Northeast Collaborative, Ben Jacobsen (photo)

Webinar: PACE Representatives presents, High-Density Fiber Cement Rainscreen Facades

Wednesday April 28, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

1 LU|HSW

Zoom registration required

Course Description:  Rainscreen wall assemblies provide an environmental separation between the conditioned space and the exterior environment. This course will provide attendees with an overview of the benefits of using high-density fiber cement panels as cladding for rainscreen wall assemblies. The primary components and manufacturing process for high-density fiber cement façade panels will be reviewed. Fiber cement classifications, code requirements and installation methods will be explained in detail. Assembly solutions & best practices for achieving high performance and resilient wall systems using high-density fiber cement panels will also be reviewed.

Learning Objectives:

  • After attending this session attendees should be able to:
  • Understand the benefits of rainscreen wall construction
  • Understand current code requirements for exterior walls and fiber cement cladding
  • Understand the primary ingredients and manufacturing process for fiber cement
  • Incorporate best practices for fiber cement façade panels into current and future projects