Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 2:45 PM EST
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Premier Office Solutions 
601 Davisville Road
Willow Grove, PA 19090

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Jim Dziegrenuk 
SARA PA Council 

PA Council of S.A.R.A.presents:

 The Fall 2017 Learning Seminar

featuring a tour of Premier Office Solutions' Furniture Showroom!


hosted by:

  • Earn (4) pre-approved AIA CEU's
  • Complimentary breakfast + lunch
  • Free to attend!


Date & Time:

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017



Premier Office Solutions

601 Davisville Road | Willow Grove, PA 19090



Event Schedule

8:30 A.M. - 9:00 A.M.  - coffee, showroom opens

9:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. - “Glass Partitions Design Considerations"

1 Learning Unit AIA-accredited (1.0 Hour / 1.0 LU Hour) 
Delivery Provider Name:   Muraflex 

Credit Designations:          LU | HSW

Learning Objectives:

  • Assess and improve the acoustic quality of the spaces on both sides of glass partitions.
  • Determine the type of glass for glass partitions that are appropriate for acoustics, safety, and aesthetics.
  • Improve the distribution of daylight and views within the building and reduce reliance on light fixtures.
  • Select the applicable LEED Credits associated with glass partitions.


10:00 A.M. – 10:15 A.M. – Break

10:15 A.M. - 11:15 A.M. - "The New Paradigm in Healthcare"

1 Learning Unit AIA-accredited (1.0 Hour / 1.0 LU Hour) 
Delivery Provider Name:      Tarkett
Credit Designations:             LU | HSW

Course Objectives:

  • Learn about the legislation and compliance changes facing today’s healthcare business.
  • Discover what patient centered care means to both healthcare providers and healthcare consumers.
  • Explore the changes in healthcare design, property development and construction.
  • Discuss the important role that group purchasing organizations now play in the healthcare supply chain.
  • Review the Triple Aim and learn how it’s relevant to different client audiences.
  • Learn how flooring supports patient centered care in healing environments.


11:15 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. - Break 

11:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. - Premier Showroom Tour

12:00 P.M. - 12:30 P.M. - Lunch


12:30 P.M. – 1:30 P.M. – “Designing Spaces That Are More Naturally Human”

1 Learning Unit AIA-accredited (1.0 Hour / 1.0 LU Hour) 
Delivery Provider Name:   Herman Miller 

Credit Designations:          HSW

Course Description:

When we feel better, we work better. That’s one of many reasons it’s critical to consider human factors inworkplace design. By providing an overview of physical, social, and cognitive ergonomics, this CEU will helpparticipants design workplaces that are healthier for workers.


1:30 P.M. – 1:45 P.M. - Break

1:45 P.M. - 2:45 P.M. - “Social Ergonomics in Workplace Design”

1 Learning Unit AIA-accredited (1.0 Hour / 1.0 LU Hour) 
Delivery Provider Name:      Herman Miller
Credit Designations:             HSW

Course Description:

A follow up to “Human Factors in Workplace Design: Designing Spaces that Are More Naturally Human,” this CEUprovides a more thorough understanding of social ergonomics. A workplace that helps us initiate and regulate social interaction, and that takes into consideration factors like personal space, physical and psychological proximity, and territoriality helps us feel better. And when we feel better, we work better. By introducing participants to social ergonomics and its implications for office design, this CEU will help them design workplaces that are healthier for everyone.


Event Notes:
  • Herman Miller, Muraflex, & Tarkett are certified by the AIA to give CEU presentations. This presentation event will include (4) 1-hour AIA pre-approved presentations, therefore, attendees will earn 4 AIA-accredited CEU's total.
  • Breakfast & lunch will be provided.
  • Please be a curtious mobile phone user.

SARA PA Council - Upcoming Events:
  • March 2018:       Winter 2018 Learning Seminar
  • February 2018:  Professional Design Awards