A Day of CEUs

February 28, 2019 - SHIFT Continuing Education Series

8:45 am - 9:45 am

Building Barrier-Free Showers

Laurel Peters | Schluter Systems

Today's ADA compliant bathroom no longer must be utilitarian or "institutional". Design options are enhanced by tile and innovative construction methods resulting in beautiful bathrooms adhering to ADA standards. Barrier-free environments can be customized to include various ADA compliant design elements and include why bonded waterproofing technology lends itself to the construction requirements of barrier-free design.

HSW-BF | IDCEC 106097 - basic

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Walking the Progressive Path

Cari Johnson | Shaw Contract

One of the hottest topics in sustainability today is material health. Designers and end users value transparency and want to know what's in the building products they specify. This CEU covers the most well-known tools, including Cradle to Cradle certification, HPDs and Declare labels to determine the health of materials.

HSW-SD | IDCEC 105613 - intermediate
HSW-SD | GBCI 0920010061

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Feeling Good to Feeling WELL: the human approach to workplace design

Jennifer Busch | VP of Architecture and Design, Teknion

Historically, measurements of how an interior space ‘works’ used sq. ft./person or cost/sq. ft. Today, it’s possible to reconcile economic necessities with intelligent, interesting and human-centered design. Essential components of design intersect with the WELL Building Standard to create space promoting psychological well-being… for better engaged, inspired, and empowered workers exhibiting a higher level of creativity and innovation.

HSW | IDCEC 107639 - intermediate

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Color in Depth: the role of color in surface specification

stephan brook & Alicia Deck | Mosa

You will enjoy a brief history of color theory, review how color reacts with light and other colors, how colors affect human emotional responses within a built environment and the various ways color is imparted in the creation of porcelain tile. Apply these basics and look at future color trend forecasts as you explore various inspirations and applications of how to use color in tile specification.

This is a Lunch & Learn.

HSW | IDCEC 106399 - basic

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Privacy: re-balancing the office

Sue Madrid | Loftwall

A brief history of the last 70 years in office design, how we got to this place, and steps to course-correct mistakes of the past. We focus on the science of privacy (audio, visual, spatial) and how many offices today are less than optimal for the work needed. If you’ve wanted to inspire and motivate the workforce and are desperate to find a way to get headphones off and collaboration skills on, this course was made for you.

HSW | IDCEC 107926 - basic

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Specifying Wood Veneer Wallcovering

Jaimie Westemeier | Koroseal Interior Products

Investigate the advantages of specifying wood veneer wallcoverings. Understand how installation and finishing techniques impact Fire Rating Classifications, become familiar with suitable wood products for interiors based on architectural veneer grades, product construction, code compliance, cost impacts and installation requirements. PowerPoint presentation supported by course handout and extensive sampling.

HSW | IDCEC 104050 - intermediate

4:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Advanced Ceramic Tile Methods, Standards and Materials

Kelly Ryan | Daltile

A study of ceramic tile types and their specific intended usage, testing, and manufacturing methods based upon current industry standards. Course will reference industry publications and standards; review test methods and how results influence tile selection; describe new industry guidelines for the installation of large format tile; scrutinize advancing technologies; and, also address common installation problems.

HSW | IDCEC 105606-R1 – intermediate









General Interest Subject 

Health Safety & Welfare

HSW Barrier-free Design 

HSW Sustainable Design