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Thu, Oct 31


Event Space @ Galt Collective

Sunshades and Vision Screens

The presentation will be focused on Ten Plus Architectural Products and will be one hour in length to meet OAA continued education requirements. Attendance is limited to 25 people on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration will close on October 28, 2019.

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Time & Location

Oct 31, 2019, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Event Space @ Galt Collective, 135 George St N, Cambridge, ON N1S 5C3, Canada

About the Event

The presentation will be focused on Ten Plus Architectural Products and will be one hour in length to meet OAA continued education requirements . This includes Ten Plus Louvres, Sunshades and Vision Screens. Established in 1998, Ten Plus has become a major manufacturer in this industry and have recently expanded their Mississauga facility.

The louvre discussion will include such information as the sizing of louvres, drainable louvres, recessed mullion louvres, blank off panel details and AMCA certified louvres. The sunshade discussion will touch upon such items as vertical and horizontal blade applications, engineered connection details to various substrates such as curtain walls or concrete block.

Ten Plus is committed to producing AMCA certified louvres. The AMCA International Ratings Program is a globally recognized third-party program that gives architects and their clients assurance that manufacturers’ published data for air movement and water infiltration is accurate. The certification insures that the clients will receive the product as published, and not a modified version.

About Michael J. Pace, C.E.T., BSSO

Michael Pace is the president of Building Resource Incorporated (2002), manufacturer’s agent for specialty construction products and SRP Canada Incorporated, manufacturer of AirOutshield vapour permeable air barrier membranes.  He is a Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T. Civil 1984) and a Building Science Specialist Ontario (BSS 2008).  For over 30 years Michael has promoted specialty construction products in both Canada and the USA in various market segments including building restoration, machinery grouting, corrosion resistant flooring, parking deck waterproofing, gypsum board, building envelope and insulation.  Companies include Sternson, Pennkote, Georgia Pacific Gypsum, Harris Specialty Chemicals, Atlas Roofing Corporation, CertainTeed Gypsum, BASF Walltite, BASF Resinous Flooring, NORBEC and SRP Canada AirOutshield .

Michael is a member of OBEC, CSC (30 years) and OACETT.  He is also a member of the Toronto Construction Association and served on their board of directors as the chairman of the Construct Canada Trade Show, 1998 to 2000.

About Joseph Amodeo, MBA,  P. Eng.

Joseph Amodeo is a member of the team at Building Resource, a manufacturer’s agency specializing in building envelope construction products. He has over 35 years of experience in technical sales and marketing.

Before joining Building Resource, Joseph served as the National Account Manager for Dryvit Systems Canada. Prior to working at Dryvit, Joseph was the operations manager for Pacer Panels, a manufacturing and construction firm specializing in the prefabrication of various cladding systems for the building envelope. Joseph began his career as a technical sales representative for Evercrete, a precast concrete manufacturer and installer.

Joseph is a member of the Professional Engineers Ontario ( PEO ), the Ontario Building Envelope Council ( OBEC ) and the Construction Specifications of Canada ( CSC ).

About Rick Di Ceglie

Rick Di Ceglie has been one of the Associates at Ten Plus Architectural Products Ltd., since year 2000. Located in Mississauga, Ontario, fabricating louvres, sunshades, decorative grilles, and other aluminum & stainless-steel products, he is involved in sales, design, and estimating.

With over 30 years of experience in the louvre and sunshade business, he has been involved in many projects, across Canada & the USA, in the Institutional / Commercial / Industrial sectors of the market.

His attention to detail, knowledge in manufacturing & field application of these products, helps him to better assist the Architectural community, and General Contractors, with their design & construction requirements.

One of his highlights, being in the industry for so many years, was when he assisted in the intricate design, and manufacturing of a custom decorative grille / sunshade, which cladded over 30,000 sq ft of the exterior façade of Langara College building in Vancouver, BC.

As an avid hockey fan, Rick has been following the Toronto Maple Leafs for many years, patiently waiting for the elusive Holy Grail (Stanley Cup). So, when seeking for his assistance, you may want to check that the Leafs did not lose the night before.

That said, please do not hesitate in reaching out to him should you require any assistance:


Office Tel: 905-363-2306 (ext. 153)

Cell: 416-571-2167

About Manny Francisco

Architectural Design Diploma – Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology – 1983

Marketing Diploma – Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology – 1985

Bachelor Administrative Studies – York University – 1997

Sales representative – C/S construction Specialties 1988 – 1997

Sales & administration – Ten Plus Architectural Products Ltd. – 1998 – Date

Manny couples over 20 years experience in the louvre business with his administrative and customer

service abilities to ensure projects are executed efficiently.

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