Summer Roundtable: Hitting the Wall

When:  Aug 15, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  Chicago

Hitting the Wall - Installing Fenestration in the New Exterior Insulated Wall Systems

Presented by: Chris Carpenter, CSI, CCPR, Affiliate AIA | Pella Windows & Doors, Inc.
                         (See Chris' LinkedIn profile.)

Moving or adding insulation to the exterior improves wall performance, but it can affect the flashing and attachment systems for wall penetrations. How do you take advantage of the benefits of exterior wall insulation without compromising window and door options? Fenestration openings are a critical component of the building envelope, especially in today's sustainable, energy-efficient buildings. Join us to discuss the impact of exterior insulation on fenestration installation design. Alongside industry experts, you'll get a chance to explore solutions for a wide variety of wall system variations.

Continuing Education: 1.0 AIA/CES HSW/LU

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the benefits of exterior insulation in modern wall assemblies.
  2. Explore the variations in exterior insulated wall assemblies.
  3. Refresh your expertise on the requirements of all window installation systems.
  4. Discover and evaluate options for meeting the requirements for proper window installation in exterior insulated walls.

Limited seating available on a first come basis. Complimentary to members and non-members.


Beth Winkler


Pella Crafted Luxury
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #100
(enter on Wells street)
Chicago, IL 60654