New Orleans, LA Education | October 22-25, 2019

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September 30, 2019

Professional Building Consulting 10/22 – 10/23
Waterproofing 10/24 – 10/25

Professional Building Consulting
October 22-23, 2019 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 P.M.

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This two-day course is a classroom extension of the RCI Manual of Practice. It provides an overview of consultant roles that are unique to the roofing, exterior walls, and waterproofing industry. It also identifies the consultant practices that are common to these three broad disciplines. In simple terms, it examines building envelope consultants and discusses what they do and how they do it.

Speakers

Neal Johnson

Neal Johnson is the president of Neal Johnson, LLC, an architectural firm specializing in building enclosure consulting and forensic services covering Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Alabama. Johnson has over 35 years of widely varied experience as a practicing architect. He holds a bachelor of science degree in architecture from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Johnson is the Region IV Region director, founding chair of the Louisiana Branch of IIBEC, has presented numerous IIBEC courses, and is a past national chair of its Ethics Committee.

Jerry Teitsma

Jerry Teitsma is IIBEC’s education advisor and a longtime member of the organization. As former director of education, Teitsma has been instrumental in writing many of IIBEC’s courses on roofing topics. Jerry has a bachelor of science degree in wood technology and a master’s degree in building construction from Michigan State. He has earned his RRC and RRO registrations from IIBEC and his Certified Construction Contract Administration from CSI. Recently, Teitsma received the Lifetime Achievement Award from IIBEC.
Neal Johnson, RRO, AIA
Jerry Teitsma, F-IIBEC, RRC, RRO, CCCA

The course is designed to provide a background in procedures and policies important to practicing consultants, whether they are part of the A/E team or act as design professionals. It is a recommended foundation course for anyone interested in becoming more specialized in his/her professional work with roofs, walls, or waterproofing.

CEHs: 16 IIBEC Continuing Educational Hours | 16 AIA Learning Units and HSW credit
Date and Time: October 22-23, 2019 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 P.M.
Program Cost: Members: $525 | Nonmember: $675

Meeting Location & Accommodations
Crowne Plaza New Orleans French Quarter
739 Canal Street @ Bourbon
New Orleans, LA 70130

Reservations: (504) 962-0500, reserve ASAP, as space is limited
Hotel Cutoff: October 1, 2019, space-available basis
Room Rate: $179 per night + applicable taxes
Group Name: RCQ
Booking Link: https://book.passkey.com/event/49856803/owner/10756/home
Transportation: The hotel does not offer a shuttle service to/from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, but you can visit the airport’s website for transportation and parking.
Parking: Valet parking available at hotel for $52.96 (taxes included) per 24 hours (in/out privileges).


Waterproofing
October 24-25, 2019 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 P.M.

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Speakers

Jerry Abendroth

Jerry Abendroth joined Building Exterior Solutions, LLC (BES) in September 2008. His experience includes the design and forensic evaluation of building enclosure systems. Abendroth has performed design peer reviews of building enclosures, as well as building enclosure commissioning for many commercial, medical, and industrial projects. In addition, he has performed evaluations of building failures on projects throughout the U.S. and provided associated repair recommendations and designs. Litigation support is another area of practice in which Abendroth has been able to utilize his extensive knowledge of building enclosure systems. Finally, he provides insight into the cost, constructability, and sequencing of building enclosure systems.

Neal Johnson

Neal Johnson is the president of Neal Johnson, LLC, an architectural firm specializing in building enclosure consulting and forensic services covering Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Alabama. Johnson has over 35 years of widely varied experience as a practicing architect. He holds a bachelor of science degree in architecture from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Johnson is the Region IV Region director, founding chair of the Louisiana Branch of IIBEC, has presented numerous IIBEC courses, and is a past national chair of its Ethics Committee.
Jerry Abendroth, RBEC, RRO, CDT
Neal Johnson, RRO, AIA

The two-day course is designed for the practicing waterproofing consultant and those who are aspiring to become a Registered Waterproofing Consultant. This course focuses on split-slab plaza deck systems, surface-applied waterproofing, and below-grade waterproofing. The course starts with a review of differences between roofing, dampproofing, and waterproofing.

Other topics include waterproofing materials and accessories used for various applications, design and specification, application techniques; and a thorough review of concrete used as a substrate for waterproofing, including typical concrete repair materials and techniques used for restoration of concrete slabs prior to application of waterproofing systems.

CEHs: 16 IIBEC Continuing Educational Hours | 16 AIA Learning Units and HSW credit
Date and Time: October 24-25, 2019 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 P.M.
Program Cost: Members: $525 | Nonmember: $675

Meeting Location & Accommodations
Crowne Plaza New Orleans French Quarter
739 Canal Street @ Bourbon
New Orleans, LA 70130

Reservations: (504) 962-0500, reserve ASAP, as space is limited
Hotel Cutoff: October 1, 2019, space-available basis
Room Rate: $179 per night + applicable taxes
Group Name: RCQ
Booking Link: https://book.passkey.com/event/49856803/owner/10756/home
Transportation: The hotel does not offer a shuttle service to/from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, but you can visit the airport’s website for transportation and parking.
Parking: Valet parking available at hotel for $52.96 (taxes included) per 24 hours (in/out privileges).

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