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

November 8, 2018
12-2 PM

Specifying Commercial Carpeting

Learn to distinguish for quality among the many choices when specifying carpeting for your commercial projects as well as fibers and carpet construction, installation concerns and carpet care.

Accredited for 2 CEU credits through AIA, ASID and IIDA.

NOTE: Registration subject to availability

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Specifying Commercial Carpeting,
November 8, 2018, 12-2 PM

January 24, 2019
12-2 PM

Hyper-Local Vertical Farming in NYC

Discover how one Tribeca startup is using sustainable agriculture, indoor hydroponic vertical farming, hyperlocal sourcing and the newest technologies to grow Manhattan’s freshest microgreens and edible flowers.

Accredited for 2 CEU credits through AIA. 

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Hyper-Local Vertical Farming in NYC,
January 24, 2019, 12-2 PM

February 7, 2019
12-2 PM

An Art World Primer for Designers

Offering insights to both the uninitiated and the initiated, Glenn Gissler will show designers how to integrate fine art into projects, educate oneself about art, locate works, sell art to clients and make decisions on lighting and framing.

Accredited for 1 CEU credit through AIA, ASID and IIDA.

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An Art World Primer for Designers,
February 7, 2019, 12-2 PM

March 7, 2019
12-2 PM

Tesla’s Take on Solar Energy

Get to know more about solar technology for homes with Tesla energy advisor Nicole Lim who will demonstrate the monetary and environmental advantages of solar energy as well as how to specify this technology and prepare a home for solar energy use.

Accredited for 2 CEU credits through AIA. 

NOTE: Registration subject to availability

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Tesla’s Take on Solar Energy,
March 7, 2019, 12-2 PM

April 25, 2019
12pm - 2pm

Specifying Staircase Carpeting

Master the art of selecting staircase carpeting by knowing your design options, installation techniques, padding and how to assess quality and performance expectations.

Accredited for 2 CEU credits through AIA, ASID and IIDA.

NOTE: Registration subject to availability

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Specifying Staircase Carpeting,
April 25, 2019, 12pm - 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