This course will discuss moisture management and the value of properly flashed wall assembly systems. It will cover how moisture impacts building durability and the mechanics of moisture movement. The course will identify common design defects that lead to moisture problems, as well as details and wall assemblies that will provide better moisture management. The course will also cover ASTM E2112 methods for flashing openings.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe how moisture impacts building durability.
  • Define the mechanics of moisture movement.
  • Identify common design defects that lead to moisture problems.
  • Review ASTM E2112 methods for flashing openings.