Hardscape Courses

Belgard Commercial continuing education courses cover a range of hardscape topics to support your continued education, growth, and innovation. Courses are available both live (in-person or via webinar) and on-demand.

Online Courses 4 courses

Commercial Applications for Interlocking Concrete Pavers - v.REC
ONLINE HSW Online Courses
This program will provide an overview of how interlocking concrete pavement systems can be applied to commercial projects to enhance the value, performance and pavement life cycle costs. The presentation addresses how pavers can aid in…

Live Courses 39 courses

BELGARD ENGINEERING WEBINAR SERIES PRESENTATION: Understanding the Challenges of Tall Segmental Retaining Walls - AUGUST 10; 1pm EST - REGISTER BELOW
LIVE HSW Live Courses No Upcoming Sessions
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This program will address the manufacturing, design, and construction issues unique to tall segmental retaining walls. The presentation will discuss the manufacturing tolerances, the…
Using Roadways to Control Stormwater with PICP
LIVE HSW Live Courses No Upcoming Sessions
In many urban watersheds regulators are adopting green infrastructure solutions for stormwater management. Retrofitting impervious pavement with materials designed to infiltrate stormwater is one obvious solution. The use of permeable interlocking concrete pavement (PICP) in parking…
Interlocking Concrete Pavement Design Using ASCE Design Standard 58-16
LIVE HSW Live Courses No Upcoming Sessions
This presentation reviews ASCE 58-16 Structural Design of Interlocking Concrete Pavement for Municipal Streets and Roadways, which is the design standard published by the American Society of Civil Engineers updated in 2016. The topics covered include…
High Wind Applications for Roof Top Pavers
LIVE HSW Live Courses No Upcoming Sessions
Roof top paver systems have become an integral part of commercial roofing that not only improves the energy efficiency but also increases the life expectancy of the overall roof system. Changes to codes and standards along…
Public Safety and Access Issues for Concrete Pavers
LIVE HSW Live Courses No Upcoming Sessions
This presentation reviews public safety and accessibility design considerations when selecting unit concrete pavers for walkway surfaces. Current ADA criteria, slip resistance standards and test methods, and latest developments related to a new roughness index for…
Roof Top Paver Systems
LIVE HSW Live Courses No Upcoming Sessions
Roof top paver systems have become an integral part of commercial roofing that not only improves the energy efficiency but also increases the life expectancy. Roof top pavers provide a durable surface protecting the roofing system…
Using PICP to Meet Stormwater Treatment Objectives
LIVE HSW Live Courses No Upcoming Sessions
This program begins with a brief summary of the evolution of stormwater management beginning with conveyance and transitioning to water quantity management, and most recently stormwater treatment. Stormwater Control Measures using Low Impact Development and Green…
Porcelain Pavers: Applications and Use
LIVE HSW Live Courses No Upcoming Sessions
One of the most exciting developments in outdoor living is the arrival of ¾” thick porcelain outdoor pavers. The concept began to spark interest in 2012 and is continuing to grow in popularity. Outdoor porcelain pavers…
Long Term Performance and Maintenance of Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement Systems
LIVE HSW Live Courses No Upcoming Sessions
This program provides a brief overview of Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement (PICP) systems and then focuses on the long-term surface infiltration performance of these effective stormwater control measures. Mechanisms for sedimentation and clogging of PICP joints…
PICP System Design and Construction - v.LD
LIVE HSW Live Courses No Upcoming Sessions
This presentation provides an introduction to permeable interlocking concrete pavement (PICP) systems. An overview of the problem with impervious surfaces and the advantages of Low Impact Development, specifically stormwater infiltration practices through pavement surfaces. The presentation…
PICP System Design and Construction
LIVE HSW Live Courses No Upcoming Sessions
This presentation provides an introduction to permeable interlocking concrete pavement (PICP) systems. An overview of the problem with impervious surfaces and the advantages of Low Impact Development, specifically stormwater infiltration practices through pavement surfaces. The presentation…
Commercial Applications for Interlocking Concrete Pavers
LIVE HSW Live Courses No Upcoming Sessions
This program will provide an overview of how interlocking concrete pavement systems can be applied to commercial projects to enhance the value, performance and pavement life cycle costs. The presentation addresses how pavers can aid in…
Design and Construction of Concrete Grid Pavements
LIVE HSW Live Courses No Upcoming Sessions
Concrete grid pavement is widely used across North America for various applications including “green” pathways, parking lots, and basic erosion control. This presentation reviews the various applications for concrete grid pavements and provides important design considerations,…
Best Practices for Segmental Retaining Walls
LIVE HSW Live Courses No Upcoming Sessions
This presentation covers best practices for designing, specifying and building segmental retaining walls (SRWs) as developed by industry since it’s start. The purpose of this session is to promote a zero wall failure initiative by educating…
A New Design Solution to Reduce the Cost and Time of Bridge Construction: GRS-IBS
LIVE HSW Live Courses No Upcoming Sessions
This program will provide an overview of Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil – Integrated Bridge System
(GRS-IBS), a bridge design concept being promoted by the Federal Highway Administration to accelerate construction time and offer significant cost savings for…
Segmental Retaining Wall Design & Construction
LIVE HSW Live Courses No Upcoming Sessions
This program will address the basic concepts about segmental retaining wall (SRW) systems. The presentation will address the history of reinforced earth structures and summarize the site conditions that impact SRW performance and design. Installation details,…
Innovations In Segmental Retaining Walls
LIVE HSW Live Courses No Upcoming Sessions
This program will address the latest innovative solutions for using Segmental Retaining Walls (SRWs) to address challenging site access conditions. The presentation reviews the characteristics of gravity wall and reinforced wall systems and introduces a solutions…
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