ICFs Today: The Essential Update

This seminar is a one-stop update on all the important recent developments with Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs). You’ll learn about the recent ground-breaking test results that finally and categorically prove the actual thermal performance impact of an ICF’s concrete core. You’ll also see the latest head-to-head case studies versus wood-frame and CMU and you’ll be updated on all the latest market trends as well as all the recent product innovations. This one hour seminar is a must-see for anyone considering building or designing with ICFs.

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Aluminum Railing Systems for Commercial Projects

When designing and building a multifamily structure or other commercial project, outdoor railing is an important consideration. While railing’s key purpose is safety, you must also keep in mind other factors such as aesthetics, cost, and durability. The purpose of this course is to help you make the right choices for your railing project that will result in a long-lasting product that is safe, beautiful, and cost effective.

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Smart Bathrooms - How Material Science and Technology Are Advancing Bathroom Design (Print Course)

Well-designed bathrooms with high-quality materials and smart technology provide numerous advantages for users, whether in luxury residences or commercial buildings. This course will discuss high-quality, innovative bathroom products and their advantages, including occupant well-being, safety, accessibility, sustainability and increased home values. The course will also cover the four activity areas in the bathroom in relation to material science, technological advancements and smart design.

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The Importance of Windows in Building Envelope Performance

This course looks at how windows contribute to the durability, healthiness, and energy efficiency of the building envelope, and how proper specification and installation helps prevent unwanted air and moisture infiltration. The case studies outlined in this course will illustrate how window strategies helped create a more effective building envelope.

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Redefining High Performance Metalescent Coating Systems for Architectural Metal (Print Course)

Architects specifying metal coatings for building exteriors want the highest performing and most aesthetically pleasing coating available on the market. Due to significant advancements in technology over the past 50 years, these coatings are far superior to those of prior generations. This course will discuss metallic and pearlescent coating systems, especially modern mica coatings, to clear up some common myths and misconceptions and discuss their performance benefits and design options.

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Maximizing Indoor & Outdoor Living with Motorized Retractable Screens

Motorized screens not only look great but they provide excellent thermal benefits, great airflow, and the ability to control humidity. This course will provide an overview on motorized retractable screens, discussing the design and installation requirements, the different applications where these screens can be used, as well as looking at the thermal benefits of screen when using solar mesh and clear vinyl options.

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Activating the Millennial New-Home Buyer

A residential builder’s guide to the who, why, and how of development, design, construction, and marketing to young adults of today and tomorrow.

Special thanks to...
The Project Partners:
Builder | PardeeHomes | TriPointe Group | Andersonbaron | Bassenian/Lagoni | Bobby Berk Home

Title Sponsor:
Western

Founding Sponsors:
Andersen | Carrier | Eldorado Stone |
Jeld Wen | Timberlake | Weyerhaeuser | Whirlpool

Sponsors:
Broan-NuTone | Daltile | Dupont Building Innovations
GoTour by Avid Ratings | Gerber Plumbing Fixtures/Danze | IAPMO
Kichler Lighting | Liftmaster/Chamberlain | Pavestone Co. | Rinnai
Savant | Schlage | Schneider Electric/Square D | Sherwin-Williams
Solar City | Uponor/Wirspo |Wayne Dalton

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Responsive Home Virtual Tour - 2016

Thank you for your interest in the Responsive Home.

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Special thanks to...
The Project Partners:
Builder | PardeeHomes | TriPointe Group | Andersonbaron | Bassenian/Lagoni | Bobby Berk Home

Title Sponsor:
Western

Founding Sponsors:
Andersen | Carrier | Eldorado Stone |
Jeld Wen | Timberlake | Weyerhaeuser | Whirlpool

Sponsors:
Broan-NuTone | Daltile | Dupont Building Innovations
GoTour by Avid Ratings | Gerber Plumbing Fixtures/Danze | IAPMO
Kichler Lighting | Liftmaster/Chamberlain | Pavestone Co. | Rinnai
Savant | Schlage | Schneider Electric/Square D | Sherwin-Williams
Solar City | Uponor/Wirspo |Wayne Dalton

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Architecture and Engineering Industry Study 34th Annual Comprehensive Report

There are dozens of financial indicators that the industry is improving slowly but steadily, and this report will help firm leaders assess the current conditions and plan for the journey ahead. Take a look at the 34th edition of the Deltek Clarity Architecture and Engineering Industry Study.

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5 Key Elements for Integrated Resource Planning

How do you successfully balance management?s need for visibility with project managers? resistance to change? The process isn't easy, however with preparation, forethought, and support, it can be simplified. Help your team see the benefit and overcomine obstacles.

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