This course is designed to help the commercial building designer understand new products being rapidly introduced into the market. These products assist in combining multiple steps of a traditional commercial exterior assembly, such as thermal, air, vapor, structure, and fire control layers into one or fewer steps.
- Understand the key attributes of energy efficiency for commercial buildings and how Structural Insulated Sheathing panels can be used in design.
- Gain insight into Building and Energy Code requirements for commercial buildings
- Combat common problem elements in a commercial wall assembly that deteriorate its efficiency.
- Understand that designing an efficient Building Enclosure is a key component in low-energy buildings of the future