High Performance Enclosure Strategies: Part II, New Construction

Event Details

High Performance Enclosure Strategies: Part II, New Construction

Time: August 13, 2014 from 1pm to 2:30pm
Location: Online
Event Type: training, webinar
Organized By: Stacy Hunt
Latest Activity: Jul 22, 2014

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

Please join the Building America Program for our free webinar: High Performance Enclosure Strategies: Part II, New Construction on Wednesday, August 13th at 3pm ET/1pm MT/12pm PT. The webinar will focus on strategies for designing and building high performance building enclosures. Webinar presenters will discuss effective strategies to address moisture and thermal needs of high performance building envelopes.

To register please go here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5343779702905433089. Log-in details will be provided upon registration.

Presenters and specific topics for this webinar will be:

  • Peter Baker, Building Science Corporation, presenting Cladding Attachment Over Thick Exterior Insulating Sheathing.  The presentation will discuss results of three years of laboratory and field exposure testing that examined the mechanics involved in the development of the system deflection resistance capacity and long term movement of assemblies in exposed outdoor environments.  The results of which have been used to help validate and develop system attachment guidelines for various cladding assemblies.

     

  • Vladimir Kochkin, Home Innovations Laboratory, presenting NextGen Advanced Framing. Vladimir will focus on new opportunities for advanced framing practices – specifically three significant additions to advanced framing will be discussed: (1) Continuous drywall at interior partitions, (2) Rim header, and (3) High heel truss attachment. Each of the new approaches have been engineered and tested by the Home Innovation Research Labs with the goals of (a) improving thermal performance of the building enclosure, (b) reducing the cost of energy efficient construction, and (c) simplifying the construction process, all while accommodating higher levels of insulation. The presentation will include lessons-learnt from field applications.    

     

  • Lois Arena, Steven Winter Associates, presenting In-Field Hygrothermal Performance of High R-Value Walls in Climate Zones 5. Lois’s presentation will discuss the challenge of moisture problems within the building shell that can be caused by a number of factors including excess interior moisture, bulk water intrusion, capillary action from concrete to wood connections and through wetted building materials such as siding wetted from rain splash back. Results of WUFI modeling and actual data collected from monitored High-R wall assembles will be presented, along with recommendations for best practices.

 

Comment Wall

Comment

RSVP for High Performance Enclosure Strategies: Part II, New Construction to add comments!

Join Home Energy Pros

Attending (1)

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Twitter

Latest Activity

Chris Heenan replied to Dale Hoffmeyer's discussion Friends and Family Referral Marketing
"I wish this forum had thumbs up buttons."
7 hours ago
Russ Eisenberg replied to Dale Hoffmeyer's discussion Friends and Family Referral Marketing
"I like a 2 prong approach.  Refer someone and the referrer gets $X and the referral gets $x…"
8 hours ago
Brian Toll replied to Dale Hoffmeyer's discussion Friends and Family Referral Marketing
"We get a handful of audit referrals each month by offering a $25 bounty to our customers through…"
8 hours ago
Tom White's video was featured

Hayward Healthy Home Principles and Products

Bill Hayward discusses the principles that were used to build the first Hayward Healthy Home and how the products were evaluated for toxicity before they wer...
8 hours ago
jackie harsha is now a member of Home Energy Pros
9 hours ago
Diane Chojnowski replied to Jan Green's discussion Retrofitting a 1979 Home to NAHB Silver or Gold - Pending Cert
"Jan, please post your slide deck or presentation here. We'd love to see it!"
9 hours ago
Jan Green posted a discussion

Retrofitting a 1979 Home to NAHB Silver or Gold - Pending Cert

I'm excited to be the lone speaker for the last in a series of lectures for the Scottsdale Green…See More
Sunday
Crosbey Archery liked Crosbey Archery's blog post How to improve the air quality in your home ?
Saturday

© 2016   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service