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

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 State Accessibility/Barrier-Free Req.
  • 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
Delegated Design of Metal Stair Systems
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Ashton Prat

Delegated design of metal stair systems involves several different parties who play critical roles in the final design and engineering of the metal stairway. As new technologies emerge and more stringent performance criteria evolve for the design of metal stair systems, understanding the best practices for documentation...

  • 1 AIA LU CE Hour
Selecting The Best Sports Floor
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 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 sports floors and describes a variety of subfloor and surface configurations. The Maple Flooring Manufacturers Association (MFMA...

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
Why pigments Matter
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Presented By Darla Ferreira

This course explores how choices affect the appearance and performance of architectural paint. We will discuss the types of pigments used in architectural paints is tinted, and how the choices of pigments and colorants influence factors such as hide, gloss, fading, durability, and pride.

  • 1 AIA LU CE Hour
  • 1 IDCEC CEU
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 State Accessibility/Barrier-Free Req.
  • 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

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