Event Calendar

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

L&L Palatine: Design Tactics for Stone Masonry Products

Date(s): October 24, 2018

Time: 11:30 AM  CST - 1:00 PM  CST

This program will address issues and solutions when designing with stone masonry products. We will identify Cast Stone vs. Architectural Stone and causes and reinforcement of crack control in the wall system. Discover the four lines of defense for keeping water out and ways to meet new energy codes. 

Program Outline: 
1. CAST STONE vs. ARCHITECTURAL STONE

  • Defining Architectural Stone
  • Specification differences 
2. CRACK CONTROL
  • Causes of movement and stress in the wall system
  • Control Joint location and distance apart
  • Joint Reinforcement – different types and location 
3. MOISTURE CONTROL
  • Rain-screen Principle – 4 lines of defense for keeping water out!
  • The need for good durable water resistant materials.
  • Installation of flashing and weeps for proper wall cavity drainage. 
4. MACHINE MADE VENEER SYSTEMS
  • Colors & Textures
  • Shapes & Sizes
  • Installation Guidelines
  • Custom applications 
5. NEW THIN VENEER PRODUCTS
  • Thru-body colors
  • Moisture controlled units 
6. INSULTECH - BLOCK TO MEET NEW ENERGY CODES

Presenter: Todd Moore, Artisan Stone Product Manager, Northfield, an Oldcastle Company

Cost: $20 Members / $30 Non-Members includes lunch
Approved by ALA and AIA for 1.0 LU / HSW

MO: Creating Inspired Architectural Downlighting

Date(s): October 24, 2018

Time: 11:30 AM  CST - 1:00 PM  CST

This one-hour presentation provides an overview of lighting design techniques and how to assess and compare luminaire performance characteristics to create inspired architectural downlighting in commercial interiors. 

Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss the role of downlighting, in conjunction with other luminaire types, in creating visually interesting spaces with multiple layers of light.
2. Apply downlighting to effectively light vertical surfaces.
3. Apply downlighting for uniform and non-uniform general illumination and high contrast accent lighting.
4. Use spec sheet and photometric data to select, compare and identify the best downlight for use in a given application.

Cost: $20 Members / $25 Non-Members includes lunch 
Approved by ALA and AIA for 1.0 LU 

Presented by: Maggie Dorrell,
Specifications Sales Director, Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc.




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