GENESIS® Construction and Design Schools

The International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo, co-located with DeckExpo brings the world-class, IACET accredited education of Genesis University® to its attendees. From the Design Schools, to the diverse classes, to the enriching show floor Lifestyle Booth topics, the standards and instructors are superb.

Below is a list of the pre-conference education offered through GENESIS® at the PSP Expo/DeckExpo 2020. 

Admission to two or three-day courses also includes a Conference Super Pass and Expo Hall admission.

 


GENESIS Construction School: Concrete Pools | G01

Sunday – Tuesday, Nov. 8 – 10

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss Basic Pool Plumbing, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering.
  • Define Layout, Forming & Excavation, Infrastructure Coordination, Shotcrete, Waterproofing.
  • List Basic Tile & Coping, Concrete Decking, Pre-Plaster Preparation, Cementitious Pool Finishes.
  • Discuss Startup, Punch List & Project Closeout, Project Profile.
  • Learn more.

GENESIS Construction School: Vinyl Liner/Fiberglass Pools | G02

Sunday – Tuesday, Nov. 8 – 10

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the introduction of physics of water, including pressure, flow rate, velocity, energy, friction, etc.
  • Define the installation of various types of vinyl liners.
  • Define what constitutes standard fiberglass pool installation.
  • Learn more.

GENESIS Design School: Elements of Design | G03

Monday – Tuesday, Nov. 9 – 10

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss fundamental Elements (e.g., line, color and form) and Principles (e.g., unity, balance and scale) of design.
  • Define perceptual skills and a better understanding of spatial organization and spatial relationships.
  • Use these concepts to design beautiful spaces that connect with the surrounding environment.
  • Use your communication skills to accurately portray your design intent to the client.
  • Learn more.

GENESIS Design School: Color Theory and Its Application | G04

Monday – Tuesday, Nov. 9 – 10

Learning Outcomes

  • List light, vision, and color physics, color theory, primary colors, mixing, blends, color wheel.
  • Discuss color psychology, how color affects the viewer, influences of color and texture on purchasing decisions.
  • Understand the makeup of a color DNA and the ability to reproduce and match colors.
  • Understand the meaning of the color illusion and work through case studies analyzing how color can make or break the design concept..
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GENESIS Design School: History of Pools and Water Features  | G05

Monday – Tuesday, Nov. 9 – 10

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the history of water features.
  • Review historic water features and vessels, from ancient water features through the 21st Century.
  • Identify global water features.
  • Discuss contemporary features.
  • Examine how history incorporates into the design and development of a student’s creation today.
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GENESIS® is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). GENESIS® complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, GENESIS® is authorized to issue the IACET CEU.