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Detailing High-Performance Facades: Cladding Decisions and Sealant Strategies

Today’s high-performance facade standards require the deft balancing of aesthetics, technical detailing, and the demands of the client and local building regulations. This workshop will discuss both material and technical solutions to meet those standards. Experts will be on hand to lead tutorials on the most recent innovations in rainscreen cladding, sealant solutions, and much more. Attendees will leave with a greater knowledge of material applications at the cutting-edge of energy performance and code compliance, all while learning of attractive solutions for clients and end users.

Agenda

  • Credit type: 1 HSW AIA
  • Provider: Gate Precast
  • Presenter: Leticia Castaneda

An examination of Exterior Grade Phenolic (EGP) including how and why it should be used to produce aesthetically pleasing, functional and safe rainscreen cladding systems.

Learning Objectives
  • A history and overview of how rainscreen cladding systems work to reduce moisture penetration in a building’s envelope
  • Review the history and manufacturing process of Exterior Grade Phenolics (EGP)
  • Analysis of third-party performance criteria for EGP and a description of the evaluation methods of the three tests most required by building codes
  • Examine and discuss installation systems for EGP
  • Review projects that have successfully utilized EG
  • Credit type: 1 HSW AIA
  • Provider: Northern Facades
  • Presenter: Luana Buratynski
Learning Objectives
  • Credit type: 1 LU|HSW
  • Provider: Kalwall
  • Presenter: Mike Crowder

Topics discussed include daylighting strategies available through the integration of structural sandwich panels, energy conservation, enhancements, options, form and aesthetics. The many benefits to health, productivity, safety and sustainable design will be discussed, as well as specialty applications including explosion venting, blast resistance, OSHA fall through protection and hurricane resistance.

Learning Objectives
  • Effective and versatile Daylighting strategies and techniques.
  • Special performance options and benefits.
  • Applications for sustainable design.
  • Diffused daylighting for security, health and safety and inviting interior spaces.

1PM - 2PM CT

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2PM - 3PM CT

Workshop #5, TBA

DATE

Nov 17

TIME

10:00am-3:00pm CT

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