Learn Over Lunch: Fiber Cement Panels as Rainscreens

Learn Over Lunch: Fiber Cement Panels as Rainscreens

Date

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Location

Atlanta Fulton Public Library – Peachtree Branch
1315 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309

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Provider

Nichiha Fiber Cement

Description

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.

Learning objectives

  1. Describe the cause and effect of moisture intrusion in a wall system
  2. Examine the importance of rainscreens and weather barriers in water mitigation
  3. Identify examples of rainscreen technology and testing standards that measure their performance
  4. Discuss how some fiber cement panels act as a rainscreen and review guidelines for their installation as a rainscreen

Lunch provided to registered attendees.