RAIC 2020 Industry Knowledge Hub

The Industry Knowledge Hub is a resource for companies in the profession to share innovative and educational information to architects. The Hub will be in an on-demand format where architects can gain knowledge on products, learn more about innovative ideas, and earn continuing education credits.  Participants can access the Hub from November 2 to 30, 2020 through RAIC’s Learning Management System platform. There will be additional opportunities to engage with each other through discussion boards and Q&A sessions. 


RAIC members will have free access to the Industry Knowledge Hub! The fee for non-members is $50 plus tax. Registration will be open on September 30, 2020 on the RAIC online store

 Prize Opportunity! 

Participants will be entered into a draw to win a prize every time they watch a webinar/presentation and complete the ending quiz! The winners will be announced on December 1, 2020. The prizes are as follows: 

  1. One Webday Wednesday Webinar (valued  up to $75)
  2. One month of Wedday Wednesday Webinars (valued  up to $300)
  3. A pass for the 2021 RAIC Conference on Architecture (valued at approximately $1000)
  4. 2 x $500 Uniglobe Gift Certificates.  Expiry date will be December 31, 2021 (book by date, not travel by date).  Will be valid towards any prepaid vacation package or cruise booking with a minimum vacation cost of $1000 before taxes.

Additionally, some of our participating industry partners are running their own draws!

Industry Companies

Registration is now closed for the RAIC 2020 Industry Knowledge Hub for the industry companies! 

For any questions, please contact Katie Russell (krussell@raic.org)

Company will be offering a Certificate of Completion to participants


Artistic Skylight®

Session theme(s):
Achieving Energy Efficiency and Sustainability with Skylights



Concrete Council of Canada

DesignABLE Environments

Session theme(s):

  • Introducing RAIC's new Introduction to Successful Accessible Design
  • Establishing accessibility in an urban landscape
  • Addressing the accessible housing crisis and impacts of legislation
  • Accessible legislation, requirements, and international agreements


Session theme(s):

  • Placemaking in a Post-Pandemic World
  • Passenger Experience After a Global Pandemic
  • Returning to a New Workplace
  • Transit Readiness Post-Pandemic
EXP Services Inc. 

HGC Engineering Acoustical Consultants

Session theme(s):
Architectural Acoustics

i d d q d Studio Vancouver

Live Easy Inc/Safety-Chair

Session theme(s):
Why do I need to Specify an Evacuation Chair?


Material Bank

Session theme(s):
Introduction to Material Bank



Session theme(s):
• Commercial tankless water heater applications
• Residential tankless water heater applications


NBS - National Building Specification - Canada

Session theme(s):
Join us to learn how NBS can help you to write your specification smarter and faster, reducing your risk of error and dispute, enabling collaboration and helping you win more business.  NBS Chorus moves spec writing from static word documents to a dynamic cloud-based platform that is accessible from anywhere on any device.

NEEZO Studios

Owens Corning

Session theme(s):

  • Principles of Acoustics;
  • Addressing Thermal Bridging in Exterior Wall Assemblies
Passive House Canada

Polymershapes Distribution Canada Inc.

Session theme(s):

  • Systemize solutions to Active shooter scenarios
  • Torgard Weather system for Hurricanes and Tornados


Session theme(s):
Commercial tankless water heater applications


RSM Canada

Session theme(s):
Digital Transformation



Session theme(s):
3D Printing for Architects, Urban Planners and Interior Designers: A look at how 3D printing is being used in the architecture industry as a powerful tool to win clients, reduce iteration time and reduce costs. Get introduced to 3D printing or expand your knowledge set with a look at recent materials and technology. Plus, get your questions answered by Shop3D.ca's expert team.

Stego Industries, LLC

Session theme(s):
Provides an in-depth look at below-slab moisture and vapor protection. The program will examine building material
failures, concrete degradation, property loss, negative health effects, and the liability associated with below-slab
moisture intrusion. Moreover, the seminar is designed to update attendees on current standards and
recommendations from ASTM, ACI, and PCA, as well as flooring and concrete experts from the industry. Questions
about vapor retarders vs. vapor barriers, the use of poly/Visqueen, the location of the vapor barrier, radon gas,
concrete moisture testing, concrete drying, and effective installation will all be addressed.

STI Firestop - Specified Technologies Inc.

Session theme(s):

  • Specific considerations to consider when selecting and reviewing  firestopping solutions
  • Cable management: The limitations and available solutions for firestopping cable penetrations
  • Alternative solutions to gypsum and concrete to protect electrical circuits and fuel lines 
The Personal

Tremco Canada

Session theme(s):

  • Towards a Better Roofing: Fluid Applied Roofing Technology
  • The New Trend in Rooftop Safety Solutions

Velux Canada

Session theme(s):
Why not skylights? Rethinking skylights in high performance design.