AIA/CES Programs

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February 20, 2017
Masonry Materials MAS001
Clay brick and concrete block masonry systems combine individual materials that are designed to act as a homogeneous system.  This presentation informs the participant on how the different materials are properly specified so that the construction is accomplished providing a structurally safe and code compliant system.  Attendees will learn why project documents often conflict with current code and material standard requirements and how these shortfalls can easily be corrected.  This presentation is a lunch-and-learn format eligible for 1.0 HSW Units.
February 20, 2017
Masonry Veneer VEN001
Masonry Veneer is a non-structural decorative cladding that must be properly designed and installed in order to be a safe and durable building exterior.  Veneer can be designed either rationally or prescriptively and this presentation will show where the code provisions are located and how to effectively use the provisions.  Masonry veneer has the flexibility to allow designer's creative expression while complying with code provisions that make an attractive building exterior.  This presentaiton is a lunch-and-learn format eligible for 1.0 HSW Units.