Moisture Mitigation in Building Assemblies

Date

Thursday, June 4, 2020
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location

Virtual

RSVP

Understand moisture mitigation in building wall assemblies with an emphasis on precast concrete walls. It covers indoor and outdoor sources of moisture and the basic fundamentals of water vapor condensation. The difference between air barriers and vapor retarders is also discussed along with methods for keeping precast concrete walls dry.

Provider

Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

Credits

1 LU/HSW

Learning objectives

  1. Identify moisture sources which affect building envelopes
  2. Discover causes of condensation issues
  3. Understand the detailing of air and vapor retarders
  4. Determine the best wall types for your specific project based on climate
  5. Learn about energy considerations