Making Transitions: Keeping Air and Water Barriers Continuous

When:  Jul 17, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  Chicago

Making Transitions: Keeping Air and Water Barriers Continuous

The goal of this roundtable is to understand how using integrated sheathing solutions help streamline detailing and installation.

Presented by: Miya Russell, LEED AP® - Building Envelope Manager, Georgia-Pacific Gypsum

Continuing Education: 1.0 AIA/CES LU/HSW, 1 CPHC CEU

Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify the role that building construction transitions play in achieving a well-designed building envelope, including conditions that contribute to failure.
  2. Recognize the points in the design process where construction transitions need to be addressed.
  3. Review the conditions that promote the movement of bulk water, moisture, or vapor drive and how those conditions impact construction transitions.
  4. Describe the importance of maintaining the continuity of water-resistive barriers and air barriers across construction transitions and assess integrated sheathing products and systems as a means to achieve that continuity.

Registration: Required by Friday, July 12.  Limited seating available on a first come basis. Complimentary to members and non-members.

In order to keep this event free to attend, lunch will not be provided.  Attendees are welcome to bring their own to have during this event. 

About Out Presenter:  Miya Russell is a 2005 graduate of the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture. After graduation, Miya joined Kingscott and Associates in Kalamazoo, Michigan as a full-time architectural graduate.  After practicing architecture for 2 years she relocated to Chicago to become a gypsum building product manufacturers representative and has been in the gypsum industry for the past 12 years.  Miya has become a resource to the Midwest architecture and design community on interior gypsum, shaft wall assemblies, fire rated assemblies and the building envelope.

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Course is registered through AIA/CES by the presenter.
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