Day: Wednesday, 2:00pm - 3:30:pm
Room: Cambridge I
As codes change and products evolve, detailing the exterior wall is an ever more complex task. This session reviews current high-performance details for commercial construction, including an overview of the principles of building science and rainscreen cladding. Learn how to develop and master your details with an eye toward preventing water and air leakage, improving thermal performance and complying with NFPA 285 and other code requirements. This session includes detailing for wood frame enclosures, brick veneer enclosures, precast concrete panel enclosures, curtain walls, windows, and roof to wall connections. Our presenter is nationally recognized for his expertise in the design of building enclosures.