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The Stone Coated Steel Roofing Advantage

Thu, Sep 21, 2017 • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM •

Duration: 1 hour

Provide an overview of stone coated steel roofing systems including the tile, shake and shingle profiles and
installation methods based on project and regional requirements, testing and standards,
and comparative characteristics of stone coated roofing versus other roofing materials.

  • Identify stone coated steel roofing, and discuss the advantages of the product over other choices
  • Evaluate and compare various roofing materials
  • Understand installation process/methods based on project and regional requirements
  • Describe standards and testing methods and where there might be differences with other materials
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Maintaining Historic Slate, Tile and Copper Roofing

Fri, Aug 18th, 2017 • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM •

Duration: 1 hour

Learn the basics on maintaining historic slate, tile and copper roofing. The basics of slate, tile and copper roofs and how to maintain them properly. And how to maintain these roofs in the most economical way.

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The Power of Preventive Maintenance and Capital Planning – How it Ties Into Risk

Tue, Apr 4th, 2017 • 11:00am •

Duration: 1 hour

This course will explore the two types of risk associated with the lack of preventive maintenance and the 5-pronged process to executing a successful preventive maintenance plan, and how a well-formalized "PM" plan will tie into your capital plan.

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Water Saving Opportunities with EPA’s WaterSense Program

Thu, Mar 23rd, 2017 • 11:00am •

Duration: 1 hour

This webinar will cover EPA's voluntary WaterSense appliance labeling program, how to benchmark and track water use using EPA's online Portfolio Manager software, and how to achieve water savings with low cost/no cost efforts. Attendees will learn how facility managers can save water at their facilities and how to measure and track water use (and costs) at facilities. This webinar is geared toward facility managers and green team or stewardship team members.

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Historic Clay Tile: Why and How to Use it Successfully

Thu, Mar 9th, 2017 • 11:00am •

Duration: 1 hour

This course, available for 1.5 AIA Credits, will give design and building professionals an in-depth understanding of clay roof tiles: their composition, quality, design considerations, color and style. This ancient roofing material has been used since Neolithic times and continues to be used today. You will learn about the history of clay tile, how it is made, its material advantage, how to choose color, and how it is installed.

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Making Solar Accessible

Thu, Feb 9th, 2017 • 2:00pm • Patrick Smith

Duration: 1 hour

With 27 years of experience helping customers manage energy costs through affiliate IGS Energy, IGS Solar was launched to bring sustainable energy solutions to both non- and for-profit organizations.

Join Patrick Smith, Vice President of IGS Solar, as he discusses the unique benefits of solar for non-profits and organizations that commonly share a mission of being good stewards of the environment. Through a third-party ownership model known as a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), non-profits throughout the country have received solar energy systems with no upfront costs. During the webinar, you’ll learn how a PPA works and the typical process involved to help your facility “go solar”.

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Historic Window Replication

Thu, Jan 19, 2017 • 2:00am • Kurtis Sullentrop

Duration: 1 hour

This multimedia presentation reviews the history of fenestrations and aspects of replication of windows in historically significant buildings. The course will cover several aspects of historic window including: grids, muntins, shadowlines, finishes, mullions, glazing, operations and intricate details. We will also discuss how to work with the local and regional Historic Review Committee as well as dealing with hazardous materials including lead, PCB’s and asbestos. Finally we will discuss the pro’s and cons of the “replace vs renew” options concerning installation, thermal, acoustic, energy, light and recycling analysis. This webinar offered AIA Continuing Education Credits, however, you must have attened live; you will not earn the credits watching the recording.

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Using ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager to Benchmark your Energy Use

Thu, Oct 27, 2016 • 11:00am • Thayer Tomlinson, Jerry Lawson

Duration: 1 hour

This presentation will walk users through setting up an account for their property(ies) in the EPA ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager online energy and water benchmarking software. It will be an online tour of the software and highlight specific steps required to benchmark a property.

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Stained Glass Restoration & Exterior Glazing Systems

Tue, Oct 11, 2016 • 11:00am - 12:00pm • Ron G. Bovard, CEO of Bovard Studio, Inc.

Stained glass cleaning, preservation, and protective covering systems are the subject of this webinar. You will learn about cleaning, maintenance, repair, releading, protective covering (storm windows), framing systems, structural requirements/repair, documentation, safety and glass painting.

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Manage Webinar for “Working with Contractors: Best Practices for Energy Efficiency”

Thu, Aug 25, 2016 • 11:00 AM • Thayer Thomlinson

This webinar will focus on evaluating what energy efficiency work may be best accomplished with outside help (using a contractor), the process of finding a contractor, evaluating bids, and working with a contractor to ensure the work that is done is of high quality.

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Energy Benchmarking: Data collection for and use of EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager for energy benchmarking.

Thu, Sep 22, 2016 • 11:00am • Thayer Thomlinson

This hour long webinar will introduce energy benchmarking using the EPA's ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager online tool. With Portfolio Manager, users can measure and track energy and water consumption, as well as greenhouse gas emissions. The presentation will also highlight the new ENERGY STAR data collection tool to make collecting and entering facility data into Portfolio Manager a more streamlined process.

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Getting Started With Efficiency

7/21/16 • 11 AM • Jerry Lawson, Thayer Thomlinson

This course will describe the basics of energy efficiency and ways parishes can get started at no cost with a focus on benchmarking in EPA's Portfolio Manager.

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Catholic Facility Managers Response to the Globally Harmonized System for the Classification of Chemicals

11/07/2014 • 10:00 am • Ed Foster

A general overview of the GHS regulations and a short case study of how this was applied to the Archdiocese of Seattle.

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PREPARING FOR RENEWAL THROUGH THE MASTER PLAN PROCESS

06/25/2014 • 02:00 pm • JAMES HUNDT, RA; FORESIGHT ARCHITECTS

A new (or maybe not so new) pastor asks the question, “Why is the baptismal font here, in this terrible location? Can’t we move it or something?” If he is lucky, that will be the beginning of a process of discernment and renewal, ideally resulting in a Master Plan for renovations or perhaps even new construction. The subject of this webinar is how we as consultants can help prepare the congregation for the changes that are coming. In this webinar, I will talk about the various methods of working with congregations throughout the multi-step master planning process to help make sure the process is a positive one for all involved.

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