Escalating Excellence in Envelopes: Stories from Practice

There are five basic components of building envelopes, each of which needs increased attention to meet and exceed current Energy Code while providing comfort for building users and durability and resiliency for building owners:
1. Opaque Assemblies - Walls and Roofs
2. Fenestration
3. Air Barriers
4. Thermal Bridging
5. Foundation Insulation and Slab Edges
Join Jim and Jodi as they share revealing and entertaining stories from their practice. Engage in a discussion on how the challenges they reveal can be addressed by applying the nine habits of sustainability. Learn about current energy codes in a way that will help you understand building science and practical applicability, so you can get to better-than-ever buildings.

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Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Room / Location: 

Harbor 3

Experience Level: 

2 (some prior experience/knowledge helpful)

CEU Information: 

BOS18-120 - AIA 1.5 LU/HSW; BPI 1.5, MA CSL 1.5; GBCI pending

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