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The Protocols of Construction: The RFI

When a contractor has questions about how to perform the tasks required within a scope of work as depicted on construction documents, the contractor issues what is variously called a Request for Interpretation or Information referred to as an RFI.

09/21/2020 | [email protected] 

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New License Requirement for District of Columbia Architectural and Interior Design Firms

Is your architecture and interior design firm providing professional services in the District of Columbia? As of July 1, all professional architecture and interior design firms, not just individuals, must now be licensed in the District of Columbia.

09/13/2020 | [email protected] 

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Signature Elevators & Accessible Design LLC to Supply and Install Waupaca Home Elevators at Parc Redland Design for Life Community

Signature Elevators & Accessible Design LLC is supplying and installing Waupaca Home Elevators at Parc Redland Design for Life Community.

08/21/2020 | [email protected] 

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Green Roof Design Concepts - CANCELLED

February 26, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Last Wednesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Torti Gallas + Partners


This meeting has been cancelled by Torti Gallas + Partners.

Live Webinar with Torti Gallas + Partners

AIAPV has partnered with Torti Gallas + Partners to offer a limited number of slots for live-webinar online-access of the firm's Lunch & Learn CEU events on the last Wednesday of each month. AIA credits will be reported by the presenting vendors. Registration through AIAPV is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Registrants will receive the Go To Meeting log in credentials the day before the webinar.  

AIAPV appreciates Torti Gallas' support in enabling the chapter to provide this valuable benefit for the convenience of members unable to get to our educational events in person. 


Green Roof Design Concepts

Course Description

This presentation reviews the design aspects pertaining to a green roof, including benefits of green design, combining plants and PV panels, safety, weight and slope considerations, specifications, types of systems, plant selection, irrigation and long-term maintenance of the green roof.


Learning objectives

  1. Understand the function & benefits of a green roof, including technical information of roof loading, slope containment, types of green roofs, maintenance, etc.    
  2. Be able to properly design a green roof; including all the factors that are involved with a green roof.       
  3. Be able to understand total cost of green roof systems based on the type of green roof designed.      
  4. Combine the first three elements to properly specify the green roof so that all parties including the General Contractor, roofer, installer, maintenance and logistics can perform their specified tasks by having all needed information documented and easy to comprehend.  

Presenter: Jennifer Giunta – LiveRoof® Regional Sales Manager; C: 301-674-3641
Provider: Riverbend Greenroofs – A LiveRoof® Licensed Grower; Course# 404108213APR

Seating is limited.



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