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Exterior Air Barrier Systems for Commercial Buildings (1 HSW)
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Exterior Air Barrier Systems for Commercial Buildings (1 HSW)

10/5/2017
When: Thursday, October 5, 2017
6:00 - 7:00 PM
Where: Cosentino City
101 Henry Adams, Showroom #130
San Francisco, California  94103
United States

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Learn how properly designed and installed air barrier systems contribute to durable, healthy and energy efficient buildings (1 AIA CEU/HSW) - All proceeds go to the Red Cross Hurricane Relief Fund.

Air barrier systems are becoming a more important concern for modern, high performance commercial buildings. This presentation will help you understand changing codes and standards, why air tightness is important for commercial buildings, and how to detail exterior air barrier systems.

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At the end of the this course, you will be able to:

  1. Understand the importance of air control for high performance commercial buildings, including energy efficiency, durability, occupant health and comfort.
  2. Have a working knowledge of the fundamental building science behind air control and air barrier systems.
  3. Be able to identify critical air barrier details during design and understand common solutions for high performance enclosures.
  4. Be able to inspect and test air barriers and air barrier components on construction mock-ups or during construction.

 


About the Speaker

Todd Kimmel, Technical Consultant Dörken Systems

A former San Francisco resident, he now resides in Brooklyn, New York and is a Certified Passive House Designer currently sitting on the board for New York Passive House (NYPH), an affiliate of the North American Passive House Network (NAPHN).

 


Admission

$10 (All proceeds go to the Red Cross Hurricane Relief Fund.)
To register please use password "Relief Fund"
Hosted by the Cosentino Group