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Generic Wall Design Committee Meeting

For more information or to receive meeting notices, contact Michelle at (248) 663-0415.


MIM Scholarship Foundation Golf Outing

Held every year since 1976, the MIMSF Golf Outing raises funds to support the MIM Scholarship Foundation, which provides scholarships to architectural students attending Michigan universities.

For more information on attending, sponsoring or donating, click here.

10am
Registration

11am
Shotgun Golf (Scramble format)
Lunch on cart

4:30pm
Dinner
Scholarship program
Door prizes

 


Building Enclosure Commissions (BECx): What You Need to Know - NEW

This webinar provides an overview of the BECx process, identifying differences between BECx and commissioning of other systems, and discusses the BECx value-add to the building design and construction process.

Instructor:  Daniel Grauerholz

Cost for Individual:
$99 Members
$159 Non-Members

Cost for Group/Site:
$249 Members
$349 Non-Members

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Energy Code Demo Day

Agenda

10:00 Single Wythe CMU Meeting the Energy Code (Dan Zechmeister)

11:00 Omni-Block (Denny Miller)

12:00 Lunch

12:30 Hands-On Presentation

12:45 Spreading mortar with trowel techniques

1:00 Laying units (regular block, BellaBrik, and Energy block)

 

Please make sure to wear jeans and workboots due to the hands-on portion of the class.

 

Credits: AIA/CES: 4HSW, 4pdh/lu/ce

Cost: $15

 

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Seating is limited!


IMI's 2019 Hands-On Training Workshop Series - Flashing and Air Barriers

Presented by: Mariano DiGiovanni and Doug Barron/Amanda Gray

Flashing:
This presentation will cover what flashings are, their primary function, and how they used. The various types of flashings and the materials flashing can be made from. How flashing can be used for various purposes. How to install flashing correctly during the hands-on portion of the workshop.

Air Barriers:
This presentation will cover the basics of Air Barriers as a system. Topics included will be learning the attributes of an air barrier, terminology, materials, moisture control, energy conservation and installation. Understand the key air barrier interfaces. Participants will also install air barriers during the hands-on portion of the workshop. 

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Attendees should dress comfortably, and wear closed toed shoes.

The workshops are FREE and include lunch, but registration is required.

Reserve your spot early: capacity is limited to 25 attendees per workshop!

Each workshop qualifies for 4 LU’s/HSW’s

 

For more information contact Maria Alvaro at the International Masonry Institute

(248) 449-2689 or via Email


ASCE Webinar - Reinforced Masonry: Design and Construction

This webinar addresses the needs of these professionals by providing a concise and practical explanation of the relevant code provisions, current construction practices, and proven design details. The presenter highlights significant code changes that have taken place in recent years and explains how some new approaches help simplify and speed up the design.

BENEFITS

  • Learn how to design reinforced-masonry walls in accordance with contemporary code provisions
  • Work through two step-by-step design examples
  • Discover proven details for reinforced-masonry construction
  • Examine some widely promoted designs that may not be as cost-effective as they sound
  • Find out how the seismic category of the building affects the spacing and amount of steel reinforcement in its walls
  • Each attendee earns 1.5 Professional Development Hours (1.5 PDHs)

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Speaker: Alexander Newman, P.E., F.ASCE

Mr. Newman is a renowned expert in failure investigation of pre-engineered metal buildings and other structures. He was recently involved with a complex litigation surrounding design and construction of a tall concrete feed mill in rural Ohio.

 

Cost for Individual Engineer:

$99 M/ $159 NM

Cost for Group/Site of Engineers (Unlimited):

$249 M/ $349 NM

 

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2019 AIA Michigan Design Awards and Recognition

Program – Begins promptly at 7:00p.m

$175.00 AIA Members and Guests

$145.00 Associate Members and Students

Please call the AIA Michigan office (313) 965-4100 with questions.

Register today

Check out the 2019 Winners!

People’s Choice – Vote Today!


IMI's 2019 Hands-On Training Workshop Series - Masonry

Presented by: Maria Alvaro

This presentation will cover a culmination of previous workshops by putting a wall assembly together.   Brick with a block back-up from foundation to the top of a parapet wall.  Review of structural masonry, movement joints, grouting, hot & cold weather masonry, flashings and air barriers.  Participants will try their hand at laying a brick wall, block piers, pointing, caulking and, stone restoration.

REGISTER HERE

Attendees should dress comfortably, and wear closed toed shoes.

The workshops are FREE and include lunch, but registration is required.

Reserve your spot early: capacity is limited to 25 attendees per workshop!

Each workshop qualifies for 4 LU’s/HSW’s

 

For more information contact Maria Alvaro at the International Masonry Institute

(248) 449-2689 or via Email


IMI's 2019 Hands-On Training Workshop Series - Tile

Presented by: Aaron Pistor, Shaun Gajewski and Stephanie Samulski

Learn about large format tile and how it must be laid.  Including tolerances and flatness of substrates.  Learn about shower enclosures and several types of floor drains.  Attendees will gain an understanding what a floor slope plan is and how to prepare a plan.  Learn how to prepare a floor to accept a drain assembly from the waterproofing to the actual setting of the drain.  Learn about pre-fabricated shower pans and the pros and cons.

REGISTER HERE

Attendees should dress comfortably, and wear closed toed shoes.

The workshops are FREE and include lunch, but registration is required.

Reserve your spot early: capacity is limited to 25 attendees per workshop!

Each workshop qualifies for 4 LU’s/HSW’s

 

For more information contact Maria Alvaro at the International Masonry Institute

(248) 449-2689 or via Email


TMS Presenting Fall Webinar Series: Introduction to Special Inspection, the 2018 IBC, and TMS 402/602

Speaker: Phillip Samblanet

Click here for additional information.

Registration for the webinar will open in July.


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