Come join our Lunch & Learn Series. Upcoming topics focus on environmental impact and sustainability, touching on new materials and manufacturing processes, among other topics.

Upcoming Events

December 7, 2017
12-2PM

A Lighting Designer Tees Off about LED’s, and other stories from the trenches

Matthew Tirschwell will discuss project challenges, and things to consider LED as lights have become the norm.

Accredited for 2 LU/HSW credits through AIA.

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A Lighting Designer Tees Off about LED’s, and other stories from the trenches,
December 7, 2017, 12-2PM

January 18, 2018
12-2PM

Urban Hydroponic Farming

A fascinating lecture on the intersection of architecture, sustainability and urban agriculture with architect and designer, Leslie Hoffman who currently works in the legal marijuana industry.

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Urban Hydroponic Farming,
January 18, 2018, 12-2PM

February 1, 2018
12-2PM

Zero Waste & Architecture

NYC will send zero waste to landfills by 2030. Learn how design can play a major role in achieving and sustaining zero waste.

Accredited for 2 LU/HSW credits through AIA.

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Zero Waste & Architecture,
February 1, 2018, 12-2PM

March 29, 2018
12-2PM

Design Manufacturing: My Experience Founding Chilewich

Back by popular demand, Joe Sultan will provide practical techniques and personal experience to professionals beginning product design.

Accredited for 2 LU/HSW credits through AIA.

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Design Manufacturing: My Experience Founding Chilewich,
March 29, 2018, 12-2PM

April 12, 2018
12-2PM

Passive House Technology & Retrofitting in NY State

Ted Sheridan presents a passive house retrofit in Brooklyn, demonstrating how to reduce energy in homes in accordance with NY’s “80×50” plan, which seeks to decrease greenhouse gases 80% by 2050. 

This lecture is accredited for 2 LU/HSW credits through the AIA.

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Passive House Technology & Retrofitting in NY State,
April 12, 2018, 12-2PM

May 10, 2018
12-2PM

Specifying Residential Carpeting

Learn to distinguish for quality among the many choices when specifying carpeting for your residential clients.

Accredited for 2 LU/HSW credits through AIA and .2 credits through ASID.

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Specifying Residential Carpeting,
May 10, 2018, 12-2PM

Aronson’s Lunch & Learn Series

Arrange for an AIA Continuing Educational Seminar on the following topics in your office or our showroom. All seminars can be tailored for one or two hours presentations, and are accredited for 1 or 2 AIA HSW LU’s.

In addition to these events, we can design one for you! For more information contact the Events Coordinator at (212) 243-4993 ext. 10 or send us an email.

Carpeting for Corridors

Planning and selecting carpeting for large, complex building corridors presents a unique set of challenges. This lecture covers the full cycle of corridor carpeting considerations including manufacturing, performance, regulatory requirements, fibers, installation, and maintenance.

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Carpeting for Corridors

Commercial Carpeting

Learn how commercial carpeting is manufactured and how its construction affects performance. This seminar also covers reading specifications, fibers, environmental concerns (LEED), backing materials, installation methods, and maintenance.

Image Credit: Project Designer: Joel Sanders Architect, Photographer: Scott Smith

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Commercial Carpeting

Carpeting on Staircases

Carpeting staircases can be difficult to get right, and is an often overlooked but crucial component of interior projects. This seminar covers design options and installation techniques, considerations for selection of carpeting and padding, and information on how to assess quality and performance expectations.

Image Credit: Project Designer: Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design, Photographer: Eric Laignel

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Carpeting on Staircases

Natural Fibers

Natural fibers, including wool, cotton, linen, silk, sisal, jute, seagrass, paper, and coir, offer elegant and environmentally-friendly solutions to your carpeting needs. This lecture covers these natural fibers from harvest through maintenance: where they come from, how to distinguish among them, appropriate uses, installation methods and concerns, and proper care.

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Natural Fibers

Sustainable Floor Covering: Cork, Linoleum and Bamboo

The floor covering industry offers a range of rapidly renewable and biodegradable options, including cork, linoleum, and bamboo. This seminar covers specs, LEED, installation procedures and maintenance for these environmentally-friendly materials.

Image Credit: Designer: Selldorf Architects, Photographer: Sari Goodfriend, Project: Oak Bar

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Sustainable Floor Covering: Cork, Linoleum and Bamboo

Specifying Residential Carpeting

Learn to distinguish for quality among the many choices when specifying carpeting for your residential clients. This seminar will cover: fibers and backing materials, carpet construction and manufacturing, installation concerns including seaming and transitions, and carpet care.

NOTE: Registration subject to availability

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Specifying Residential Carpeting

Specifying Resilient Flooring

This seminar will compare raw ingredients, manufacturing processes, recommended installations, maintenance requirements, and lifecycle costs for resilient flooring materials including linoleum, vinyl, rubber, VCT, and cork.

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Specifying Resilient Flooring