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Continuing Education opportunities

HERS Training

RESNET HERS Rater Training 

January 23-February 3, 2017 and February 13-17, 2017
Energize Connecticut Center
122 Universal Drive NORTH
North Haven, CT 06473

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EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: REGISTER BY JANUARY 6th and get $100 off!

Both Online and Classroom Components are required for Rater Certification. Final registration deadline is January 13, 2017.

Full Training Cost of $2495 includes $1895 for the combined online and classroom components, and $600 in RESNET testing fees:

  • All four RESNET Exam Fees- including the new Practical Simulation Exam ($600 total value)
  • A brand new module on preparing for the Practical Simulation Exam
  • The newly updated Northeast HERS Training and Reference Manual ($100 value)
  • A one-year Associate Membership in the Alliance ($50 value)

Online Training Component includes:

Dates: Weekdays January 23 – February 3, 2017, 9am-12pm

  • 30 hours webinar instruction from the comfort of your own home or office
  • Both live and recorded presentation options
  • Assignments and quizzes to make sure you master the material

Students are encouraged to attend all sessions at the scheduled time with the live instructor, however, sessions will be recorded, and in the event that a few must be missed, they can be watched later.
*A minimum of 6 of 10 sessions must be attended live.

5-Day Classroom/Field Training Component includes: 

Dates:  February 13-17, 2017, 8:30am-5pm                                              

Location: Energize Connecticut Center, North Haven, CT 

  • Hands-on equipment usage with blower door and duct blaster
  • Two of the five supervised ratings required by RESNET
  • Preparation, proctoring and fees for all four RESNET Exams.

Purchase the John Krigger Residential Energy book for an additional $60 when you register. This is the most common reference book on building science used both to prepare for the class and as a reference for the open book exam.

PLEASE VISIT OUR TRAINING WEBPAGE FOR A MORE COMPLETE DESCRIPTION

 

Half Moon Offers NJ IRC Building Code Seminar

Review the adoption and enforcement of the New Jersey Edition of the International Residential Code (IRC).

Learn about recent and anticipated code amendments.

Examine code requirements for building planning and shell construction.

Discuss energy efficiency requirements and compliance methods.

Explore code requirements for mechanical, fuel gas, plumbing and electrical systems.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Holiday Inn, Cherry Hill, NJ

Instructor Daniel Scott Mascione, AIA, LEEDap

6.5 HSW AIA Learning Units
Tuition:  $ 269 per registration

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Offered by HalfMoon Education

 

Structural Design for Practitioners

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AIA NJ Offers the Following Continuing Education Program

Title:     Structural Design for Practitioners
Dates:   November 9 & 14, 2016
Time:    6 to 9:15 p.m. each evening
Place:    College of Architecture and Design
Weston Hall, NJIT, Newark Park in the garage

Course Description:

This is a two part course with part one focusing on building codes and structural standards; overview of lateral load resisting systems, moment frames, shear walls, braced frames, and wood structures. The connector selection process using examples of common connectors. Part two will focus on steel structures and an overview of structural design methods including Allowable Stress Design and Load and Resistance Factor Design; how to size steel columns under axial loads and general types of steel connections.

Credits: 6 HSW/LU

Instructor:    Rima Taher, PhD, PE,

Senior University Lecturer, NJIT, Newark, N.J.

Fee:    $150 AIA Members; $225 Non Members

Deadline:    Register before November 6, 2016 (while seats are available)

Space is limited to 40 registrants
Coffee and cookies will be served at break

Register to attend online at https://myprereg.com//Events/AIASDP16 

 

Architects Leadership Program – Montclair

Architects Leadership Corps Continuing Ed Program

Thursday, November 3, 2016
4:30 – 8:30 PM
Montclair, NJ

Two sessions:  Business Leadership and Civic Leadership
3.0 LUs

MORE INFORMATION/REGISTRATION

 

AIA-NJ to Host Annual Design Conference

Oct. 20 in Somerset, N.J.

AIA New Jersey Design Conference to Include Rutgers Campus Tour, Keynote on University’s Master Plan as well as annual Design Awards

 

WHAT:            

The biggest names in New Jersey architecture will meet for a full-day architectural affair, culminating in a panel review of AIA-NJ’s annual design award submissions. In addition to the Design Awards Reception, the conference will feature a trade show as well as seminars on a range of topics, from women in architecture to emerging technologies for architects. In recognition of the 250th anniversary of Rutgers University, the opening keynote will focus on Rutgers University’s master plan, while the annual architectural tour will be a walk-through of the New Brunswick College Avenue Campus, discussing the campus’ history, recently constructed buildings and what the future holds in store.

WHO: 

Keynote 1: Frank Wong, Rutgers Executive Director of University Planning and Development on the topic of “Rutgers University Master Plan, Then and Now”

Keynote 2: Stephen Chrisman, Senior Associate at Ferguson & Shamamian Architects on the topic of “New Traditional Architecture: The Work of Ferguson & Shamamian Architects”

Keynote 4: Rick Joy, AIA, renowned architect and former visiting professor at Harvard Graduate School of Design on the topic of “Taking the Time”

 

WHEN:

      Design Conference – Thursday, October 20, 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

 

Highlights include:

-Rutgers Keynote – 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

-“Women in Architecture” seminar – 10:15 – 11:15

-Walking Tour of Rutgers University – 10:15 – 12:15

-Design Awards Reception – October 20, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

-Showcase New Jersey Architects’ Projects – October 20, 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

 

 WHERE:

The Palace at Somerset Park, 333 Davidson Avenue, Somerset, NJ

 

FIND MORE:

www.aia-nj.org

Design Conference 2016 Happenings…

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Speakers, Keynotes, Tours and the Design Awards are just a few of the offerings at the 2016 Design Conference.

Rutgers University Master Plan, Then and Now:

Speakers: Andrew P. Burian, AIA, Jeffrey Livingston, RA , Susan J. Ryan, RA , Frank Wong

Emerging Technologies in Architecture: A Panel Discussion

Moderator: Christian Jordan, AIA Philadelphia University

Panelists: Christopher Connock (KieranTimberlake),

Petra Stanev, RA, LEED AP, (StanevPotts Architects)

Ryan Lohbauer, RA, StanevPotts Architects Eric Oskey, RA, Moto Designshop

Rutgers University Tour

Speaker: Andrew Burian, AIA, Rutgers University

New Traditional Architecture: The Work of Ferguson & Shamamian Architects

Speakers: Stephen Chrisman, Ferguson & Shamamian Architects

Profit…Then Art:12 Steps to Business Success in Architecture

Speaker: Mark LePage, AIA,EntreArchitect.com

and More…

 

See the whole Schedule…  Learn details… Register today…  

 

AIANJ: Women and Democracy Event

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The AIANJ Women in Architecture (WIA) held the latest in its Lecture Series.  Open to all, this event focused on democracy and the local legislature.  Guest speakers Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Assemblywoman Eliana Pintor Marin,  and Freeholder Tracey Silna Zur spoke at a round table discussion to members who attended.

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Historic Preservation Program: Documents for Managing Historic Property

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One-day Workshop:
Getting Your Historic House (Museum) in Order: Foundation Documents for Managing Your Historic Property

Saturday September 17 at Rutgers-Camden
If you missed this informative workshop last year, here is a second chance to attend, thanks to the newly launched Historic Preservation Continuing Education Program at Rutgers Camden.
This one-day workshop is open to volunteer and professional stewards of historic house museums who are looking to improve the preservation and interpretation of their site.
The course provides in-depth information about the planning documents that serve as the foundation for preserving, maintaining and interpreting historic house museums.  The workshop will focus on the components of each plan and how, together, the plans become the framework for site management. The workshop includes a tour of the nearby Walt Whitman House as a case study based on information presented.
Topics to be covered include:
  • Guidance on the development of Historic Structure Reports
  • Additional strategies for site preservation and interpretation, including plans for interiors, landscapes, fundraising, and maintenance
  • How disaster planning and ADA compliance impact historic sites
  • Tips on finding and working with consultants
Instructors:
Dorothy Hartman, Principal, History in the Making
Margaret M. Hickey, RA, Principal Historic Preservation Specialist, Connolly & Hickey Historical Architects
Details:
Date: Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Cost: $75 (includes lunch)
Credits: .7 CEUs
7 AIA LUs

DOE Energy Code Training

ENERGY.GOV
Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy
Building Energy Codes Program

TOMORROW:  The Energy Codes Commentator

Daylighting Controls in Commercial Buildings

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Building Energy Codes Program is excited to announce the next event in its Energy Code Commentator training series!

Daylighting Controls in Commercial Buildings

Featuring Rahul Athalye, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Thursday, September 8th at 1pm (eastern)

Registration is now available by clicking the above link!

What’s the Energy Code Commentator?

The DOE Building Energy Codes Program hosts a webinar-based training series called the Energy Code Commentator.  The series spans a variety of special topics of interest to all energy code stakeholders–for both residential & commercial buildings. Events will be held regularly on the second Thursday of each month at 1pm (eastern).  Check out the DOE Building Energy Codes Program training portal for the scheduled lineup and recordings of past events!

If you have suggestions for future topics or speakers, please submit them to [email protected].