DBVW, Heidi Gumula (photo)

Events for June 17, 2020

Webinar: Benjamin Obdyke presents, Drainage & Drying in the Exterior Wall

Wednesday June 17, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

1 HSW

Zoom Registration required.

Course Description: Determining the best system for managing moisture can be challenging.  Many factors such as climate, cladding, and cost should be considered when designing a sustainable wall.  This course explores those factors, as well as trends in building codes and best practices.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the integral role of a gap within the exterior wall.
  • Understand the performance characteristics of drainable housewrap and rainscreen systems
  • Understand the selection criteria to consider when designing for moisture management in wall systems.
  • Determine the appropriate ways to employ draining and drying principles for a variety of cladding systems.

 

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