Registration: 8:00 - 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lunch (On your own): 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Afternoon Session: 1:00 - 4:30 pm
Planning for Structured Parking
How many spaces are needed
Shared parking concepts
The level of service approach
Types of parking structures
Life safety issues
Guards and vehicle barriers
Means of egress
Accessible Parking Design
Introduction to ADA
Parking design under ADA
Passive Security, Lighting and Other Design Elements
Open Q & A and Case Studies/Examples
Structural design overview
Designing for Durability
Life cycle cost
Expansion joint systems
Maintenance, Restoration, and Repair
The deterioration curve
Benefits and challenges for various types of parking structures
Establishing a restoration program
Routine repair and maintenance
Proactive repair and maintenance
Design for Adaptive Use
What is adaptive use
Adaptive reuse concepts and basic costs
Open Q & A and Case Studies/Example
Who Should Attend
6.5 Continuing Ed. Hours
6.5 Continuing Ed. Hours (HSW)
6.5 AIA LU|HSW
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 continuing education hours to professional engineers and architects (HSW) in all states. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Virginia.
This event has been approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System for 6.5 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance is reportable to the AIA/CES. Visit www.halfmoonseminars.org for complete AIA/ CES information under this course listing.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects.
This seminar offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors; it has not been approved by any state contractor licensing entity for continuing education purposes.
Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire program. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.
Gregory J. Neiderer, PE
Director of Restoration at Walker Consultants Philadelphia Office
Mr. Neiderer was with Walker between 1984 and 1988 and since 1996; he has experience in the new design and restoration of parking structures, buildings and industrial facilities. In his more than 37 years in engineering, including 22 years in restoration services, Mr. Neiderer has amassed a resume that includes extensive experience with due diligence, condition appraisal, design, nondestructive testing, quality control, project management, training and business development. His focus of experience includes post-tensioned and mild reinforced concrete systems, concrete and masonry durability, exposed and protected membrane systems, balconies, plazas facades and roofs. Mr. Neiderer is an active member of the International Concrete Repair Institute; the Sealant, Waterproofing & Restoration Institute; the International Institute of Building Envelope Consultants and the American Institute of Steel Construction. He has published numerous articles on providing restoration services.
James W. Pudleiner, PE
Vice President of Walker Consultants Philadelphia Office
Mr. Pudleiner started with Walker’s Philadelphia office in 2002 as a design engineer and was promoted to vice president in 2016. His structural background includes experience in structural steel, pre-stressed precast concrete, cast-in-place post-tension concrete and shallow and deep foundation design. In addition to the structural expertise gained over 17 years and more than 50 successful structures, Mr. Pudleiner was also the project manager on one of the first garages to be awarded the Parksmart Certification – The Universities at Shady Grove parking structure. In addition to the Shady Grove project, his green garage experience includes parking structures for Canton Crossing, North Bethesda Conference Center, Suburban Hospital, and Park Center. As managing principal of the Philadelphia office, he oversees the production of all projects including new design, restoration, and study services. Mr. Pudleiner plays an integral part in providing project planning, scheduling, and quality assurance to Walker’s clients through his thorough understanding of all aspects related to the design and restoration of multi-level parking facilities. Mr. Pudleiner received a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University. He is licensed as a professional engineer in the states of Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, and West Virginia.
William C. Reiter, PE
Executive Vice President at Walker Consultants Philadelphia Office
Located in Walker’s Philadelphia office, Mr. Reiter is an executive vice president, overseeing risk management and quality for Walker Consultants. Over his 32-year career, Mr. Reiter has participated in over 300 parking structure projects, and has amassed extensive experience in functional design, structural engineering, and restoration of parking facilities. He is a graduate of Villanova University with a bachelor of science degree in Civil Engineering and a master of science degree in Structural Engineering. Mr. Reiter is a licensed professional engineer in the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, Michigan, and New York.
Joseph Wilcher, III, PE
Restoration Consultant at Walker Consultants Washington, DC Office
Mr. Wilcher is a restoration consultant in the Washington, DC, office with over 10 years of experience in the evaluation and forensic restoration of defects, deficiencies and failures of building envelope and structural systems. His experience is in the assessment, investigation, and repair/rehabilitation of building structures and site features; strengthening, modifications, and design of existing and new structures; preparation of shoring designs for emergency structural issues and repair and replacement projects; evaluation and design for remediation of building moisture infiltration conditions; and construction observation as well as contract administration services for projects. Mr. Wilcher is an active member of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) as well as other professional organizations. He is a licensed professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the District of Columbia, and the States of Delaware and Maryland.