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BMJ Stone
Echelon Masonry
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Federated Insurance
Fraco USA, Inc.
Hohmann and Barnard, Inc.
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Non-Stop Scaffolding
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Air Barriers and Building Performance

Provider: Mason Contractors Association of America
Discipline: Masonry Products
Credits: 1.00

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

For more information please visit www.masoncontractors.org or contact Mason Contractors Association of America at 800-536-2225.

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