AIA/CES Sustainable Design Concepts Learning Opportunity to be Hosted at Builders Exchange

On Wednesday, September 19, 2012 Firestone Building Products, Firestone Metal Products, and Columbia Green Technologies is proud to offer you, the design professional, a half day of learning where you will be able to obtain 3 hours of AIA CEU HSW and SD accreditation. *Breakfast & lunch to be provided.

The first presentation will be offered by Marty Jolly with Firestone Building Products. Mr. Jolly is the manager of the Building Envelope Solution Group at Firestone located in Indianapolis, IN and has 28 years in the commercial roofing industry. The topic of this presentation is an overview of the various types of rooftop daylighting systems which includes a comparison of each type, the energy savings potential, and human health benefits derived from natural lighting.

Our second presentation is being provided by Kevin Jones, a regional sales manager with Firestone Metal Products from Atlanta, GA. Mr. Jones has been working in the building products industry for over 25 years and the topic he will present will be basic design of metal wall panel systems and how to ensure functionality with other construction components.

The third topic we will cover discusses Garden Roofing Systems. This presentation will be provided by Kelly Ferguson, Sales Director for Columbia Green Technologies, a green roofing manufacturer located in Portland, OR. We will cover roof-top stormwater management and vegetative roof system design. You will learn the latest information on soil selection and plant varieties for successful plantings, along with selecting the proper roofing system and components.

To register contact Niki Tomlinson by email at or by phone at (859) 384-5050

This seminar is free of charge.


7:30—8:00 Networking
8:00—9:00 Daylighting Principals
9:15– 10:15 Design Metal Wall Panel Systems
10:30‐11:30 Why is the Green Roof growing?
11:30—12:30 Closing Discussion / Lunch provided by Famous Dave’s


Builders Exchange of Kentucky
2300 Meadow Drive
Louisville, KY 40218
(502) 459-9800

Kevin Jones — Firestone Metal Products Regional Sales Manager
Marty Jolly —Firestone Building Envelope Solutions Group
Kelly Ferguson — Columbia Green Sales Director

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