Examine the evolution of water-resistive and air barriers (WRB-AB) in commercial building envelopes and introduce new, all-in-one, integrated sheathing + WRB-AB systems as alternatives to traditional water and air management methods.
Eco Spec / Georgia-Pacific DensElement®
- Recognize the function of water-resistive barriers and air barriers in a building envelope/enclosure
- Understand the advantages/disadvantages of various WRB-AB systems available
- Discern the differences between all-in-one (integrated sheathing + WRB-AB) systems versus traditional WRB- AB systems
- Identify the dissimilarities between the two all-in-one systems available in the marketplace today
- Design for labor, material, and installation time savings in future building envelope projects