On May 11, 2021, ATC Group Services, LLC (ATC) will present a one-hour Continuing Education Unit on hazardous material management at the Eastern NY Chapter meeting. This course is approved by the American Institute of Architects as class ‘ATC 2020-02’ and is titled ‘HAZMAT 101 - Understanding the Basics of Hazardous Materials’. Each attendee will earn a 1.0 hour Learning Unit under the Health, Safety and Welfare designation (1 LU|HSW). There is no charge for this class. The course is…Find out more »
Fighting a fire is a dangerous series of orchestrated events that a fire department must carefully maneuver through. When human lives are at stake, any errors could have severe consequences. The Fire Department in any municipality is well trained to respond to such a disaster. However small or large a fire may be, the premise is still the same- save lives and minimize the damage. Architects and Contractors are squarely involved in this. The Architect is responsible for designing a…Find out more »
Topics discussed include daylighting strategies available through the integration of structural sandwich panels, energy conservation, enhancements, options, form and aesthetics. The many benefits to health, productivity, safety and sustainable design will be discussed, as well as specialty applications including explosion venting, blast resistance, OSHA fall through protection and hurricane resistance. Learning Objectives Upon successful completion of this course participants will understand: Effective and versatile Daylighting strategies and techniques. Special performance options and benefits. Applications for sustainable design. Diffused daylighting for…Find out more »
On Tuesday, May 18, at 6:00 pm, Anthony Stazzone of Marino/Ware, will present an AIA credited program titled “An Architects Guide to Sound Isolation.” This presentation carries one (1) Learning Units/HSW. Objectives: .1 Understanding various sound isolation assemblies and their components .2 Describe various steel framing products and components of sound isolation .3 Understanding the importance of proper installation in order to achieve desired STC .4 Explain the building code requirements for Sound…Find out more »
Owners and designers often want to upgrade an historic building’s energy performance, but can struggle with what are the best choices with regards to invasiveness, long term performance, payback, etc. Using common examples, this presentation examines the impact and effectiveness of a variety of upgrades. Relatively simple interventions, such as installing window weatherstripping and sealing other air leakage paths, or expanding mechanical systems’ setpoints, can reduce energy consumption with little building fabric impact. Other more extensive interventions, such as retrofitting…Find out more »
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