Wednesday, September 11, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Nichiha Fiber Cement
Moisture intrusion in a wall system can be the cause of building defects, as well as health ailments for the building’s occupants, making rainscreens a very important tool in water mitigation.
This presentation will review the cause and effects of moisture intrusion, and how fiber cement panels can be used to reduce moisture build-up, rotting interior walls, mold growth and more.
- Describe the cause and effect of moisture intrusion in a wall system
- Examine the importance of rainscreens and weather barriers in water mitigation
- Identify examples of rainscreen technology and testing standards that measure their performance
- Discuss how some fiber cement panels act as a rainscreen and review guidelines for their installation as a rainscreen
Lunch provided to registered attendees.