This session explores how health care codes, regulations, and design guidelines impact the acoustical comfort of patients, their families, and building occupants. Participants will learn how acoustics has a positive impact on the design of healthcare facilities including hospitals and trauma centers, laboratories, and assistive living facilities.
Provides a comparison of the functional and physical features of PMR systems to conventional low-slope roofing applications and includes a discussion about the ASCE 7 standard and its impact on wind uplift design and how weather events such as hail impact roof design.
The presentation reviews the foundations of glass selection and explores options for meeting both aesthetic and performance goals. Covering the glass manufacturing process and the basics of performance measurement, it also provides a comprehensive overview of float and coated glass choices—and related fabrication decisions—that can affect the final appearance of the glass façade.
Master class on the latest specialty tax benefits and strategies in recent CARES Act of 2020-2021, Coronavirus Relief and Tax Extenders Bill that just renewed some important original Energy Policy Act incentives for the design of energy-efficient buildings and renewable energy.
For our first exam roundtable, we will focus on study tools and strategies for the ARE’s. Veronica Grant and Micah Martin are AIAWS board members who have recently become licensed – they will be joining the discussion to share their experiences and answer any questions you might have about the process.