Learn Over Lunch: Water-Resistive and Air Barriers in Commercial Envelope Construction

Date

Wednesday, July 8, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Location

Virtual

RSVP

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.

Credits

1 LU/HSW

Provider

Eco Spec / Georgia-Pacific DensElement®

Learning objectives

  • 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