2011 Lunch & Learn Schedule

2011 AIA Akron & Akron-Canton CSI Lunch & Learn Schedule

To register, please notify Carolyne Tinsley 330-699-9788 or admin@aiaakron.org
The deadline to register is noon Friday prior to the meeting date.
Location: AIA/CSI Office, 2841 Riviera Drive, Suite 120, Fairlawn OH 44333
Enter at the back of the building, down the stairs, and first door on right. Free parking is available in separate lot directly behind Riviera Bowling Lanes (next to AIA/CSI Office Building)
Lunch & Learn times: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm
Lunch is provided. Arrive about 15 minutes early so you can get your lunch and the presentation may begin promptly at noon.
Cost is FREE


July 27, 2011, Beyond Repair: Historic Window Replacement, presented by Charles McBrien, Marvin Windows & Doors
This program examines fenestration issues inherent in historic building projects. Because seemingly minor changes in window configuration can have surprisingly major – and adverse –effects on the overall appearance of a building, most historic district design guidelines pay special attention to windows. Window evaluation and preservation methods are reviewed. Rehabilitation planning and window specification for historic applications are addressed. Commercial and residential case studies are included to illustrate successful replacement solutions for windows in historic buildings. 1LU/HSW.

August 24, 2011, Architectural Hardware 101, presented by Tom Cammock, Hager Companies
Tom will present an overview of architectural door hardware, proper sequencing, and basic codes as relates to each component discussed. At the end of this program, participants will be able to 1) become familiar with nomenclature, as well as the “parts & pieces” that become an opening; 2) know the correct sequence for specifying door hardware; 3) understanding of basic code compliance with regard to door hardware. 1LU/HSW.

September 14, 2011, Basics of Sound Control, presented by Gregg Scharrer, USG Corporation
Discussion of sound control as it relates to acoustical ceiling systems in the working environment. Program includes various types of products and applications used in acoustical ceiling systems. At the end of this program the participants will be able to: Understand difference between sound absorption and sound transmission, the various types of materials used in acoustical ceiling systems, and the ASTM testing methods. 1 LU/HSW.

September 28, 2011, Code Consideration in Fire Rated Glass, presented by Adam Olson, Olson Architectural Products, Inc.
The presentation will cover fire-rated glazing and framing within the context of the International and Ohio Building Codes. After the presentation attendees will have a better understanding of the various issues and pitfalls of fire-rated glazing, including but not limited to fire & safety glazing requirements, the difference between fire-protectives and fire-resistives as they are defined in the building code and options available in the market (i.e. glass and framing types). 1LU/HSW.

October 26, 2011, Slate Roofs in America: An Enduring Architectural Statement, presented by Brian Martucci, Tapco International.
Discussion of the basic review of slate roofing material and the variety of alternative slate roofing options. You will learn the basic performance aspects for alternative slate roofing and the key components for long-term composite roof performance. 1 LU/HSW.

November 9, 2011, Daylighting 201: A Simple Guide to Motorized Shades and Controls, presented by Art Tober, Draper Inc.
Discussion to provide a clear understanding of how the benefits of natural light can be maximized and energy conserved through the proper specification of motorized shades and controls. Correctly specified shades can meet the needs of the individual and provide a superior opportunity for energy savings compared to manual shades. 1LU/HSW.

December 14, 2011, Choices of Air Barriers for Commercial Building Enclosure, presented by Doug Clase, DuPont Building Innovations.
This will be a review of the main types of air barrier materials. Based on the application method there are three main types of commercial air barriers. After attending this presentation, you will be able to understand the main types of air barrier membranes and the main accessories required for continuous air barrier systems. You will also learn specific challenges and common mistakes with examples for each system described. 1LU/HSW.

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