2022 Architectural Continuing Education
Insulated Concrete Masonry: Simple Air Barrier Compliance
Wednesday, November 2, 2022 | 12pm – 1pm
Scott Conference Center – 6450 Pine St, Omaha, NE
Live Event with an Online Option Available!
Event registration for attending in-person closes on November 1.
The evolution of building and energy codes & standards necessarily impacts selection of materials, components, and building envelope systems and sub-systems. This course describes multiple available code compliant air barrier options and targets life-of-structure cost effectiveness.
This course also touches upon innovative developments that enable design professionals to demonstrate commercial energy code compliance using COMcheck in cold climate zones, and where building codes require concrete masonry buildings to be more heavily reinforced.
Lastly, the course compares the relative unit cost of the various available air barrier compliance options.
- Air barriers limit airflow between conditioned and unconditioned spaces.
- ASHRAE 90.1 and IECC require sealing building envelopes to minimize air leakage through building envelopes.
- Integrally insulated concrete masonry buildings outperform continuously insulated framed buildings.
- Insulated concrete masonry buildings cost less, pass COMcheck, and comply with energy code air barrier criteria.
Learning Units: 1 Hour LU
Presented by: Bob Sullivan, Technical Services, cfiFOAM, Inc.
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