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  • Tue, October 16, 2018
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM


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Rocky Mountain Reps brings TWO courses!  Pickup 2 credits over one long lunch.  Join us from 11:30-1:30.  

Pushing the Envelope: Going Beyond Conceptual Design

*Recognize what is at stake with improper building envelope design and discuss the ideal building types that benefit the most from building envelope systems.
* In addition, we will be discussing the codes requiring proper building envelope design and what is being required.
* How to select and properly install functional air/vapor barriers for roof, wall and below grade applications.
* In addition, we will explore how to properly detail and tie-in common building materials to create and maintain a continuous air seal. We will look at some of the common and often difficult conditions that can exist.
* Using a holistic approach for examining and selecting exterior continuous insulation options for rainscreen wall assemblies.
* We will analyze popular exterior continuous insulation options with an emphasis on selecting a material that functions well during all weather conditions.
* Identify a few common material and system test required to meet building energy and safety codes.

Roofing Market Trends & Advantages of Fleeceback Membrane & Urethane Adhesive

  • Learn the physical performance advantages of fleece membranes that enable them to resist the forces of mother nature such as wind, hail, rain and cold.
  • Learn the performance advantages of urethane adhesives that eliminate the dependence on solvents with VOC’s or asphalt derived from foreign sources of oil.
  • Learn about re-roofing advantages afforded by fleece membranes that can reuse existing roofing systems and minimize landfill waste.
  • Learn about multiple-ply membrane options utilizing highly reflective TPO or extremely weatherable EPDM as the cap heat.
2 HSW Credits

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