Classes GENESIS® Construction Major Renovations 281

GENESIS® Construction Major Renovations 281
Your Price: $2,600.00

March 14-15, 2018

Renaissance Long Beach
111 E. Ocean Blvd.,
Long Beach, CA 90802

Join us for this two-day Major Renovation Design School that will present a series of short, targeted lectures linked together by an interactive renovation design project. Beginning with client interview and site reconnaissance information, the students will be guided by leading industry experts to document project-specific details considering everything from materials to liability concerns. Students will choose one of three different projects to develop. The class is IACET and APSP University Accredited (16 HRS, 1.6 IACET CEU’s)

Learning Objectives

  • Develop a complete renovation project from site reconnaissance to troubleshooting, failures and creating a first draft design.
  • Establish the work scope including design, material selection, structural engineering, mechanical systems, and construction considerations.
  • Understand the nuances of proper renovation work and examine images that will inspire, illustrate, and explain the key topics.
  • List key renovation considerations including codes, standards, contracts, liability, contingency, and other construct-ability issues.


    William T. Drakeley, Jr., SWD Master
    Drakeley is principal and founder of Drakeley Pool Company, a luxury design and build firm based in New England, and Drakeley Industries, an international consulting firm focusing on shotcrete applications and techniques, notably providing training for the New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority underground tunneling projects. Bill is the first and only pool builder to sit as a Voting Member of the American Concrete Institute’s (ACI) Committee 506 – Shotcrete and serves as Secretary of ACI C660 Nozzleman Certification Task Group. Bill is also sitting President of the American Shotcrete Association (ASA) and the Chairman of the ASA’s Pool and Recreational Shotcrete Committee.

    David J. Peterson, P.E., SWD Master
    Peterson is President/CEO of Watershape Consulting, Inc., an international planning, design, and engineering firm providing owners, architects, contractors, and the legal profession with services relating to residential, commercial, and institutional pools, spas, and water features. He obtained his B.S. Civil Engineering at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and is a licensed engineer in several states. Peterson has been in the watershaping industry since 1994 when he began his career designing life support systems for large aquariums and marine mammal exhibits. He was Vice President Engineering at Polaris Pool Systems where he developed and patented several products. He is a prolific writer and is actively involved with trade organizations and code development.

    Kate Wiseman, MLA
    Wiseman is the Principal landscape designer at Sage Outdoor Designs, a firm specializing in beautiful residential landscapes in Southern California. Wiseman’s designs have been widely published both locally and nationally and she has been recognized in San Diego Home and Garden Lifestyles “Gardens of the Year” contest four times, including the grand prize winning design in 2007. Wiseman authors a blog focused on water-wise garden design and outdoor living.

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