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WEBINAR: How New Barrier Technology Addresses Multifamily and Light Commercial Projects
Wed January 4 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1 LU | HSW
Presented by Alpha Pro Tech
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Course description: Weather barriers have long been understood as essential to construction projects to provide resistance to air and water. New technologies for weather-resistant barriers (WRBs) that allow for more water drainage, better air flow and resistance to UV, moisture and other weather-induced issues have been successfully tested. This course looks at the evolution of barriers and provides in-depth discussion of the latest barrier systems, their testing methods and the outcomes, which include better sustainability and higher levels of occupant comfort, health and safety.
- Describe how 360-degree drainage barrier technology promotes durability and sustainability by improving the building envelope.
- List five tests for which these new barrier technologies have successfully met standards.
- Explain how better air barriers lead to occupant health and sustainability.
- Discuss the issue of surfactants and how new barrier technology avoids them, offering a more sustainable project and better occupant health and well-being.