October 2023 Webinar | Building Greener Part 2: An HSS and WF Comparative Case Study


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Title: Building Greener Part 2: HSS Case Study and Best PracticesAIA Approved CE October 2023 Webinar | Building Greener Part 2: An HSS and WF Comparative Case Study
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2023
Time: 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. CT
Format: Live Webinar
Level: Intermediate
1.0 PDH | 1.0 AIA LU

Join this free session to learn the results of a case study comparison of HSS and other materials in a project. This presentation will follow part one of our Sustainability Series, and demonstrate how to execute strategies to maximize efficiencies and lower embodied carbon using HSS in a project case study.

Learning Objectives
This webinar will:

  • Explore analyses and design processes for HSS and WF in a project case study
  • Compare areas of efficiency between systems
  • Step through a sample life cycle assessment
  • Demonstrate how to develop construction documents with sustainable design in mind

Michael Gryniuk, Founder and Principal of Cora StructuralMichael Gryniuk is Founder and Principal of Cora Structural, a full-service structural engineering firm that he started after 22 years of professional experience in the industry working on some of the most complex projects in and around the Boston area. He is a national leader in the field of structural embodied carbon evidenced by being a co-founder of SE 2050 and currently serving as its Chair. Michael is also active on several local and national committees of both structural engineering and sustainability and frequently presents on each topic. He is known for his ability to think creatively, design efficient structural systems with an innovative forward-thinking and proactive approach and to manage large teams. Michael started Cora Structural out of the idea that a firm can provide exceptional structural services, develop strong client relationships, be responsive, while simultaneously serving the greater good.

Professional Development Hours
Each participant can earn 1.0 PDH or 1.0 AIA LU and receive a certificate of completion from the Steel Tube Institute (STI). To receive a certificate from STI, you must login to the webinar via your unique registration link, attend the webinar in its entirety, and complete both poll questions.

Any participant that holds a PE license in Florida, Maryland, New York and/or North Carolina is required to complete a quiz for your PDH. The link will be emailed to the registrant at the conclusion of the webinar and must be completed within 24 hours of the conclusion of the webinar.

Architects should complete the quiz and submit their AIA #, if any, to receive a LU certificate.

Registration Fees
Registration is free for this webinar.  No group/site registration is available for this webinar.  Each attendee must register individually.

You must login to the webinar via your unique registration link to be eligible for a PDH or LU. Certificates are awarded to those that successfully complete the webinar (answer poll questions, attend webinar in its entirety, and take the quiz if you are an architect or an engineer licensed in Florida, Maryland, North Carolina, and/or New York).

HSS Professional Membership
An HSS Professional Membership provides access to six live webinars in 2023 ($475 value) for individual and group members, discounted pricing on HSS Design Manuals 2-4, access to exclusive design aids and more. Click here to become an individual member for $125 or group member for $400.

AIA CES Provider statement
The Steel Tube Institute is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number 50111160, expiration 12/31/2023. All registered AIA CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider or this learning program may be sent to AIA CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.