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Barrier-Free Design: Understanding Accessibility in a Locker Room

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understanding the difference between ADA vs ANSI
  • Designing a complete barrier-free environment
  • Understanding the path of travel
  • Designing for reach intent
  • Atmospheric considerations
  • Durability & resistance considerations

COURSE CREDITS
AIA | OAA | QAA | AIBC | RAIC 1 Credit

Designing Restrooms for a Post-COVID World

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • How COVID-19 has been transmitted & how to prevent the spread
  • Areas of highest transmission rates & the 5 factors for transmission
  • Areas of concern for transition in the restroom
  • Recommendations to keep restroom users safe

COURSE CREDITS
AIA 1 Credit

Specification Development

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Purpose of a specification
  • Problems with specifications today
  • Evolution of the specification process
  • Tips to Writing a specification
  • Why it’s important to hold a spec

COURSE CREDITS
ASPE 1 Credit

Specifying Code-Compliant Toilet Partitions

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Discuss the update of toilet partition material fire code compliance
  • Explain how to select the most appropriate toilet partition material, hardware, and mounting configuration based on building type
  • Describe three ADA accessible toilet compartment layouts
  • Identify guidelines for writing toilet compartment specifications

COURSE CREDITS
AIA 1 | AAA 1 | OAA 1 | QAA 1 | RAIC 1

Relocatable Bathroom Fixtures = Universal Design

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Identification of HPL Material and Properties
  • Fundamentals of Rainscreen Principles
  • Systems and Applications
  • Inspiration with HPL

COURSE CREDITS
AIA 1 | AAA 1 | OAA 1 | QAA 1 | RAIC 1

Multi-generational Public Design

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understand the importance of Universal Design and Barrier-Free Design, the difference between the two, and how they can be integrated into bathroom design
  • Describe why and where the need for universal and barrier-free design is growing
  • Describe universal design recommendations for residential (non-public) bathrooms
  • Describe barrier-free design requirements for public (non-private) bathrooms

COURSE CREDITS
AIA 1 | AAA 1 | OAA 1 | QAA 1 | RAIC 1

Planning Guide for Accessible Restrooms

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Minimize congestion at entrances and exits
  • Open vestibule plan most recommended
  • Meet or exceed minimum maneuvering clearances
  • Toilet compartment doors meet ADA standards
  • Out-swing doors must close completely
  • New standards offer a variety of door location and dimension options

COURSE CREDITS
AIA 1 | AAA 1 | OAA 1 | QAA 1 | RAIC 1

Design for Long Term Care Facilities

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Applications in long-term care facilities
  • Barrier-free product options
  • Touchless and accessible solutions
  • How ATS Spec Tool and Visual Spec Builder can help

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Engineered Infection Prevention

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understand and explore the problems faced by healthcare facilities across North America due to hospital acquired infections (HAI) and study the emerging CSA standards to improve healthcare design.
  • Identify the emerging technologies making the greatest impact in the reduction of hospital acquired infections. Understanding and adopting the technologies below in healthcare design can lead to improved health and safety of both staff and patients:
    • A. UV Disinfection
    • B. Copper Touch Surfaces
    • C. Ozone Disinfection & Hand Hygiene Sinks

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Watts

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Backflow Preventors & PRV
  • Drainage Overview
  • Trench Drain & Parking Areas
  • Water Quality, Rainwater Harvesting & Softening Systems

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

AO Smith

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • New Product & Water Heater Sizing

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Lixil Brand Re-Introduction (American Standard, Grohe, DXV)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • New China option
  • Various Brass options for Faucets and Flushvalves
  • Shower Valve and Finish Options

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Sloan and Chicago Faucets Brass Discussion

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Low Flow and Bluetooth enabled Electronic Faucet / Flush valve discussions
  • Designer Series MultiLav Options (Including AerDec for Point of Use Soap, Faucet, Hand Dryer)

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Whitehall & Acorn Re-Introduction

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Mental Health Product Discussion
  • Multi-Lav Overview
  • Penal Application Product Overview

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Emergency Fixtures from Guardian and Lawler

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Product Overview and Code Requirement Discussion

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Engineered Solutions for Potable and DWV Water Distribution and their Place in the National Plumbing Code

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Addressing dissimilar pipe materials how you can use ATS Spec Tool to specify the code-compliant TestRite DWV Testing System
  • How to select the correct PEX piping based on project application
  • HoldRite and SharkBite Product Overview and Code Requirement Discussion

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

School Solutions with Franke

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Addressing educational facilities’ design considerations in a post COVID-19 world
  • How to select Franke sinks, basins, drinking fountains, and accessories to sanitization, infection prevention, and hand-washing applications in schools

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Improving Acoustics Inside Buildings

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understanding  and recognizing plumbing noise and plumbing acoustic isolation inside buildings
  • How to identify cost effective of plumbing acoustic isolation
  • Updating plumbing specifications to incorporate plumbing acoustic isolation systems

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Making Intelligent Drainage Choices for Ultra-Hygienic Applications

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Identify the primary considerations when selecting drainage for food & beverage and pharmaceuticals application
  • How to analyze and evaluate the performance of drainage materials
  • Compare the cost effectiveness of cast iron and stainless steel drainage solutions

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Drainage Systems for Hospitals and Medical Centers

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Evaluating the performance of drainage materials installed inside healthcare facilities
  • Identifying the effect of biofilms on the transmission and propagation of pathogens
  • Compare the cost effectiveness of cast iron and stainless steel drainage solutions in hospitals and medical centers

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Control Strategies for Commercial Snow Melting

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Evaluating the performance of drainage materials installed inside healthcare facilities
  • Identifying the effect of biofilms on the transmission and propagation of pathogens
  • Compare the cost effectiveness of cast iron and stainless steel drainage solutions in hospitals and medical centers

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

You Have Choices When You’re Designing Your Data Center

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understand the context and verbiage of Data Center Cooling for several different scenarios
  • Identify the importance, adaptability, and benefits of Data Center Cooling and maintenance as vital to safeguarding information technology
  • Understand why Data Center Cooling has become so important to health and safety, and imperative to tech industry growth

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Introduction to Submersible Wastewater Pumps

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

General design of pumps, the differences and which pump is best for the application. Focuses on sump, back-up systems, effluent, solids-handling, and grinder pumps as well as some general best practices.

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Pump Sizing

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

This presentation addresses the information needed to size a pump and the pump sizing fundamentals.

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Basin Sizing and Pre-Packaged Systems

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

This Presentation gives a general overview of what to consider when sizing a basin and the general rules and methods to sizing lift stations.

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Low-Pressure Pipe Pump Sizing

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

This Presentation is an advanced pump sizing course specifically catered to low pressure pipe/low pressure distribution (LPP/LPD) systems used in subsurface disposal of effluent. It addresses how to calculate flow rates and total dynamic head as well as design considerations to combat high pressures, flow deviation, or excessive design flows to provide the most efficient and economical design. We will also look at our pump sizing software we use to size LPP Systems.

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Intro to Variable Frequency Drive (VFD)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Intro to how VFDs affect pump performance and considerations to make before using them in your application. Also discusses simultaneous operation of multiple pumps as an alternative to VFDs and complex systems.

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Intro to Pressure Sewer

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Why pressure sewer may be preferred over gravity systems and the benefits of a pressure sewer system. The general products used in pressure sewer systems covering pumps, basins, controls, and valves. How we size/select pipe material, diameters and pumps. Where valving is needed to ensure the longest life of a system. What information is needed to properly size a pressure sewer system.

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Barrier-Free Design: Understanding Accessibility in a Locker Room

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understanding the difference between ADA vs ANSI
  • Designing a complete barrier-free environment
  • Understanding the path of travel
  • Designing for reach intent
  • Atmospheric considerations
  • Durability & resistance considerations

COURSE CREDITS
AIA | OAA | QAA | AIBC | RAIC 1 Credit

Designing Restrooms for a Post-COVID World

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • How COVID-19 has been transmitted & how to prevent the spread
  • Areas of highest transmission rates & the 5 factors for transmission
  • Areas of concern for transition in the restroom
  • Recommendations to keep restroom users safe

COURSE CREDITS
AIA 1 Credit

Specification Development

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Purpose of a specification
  • Problems with specifications today
  • Evolution of the specification process
  • Tips to Writing a specification
  • Why it’s important to hold a spec

COURSE CREDITS
ASPE 1 Credit

Specifying Code-Compliant Toilet Partitions

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Discuss the update of toilet partition material fire code compliance
  • Explain how to select the most appropriate toilet partition material, hardware, and mounting configuration based on building type
  • Describe three ADA accessible toilet compartment layouts
  • Identify guidelines for writing toilet compartment specifications

COURSE CREDITS
AIA 1 | AAA 1 | OAA 1 | QAA 1 | RAIC 1

Relocatable Bathroom Fixtures = Universal Design

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Identification of HPL Material and Properties
  • Fundamentals of Rainscreen Principles
  • Systems and Applications
  • Inspiration with HPL

COURSE CREDITS
AIA 1 | AAA 1 | OAA 1 | QAA 1 | RAIC 1

Multi-generational Public Design

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understand the importance of Universal Design and Barrier-Free Design, the difference between the two, and how they can be integrated into bathroom design
  • Describe why and where the need for universal and barrier-free design is growing
  • Describe universal design recommendations for residential (non-public) bathrooms
  • Describe barrier-free design requirements for public (non-private) bathrooms

COURSE CREDITS
AIA 1 | AAA 1 | OAA 1 | QAA 1 | RAIC 1

Planning Guide for Accessible Restrooms

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Minimize congestion at entrances and exits
  • Open vestibule plan most recommended
  • Meet or exceed minimum maneuvering clearances
  • Toilet compartment doors meet ADA standards
  • Out-swing doors must close completely
  • New standards offer a variety of door location and dimension options

COURSE CREDITS
AIA 1 | AAA 1 | OAA 1 | QAA 1 | RAIC 1

You Have Choices When You’re Designing Your Data Center

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understand the context and verbiage of Data Center Cooling for several different scenarios
  • Identify the importance, adaptability, and benefits of Data Center Cooling and maintenance as vital to safeguarding information technology
  • Understand why Data Center Cooling has become so important to health and safety, and imperative to tech industry growth

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Design for Long Term Care Facilities

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Applications in long-term care facilities
  • Barrier-free product options
  • Touchless and accessible solutions
  • How ATS Spec Tool and Visual Spec Builder can help

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Engineered Infection Prevention

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understand and explore the problems faced by healthcare facilities across North America due to hospital acquired infections (HAI) and study the emerging CSA standards to improve healthcare design.
  • Identify the emerging technologies making the greatest impact in the reduction of hospital acquired infections. Understanding and adopting the technologies below in healthcare design can lead to improved health and safety of both staff and patients:
    • A. UV Disinfection
    • B. Copper Touch Surfaces
    • C. Ozone Disinfection & Hand Hygiene Sinks

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Watts

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Backflow Preventors & PRV
  • Drainage Overview
  • Trench Drain & Parking Areas
  • Water Quality, Rainwater Harvesting & Softening Systems

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

AO Smith

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • New Product & Water Heater Sizing

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Lixil Brand Re-Introduction (American Standard, Grohe, DXV)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • New China option
  • Various Brass options for Faucets and Flushvalves
  • Shower Valve and Finish Options

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Sloan and Chicago Faucets Brass Discussion

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Low Flow and Bluetooth enabled Electronic Faucet / Flush valve discussions
  • Designer Series MultiLav Options (Including AerDec for Point of Use Soap, Faucet, Hand Dryer)

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Whitehall & Acorn Re-Introduction

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Mental Health Product Discussion
  • Multi-Lav Overview
  • Penal Application Product Overview

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Emergency Fixtures from Guardian and Lawler

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Product Overview and Code Requirement Discussion

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Engineered Solutions for Potable and DWV Water Distribution and their Place in the National Plumbing Code

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Addressing dissimilar pipe materials how you can use ATS Spec Tool to specify the code-compliant TestRite DWV Testing System
  • How to select the correct PEX piping based on project application
  • HoldRite and SharkBite Product Overview and Code Requirement Discussion

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

School Solutions with Franke

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Addressing educational facilities’ design considerations in a post COVID-19 world
  • How to select Franke sinks, basins, drinking fountains, and accessories to sanitization, infection prevention, and hand-washing applications in schools

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Improving Acoustics Inside Buildings

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understanding  and recognizing plumbing noise and plumbing acoustic isolation inside buildings
  • How to identify cost effective of plumbing acoustic isolation
  • Updating plumbing specifications to incorporate plumbing acoustic isolation systems

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Making Intelligent Drainage Choices for Ultra-Hygienic Applications

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Identify the primary considerations when selecting drainage for food & beverage and pharmaceuticals application
  • How to analyze and evaluate the performance of drainage materials
  • Compare the cost effectiveness of cast iron and stainless steel drainage solutions

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Drainage Systems for Hospitals and Medical Centers

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Evaluating the performance of drainage materials installed inside healthcare facilities
  • Identifying the effect of biofilms on the transmission and propagation of pathogens
  • Compare the cost effectiveness of cast iron and stainless steel drainage solutions in hospitals and medical centers

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Control Strategies for Commercial Snow Melting

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Evaluating the performance of drainage materials installed inside healthcare facilities
  • Identifying the effect of biofilms on the transmission and propagation of pathogens
  • Compare the cost effectiveness of cast iron and stainless steel drainage solutions in hospitals and medical centers

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Introduction to Submersible Wastewater Pumps

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

General design of pumps, the differences and which pump is best for the application. Focuses on sump, back-up systems, effluent, solids-handling, and grinder pumps as well as some general best practices.

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Pump Sizing

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

This presentation addresses the information needed to size a pump and the pump sizing fundamentals.

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Basin Sizing and Pre-Packaged Systems

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

This Presentation gives a general overview of what to consider when sizing a basin and the general rules and methods to sizing lift stations.

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Low-Pressure Pipe Pump Sizing

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

This Presentation is an advanced pump sizing course specifically catered to low pressure pipe/low pressure distribution (LPP/LPD) systems used in subsurface disposal of effluent. It addresses how to calculate flow rates and total dynamic head as well as design considerations to combat high pressures, flow deviation, or excessive design flows to provide the most efficient and economical design. We will also look at our pump sizing software we use to size LPP Systems.

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Intro to Variable Frequency Drive (VFD)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Intro to how VFDs affect pump performance and considerations to make before using them in your application. Also discusses simultaneous operation of multiple pumps as an alternative to VFDs and complex systems.

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Intro to Pressure Sewer

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Why pressure sewer may be preferred over gravity systems and the benefits of a pressure sewer system. The general products used in pressure sewer systems covering pumps, basins, controls, and valves. How we size/select pipe material, diameters and pumps. Where valving is needed to ensure the longest life of a system. What information is needed to properly size a pressure sewer system.

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

All Courses

Barrier-Free Design: Understanding Accessibility in a Locker Room

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understanding the difference between ADA vs ANSI
  • Designing a complete barrier-free environment
  • Understanding the path of travel
  • Designing for reach intent
  • Atmospheric considerations
  • Durability & resistance considerations

COURSE CREDITS
AIA | OAA | QAA | AIBC | RAIC 1 Credit

Designing Restrooms for a Post-COVID World

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • How COVID-19 has been transmitted & how to prevent the spread
  • Areas of highest transmission rates & the 5 factors for transmission
  • Areas of concern for transition in the restroom
  • Recommendations to keep restroom users safe

COURSE CREDITS
AIA 1 Credit

Specification Development

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Purpose of a specification
  • Problems with specifications today
  • Evolution of the specification process
  • Tips to Writing a specification
  • Why it’s important to hold a spec

COURSE CREDITS
ASPE 1 Credit

Specifying Code-Compliant Toilet Partitions

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Discuss the update of toilet partition material fire code compliance
  • Explain how to select the most appropriate toilet partition material, hardware, and mounting configuration based on building type
  • Describe three ADA accessible toilet compartment layouts
  • Identify guidelines for writing toilet compartment specifications

COURSE CREDITS
AIA 1 | AAA 1 | OAA 1 | QAA 1 | RAIC 1

Relocatable Bathroom Fixtures = Universal Design

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Identification of HPL Material and Properties
  • Fundamentals of Rainscreen Principles
  • Systems and Applications
  • Inspiration with HPL

COURSE CREDITS
AIA 1 | AAA 1 | OAA 1 | QAA 1 | RAIC 1

Multi-generational Public Design

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understand the importance of Universal Design and Barrier-Free Design, the difference between the two, and how they can be integrated into bathroom design
  • Describe why and where the need for universal and barrier-free design is growing
  • Describe universal design recommendations for residential (non-public) bathrooms
  • Describe barrier-free design requirements for public (non-private) bathrooms

COURSE CREDITS
AIA 1 | AAA 1 | OAA 1 | QAA 1 | RAIC 1

Planning Guide for Accessible Restrooms

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Minimize congestion at entrances and exits
  • Open vestibule plan most recommended
  • Meet or exceed minimum maneuvering clearances
  • Toilet compartment doors meet ADA standards
  • Out-swing doors must close completely
  • New standards offer a variety of door location and dimension options

COURSE CREDITS
AIA 1 | AAA 1 | OAA 1 | QAA 1 | RAIC 1

Design for Long Term Care Facilities

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Applications in long-term care facilities
  • Barrier-free product options
  • Touchless and accessible solutions
  • How ATS Spec Tool and Visual Spec Builder can help

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Engineered Infection Prevention

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understand and explore the problems faced by healthcare facilities across North America due to hospital acquired infections (HAI) and study the emerging CSA standards to improve healthcare design.
  • Identify the emerging technologies making the greatest impact in the reduction of hospital acquired infections. Understanding and adopting the technologies below in healthcare design can lead to improved health and safety of both staff and patients:
    • A. UV Disinfection
    • B. Copper Touch Surfaces
    • C. Ozone Disinfection & Hand Hygiene Sinks

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Watts

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Backflow Preventors & PRV
  • Drainage Overview
  • Trench Drain & Parking Areas
  • Water Quality, Rainwater Harvesting & Softening Systems

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

AO Smith

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • New Product & Water Heater Sizing

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Lixil Brand Re-Introduction (American Standard, Grohe, DXV)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • New China option
  • Various Brass options for Faucets and Flushvalves
  • Shower Valve and Finish Options

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Sloan and Chicago Faucets Brass Discussion

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Low Flow and Bluetooth enabled Electronic Faucet / Flush valve discussions
  • Designer Series MultiLav Options (Including AerDec for Point of Use Soap, Faucet, Hand Dryer)

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Whitehall & Acorn Re-Introduction

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Mental Health Product Discussion
  • Multi-Lav Overview
  • Penal Application Product Overview

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Emergency Fixtures from Guardian and Lawler

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Product Overview and Code Requirement Discussion

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Engineered Solutions for Potable and DWV Water Distribution and their Place in the National Plumbing Code

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Addressing dissimilar pipe materials how you can use ATS Spec Tool to specify the code-compliant TestRite DWV Testing System
  • How to select the correct PEX piping based on project application
  • HoldRite and SharkBite Product Overview and Code Requirement Discussion

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

School Solutions with Franke

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Addressing educational facilities’ design considerations in a post COVID-19 world
  • How to select Franke sinks, basins, drinking fountains, and accessories to sanitization, infection prevention, and hand-washing applications in schools

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Improving Acoustics Inside Buildings

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understanding  and recognizing plumbing noise and plumbing acoustic isolation inside buildings
  • How to identify cost effective of plumbing acoustic isolation
  • Updating plumbing specifications to incorporate plumbing acoustic isolation systems

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Making Intelligent Drainage Choices for Ultra-Hygienic Applications

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Identify the primary considerations when selecting drainage for food & beverage and pharmaceuticals application
  • How to analyze and evaluate the performance of drainage materials
  • Compare the cost effectiveness of cast iron and stainless steel drainage solutions

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Drainage Systems for Hospitals and Medical Centers

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Evaluating the performance of drainage materials installed inside healthcare facilities
  • Identifying the effect of biofilms on the transmission and propagation of pathogens
  • Compare the cost effectiveness of cast iron and stainless steel drainage solutions in hospitals and medical centers

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Control Strategies for Commercial Snow Melting

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Evaluating the performance of drainage materials installed inside healthcare facilities
  • Identifying the effect of biofilms on the transmission and propagation of pathogens
  • Compare the cost effectiveness of cast iron and stainless steel drainage solutions in hospitals and medical centers

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

You Have Choices When You’re Designing Your Data Center

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understand the context and verbiage of Data Center Cooling for several different scenarios
  • Identify the importance, adaptability, and benefits of Data Center Cooling and maintenance as vital to safeguarding information technology
  • Understand why Data Center Cooling has become so important to health and safety, and imperative to tech industry growth

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Introduction to Submersible Wastewater Pumps

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

General design of pumps, the differences and which pump is best for the application. Focuses on sump, back-up systems, effluent, solids-handling, and grinder pumps as well as some general best practices.

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Pump Sizing

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

This presentation addresses the information needed to size a pump and the pump sizing fundamentals.

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Basin Sizing and Pre-Packaged Systems

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

This Presentation gives a general overview of what to consider when sizing a basin and the general rules and methods to sizing lift stations.

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Low-Pressure Pipe Pump Sizing

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

This Presentation is an advanced pump sizing course specifically catered to low pressure pipe/low pressure distribution (LPP/LPD) systems used in subsurface disposal of effluent. It addresses how to calculate flow rates and total dynamic head as well as design considerations to combat high pressures, flow deviation, or excessive design flows to provide the most efficient and economical design. We will also look at our pump sizing software we use to size LPP Systems.

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Intro to Variable Frequency Drive (VFD)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Intro to how VFDs affect pump performance and considerations to make before using them in your application. Also discusses simultaneous operation of multiple pumps as an alternative to VFDs and complex systems.

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Intro to Pressure Sewer

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Why pressure sewer may be preferred over gravity systems and the benefits of a pressure sewer system. The general products used in pressure sewer systems covering pumps, basins, controls, and valves. How we size/select pipe material, diameters and pumps. Where valving is needed to ensure the longest life of a system. What information is needed to properly size a pressure sewer system.

COURSE CREDITS
NONE

Accredited

Barrier-Free Design: Understanding Accessibility in a Locker Room

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understanding the difference between ADA vs ANSI
  • Designing a complete barrier-free environment
  • Understanding the path of travel
  • Designing for reach intent
  • Atmospheric considerations
  • Durability & resistance considerations

COURSE CREDITS
AIA | OAA | QAA | AIBC | RAIC 1 Credit

Designing Restrooms for a Post-COVID World

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • How COVID-19 has been transmitted & how to prevent the spread
  • Areas of highest transmission rates & the 5 factors for transmission
  • Areas of concern for transition in the restroom
  • Recommendations to keep restroom users safe

COURSE CREDITS
AIA 1 Credit

Specification Development

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Purpose of a specification
  • Problems with specifications today
  • Evolution of the specification process
  • Tips to Writing a specification
  • Why it’s important to hold a spec

COURSE CREDITS
ASPE 1 Credit

Specifying Code-Compliant Toilet Partitions

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Discuss the update of toilet partition material fire code compliance
  • Explain how to select the most appropriate toilet partition material, hardware, and mounting configuration based on building type
  • Describe three ADA accessible toilet compartment layouts
  • Identify guidelines for writing toilet compartment specifications

COURSE CREDITS
AIA 1 | AAA 1 | OAA 1 | QAA 1 | RAIC 1

Relocatable Bathroom Fixtures = Universal Design

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Identification of HPL Material and Properties
  • Fundamentals of Rainscreen Principles
  • Systems and Applications
  • Inspiration with HPL

COURSE CREDITS
AIA 1 | AAA 1 | OAA 1 | QAA 1 | RAIC 1

Multi-generational Public Design

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understand the importance of Universal Design and Barrier-Free Design, the difference between the two, and how they can be integrated into bathroom design
  • Describe why and where the need for universal and barrier-free design is growing
  • Describe universal design recommendations for residential (non-public) bathrooms
  • Describe barrier-free design requirements for public (non-private) bathrooms

COURSE CREDITS
AIA 1 | AAA 1 | OAA 1 | QAA 1 | RAIC 1

Planning Guide for Accessible Restrooms

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Minimize congestion at entrances and exits
  • Open vestibule plan most recommended
  • Meet or exceed minimum maneuvering clearances
  • Toilet compartment doors meet ADA standards
  • Out-swing doors must close completely
  • New standards offer a variety of door location and dimension options

COURSE CREDITS
AIA 1 | AAA 1 | OAA 1 | QAA 1 | RAIC 1

Non-Accredited

You Have Choices When You’re Designing Your Data Center

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understand the context and verbiage of Data Center Cooling for several different scenarios
  • Identify the importance, adaptability, and benefits of Data Center Cooling and maintenance as vital to safeguarding information technology
  • Understand why Data Center Cooling has become so important to health and safety, and imperative to tech industry growth

COURSE CREDITS
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Design for Long Term Care Facilities

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Applications in long-term care facilities
  • Barrier-free product options
  • Touchless and accessible solutions
  • How ATS Spec Tool and Visual Spec Builder can help

COURSE CREDITS
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Engineered Infection Prevention

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understand and explore the problems faced by healthcare facilities across North America due to hospital acquired infections (HAI) and study the emerging CSA standards to improve healthcare design.
  • Identify the emerging technologies making the greatest impact in the reduction of hospital acquired infections. Understanding and adopting the technologies below in healthcare design can lead to improved health and safety of both staff and patients:
    • A. UV Disinfection
    • B. Copper Touch Surfaces
    • C. Ozone Disinfection & Hand Hygiene Sinks

COURSE CREDITS
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Watts

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Backflow Preventors & PRV
  • Drainage Overview
  • Trench Drain & Parking Areas
  • Water Quality, Rainwater Harvesting & Softening Systems

COURSE CREDITS
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AO Smith

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • New Product & Water Heater Sizing

COURSE CREDITS
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Lixil Brand Re-Introduction (American Standard, Grohe, DXV)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • New China option
  • Various Brass options for Faucets and Flushvalves
  • Shower Valve and Finish Options

COURSE CREDITS
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Sloan and Chicago Faucets Brass Discussion

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Low Flow and Bluetooth enabled Electronic Faucet / Flush valve discussions
  • Designer Series MultiLav Options (Including AerDec for Point of Use Soap, Faucet, Hand Dryer)

COURSE CREDITS
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Whitehall & Acorn Re-Introduction

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Mental Health Product Discussion
  • Multi-Lav Overview
  • Penal Application Product Overview

COURSE CREDITS
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Emergency Fixtures from Guardian and Lawler

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Product Overview and Code Requirement Discussion

COURSE CREDITS
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Engineered Solutions for Potable and DWV Water Distribution and their Place in the National Plumbing Code

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Addressing dissimilar pipe materials how you can use ATS Spec Tool to specify the code-compliant TestRite DWV Testing System
  • How to select the correct PEX piping based on project application
  • HoldRite and SharkBite Product Overview and Code Requirement Discussion

COURSE CREDITS
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School Solutions with Franke

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Addressing educational facilities’ design considerations in a post COVID-19 world
  • How to select Franke sinks, basins, drinking fountains, and accessories to sanitization, infection prevention, and hand-washing applications in schools

COURSE CREDITS
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Improving Acoustics Inside Buildings

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understanding  and recognizing plumbing noise and plumbing acoustic isolation inside buildings
  • How to identify cost effective of plumbing acoustic isolation
  • Updating plumbing specifications to incorporate plumbing acoustic isolation systems

COURSE CREDITS
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Making Intelligent Drainage Choices for Ultra-Hygienic Applications

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Identify the primary considerations when selecting drainage for food & beverage and pharmaceuticals application
  • How to analyze and evaluate the performance of drainage materials
  • Compare the cost effectiveness of cast iron and stainless steel drainage solutions

COURSE CREDITS
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Drainage Systems for Hospitals and Medical Centers

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Evaluating the performance of drainage materials installed inside healthcare facilities
  • Identifying the effect of biofilms on the transmission and propagation of pathogens
  • Compare the cost effectiveness of cast iron and stainless steel drainage solutions in hospitals and medical centers

COURSE CREDITS
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Control Strategies for Commercial Snow Melting

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Evaluating the performance of drainage materials installed inside healthcare facilities
  • Identifying the effect of biofilms on the transmission and propagation of pathogens
  • Compare the cost effectiveness of cast iron and stainless steel drainage solutions in hospitals and medical centers

COURSE CREDITS
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Introduction to Submersible Wastewater Pumps

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

General design of pumps, the differences and which pump is best for the application. Focuses on sump, back-up systems, effluent, solids-handling, and grinder pumps as well as some general best practices.

COURSE CREDITS
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Pump Sizing

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

This presentation addresses the information needed to size a pump and the pump sizing fundamentals.

COURSE CREDITS
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Basin Sizing and Pre-Packaged Systems

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

This Presentation gives a general overview of what to consider when sizing a basin and the general rules and methods to sizing lift stations.

COURSE CREDITS
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Low-Pressure Pipe Pump Sizing

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

This Presentation is an advanced pump sizing course specifically catered to low pressure pipe/low pressure distribution (LPP/LPD) systems used in subsurface disposal of effluent. It addresses how to calculate flow rates and total dynamic head as well as design considerations to combat high pressures, flow deviation, or excessive design flows to provide the most efficient and economical design. We will also look at our pump sizing software we use to size LPP Systems.

COURSE CREDITS
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Intro to Variable Frequency Drive (VFD)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Intro to how VFDs affect pump performance and considerations to make before using them in your application. Also discusses simultaneous operation of multiple pumps as an alternative to VFDs and complex systems.

COURSE CREDITS
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Intro to Pressure Sewer

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Why pressure sewer may be preferred over gravity systems and the benefits of a pressure sewer system. The general products used in pressure sewer systems covering pumps, basins, controls, and valves. How we size/select pipe material, diameters and pumps. Where valving is needed to ensure the longest life of a system. What information is needed to properly size a pressure sewer system.

COURSE CREDITS
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