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Learn on Demand Courses: A continuing series of Interactive Educational courses designed for AEC Professionals.

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Integrated Ventilation Solutions Significantly Improve Air Quality and Reduce Airborne Disease Transmission

Integrating TermoBuild Technology with the building envelope, precast concrete floors and HVAC system combines four systems into one: heating, cooling, fresh air ventilation, and thermal energy storage. In addition to elevated efficiency, Integrated Ventilation Design reduces the risk of the spread of infectious diseases by significantly curtailing the recirculation of stale air within the building. This session will substantiate the value of integrated ventilation design as a simplified design alternative to other more complex and expensive energy conservation measures. Learn about the applications and components of an integrated ventilation “Smart Floor Kit”. Discover how to position precast concrete hollowcore slabs or cast in place as a smart, sustainable building material for new construction and retrofits for low-energy or zero net energy intelligent buildings.
Log in Continuing Education: Upon Course Completion viewer receives certificate to qualify for Professional Development Hours (PDH) and/or Continuing Education Units (CEUs)/Continuing Education Credits (CECs)

Prefab Total Precast Concrete Building Systems: An Important Method of Accelerated Building Construction

Prefab and modular buildings are constructed off-site, in a controlled environment, using durable materials and designed to meet the same codes, standards and requirements as conventionally built facilities – but with the advantage of a much faster construction time. ABC Total Precast Systems can substantially reduce construction project timelines, shorten funding periods, and produce a quicker return on investment all while offering an unlimited array of aesthetics finishes.
Log in Continuing Education: Upon Course Completion viewer receives certificate to qualify for Professional Development Hours (PDH) and/or Continuing Education Units (CEUs)/Continuing Education Credits (CECs)

Emission Omissions: Carbon Accounting Gaps in the Built Environment

Taking Concrete Steps to a Carbon Neutral Environment. Adam Auer Vice President, Environment & Sustainability, Cement Association of Canada discusses why “embodied carbon” is becoming more important as buildings become more efficient and the role that the cement and concrete industry is playing to reduce GHG emissions.
Log in Continuing Education: Upon Course Completion viewer receives certificate to qualify for Professional Development Hours (PDH) and/or Continuing Education Units (CEUs)/Continuing Education Credits (CECs)

ABC Accelerated Building Construction

The ABC's of Advanced Sustainable Construction. Precast Concrete - A Paradigm Shift. Ken King discusses several projects using the Advanced Building Construction method and explains the features and benefits. The course will demonstrate how ABC can deliver projects in a safe, time saving, cost effective manner that optimizes resources in labour and material while nearly eliminating waste. The course will also present various examples of projects using Precast Concrete Accelerated Building Construction.
Log in Continuing Education: Upon Course Completion viewer receives certificate to qualify for Professional Development Hours (PDH) and/or Continuing Education Units (CEUs)/Continuing Education Credits (CECs)

The Design of Precast Concrete Diaphragms

Wayne A. Kassian, M. SC, P. ENG., Kassian Dyck & Associates provides an overview of the behaviour and design of precast concrete floor and roof diaphragms. The general methodology applies to all types of diaphragms, but in particular hollowcore diaphragms are discussed. In addition to discussing diaphragm design and associated connection details, Mr. Kassian highlights seismic design challenges and lessons.
Log in Continuing Education: Upon Course Completion viewer receives certificate to qualify for Professional Development Hours (PDH) and/or Continuing Education Units (CEUs)/Continuing Education Credits (CECs)

Lifter Safety Training

Lifter Safety Training - For Precast Plant Personnel. Clint Kilborn; District Sales Manager Precast Meadow Burke, Thermomass and Halfen discusses and displays proper procedures, processes, materials and methods of safe lifting for Precasters.
Log in Upon completion the viewer will be sent a certificate of participation and completion to qualify for Professional Development Hours (PDH) and/or Continuing Education Units (CEUs)/Continuing Education Credits (CECs)

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Architectural Precast Concrete Walls: Best Practice Guide

The seminar is organized to take the user through the design and construction process starting with a discussion of the characteristics of architectural precast concrete, then present the fundamentals of building science, building envelope performance including thermal performance, precast concrete product costing analysis and how precast concrete can fulfill your project performance criteria.
Log in Continuing Education: Upon Course Completion viewer receives certificate to qualify for Professional Development Hours (PDH) and/or Continuing Education Units (CEUs)/Continuing Education Credits (CECs)
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