AIA Approved Seminar for Design or Compliance Professionals, Engineers & Architects with Continuing Education Hours for AIA members

Email info@thc-safety with any additional questions, or to pre-register and pay cash at the door.


This Cannabis Processing Facility Design (CFD) course is intended for architects and other planning, code compliance and construction professionals to learn about best practices, codes, regulations, equipment, and work practices required to construct a safe, efficient and compliant cannabis / marijuana cultivation, extraction and/or infusion facility.

Attendees receive 6.5 AIA credit hours after completing the course.

You will learn the differences between the types of marijuana faciities, operations, processes being used, and their associated construction and engineering challenges.

Learning Objectives:

1. Types of Facilities

2. Equipment and Processes

3. Hazardous Material

4. Cannabis Facility Laws and Regulations

5. Cannabis Construction Contract Administration

6. Cannabis Facility Design and Occupant Comfort

7. Cannabis Facility Building Systems

During this day long course, students will be given an in depth understanding of types of facilities, specific CFD requirements, primary and support equipment, different types of commercial extraction process, facility requirements for extraction and post extraction processes identification of hazards, applicable standards and recommended controls.

This professional training will keep your interest and provide visual images of equipment and processes being discussed.

You will be taught by Jim Lieberman, a chemist and a certified industrial hygienist who has multiple publications in his field and has been recognized for his instructional ability. Your instructor practices what he preaches by assisting firms providing an efficient and compliant design for CFD facilities. THC safety has assisted over 30 facilities with design services from Puerto Rico to DC and most recreational legal states.

You will have the opportunity to have your personal questions answered. We are limiting attendance; SO DON’T WAIT!

The course slides, manual and presentation are work products of THC Safety, Inc. As an attendee you agree not to make materials public or resell any course materials or use materials to create a competitive course.


Venue Details
Double Tree Westminster
8773 Yates Drive, Westminster, Colorado, 80031, United States
THC Safety is a consulting firm that provides real, actionable advice on designing, establishing and operating your cannabis concentration production (CCP) facilities, cannabis infused products (CIPs) & analytical laboratories while assisting our clients to be in continuous compliance with regulations and good practices. We have designed cannabis extraction & analytical facilities nationwide, including in Colorado, California, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Hawaii, Nevada, and Puerto Rico.