Architectural Record BE - Building Enclosure ENR

Managing Moisture with Breathable Membranes

A complete permeable, energy saving, sustainable systems approach for the building envelope.
This course is no longer active
Sponsored by VaproShield
 
Continuing Education
 

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

  1. %IIdentify changes to wall construction
  2. %IAnalyze the function of the building enclosure
  3. %IExplain building design principles and benefits
  4. %IDesign membrane systems to manage air and moisture

Credits:

1 AIA LU/HSW

This course provides an overview of innovative rain screen design technology, including discussions on the impact of moisture infiltration on the building envelope, weather-resistive barrier design and construction, and sustainable rain screen design systems for the building envelope.

Sponsor Name

VaproShield
VaproShield’s Permeable Membrane Systems offer: energy saving air barriers, excellent permeability: 50-75 perms, zero VOC?s, no primers, non-asphaltic. They meet or exceed the most rigorous industry standards and code requirements and either self-adhere or mechanically attach. http://www.vaproshield.com/

 

 

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