AIA Accredited Continuing Education Course:
Anti Static ESD Flooring: Static Discharge Basics
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Specifying Static-free Floors published by Construction Specifier.
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Length: 1 hour | AIA/CES Credit: 1 learning unit | Course summary pdf
AIA/CES Program Overview
Understand anti static flooring including how it works, the difference between static dissipative, static conductive and grounded flooring, how it limits the risks of static discharge to sensitive electronics in applications ranging from electronics manufacturing, R&D, networked offices, 24/7/365 call centers, medical settings, cleanrooms, and more.
Minimize the risk of electro-static discharge through proper specification of static control flooring based on the application and specific risks posed in a given environment
Assess the installation environment by utilizing static control international test methods and conventional industry measurement instruments
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Call 617-923-2000 or to email our course liasion.
Dave Long is the CEO and founder of Staticworx, Inc., North America's leading manufacturer of flooring solutions for static-free environments. Under his leadership, Staticworx has been recognized 3 years in a row for annual growth exceeding 30% by The Boston Business Journal and Inc Magazine.
Widely recognized as the foremost authority on electrostatic discharge (ESD) flooring, Mr. Long has 35-plus years of industry experience. He combines comprehensive technical knowledge of electrostatics with a practical understanding of how materials perform in real-world environments.
Using a hands-on approach, he solves complex problems in applications where static charges could harm sensitive electronics, interfere with the performance of mission-critical equipment, or ignite flammable chemicals. A writer, speaker, and educator, Mr. Long has demystified an industry that has historically been confusing.
Before starting Staticworx, Dave Long was the Executive Vice President of United Technical Products. Prior to joining UTP, he owned and operated a manufacturer's representative business called Protek Solutions. He began his career with Julie Associates, an early leader in industrial static control and provider of ionizing and static measurement equipment.
Mr. Long earned his B.A. degree at Boston College, where he graduated summa cum laud, was named to the Jesuit National Honor Society, and received the Doyle Award for academic excellence. He resides in California and Massachusetts.
Contact Dave Long for a speaking engagement or for an interview
Reach Mr. Long for an interview, speaking engagement, to write an article, or for consulting through our media department, or call 617-923-2000.