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GR – Green
Thursday, Feb. 26 • 8:00am-10:00am • $150
[ AIBC 2 Non-Core LUs, IDCEC O.2 CEUs, BOMI 2.0 CPDs ]
This is the program for the busy business owner, manager, or staff person who tries to juggle multiple demands, deadlines, and daily pressures. With the information contained in this fast-paced seminar, you’ll get more accomplished at managing a fragmented workload and with better results than ever before.
Kevin Lust, Founder, Lust Development Group Inc.
If you’ve heard Kevin Lust speak, then you know you’d come back to hear him again and again. If you haven’t, don’t wait any longer.
Through more than 1,800 presentations in 16 countries on four continents, Kevin has reached out to audiences with a message so real it is captivating. As a speaker and trainer, Kevin has toured the United States and Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Rim, delivering programs on a wide range of personal and organizational improvement topics. He has thrilled groups at organizations as Abbott Labs, Walt Disney Imagineering, Singapore Airlines, and the New Zealand Army. The National Speakers Association named him a Certified Speaking Professional, an award granted to less than 500 people in the world at the time.
At 6’8”, Kevin is a commanding presence, but his real gift for reaching audiences is rooted in a keen understanding of people and how they do what they do. From a blue-collar family and a business career, Kevin learned the value of hard work by example and experience. He’s been a banker and a personnel director, a best-selling author and a consultant, currently owns three businesses and has helped dozens of others start their own businesses in his role as a business advisor. He knows if there’s hard way, there’s also a smart way. Kevin has devoted his life to helping others find the smart way.
If you are seeking higher standards of performance in your business or personal life, spend a few hours — or even a few minutes — with Kevin Lust. You will find it time well spent.
Thursday, Feb. 26 • 8:00am-9:30am • $45
[ AIBC 1.5 Core LUs, IDCEC 0.1 CEUs, BOMI 1.5 CPDs ]
The demand for endless variety in size, shape and mullion configurations for windows in strikingly at odds with the Code requirement that all windows be tested and labeled to report their performance—not at a standard size—but at the sizes and mullions spans ordered by the customer. This is where it gets messy for the manufacturer, and for the builder.
Why? For window manufacturers it means there is no end to the testing. It means in every window order there are several, and sometimes many window configurations that have not been tested.
The lack of testing also poses risk for builders. Untested, improperly labeled or suspiciously labeled products come under scrutiny by building officials, and a compliance problem for the manufacturer also becomes a delay problem for the builder.
This presentation will address the challenges and identify ways in which builders, designers and window manufacturers can work together to proactively address the challenge posed by never‐tested designs, and how these can be addressed in a more thoughtful approach to selecting and detailing fenestration, one of the most creative tools in the home designer’s toolkit.
Al Jaugelis, Fenestration Specialist, RDH Group
Al Jaugelis is a Fenestration Specialist with the RDH Group and presents frequently on aspects of the NAFS standard to various audiences in both BC and other provinces. Al’s consulting role includes advising manufacturers on code and standards issues, test program design, as well as reviewing and preparing fenestration constructions specifications with reference to current standards, including NAFS. Al has a keen understanding of fenestration industry standards, testing, and certification programs in both Canada and the US. He is currently an Associate member of CSA Committee A119, Performance Standards for Windows (A440), an active member of the Technical Services Committee of Fenestration Canada, the NRCan Energy Efficient Fenestration Steering Committee, and is a Technical Consultant member of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA).