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Presenter: Nathan D. Griswold, GRP, ASLA, CNSP

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

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A Two-Day Webinar Series!

Energy-Efficient, Sustainable Roofs, Part I

Thursday, August 27, 2020, 11:00 am – 2:30 pm CDT (incl. 30min. break)

   Project Selection (Engineering Economy)
      • Payback period
      • Net Present Value
      • Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
   Scheduling in project planning and cost control
      • Planning and scheduling
      • Scheduling and project management
      • Use a work breakdown structure (WBS)
      • Network diagrams
      • Precedence diagraming methods
      • 3-point estimating
      • Reserve analysis

   Development of CPM
   Introduction to main features
   Finding the critical activities and the critical path
   Creating a CPM logic diagram
      • Understand the project goals, components and processes
      • Identify the activities
      • Calculate durations
      • Find start and finish dates
      • Find the critical path

Energy-Efficient, Sustainable Roofs, Part II

Friday, August 28, 2020, 11:00 am – 2:30 pm CDT (incl. 30min. break)

   Earned value management (EVM)
   Cost baseline
   Project control
   Performance measurements
   Increased productivity and cost control
   Variable/fixed costs
   Direct/indirect costs

   Resource allocation and resource leveling
   Materials management
   Scheduling and cost control
   Working with floats and with lags
   Handling delays
   Crashing the schedule

Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.

Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.

GoToWebinar App requirements: 
Windows 7 - 10 or Mac OSX Mavericks (10.9) - macOS Catalina (10.15)

Web Browser:
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled

Internet connection:
 Minimum of 1Mbps       Hardware: 2GB RAM or more

For more information, visit the Support section at www.gotowebinar.com

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers

     6.0 PDHs

     6.0 HSW CE Hours

     6.0 LU|HSW

Continuing Education Credit Information

HalfMoon Education Certifying Entities:
   American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (No. J885)
   International Code Council (No. 1232)
   Landscape Architect Continuing Education System
   American Institute of Certified Planners (APA)
   Boards of Engineering: Florida (No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059),
     Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (No. S-0130),
     and North Dakota.
   Course-by-Course Providers: Association of State Floodplain Managers

HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i) (2)). NY landscape architects: §79-1.5(i)(2).


Nathan D. Griswold, GRP, ASLA, CNSP

President of Inhabitect, LLC

Mr. Griswold has worked at the forefront of the green roof industry for 16 years. He has played critical roles in the design, development, sale, construction and successful establishment of nearly 1,000 green roofs across North America. From 2005-2013, he worked for one of the world’s largest waterproofing and green roof manufacturers. While in this position his sales strategies helped increase sales tenfold. Looking to get back to his Michigan roots, Mr. Griswold launched Inhabitect, LLC, in 2013, to serve as an independent resource for designing, building and growing all forms of living architecture that are functional, beautiful and affordable. With his international network of professional colleagues in architecture, landscape architecture, horticulture, engineering, construction and manufacturing, Mr. Griswold has the expertise to get the job done on time and on budget, exceeding client expectations.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $299.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $299.00
Group Prices
3 or more people each: $199.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.

AIA Info:

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Energy-Efficient, Sustainable Roofs

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This six-hour live lecture presentation examines what makes a roof sustainable, sustainable certification and incentives, extensive and intensive green roofs, blue roofs and water management, cool roofs, and sustainable materials and construction techniques for conventional roofs.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explain what makes a roof sustainable, how to research code requirements affecting sustainable roofs, and identify sustainable certifications and incentives.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to explain the differences between intensive and extensive green roofs, determine which projects are suitable for green roofs, and describe maintenance requirements for both.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to explain the benefits of blue roofs, including how they retain, store, reuse water.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to describe cool roof standards and ratings, how they utilize insulation and reflective materials, and what one can expect on reduced energy usage.

Learning Objective 5:
Learners will be able to identify sustainable materials and construction techniques to improve the energy efficiency of conventional roofs.

LUs: 6.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with roof design and construction

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 04/28/2023

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@halfmoonseminars.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.