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  • Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Efficient installation gives you a stronger bottom line. Learn how to maximize your efficiency with tactics you can use right away.

    Improving Installation Efficiency

    Efficient installation gives you a stronger bottom line. Learn how to maximize your efficiency with tactics you can use right away.

  • Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Originally aired 03/19/2020 Jonathan Duvall, PhD. Co-Founder of PathVu Fees: $30 Voting Member $35 Affiliate Member $40 Informational Member $50 Non-Member

    Learn:

      Research demonstrating the need of a pedestrian pathway roughness standard
      Methods of how ASTM 3028 was developed
      Sidewalk inventories and their importance for improving accessibility/walkability
      Results from a study to investigate the roughness ratings of concrete paver surfaces
      Future research to understand which factors affect roughness
  • Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Join ICPI to learn some of the tools and resources available to our Contractor Members.

    Originally Aired Live on October 3, 2018 

    Presenters: Dennis Smith - ICPI Director of Marketing and Membership and Jen Kloter - Bahler Brothers

    CE Hours: 1 Hour available upon completion of online quiz

    Fee to Access Recording:  $50 for nonmembers. FREE to Members as part of the Contractor Webinar Series!

  • Contains 5 Product(s)

    The complete broadcast of Virtual Hardscape North America from January, 2022. Education sessions for landscape and hardscape professionals with five tracks and continuing education hours.

    Contents and Instructors:

    Installation Track 1 - 

    Installing Landscape Lighting for Hardscape Projects - Jim Frederick

    Top Differences Between ICP and PICP Installation - Robert Bowers, P. Eng. 

    Cleaning, Sanding & Sealing Pavers - Jay Krech

    Installing Natural Stone - James Fitzsimmons

    Installing Porcelain in Pool & Spa Applications - Marc Larsen

    Installation Track 2 - 

    Installing Raised Patios & Segmental Retaining Walls - Frank Bourque

    Beginners Guide to Construction Math: Areas and Volume - Bryan Horr, P.E.

    Hardscape Installations in Tight Quarters and Challenging Sites - Frank Bourque

    Pedestal Porcelain Installations Demo - Marc Larsen

    Advanced Techniques in Patterns and Borders - Dan Hughes

    Business Track - 

    Business Roundtable: Recruiting and Other Tricks of the Trade - Frank Bourque, Jeremy Martin, Harrison Woytko, Patrick Murray

    Succession Planning - Jerry Gaeta 

    Managing for Success: Striking a Balance Between Doing and Managing - Leslie Shiner

    Grow Your Business by Adding Professional Design Services - Frank Bourque

    Estimating Hardscape Projects with Confidence - Jerry Gaeta

    Sales Track - 

    Sales Roundtable: Selling in Today’s Environment - Trevor Fearn, Josh Barnes, Donny Duke, Steve Nelson

    Enhancing Your Customer’s Experience to Build Loyalty - Gary Ross

    Keys to Successful Contractor/Distributor Relationships - Ed Fioroni, PhD

    Selling in a Digital World - Corey Halstead

    How to Make a Compelling Sales Offer - Gary Ross

    Marketing Track - 

    Marketing Roundtable: Getting Your Word on the Street - Kathy Granger, Sam Gembel, Charissa Farley, Derek Whisenand

    Better Marketing, Better Employees: The Secret Weapon to Recruiting - Corey Halstead

    Using Time-Lapse Videos, Drones, and Other Media for Sales and Marketing - Tom Gardocki

    Creating Authenticity in Marketing - Steven Hawkins

    Emotional Marketing for Hardscaping - Kathy Granger

    Need more information about anything in this product, CE hours, or certification? Please reach out to educate@icpi.org!

  • Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    An increasing number of ICPI members are manufacturing and installing concrete paving slabs and planks. While these products can take a modest amount of vehicular traffic, a key question for the industry and designers is how much? Join Bryan Horr P.E., ICPI Manager of Technical Development and Market Promotion, for a discussion on the best practices and technical recommendations surrounding the use of concrete slabs in vehicular applications.

    An increasing number of ICPI members are manufacturing and installing concrete paving slabs and planks. While these products can take a modest amount of vehicular traffic, a key question for the industry and designers is how much? Join Bryan Horr P.E., ICPI Manager of Technical Development and Market Promotion, for a discussion on the best practices and technical recommendations surrounding the use of concrete slabs in vehicular applications.

    Bryan Horr, P.E. is a highly motivated Civil Engineer with 11 years of construction supervisor experience. His knowledge of the construction world is a combination of fieldwork and bookwork. Bryan is now Manager of Technical Development and Market Promotion for ICPI and brings that combination of knowledge back to the classroom. He has taught students the ICPI Concrete Paver Installer Course and the PICP Specialist Course, and dedicates much of his time to educating design professionals on the benefits of using interlocking concrete pavers as a superior pavement system. 

  • Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Help customers fulfill their dreams and enhance your company's efficiency and profitability by learning best practices for upselling.

    Upselling can expand the scope of a project, make my sales efforts more efficient, and help your company become profitable.  When you’re doing the job estimate, show some logical extras to entice the customer to make a few upgrades.  Most clients aren’t sure of what they want…or how to express what they want.  Ask questions so that you can “Customize” their new hardscape space to their needs.

    Here’s what you’ll learn by participating in this webinar:

    • Listen to customers and ask the right questions
    • Lead your clients down the paths you want them to go
    • Communicate to customers your expertise by educating your customers on best practices for design and installation
    • Learn the extras that are almost automatic sales

    The webinar is an elective for the ICPI Residential Paver Specialist Course and counts as one hour of continuing education for renewal of the Certified Concrete Paver Installer credential.

    Fee to Access Webinar:  

    Non-Member: $50.00

    Informational Member: $40.00

    Affiliate Member: $35.00

    Voting Member: $30.00


    Donny Duke (Moderator)

    Director of Design- Engledow Estates

    Donny leads Engledow Estates’ efforts to providing residential clients with sophisticated and highly creative landscape, hardscape, and outdoor lighting designs, in Carmel, Indiana. He serves vice chair of the ICPI Construction Committee and is a member of the ICPI Education Committee.  He holds the following designations: Advanced Residential Paver Technician, ICPI Authorized Instructor, Certified Paver Installer, Certified Segmental Retaining Wall Installer.

  • Contains 1 Component(s)

    Free for Members! $50 Non-Member Join ICPI and Dr. Jennifer Drake to review the latest research on: Winter maintenance practices that can reduce road salt application yet deliver a consistent level of safety and The different technologies available to maintain optimum performance over the life of the pavement.

    Join Dr. Jennifer Drake to review the latest research on:

    • Winter maintenance practices that can reduce road salt application yet deliver a consistent level of safety
    • The different technologies available to maintain optimum performance over the life of the pavement.
  • Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Understand how soils bear the ultimate force of the traffic load. Learn soil classifications, testing methods, non-vehicular residential testing methods.

    Soils bear the ultimate force of the traffic load. Examine soil classifications, testing methods, non-vehicular residential testing methods.  You will learn:

    1. Why you should classify soils?
    2. Which “pyramid” system compares percentage of silt, sand and clay in a soil sample
    3. What options an installer has when dealing with a saturated jobsite where is appears it will take a long time to remove water.
    4. Which tests will give a contractor an “educated guess” as to soil type when proper geotechnical analysis is not in the project budget

    The webinar is an elective for the ICPI Residential Paver Specialist Course and ICPI Commercial Paver Specialist Course, as well as one hour of continuing education for renewal of the Certified Concrete Paver Installer credential.

    Fee to Access Webinar:  

    Non-Member: $50.00

    Informational Member: $40.00

    Affiliate Member: $35.00

    Voting Member: $30.00

    Dan Moreland, CCPR, CDT, LEED GA (Moderator)

    Belgard Architectural Representative, Anchor, an Oldcastle Company

    Dan Moreland is an ICPI Authorized Instructor. He is a Technical Instructor for the Concrete Paver Installer Course, Advanced Residential Paver Technician Course and Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement Specialist Course. Dan was an instructor at Hardscape North America (HNA) in 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017. He is also a NCMA Certified SRW Instructor. He is actively involved with ICPI as a member of the ICPI Technical Committee. Dan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Education at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.

  • Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Play the “what-if” game to forecast the consequences of changes in overhead, margin and sales volume, and learn how avoid confusing the markup you charge with the margin you achieve.

    There are only three paths to increasing profits – spend less, charge more or do more work. As the economy improves, you need to make strategic decisions about growth. Financial and management consultant Leslie Shiner will explain how to create a breakeven analysis to help make crucial decisions.

    This is part of the RP Elective Series. Please visit https://educate.icpi.org/resid... for more details.

  • Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Fees: $50 Non-Member $40 Informational Member $35 Affiliate Member $30 Voting Member Learn the best way to communicate hard truths to buyers.

    Presenter: Gary Ross, Founder of Allies in Leadership

    Fees:$50 Non-Member

      $40 Informational Member
      $35 Affiliate Member
      $30 Voting Member

    There are lots of times when customers are dead wrong. If it doesn’t affect your sale, of course, you can decide whether to set them straight or not. But sometimes you have no choice. If a customer’s ignorance interferes with your ability to sell, how do you enlighten them? Learn the best way to communicate hard truths to buyers, how to present evidence in a way that’s less likely to lead to a debate, and why we communicate better when we speak in the brain’s “native language”.