Integral Sheathing Solutions for Multi-Family Projects

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Live webinar airing on January 27, 2021 at 2:00 PM EST
Sponsored by Georgia-Pacific Building Products
Presented by John Chamberlin, Director, Product Management

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe two types of integrated WRB/AB sheathing panels and appropriate applications for each.
  2. Explain how integrated WRB/AB sheathing panels simplify construction of critical control layers.
  3. Compare integrated WRB/AB sheathing panels to other solutions, such as fluid-applied, self-adhered, and building wrap.
  4. Explain which standards and test methods are used to evaluate integrated WRB/AB sheathing panels.
  5. List the advantages of integrated WRB/AB sheathing panels in multi-family construction and how it affects the health and well-being of the building occupants.

Credits:

HSW
1 AIA LU/HSW
IACET
1 IACET CEU*
IIBEC
1 IIBEC CEH

Georgia-Pacific Building Products has a legacy of creating strong, durable, sustainable building materials for residential and commercial builds. GP Building Products is the largest producer of structural wood panels (plywood and OSB) in North America and is a leading producer of gypsum building products, lumber and composite panels.

Integral sheathing

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Chamberlin

John Chamberlin is a Director of Product Management for Georgia-Pacific Building Products. Mr. Chamberlin has worked in the construction products industry for his entire career with most of his work focusing on new product development for disruptive technologies in the building envelope space.

Mr. Chamberlin is actively involved in the building industry, serving as a director for the board of the Air Barrier Association of America and member of multiple committees and an active participant of his local Building Enclosure Council.

Mr. Chamberlin is a frequent speaker on the subjects of: new innovations in construction materials, quality and continuity of the building envelope, and new construction processes such as offsite construction. Numerous articles by Mr. Chamberlin have been published in The Construction Specifer, Interface, and Walls & Ceilings magazine as well as other trade publications.

Mr. Chamberlin graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and later received his M.B.A. from Emory University.

 

Georgia-Pacific Gypsum Georgia-Pacific Building Products has a legacy of creating strong, durable, sustainable building materials from exterior sheathing products to drywall in walls and ceilings to industry leading roof products and supporting products from lumber to subfloors to fire doors. We help members of the building community build quality commercial and residential construction projects all over the world. GP Building Products is the largest producer of structural wood panels (plywood and OSB) in North America and is a leading producer of gypsum building products, lumber and composite panels.

We support commercial and residential architects, designers, building material dealers, contractors and builders with tools, education and supporting resources that help the building community advance their knowledge, hone their craft, and make the best product decisions for their projects.

 

Originally published in January 2021

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