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November 2021

A Healthy Home: Control Layers Working Together

November 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us at noon for our free monthly lunch and learn and earn 1 AIA LU | HSW.

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December 2021

Procrastinator’s Series: Drainage + Drying in the Exterior Wall

December 6, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for day 1 of our Procrastinator's Series! Determining the best system for managing moisture can be challenging. Many factors such as climate, cladding, and cost should be considered when designing a sustainable wall. This course explores those factors, as well as trends in building codes and best practices. Earn 1.0 AIA LU|HSW Register online.

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Procrastinator’s Series: Healthy Materials for Healthy Living

December 7, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for day 2 of our Procrastinator's Series! How do our building material choices affect our health? What products are we actually using? Are they good for us or do they cause harm? This course shows a way to use a healthy natural product to increase productivity. Earn 1.0 AIA LU|HSW Register online.

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Procrastinator’s Series: Transportation Noise Control in Residential Buildings

December 8, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for day 3 of our procrastinator's series! In urban and suburban environments, transportation noise continually impacts residential properties 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This applies to not only major sources such as interstate highways, airports, and railways but to secondary streets in urban environments as well, where buildings crowd closely to busy roadways. Understanding the fundamentals of noise, noise regulations, building shell design, and implementation are key to creating quiet living spaces in close proximity…

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Procrastinator’s Series: A Designers Guide to Sound Isolation

December 10, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for day 5 of our Procrastinator's Series! Learn about steel framing. Learning Objectives: Understand various sound isolation assemblies and their components. Describe various steel framing products and components of sound isolation Understand the importance of proper installation in order to achieve desired STC rating. Explain the building code requirements for sound. Earn 1.0 AI ALU|HSW Register online.

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Connecting the Dots: From People to Planet

December 14, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Equity, Environment, and Economy. People, Planet, and Prosperity. Racial, Environmental, and Social Justice. We have all heard about this three ­legged stool of Sustainability and never has it been more apparent – that all three legs are falling down. All three are undergoing a current crisis. All three pose a massive threat that disproportionately affects populations unjustly. We need to address and respond to these threats simultaneously with a road to recovery, prevention, and ultimately resilience by connecting the dots…

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Moisture Management and Cladding

December 15, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for an examination of categories of exterior cladding and how they perform as part of a moisture management system. Earn 1.0 AIA LU | HSW Register online.

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Va. HRC Trivia Mixer

December 16, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Join AIA Virginia's Historic Resources Committee for a Virtual Trivia Mixer! Mix up a cocktail (or mocktail) using one of our historic recipes below and join us for a night of trivia and fun. Connect with the preservation community in Virginia and test your knowledge of the built environment. Win prizes and glory. Earn 1.0 AIA LU | Elective Register online. BYO Cocktail/Mocktail Daiquiri It was popularized in the United States in 1909 at the bar of the Army and…

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January 2022

Monthly Lunch & Learn: Employee Benefits

January 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

How Unique Employee Benefit Plans Can Separate Your Company In A Crowded and Competitive Environment 1). Define Employee Benefits. 2). Quantify the value of having competitive employee benefits. 3). Separate yourself from your competitors and larger firms at an affordable price. 4). Evaluate your current company's benefits plan. Earn 1.0 AIA LU | Elective Register online.

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ARE Prep: NCARB Roundtable presented by AIA Northern Virginia

January 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Each year the AIA Northern Virginia Young Architects Forum organizes seminars for those preparing to take the Architect Registration Exam® (ARE®).   Join AIA Northern Virginia for their 2022 ARE® Prep season kickoff event – NCARB Roundtable. Hear from NCARB’s Manager of Examination Nicholas Respecki, AIA, NCARB, along with members of AIA Northern Virginia's Young Architects Forum committee. Register now! The award-winning seminars offer the opportunity to learn from a professional in each discipline and use that knowledge in preparation…

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