TUESDAY, APRIL 24 | 5 - 7 P.M. | Meet & Greet: Custom Linear Fireplaces

Emmett’s Energy hosts DaVinci Custom Fireplaces by Travis Industries in a presentation on linear gas fireplaces in new and retrofit applications for Trade members in the Mid-America Room, Suite 86. Among the topics covered will be comparing the opportunities and potentially limiting requirements of location, clearance to combustibles, combustion air supply, and exhaust venting between available standard linear gas fireplace options. Length and height of glass viewing, glass surface temperatures, and interior decoration in the flame bed will also be covered, along with specific custom requirements of unique applications and installation procedures. Cocktails and refreshments will be served. RSVP by April 20 to Joe Cartier at emmettsenergy@gmail.com or call 248.674.3828. CEU credits available through AEC Daily.

Renovations Done Right

Considering a home renovation? Before you take the plunge and risk making mistakes, learn how to do it the proper way at Renovations Done Right on Friday, April 27, at Michigan Design Center. There will be a series of five keynote presentations in the Mid-America Room by expert interior designers throughout the day. There is no admission charge, but you must RSVP by April 25 to attend.

Trade Spring Market

Trade members are cordially invited to visit a host of product demonstrations throughout MDC showrooms and in the Mid-America Room on Wednesday, May 9, during a building-wide, all-day Spring Market. New product lines, craft presentations, and more are tailored to the trade.

THURSDAY, MAY 10 | 10:30 A.M. - NOON | Sherwin-Williams ColorSnap App Training

Trade members are encouraged to learn tips and tricks on the Sherwin-Williams ColorSnap App. There will also be extra training for professional-looking renderings. Bring your laptop or tablet to this classroom setting in the Overflow Room of the Mid-America Room. There are only 35 spots available, so please RSVP by May 8 to Madeline E. King at Madeline.e.king@sherwin.com. Breakfast and coffee will be served.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16 | 11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M. | Advanced Technology & Illumination with Navot Shoresh of Spire Integrated

Trade members, please join City Lights Detroit and Navot Shoresh, president of Spire Integrated, the industry leader in custom home technology solutions, for a Lunch & Learn session on innovation and illumination. Navot will share advanced methods of lighting control, LED lighting challenges, keys to temperature lighting, and how lighting impacts wellness. Event will be held in the Mid-America Room, Suite 86. A catered lunch and refreshments will be served in the City Lights Detroit gallery, Suite 98. RSVP to Maria Kramer at maria@citylightsdetroit.com or 248.792.7828.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 23 | 11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M. | CEU: Understanding the Art of Quartz and HanStone New Color Introduction

Trade members, please join Hanwha Surfaces on Wednesday, May 23 in the Mid-America Room, Suite 86, for a special CEU presentation on Understanding the Art of Quartz followed by an introduction of the newest Boutique Collection inspired by remarkable places and beautiful ideas. The CEU will take place from noon to 1 p.m. Course credits for AIA: 1 Learning Unit (Course # 004QS), IDCEC: 1 Health & Safety (Course # 40276), and/or RAIC: 1 Self-Reporting Hour. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to Debbie Homenik at debbie@michigandesign.com or phone 248.649.4772 by Friday, May 18.