Concrete University continues in December

The Alabama Concrete Industries Association unveiled Concrete University to provide designers, contractors and producers valuable information on how to specify and design with concrete products. The program is continuing in December, and topics will include Energy Code Compliance with Concrete Masonry on 12.8.2020 and Fiber Reinforced Concrete on 12.15.2020. The programs will be virtual as we continue to navigate COVID-19 and the challenges of in-person education. All programs will provide 1 HSW LU for architects or 1 PDH credit for engineers. There will be no cost to participate in the sessions.

Energy Code Compliance with Concrete Masonry
December 8, 2020

Complying with the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) can be confusing and difficult for many projects. There are a variety of ways to document compliance, and specific strategies for concrete masonry will be discussed. Details are provided on both prescriptive and trade-off compliance alternatives, with an emphasis on concrete masonry assemblies and resources. The uses and advantages of the COMcheck compliance program will also be presented. Nick Lang, P.E. with the National Concrete Masonry Association will serve as the instructor of the session.

Course Number: C401a
NCMA Provider Number: J113
1HSW LU or 1 PDH

Fiber Reinforced Concrete
December 15, 2020

Further your knowledge of fiber reinforced concrete by understanding the differences and applications for micro and macro fibers usage. Learn about the different fiber types in each category in relationship to fiber performance.  Gain knowledge on fiber applications including; slab on ground, composite metal deck, overlays, precast and explosive spalling of concrete. Heidi Helmink, P.E. with Sika USA will serve as the instructor of the session.

Course Number: J492
Provider Number: SIK308
1HSW LU or 1 PDH

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