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Lessons Learned in Masonry Webinar

Speaker: Joseph AlbertsDirector of Industry Development and Technical Services International Masonry Institute1.0 LU/HSW*This is an AIA program. Certificates and reporting will be done within two (2) weeks of the presentation. Description: Materials, design and installation. Review common mistakes made in all three areas and learn how to fix problems with an eraser during design, and […]

Embodied Carbon and Architecture

Zoom link:  Embodied carbon constitutes a significant portion of a building’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and is a key challenge for the architecture, construction, and real estate sectors. Embodied carbon includes construction product manufacturing, building construction, material replacement, and end of life considerations. During the specification and procurement stage, designers and contractors can prioritize products […]

Envelope Design & Performance and The Perfect Wall & Its Plain Clothes Cousin

Zoom link: Envelope design and performance considers the intersections between net-zero and net-positive envelopes, systems, and wellbeing:  High-performance envelopes are integral to net-positive buildings and require a rigorous approach to thermal, moisture, and materials considerations. Shona O’Dea will consider how IEQ, IAQ, occupant health, and net-positive may be synonymous, and the challenges in accomplishing these […]

ARE 5.0 Review – Programming & Analysis

 CLICK HERE TOSign up now! Tuesday, May 183:30 pm to 7:00 pmThis virtual ARE review will be presented via Zoom and is designed to introduce and prepare ARE candidates for the ARE 5.0 division titled “Programming & Analysis” (P&A). The course will be divided into three sections: ARE basics, introduction to P&A, and P&A content. Content […]

Webinar: Bird Safety in the Built Environment

Building-related bird deaths are largely preventable through building design and retrofit. This program covers the science of bird-window collisions and bird-safe design.

Indoor Air Quality in Our Schools: Pre- and Post- COVID-19

This program will be presented at the A’20 MN Conference in October. Questions? Contact Deanna Christiansen, Continuing Education Director

Webinar: Rainscreen Options & Solutions – 1.0 LU/HSW

Participants will investigate options possible within Rainscreen systems and discover solutions and techniques to implement an efficient design process with simple and/or creative effects.Learning Objectives:– Describe: Attendees will acquire knowledge about rainscreens – how they are manufactured, what the material qualities and limitations are and how these might affect design considerations.– Illustrate best practice design […]

Webinar: International Masonry Insitute Masonry Wednesday Series: Air Barrier Detailing in Masonry Walls

1 – AIA or 1-LU/HSW This course will demonstrate the importance of maintaining continuity of various types of air barrier systems and the challenges faced when detailing them by showing examples of construction installations. Topics include air barrier transitions and penetrations, surface preparation and application, and how to fasten anchorage and other systems through the […]

Existing Building Projects – Canceled

This program has been canceled and will be rescheduled for a later date. This program will be presented virtually via Zoom. Once you register, a confirmation will be sent to you with details for accessing this Zoom meeting.What You Should Know and Why You Should CareThis seminar describes structural evaluation and design strategies for existing buildings that […]

Mini-Code Updates in June (3)

The Building Code Knowledge Committee is sponsoring three mini-code updates on three consecutive Wednesdays in June. Each of these will be presented virtually via Zoom by co-chair Gerhard Guth, AIA.Mini-Code Update #1IEBC-Chapter 1311 – International Existing Building Code, Minnesota ProvisionsWednesday, June 10, 2020, 12:00 pm -1:00 pm1.0 HSW LU anticipated approvalMini-Code Update #2IBC-Chapter 1305 – […]

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Matrix Newsletter October 2023

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