Exterior Grade Phenolics & Rainscreen Cladding Systems

Date

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Location

Virtual

RSVP

An examination of Exterior Grade Phenolic (EGP) including how and why it should be used to produce aesthetically pleasing, functional and safe rainscreen cladding systems.

Credit(s)

1 LU/HSW

Provider

Abet Laminati

Learning objectives

  • A history and overview of how rainscreen cladding systems work to reduce moisture penetration in a building’s envelope
  • Review the history and manufacturing process of Exterior Grade Phenolics (EGP)
  • Analysis of third-party performance criteria for EGP and a description of the evaluation methods of the three tests most required by building codes
  • Examine and discuss installation systems for EGP
  • Review projects that have successfully utilized EGP

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