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Unique Hydronic Applications of Polypropylene PP-R Piping

This webinar discusses the characteristics and benefits of PP-R piping when applied in hydronic heating and cooling systems. It goes on to show several applications including high flow capacity manifolds, extended manifold systems for radiant floor heating, geothermal heat pump systems, minitube distribution systems, and hydraulic separation.

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Credits: 1 AIA LU
1 RCI CEH
Type: Webinar
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Roofing & Waterproofing Forensics for the 21st Century

This seminar will discuss state-of-the-art currently available forensic techniques for evaluating the integrity of roofing and waterproofing materials. The pros and cons of various moisturedetecting and integrity-detecting technologies will be reviewed, including infrared thermography, nuclear interferometry and high voltage electronic leak detection and low voltage vector mapping. This seminar will be useful to roofing and waterproofing contractors, consultants, specifiers, architects, engineers, building owners and facility and property managers.

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Credits: 1 AIA LU
1 GBCI CE Hour
Type: Article
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LEED: The Next Generation

This course is designed to educate architects and engineers about the latest version of LEED, LEED v4. Learners who read this course should be able to identify key principles of the latest iteration of the rating system, how these changes affect project design and product selection while implementing an integrative project process. Learners who pass the 10-question assessment at the end will have demonstrated their knowledge of the aforementioned topics.

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Credits: 1 AIA LU/HSW
1 RCI CEH
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New Concepts in Product Disclosure: How EPDs and HPDs will impact your Building Envelope

With the development of the latest green building standards and guidelines such as LEED®, ASHRAE 189.1, and the International Green Construction Building Code, new concepts are emerging to report and document the sustainability of the products used in green buildings. These new concepts include Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), Health Product Declarations (HPDs), as well as a number of multi-attribute product standards developed by ASTM, ANSI, and others. Because of the wide variety of materials required to construct the exterior skin of the building, the building envelope industry faces a daunting task of understanding and adapting to these new concepts.  

In this webinar, Dr. Jim Hoff, Vice President of Research at the Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing will guide you through the new jargon of product disclosure and provide a roadmap for your organization to adapt and thrive in the new era of material transparency.

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ABiH: 1 Hour in the Safety CM area
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What You Don’t Know About Arc Flash Might Hurt You!

Electrical Arc Flashes are generated when equipment malfunctions or by the interaction between energized circuits or parts with humans, animals, or other environmental conditions.  NIOSH reports that 10-15 people each day are hospitalized with electrical arc flash related burns.  A single incident has far reaching impacts for the individual victims, fellow workers, family and friends, and employers.

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The Ins and Outs of Working with Electronic Expansion Valves

This webinar, presented by Danfoss Application Engineer Jeff Staub, will help field service technicians gain a better comprehension of the function and operation of, as well as key troubleshooting strategies for, stepper motor and pulse-width-modulating electronic expansion valves. Participants will learn how adaptive control achieves optimal minimal superheat and what the difference is between a mechanical and electronic expansion valve in superheat control and capacity selection. 

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Commercial Roofing Simplified: Navigating the Design Considerations of Low-Slope Roofs

There are a multitude of choices for each component of a commercial roofing system, and evaluating each potential type of application can be overwhelming. This session explores the practical design considerations for low-slope roof systems. It also defines the various elements of the roof system, detailing the different types, approaches available for the deck, insulation and membrane. It also examines the considerations of value and sustainability and the importance of key design details including drainage. 

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1 GBCI CE Hour
Type: Article
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Mastering FSC Wood in Green Building: The Evolution of LEED and New Rules for FSC Wood

With LEED v4 entering the marketplace, architects, contractors and anyone who specifies wood for building projects needs to be aware of the new changes necessary to achieving LEED credit using FSC-certified wood. Those who read the article and pass the quiz at the end should be able to explain what FSC-certified wood is, why it’s important to green building and the differences in credits between LEED 2009 and LEED v4.

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ABiH: 1 Hour in the IH CM Area
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Questions, Myths and Misconceptions about Using Photoionization Detectors

Solvent, fuel and other VOC vapors are pervasively common in many workplace environments. Increased awareness of the toxicity has led to lowered exposure limits, and increased requirements for direct measurement of these dangerous contaminants. Photoionization detector (PID) equipped instruments are increasingly viewed as the best choice for measurement of VOCs at exposure limit concentrations. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation and misunderstanding when it comes to this important monitoring technology. Understanding the capabilities as well as the limitations of photoionization detectors is critical to interpreting test results and making decisions based on the use of this important atmospheric monitoring technology.

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1 RCI CEH
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Metal Roofing: The Devil in the Details

In this webinar you will learn that designing a roofing system for long-term performance requires long-term thinking about the details incorporated in metal roof system.  This presentation provides information regarding proper design to prevent possible infiltration from the roof system into the building.  It also works as a guide when designing a roof to allow for proper water runoff.

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