Events

Upcoming Events

January 25, 2018 4:00pm / SGH DC

Plaza Condition Assessment & Remediation

Every plaza is unique, except for the fact that no plaza waterproofing system lasts forever. This seminar will discuss effective tools and techniques for assessing plaza waterproofing and structures, and offer guidance on developing a remediation program tailored to the owner’s needs and concerns.
February 6, 2018 5:30pm / SGH New York

Examining Building Enclosures with Combustible Materials

Following a series of exterior fires in high-rise buildings around the globe, the fire protection industry has taken a closer look at the role exterior wall construction played in these events and how fire protection strategies can adapt. In this seminar, we will review recent examples of these fires and share current trends in exterior wall design.
February 7, 2018 5:30pm / Atlantic Wharf, Boston, MA

Addressing Snow and Ice Hazards on Building Facades

Falling snow and ice from buildings pose serious health and safety risks for the public and potential litigation risks for architects, owners, and engineers. In this presentation, we will evaluate several mechanisms that enable snow and ice to accumulate on (and fall from) buildings and discuss mitigation strategies.
February 15, 2018 5:30pm / SGH San Francisco

Designing for Sea Level Rise in the San Francisco Bay Area

Development in coastal, waterfront, and other flood-prone areas continues to increase as cities and coastal regions expand, leaving more assets at risk to natural disasters. In this presentation, we will explore the risks of flooding and sea level rise in the San Francisco Bay Area and discuss strategies for designing flood-resistant structures.
February 22, 2018 5:00pm / Magnolia Hotel Houston

Mitigating Flood Risk in the Greater Houston Area

Speaker(s): Casey Stevenson
Houston and other parts of Texas have experienced severe flooding during the past three years that has damaged homes and businesses and caused large economic losses for the community. In this presentation, we will discuss the recent flooding in Texas and explore mitigation solutions for both new and existing construction.