Architectural Record BE - Building Enclosure

Maintaining Continuous Insulation and AWBs at Transitions

Sponsored by Owens Corning
 
Continuing Education
 

Learning Objectives - After this course, you should be able to:

  1. Understand the performance of the wall components: air layer, water layer, and insulation.
  2. Understand the different types of details: penetrations, terminations, transitions.
  3. Identify common installation and detail problems that occur on the jobsite.
  4. Identify the assignment of contractor responsibility for installation sequencing of the various layers.

Credits:

1 AIA LU/HSW
0.1 IACET CEU*

Photo of a building under construction.This course provides an overview of wall layers; air control, moisture control, water drainage, and thermal performance. It discusses options for maintaining continuity at penetrations, transitions and terminations, considering sequencing, jobsite conditions, and installation methods. It reviews case studies of common field installation problems and provides solutions for creating the complete wall enclosure.

 

 

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