1 – AIA or 1-LU/HSW
This course will demonstrate the importance of maintaining continuity of various types of air barrier systems and the challenges faced when detailing them by showing examples of construction installations. Topics include air barrier transitions and penetrations, surface preparation and application, and how to fasten anchorage and other systems through the air barrier while maintaining continuity.
– Attendees will understand the role of a continuous air barrier in the energy efficiency and indoor air quality of a wall system Identify problem areas where continuity is more likely to be compromised, leading to air and moisture infiltration
– Know the advantages and disadvantages of the different types of air barrier systems across different applications or wall types
– Attendees will learn how to better detail the air barrier and interfacing components to maintain air barrier integrity
About the Speaker:
Jeremy Douglas, CSI, CCPR Director of Architectural Services at Hohmann & Barnard Jeremy Douglas, CSI, CCPR, is the Director of Architectural Services at Hohmann & Barnard, where he has operated as the primary technical resource to the Building Envelope Design community for just over 20 years. In this role he works with Architects, Structural Engineers, and Building Envelope Consultants as an educational resource and is also a national speaker and writer on the subject of high-performance masonry wall design. Jeremy currently serves as a Director on the New York City CSI Chapter Board and actively works on the Veneer and the Reinforcing / Connectors sub-committees for The Masonry Society’s TMS-402 code council.
Register here: https://info.imiweb.org/05202020-mews-air-barrier
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