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

Privacy in Today's Commercial Restroom
Wednesday, March 25, 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
Designing Functional Outdoor Living Spaces
Tuesday, March 24, 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
Color Trends Throughout History- A Look at 2020
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Jennifer Limberg

In this CEU, we will take a step back to evaluate color trends throughout the significant eras, and discuss how trends tend to resurface in ways that feel new or fresh for the period.

  • 1 AIA LU CE Hour
Moisture Management and Exterior Cladding Performance
Tuesday, March 17, 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 carious exteriors. You will also understand how PVC siding and drain- able weather resistant barriers work together for a...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Privacy in Today's Commercial Restroom
Thursday, March 12, 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
Understanding Structured Plumbing
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By Michael Burch

In this course you will learn about Structured Plumbing, the differences between commercial and residential design and why it’s the most efficient water distribution system. You’ll learn some major ways we’ve been using up precious energy. You’ll discover how the distribution of hot water directly impacts energy use,...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Flood Design, Construction, and Impacts on Flood Insurance
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By Brian Shaw

Discuss property's flood zone, map errors, urban sprawl on drainage, adverse impacts of development in flood zones and climate changes in addition to a number of factors.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
How to Stand Out, Attract and Win Design Projects by Applying Pareto's 80-20 Principle to Marketing Messages
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm EST
Presented By Richard Petrie

This psychologically potent framework enables architects around the world to differentiate their firms. Features real like examples from architects who are becoming recognized as authorities in their markets when they apply three powerful messaging tools.

  • 1 AIA LU CE Hour
How to Treat Concrrete
Friday, February 7, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By David Brown

In this one-hour course, you will discover the problems associated with the concrete construction and describe the impact concrete floor's appearance and performance. We will evaluate how to control and possibly conquer the "biggest problems" that concrete has as surfacing material. We will explore how to recognize the...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Exterior Wood Performance Considerations
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
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
Managing Project Specific Details
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By Jake Boyer

A depiction and analysis of unusual and problematic detailing conditions from specific projects that go beyond use of a manufacturer's standard details for common conditions. This shows how fluid-applied flashing and detailing products rather than peel & stick membranes can be successfully used to handle...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Enduring Beauty: High Performing Open Jointed Cladding Systems
Friday, December 20, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
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
Elevating Design With Copper
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
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
Barrier-Free Restroom Design Strategies Utilizing Optimal Hand Drying Solutions
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
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 professional will recognize common challenges encountered in barrier-free restroom design, and how to integrate safe...

  • 1 ADA Fulfills State Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free requirements
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
What Should be Considered When Specifying a Masonry Veneer Cavity Wall System?
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By Herbert Slone

What should be considered when specifying a masonry veneer cavity wall system? this course will educate participants on the functional components and system attributes of the most common exterior wall system, steel stud with masonry veneer. The course will detail key system components such as air / water restrictive...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Autoclaved Aerated Concrete: Old Technology, New Applications
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By Mike McCormick

This course provides an overview of autoclaved aerted concrete (AAC) with a discussion of the raw materials and production process, and a focus on the beneficial properties of the wide range of AAC products available today for use in a variety of commercial and residential projects.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Color Trends Throughout History
Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By Amy Griffin

In this CEU, we will take a step back to evaluate color trends throughout the significant eras, and discuss how trends tend to resurface in ways that feel new or fresh for the period.

  • 1 AIA LU CE Hour
Privacy in Today's Commercial Restroom
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 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 for making your restroom the best room.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
The Use of Sound Control Fenestration in Building Design
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 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 methods.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
The 7 Deadly Sins of Waterproofing
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Presented By Dean Moilanen

This briskly-paced presentation will touch on some of the most common (and frequent) reasons why waterpoofing for ceramic tile and stone can go wrong, as well as offering practical "real Life" solutions to make sure you do not fall victim
to one or more of the "7" Deadly Sins. The list of sins is based on...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour

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