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Air Barriers and Building Performance will be held Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at 10:00 AM CDT
Air Barriers and Building Performance will be held Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at 10:00 AM CDT
June 24, 2013 12:00 PM CDT

Air Barriers and Building Performance webinar

Construction considerations of air barrier systems

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The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) will present Air Barriers and Building Performance on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at 10:00 AM CDT.

The presentation provides discussion of the design and construction considerations of air barrier systems to deliver building performance and control the issues of air exfiltration and infiltration. Specific discussions of building enclosure and air barriers include:

  • design considerations,
  • codes and standards,
  • air barrier materials;
  • development of construction documents,
  • role of building enclosure peer review,
  • shop drawings and mock ups,
  • construction inspection and testing,
  • importance of qualified and experienced air barrier subcontractors,
  • building enclosure commissioning, and
  • whole building testing.
At the end of the course, the participants will be able to:
  • Understand why air barriers are necessary for building performance
  • Have a basic knowledge of building enclosure issues related to design and construction of air barriers
  • Recognize common problems experienced with air barrier design and construction
  • Address potential building enclosure problem issues with knowledge and confidence
Mason contractors registered for Masonry Certification will receive 1.00 credits in the Masonry Products discipline upon completion of this course.

Register for Air Barriers and Building Performance at www.masoncontractors.org/live.

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Visit www.masoncontractors.org/live for more information and to view a full schedule of MCAA’s Live Webinar Series.


About the Author

Tim O’Toole is the Director of Marketing, Education, and Information Technology for the MCAA. He has a Masters in Business Administration from Webster University and has worked in the masonry industry since 2003.

 

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