Union Studio Architecture & Community Design, Rupert Whiteley (photo)

Webinar: Benjamin Obdyke presents, A Range Of Rainscreens: An In-Depth Look At The Variety Of Rainscreen Applications

Wednesday January 13, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

1 LU/HSW Credit

Zoom Registration required

Course Description:  Selecting the appropriate moisture management system for the building envelope can be a daunting task.  Determining the appropriate rainscreen application can be based on several contributing factors – climate, building codes, cladding, and a variety others.  This course will explore the importance of rainscreens as a moisture management solution, as well as the characteristics of the assortment of applications.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the performance characteristics of rainscreen in the building envelope.
  • Recognize the characteristics and differences of “open” and “closed” rainscreens.
  • Understand and identify the installation applications of open and closed rainscreens.
  • Recognize the pre-installation considerations when choosing the appropriate rainscreen application

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