25 May 2012

Save the Date: 2012 Pacific Building Trade Expo

Save the Date for the 2012 Pacific Building Trade Expo

17 October 2012 (Wednesday)
Hawaii Convention Center

Early Registration is now open for this FREE event.

Contact Barbie Rosario for information about becoming a sponsor or an exhibitor.

23 May 2012

Hawaii SFPE: NFPA 101 Seminar in Korea

09-11 July 2012 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:
Best Western Premier Hotel Kukdo, Seoul Korea
310 Uljiro 4 Ga, Jung Gu, Seoul, 100-849 KR
Cost:
Early Registration (on or before 6/30/12) - $1195
Registration (on or after 7/1/12) - $1395
Additional Discounts:  If 3 or more persons from the same organization register - $1095 per person, must register on or before 6/30/12

For information contact:  Sam Dannaway, Program Chairman, Hawaii Chapter SFPE at (808) 526-9019 or ssda@ssdafire.com

Online registration and payment via Paypal:  http://sfpehawaii.memberlodge.org
Call directly to pay with Visa or Mastercard:  (808) 526-9019

AIA CEU:  21 LU (HSW)



22 May 2012

SLIM: NABCEP Exam

28 July 2012 (Saturday) @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
UH Maui College - Laulima 102
Cost:  $150
Registration: call EdVenture at (808) 984-3231

North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Entry Level Exam
This exam certifies participants in entry level photovoltaic design & installation through the NABCEP.  The prerequisite is a class in entry level solar energy design.

SLIM: Energy Efficiency - Intro GB

21-22 June 2010 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
UH Maui College
Cost:  $750 (15 scholarships available)
SLIM Application Form

Scholarship and SLIM application forms are due by 08 June 2012 (Friday).  Email to SLIMinfo@hawaii.edu or mail to:
SLIM
310 W. Ka`ahumanu Avenue
Kahului, HI 96732

Intro to Green Building and LEED Exam Prep
Introduce participants to a variety of topics that the US Green Building Council bases its LEED certification program.  Workshop combines building science and energy efficiency components of RESNET and BPI with core concepts identified by LEED.  Workshop includes LEED Green Associate (GA) Exam Preparation workshop.


SLIM: Sustainable Business Advantage

14-15 June 2012 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
UH Maui College
Cost: $595 (scholarships available)
Registration:  call EdVenture at (808) 984-3231
Instructors:  Scott Cooney and Jennifer Chirico

Scholarship applications are due by 01 June 2012 (Friday).  Email to SLIMinfo@hawaii.edu or mail to:
SLIM
310 W. Ka`ahumanu Avenue
Kahului, HI 96732

The Sustainable Business Advantage:  Marketing and Strategy
Program provides skills for starting or enhancing a green business.  Workshop introduces concepts of sustainability and provides overview of current sustainability-related jobs in the market.  Participants will have sound understanding of the small business model, improved work skills, increased knowledge about financial, operations, and marketing planning, value-add skills for employer, and tactile execution of a business plan.


SLIM: Water Efficiency-WIT

07 June 2012 (Thursday) @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
UH Maui College
Cost:  $249 (scholarships available)
Registration:  call EdVenture at (808) 984-3231

Scholarship applications are due by 30 May 2012 (Wednesday).  Email to SLIMinfo@hawaii.edu or mail to:
SLIM
310 W. Ka`ahumanu Avenue
Kahului, HI 96732
WaterSense Inspector Training (WIT)
Course certifies individuals to become EPA WaterSense new homes inspectors.  Participants will have both classroom and field experience identifying and quantifying water use and efficiency in homes.

SLIM: Entry Level Photovoltaic Design & Installation

5-8 June 2012 and 12-15 June 2012 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
UH Maui College - Laulima Building
Cost:  $1495 (scholarships available)
SLIM Application Form

Scholarship and SLIM application forms are due by 23 May 2012 (Wednesday).


ENTRY LEVEL PHOTOVOLTAIC DESIGN & INSTALLATION
Comprehensive training program to prepare students to become NABCEP certified to design and plan for PV installation systems for residential and small business customers.  Training in principles of sustainability, energy and electrical systems, renewable energy generation, project and worksite safety, and PV system design and installation planning.

Prerequisite and preparation for Entry Level North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Certification.

Central Maui Pedestrian & Bicycle Master Plan to 2030

25 May 2012 (Friday) @ 5:00 PM
Cameron Center Auditorium

Presented by:  Chris Hart & Partners
Topic:  "Central Maui Pedestrian & Bicycle Master Plan 2030"


Sponsored by:  Hui N Ke Ola Pono and NPAC (Nutrition & Physical Activity Coalition of Maui County)
For more information, call (808) 264-7895.

AIA CEU:  1 LU (SD)  - Marie will report the credits

17 May 2012

Ameritone Maui Streetbond Seminar

24 May 2012 (Thursday) @ 8:30 AM
UH Maui College Ka`aike Building, Room 105C

Topic:  StreetBond High Performance Coatings for Asphalt
Presentation and live demonstration
Lunch will be provided
Cost:  Free

RSVP by Tuesday, 22 May 2012 to Joni McGinnis, seating is limited.


11 May 2012

May 2012 General Meeting

23 May 2012 (Wednesday) @ 11:30 AM
Location:  Kahili Restaurant, Wailuku
Cost:  $17 (checks made payable to AIA Maui)
RSVP to Nanette by Monday, 21 May 2012 with your menu selection (see below)

Topic:  Photovoltaic Energy
Speaker:  Neal McCartney, Sunetric

Based in Hawaii, Sunetric has designed and installed 40% of all net-metered solar photovoltaic (PV) systems statewide, more than any other company.  Sunetric is responsible for more than 100,000 solar panels and 40 megawatts (MW) of solar, installing several of the largest PV systems in Hawaii, including numerous large-scale installations with the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, and U.S. Coast Guard.

08 May 2012

AIA Virtual Convention




The Value of AIA Virtual Convention

§  Earn LUs on your own schedule and from any location, including HSW and SD credits
§  Available to view on multiple devices including tablets and Smartphones
§  Receive quality education from skilled presenters from the AIA 2012 National Convention
§  Credits are added to your AIA transcript within 48 hours
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Have a Question? Contact Us

Information Central
Hours: 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m. (EST)
Monday through Friday
800-242-3837, select option 2

The Experience is Virtual. The Learning is Real.

Satisfy your continuing education requirements for licensure, AIA membership, or personal development on your own schedule—whether you're at home, at the office, or shuttling somewhere in between.
With high-quality courses recorded at the AIA 2012 National Convention, you have your choice of authoritative education on topics that are relevant to your practice—from ADA to firm management, and from building science to IGCC.
Now is the best time to take care of your 2012 continuing education and avoid any end-of-year hassles. And since AIA's 2012 Virtual Convention is available whenever and wherever you have time to take a course, it's a great resource to return to throughout the year.

Convenient and Cost-Effective

Using the Virtual Convention is simple. At www.aia.org/virtualconvention you can browse through the courses and live streaming options. Purchase your selection; then view the course via live stream or the on-demand feature. Learning units are posted to your AIA transcript within 48 hours. No self-reporting necessary.
AIA Virtual Convention seminars can be viewed on multiple devices, from desk top to laptop, and from tablets to Smartphones. It couldn't be more convenient.

Virtual Expo and Sweepstakes

And what Convention experience would be complete without a visit to the Exhibit hall and a chance to win great prizes? A select number of convention exhibitors also have an online "booth". And while you won't walk away with a suitcase full of tchotchkes, you will have the chance to chat with exhibitors, download materials, and see demonstrations. You can even enter a sweepstakes each day for free on-demand courses or even an iPad. Exhibitors are available to meet you from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST starting Thursday, May 17th.
The American Institute of Architects, www.aia.org
The American Institute of Architects
1735 New York Avenue, NW | Washington, DC 20006-5292
800-AIA-3837 | www.aia.org

07 May 2012

Reminder: Scholarship Applications due Friday

The AIA Maui Scholarship application deadline is Friday, 11 May 2012.

See the Scholarship page for more information.

03 May 2012

AIA/ASID 2012 Maui Expo


27 June 2012 (Wednesday)
10:00 AM - CEU Seminar (1 LU)
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM - Vendor Expo & Buffet Lunch
11:30 AM - AIA Maui General Membership Meeting

Dunes at Maui Lani
1333 Maui Lani Parkway
Kahului, HI 96732

Seminar:  Luminous Form: A Lesson in Resin Fabrication
Presented by:  3Form

RSVP to Greg Endo at (808) 979-5555 or greg@pacificasourcing.com by Monday, 18 June 2012

02 May 2012

USGBC HI: ID+C 301

10 May 2012 (Thursday) @ 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration begins at 8:00 AM

Location:  Architects Hawaii, Ltd.
1001 Bishop Street - American Savings Bank Tower
2nd Floor, Aina Conference Room
Honolulu, HI 96813

Registration form
Cost:  $280 for USGBC, AIA, IIDA, ASID members (after 5/2: $310)
$340 for non-members (after 5/2: $390)

AIA LU:  7 LU's (HSW/SD)

ID+C 301:  Implementing the Interior Design + Construction LEED Rating System
Learn how to apply the LEED for Commercial Interiors rating system by walking through the phases and key decision points of a typical project.

Faculty:  Heather Marquard
Greenscape, LLC, Paul Davis Partnership

Scholarships are available through SESP.  Check for application requirements with SESP.  Limited to 30 recipients.

USGBC HI: Healthcare 251


09 May 2012 (Wednesday) @ 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Registration begins at 8:00 AM

Location:  Architects Hawaii, Ltd.
1001 Bishop Street - American Savings Bank Tower
2nd Floor, Aina Conference Room
Honolulu, HI 96813

Registration form
Cost:  $140 for USGBC members (after 5/2: $170)
$175 for non-members (after 5/2: $225)

AIA LU:   3.5 LUs

Healthcare 251:  Understanding the LEED for Healthcare Rating System
Learn about key credit intents and requirements and how this new rating system differs from LEED for New Construction.

Faculty:  Heather Marquard
Greenscape, LLC, Paul Davis Partnership

Scholarships are available through SESP.  Check for application requirements at SESP.  Limited to 10 recipients.

01 May 2012

Reminder: Scholarship Dealine

The AIA Maui Scholarship application deadline is Friday, 11 May 2012.

See the Scholarship page for more information.

Access Board Webinar: 03 May 2012

Accessible Communication Elements and Features
03 May 2012 (Thursday) @ 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM HST
AIA LU:  1.5

Presenters:
Rex Pace
Senior Accessibility Specialist & Technical Assistance Coordinator, US Access Board

David Baquis
Accessibility Specialist, US Access Board

Description & Registration:
Review scoping and technical provisions for accessible communication elements and features in the ADA and ABA standards and highlight updates to the specifications.

US Access Board Webinars


The U.S. Access Board and Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center offer the following series of webinars and audio conferences:

Accessible Communication Elements and Features - 03 May 2012 @ 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM HST
Accessible Miniature Golf Courses - 07 June 2012 @ 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM HST
Accessible Kitchens and Kitchenettes - 05 July 2012 @ 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM HST
Accessible Detention and Correctional Facilities - 02 August 2012 @ 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM HST
Accessible Webinars - 06 September 2012 @ 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM HST

Webinars are free and offer AIA continuing education credits.  Register online.

DOJ: ADA Webinar on Existing Pools

The DOJ is announcing registration for free webinars providing information and technical assistance addressing the accessible pool entry requirements of the 2010 ADA Standards as they relate to existing pools under title II of the ADA.

Existing Pools under Title III of the ADA
02 May 2012 @ 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM (HST)
Description:  Pool access provisions as they apply to existing pools in places of public accommodation, such as hotels and motels. 

Existing Pools under Title II of the ADA
09 May 2012 @ 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM (HST)
Description:  Pool access provisions as they apply to existing pools of state and local government entities.

For more information and registration

ADA Requirements for Existing Pools and Spas Date Extension

The compliance date for the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design relating to accessible entry and exit for existing swimming pools and spas is extended 21 May 2012.

See the DOJ site for further details