Buisness After Hours: Pushing the Envelope-Going Beyond Conceptual Design
March 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Pushing the Envelope-Going Beyond Conceptual Design
Presented by Roofing Concepts Inc
Members & guests are invited to AIA Akron & Akron-Canton CSI’s BUSINESS AFTER HOURS – an opportunity for architects, specifiers, engineers, material suppliers and project managers to socialize, eat good food, and learn about the products available for use in the creation and management of the built environment.
- Recognize what is at stake with improper building envelope design and discuss the ideal building types that benefit the most from building envelope systems. In addition, we will be discussing the codes requiring proper building envelope design and what is being required.
- How to select and properly install functional air/vapor barriers for roof, wall and below grade applications. In addition, we will explore how to properly detail and tie-in common building materials to create and maintain a continuous air seal. We will look at some of the common and often difficult conditions that can exist.
- Using a holistic approach for examining and selecting exterior continuous insulation options for rainscreen wall assemblies. We will analyze popular exterior continuous insulation options with an emphasis on selecting a material that functions well during all weather conditions.
- Identify a few common material and system tests required to meet building energy and safety codes.