This course offers a discussion on the changes in the 2015 IECC as they relate to the Building Enclosure and on how performance components of insulation, water management, air leakage, and HVAC relate to a whole as the building enclosure. It will discuss how meeting the new code can be challenging, and help the learner come to understand the opportunities available in meeting these challenges.
The course identifies what stone wool insulation is and how it is produced. It discusses mineral wool in Commercial applications with an emphasis on Rainscreen cladding design and in exterior cavity walls. It highlights key benefits when used in the field versus some of the other insulating materials traditionally used in the market today as it pertains to NFPA 285 requirements and new ASHRAE 90.1 2010 continuous cavity insulation requirements.
This course covers the latest in building enclosure technology for energy efficient buildings. It provides an in-depth discussion of emerging wall systems that provide durable, cost effective and thermally efficient performance.
The seminar will cover all building types and construction materials, with a few highlights and lessons learned from building science researchers.
Research shows: 68% of Baby Boomers feel independent in their homes; 61% of homeowners over 55 plan to stay in their homes; but 80% of them think Universal Design renovations are necessary. See the top features for aging-in-place.
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Universal Design is all about making the physical world function better for everyone. Often including ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) and ANSI (American Nation Standards Institute) compliant products, it certainly isn’t limited by government regulations. In this Ebook primer, we’ll share some of what we’ve learned about Universal Design over the years.
Be in the know about bathroom accessibility for people of all abilities with this summary key of ADA specifications that can impact accessibility.
This course will identify the importance of detailing continuity in maintaining the integrity of the four control layers of the building enclosure. We will then explore some different methods for identifying the areas where continuity can be disrupted and the solutions for maintaining a control layer continuity in these areas.
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