This seminar is based on industry standards and best practices for the installation of gypsum board systems.
Steel—Doing It Right® is a two-day seminar formulated by experts from the Steel Framing Alliance, an organization at the forefront of the latest technological advances for building with cold-formed steel, and AWCI and its member experts. The seminar is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the construction methods and contractors’ issues including structural, load-bearing wall assemblies; interior systems; roof and floor assemblies; estimating; quality control and much more.
Robert Grupe spent more than 38 years with United States Gypsum Company where he held various technical and management positions. Activities included product and system design and technical consultation to the AEC community. He currently is a consultant to the construction community where he has worked on several large scale international construction projects. He has authored numerous articles and given presentations on fire, sound, and environmental issues as they relate to wall and ceiling assemblies. Bob received a BSCE from Illinois Institute of Technology.
The course content is presented using narrated slides featuring graphics and animations.
Each course module includes a printable version of the course slides and referenced forms/templates. Participants can print these or save them to their electronic devices for the purpose of study, taking notes and future reference.
Please note that you will have six months from the date you receive your course login email to complete the course. Course fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Over the last several years interest in recycling construction and demolition (C&D) waste has increased at a steady pace. Version 4 of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
Jason Fell, the primary instructor for AWCI's Gypsum—Doing It Right education seminar, shared the following five points as a means of dealing with the expectations of the owner and architect.