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March CE Lunch Meeting - Pensacola

  • Tuesday, March 15, 2022
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Bowden Building, Room 1, 120 Church St, Pensacola, FL 32502


  • A great way for Registered Architects to obtain CEU's. We encourage you to join AIA and receive many member benefits such as free registration for events like this.


Pensacola CE Lunch Meeting

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Touch-free, Hygienic and Sustainable Hand-Drying Solutions for Commercial Restrooms.

This course will introduce the reader to air knife hand dryers and their main features and discuss how the technical components of these dryers, such as HEPA filtration, touch-free operation, and fast dry times, contribute to their hygienic performance.

This course will also discuss how air knife dryers contribute to overall sustainability by reducing energy usage, carbon emissions, operational costs, and resource use, and how to select dryers with sustainability in mind. Included will be a discussion of relevant standards and certifications and how specification of hand dryers can contribute to LEED points and other green building programs. Finally, this course will address common misperceptions about air knife hand dryers and compare their performance and sustainability with paper towels.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain how air knife hand dryers can reduce energy, carbon emissions, cost, and resource use.
  • Describe how the technological components of hand dryers reduce waste, energy use, and improve their hygiene performance.
  • Describe some of the common misperceptions surrounding the use of commercial hand dryers and the differences in energy consumption and waste reduction amongst hand drying solutions.
  • Enumerate the sustainability advantages of air knife hand dryers over paper towels and how waste reduction can conserve natural resources.
  • Discuss new safety guidelines for reopening restrooms in existing commercial spaces and protocols to follow for new builds; while earning multiple credit categories in green building programs such as WELL v2 and LEED v4.1, BD+C, ID+C and O+M.

This course qualifies for the following continuing education credits:

  • AIA: 1 LU for (HSW) Health, Safety & Welfare
  • IDCEC: 1 CEU for (HSW) Health, Safety, Welfare

o Subject Code Primary: 2. Interior Design

o Subject Code Secondary: Design Trends

  • USGBC:1 CE Hour for LEED v4, WELL

Tuesday, March 15
12:00 pm
Bowden Bldg, Room 1
120 Church St


CEU Lunch Meetings are a benefit of membership in AIA Florida Northwest

Any non-member attending will be charged $15 for cost of lunch. 

Registration for the event is required, any member who wishes to attend and did not register for the event will be charged $10 for lunch.

Please register by March 13 to reserve your lunch.


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