Event CE Procrastinators Day

November 29, 2016 - 9:00am to 3:30pm

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Austin Center for Architecture
801 W. 12th Street
78701 Austin , TX
Phone: 512-452-4332


Last chance to acquire CEUs for your 2016 licensure and AIA membership requirements!  

We are offering a full day of AIA CES accredited courses here at the Center for Architecture, provided by some of our finest AIA Austin Allied Members. Complete up to 6 CEUs, including the opportunity to fulfill your Sustainability and Barrier-Free Design requirements.

Lunch from East Side King generously provided by Mirror Gallery, Inc.


Course information:

Lighting for the Aging Eye
1 LU/HSW/barrier-free design
Charles Thompson FAIA, IALD, LEED AP, IES of Archillume Lighting Design, Inc

By the end of this course, attendees will be able to...
1. Define visual acuity, list the characteristics of human vision and how afe impacts our ability to see.
2. Identify the design factors related to color temperature of light and illuminance (FCs).
3. Recognize the factors impacting interior finishes, including color and pattern of materials.
4. Discuss the factors impacting the use of LED's in spaces serving an aging user.

Designing with High-Gloss Panels
1 LU
Steve Bryan of Dixie Plywood

During this course attendees will...
1. Identify the qualities of high-gloss surfaces
2. Compare the most popular available high gloss panel options.
3. Explore how acrylic laminate is produced.
4. Review the materials that make up a laminated panel.

General Architectural Sign Knowledge Including ADA
1 LU/HSW/barrier-free design 
Dale Detwiler, Bradley Turner and Daryl Mutz of Austin Architectural Graphics

During this course attendees will...
1. Examine signage necessary for Certificate of Occupancy.
2. Discuss signage required for fire inspection.
3. Explore ADA signage.
4. Identify challenges and opportunities in architectural signage.

Sustainability 101 - Structural Steel & Sustainability
Erika Winters-Downey, SE, LEED AP BD+C of
 American Institute of Steel Construction
By the end of this course, attendees will be able to...
1. Understand each step of the cradle-to-cradle life cycle of the structural steel supply chain and how during that phase of the life cycle structural steel contributes to a sustainable environment, ultimately resulting in healthier and safer building structures.
2. Identify the environmental impact of each step of the cradle-to-cradle life cycle of the structural steel supply and the improvements that have been experienced over the past years.
3. Develop a preliminary approach to optimize the use of structural steel from a resource and sustainability perspective at the project level.
4. Identify the concept of life cycle assessments and the process comparing two similar strucutres framed with different materials.

A Guide for the Successful Installation of Glue-Down Hardwood Flooring
Randy Ammons of Bostik, Inc.

By the end of this course, attendees will be able to...
1. Examine the types of floors that can be glued down and the benefits of a glued floor.
2. Discuss floor preparation steps including how to achieve a clean and level substrate.
3. Determine if the substrate is of adequate dryness and remedy a damp substrate, and the difference between moisture vapor protection and waterproofing.
4. Explain the importance of acclimation of the finish floor.

How to Properly Develop Performance Specifications for Fluid Applied Air Barrier Systems Based on Performance Testing, Standards, and Codes 
Roy Schauffele, FCSI, CCPR, LEED Green Associate of Division 7 Solutions, Inc.

By the end of this course, attendees will be able to...
1. Understand the benefits of air barrier systems to the environment, building owner, and occupants. What comprises an Air Barrier assembly.
2. Discuss performance test standards relating to air barrier systems, including the NFPA 285 fire test.
3. Examine the IECC 2012, IECC 2015, and ASHRAE 90.1 and their impact on air barrier systems.
4. Identify how to properly develop a performance specification for an Air Barrier System.


AIA members $60
non-members $110
(purchase links below)

Questions?  email Julia Higginbotham