ARE Seminar: Building Systems

Day One: Saturday, April 4, 2015 (from 10am)
Day Two: Saturday, April 11, 2015 (from 10am)
Day Three: Saturday, April 18, 2015 (from 10am)
Classes start at 10am and *may* run to 5pm; some classes end prior to this.
Attendees at all three days receive 18 CES LUs.

Price for complete seminar:
$120 for AIA Members & Employees of East Bay Member Firms
$225 for Non-Members
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Just need one or two days? Please call the chapter office at 510/464-3600.

Shweta Mhatre instructs this three-day ARE Seminar on Building Systems. This seminar is offered to those looking for a prep seminar in studying for the ARE.

AIA members and allied professionals bring their years of knowledge and experience to an informative review session for those familiar with the basic material covered in each section of the exam. At the end of each class students evaluate the course content and materials, as well as the presenter’s knowledge and presentation skills. This ensures the quality of the program is high from year to year.

Learning Objectives

After this three day seminar series attendees will:

1. Have a greater understanding of understand codes and regulations including how to incorporate building codes, specialty codes and other regulatory requirements into the design of mechanical, electrical and specialty systems.
2. Understand how to apply sustainable design principles to the selection, design and construction of building systems.
3. Have a greater understanding of mechanical systems including the design of plumbing systems, heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems. They will be able to evaluate and select materials and construction details relating to plumbing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.
4. Be able to evaluate, select and design specialty systems for acoustics, communications and security, conveying systems, fire detection and suppression, and a mechanical and electrical plan. Attendees will be able to develop a reflected ceiling plan that integrates ceiling, lighting, mechanical and structural systems and incorporates life safety considerations.


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