Detailing Interiors: Kitchen & Bath

Earn 5 IDCEC credit
Expectations from kitchen & bath fixtures and appliances have never been higher. This workshop will discuss material and planning solutions that allay sanitation concerns while not sacrificing aesthetic refinement and functional efficiency. Experts will lead tutorials on the most recent innovations in wipe-clean surfaces, smart appliances, and water-saving fixtures. Attendees will leave with a greater knowledge of material and product applications at the cutting-edge of energy performance and safety guidelines, all while learning of attractive solutions for clients and end users.



Linear Drain Systems: Design, Installation, & Application
  • Credit type: 1 AIA
  • Provider: Infinity Drain
  • Presenter: Barbara Kratus-Stark

Linear Drain Systems in the kitchen & bath industry have become an important element in the overall design of the bathroom, wet room, or outdoor application. While the concept of creating drainage for “Barrier Free Bathrooms” is sometimes a challenge to those designing and building in the field, this course will express the options, benefits, and solutions that linear drain systems provide and also how they apply to ADA codes for accessibility. A fundamental review of the different types of linear drains will be covered, along with a comparison of the traditional waterproofing systems and modern waterproofing technology that are integral in understanding the installations of linear drain systems.

Learning Objectives
  • Understand the different styles of linear drains that are available and how to specify the correct one for your project.
  • How to incorporate linear drains into different types of applications – both indoor and outdoor.
  • What are Traditional and modern types of waterproofing within an indoor wet area and/or bathroom.
  • How to design a barrier free bathroom using linear drain systems.
  • Floor pitch and ADA requirements within the indoor wet area/bathroom.
  • Outdoor architecture trench drain design and applications.


May 5


10:00am-3:00pm ET




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