Interior Designers of Alberta to host webinar on hospitality and retail design

Interior Designers of Alberta (IDA) is hosting part two of their two-part virtual IDCEC-accredited Winter Educational Series that will focus on hospitality and retail design.

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Interior Designers of Alberta (IDA) is inviting industry professionals to part two of their two-part virtual IDCEC-accredited Winter Educational Series.

The upcoming webinar will address the Basics for Hospitality and Retail Design and will take place on February 21, 2024, from 12:00 p.m . to 1:30 p.m.

The focus of the seminar will include mercantile stores, retail malls, and restaurant establishments.

Topics that will be discussed in this presentation include learning objectives such as a review of key code definitions, understanding people movement, understanding compartmentation and fire separations, learning washroom requirements and understanding code requirements for interior finishes and flame spread ratings.

The facilitator for this seminar will be principal, Kim Karn, who brings more than 21 years of experience working with Provincial, National & International Building Codes. Karn has refined her skills as a code consultant in Ontario and Alberta with Larden Muniak Consulting Inc. and has provided in-house consulting for Riddell Kurcazba Architecture Engineering Interior Design Ltd. before incorporating her own consulting firm in 2015.

Karn has presented education seminars related to building codes and life safety subject matter since 2004 for Alberta WoodWorks!/Canadian Wood Council, BuildEx, Canadian Home Builders Association (Alberta), IIDEX, Interior Designers of Canada, Safety Codes Council, and several architectural and design firms.

Registration for this webinar is required. The cost for IDA members is $60 per session while the cost for non-members is $85.00.

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