding as a material to create aesthetic, enduring, and moisture resistant rainscreens that will better protect buildings and its occupants. We will discuss other more commonly used products and the issues faced with each. We will...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Access for All - Universal Design & Toilet Room Accessibility
Wednesday, July 15, 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
Security Pass Thru Combinations
Monday, July 13, 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
Locker Solutions for Every Place and Purpose
Thursday, July 9, 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
Thermoplastic Technology in Architectural Raining Systems
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Gina Herbert

This course participants will learn how to use structural thermoplastic materials in construction and manufacturing processes of thermoplastic railings and consider railing design.

  • 1 AIA LU CE Hour
Kitchen Cabinet Construction Methods, Finishes and Applications
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
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
Security Pass Thru Combinations
Monday, June 29, 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
Elevating Design With Copper
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 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
Designing Functional Outdoor Living Spaces
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 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 LU CE Hour
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 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
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 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 a...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Monday, June 15, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Michael Cline

Institutional casework has evolved dramatically over the decades. Innovations in materials, concepts and manufacturing technologies offer advantages. This presentation gives a thorough understanding of the finished casework product to assure quality casework is specified and installed.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Kelly Morris

An overview of existing masonry and stone façade instability issues, the cause and recognition of these problems, and the cost-effective re-anchoring solutions for repair involving various masonry wall construction techniques. A detailed look into the different types of retrofit anchoring systems available to stabilize...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Monday, June 8, 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
Post- Frame Construction in Low- Rise Commercial Buildings
Friday, June 5, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Matt Milby

Post-frame construction, with its durability, design flexibility, energy efficiency, is the perfect choice for any low-rise commercial building. Join us in this one-hour course as we discuss post-frame construction methods, including foundations, columns, and trusses, as well as materials, coatings, and paint options....

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Privacy in Today's Commercial Restroom
Thursday, June 4, 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 restroom. 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
The Surface of the Future
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Gordon Shell

This one-hour course examines the use of solid surfaces to help design professionals realize the versatility this modern, sleek product now offers. Applications of trend-setting solid surfaces are explored in a variety of applications including healthcare, commercial, retail, and educational industries. A comparison of...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Security Pass Thru Combinations
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Wade Arnold

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

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