Calendar of Events

Tue 06.05.2012

Big City Adventures in Building Science: Roofs, Parapets, Balconies, Storefronts, Curtain Walls and Foundations

AIA CES: 7.5 LUs | 7.5 HSW | 7.5 SD BPI Recognized for 4.0 CEU Credits

When: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM TUESDAY, JUNE 5

Where: At The Center   

Join Dr. Lstiburek as he provides a comprehensive run down of the basic enclosure elements that architects and engineers deal with every day in the big city.

How often do we run across leaky parapets destroying a building? What is a compact roof and why do you need one? What is the best way to specify balcony flashing or deal with storefront connections? Why are these details typically left to the contractor and then to the engineer to fix later?

Joe will answer these questions and more as he schools us on roofs and parapets as well as water management at balconies, storefronts, curtain walls and foundations. While he is at it, you will learn about vapor barriers and air barriers and how they are done in each of these areas.

Your designs will never be the same after hearing what the good doctor has to say!

Speaker Bio
Joseph Lstiburek is a principal of Building Science Corporation and an ASHRAE Fellow. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Building Science at the University of Toronto. He has twenty-five years of experience in design, construction, investigation, and building science research. Through the Department of Energy's Building America program, Dr. Lstiburek has forged partnerships with designers, builders, developers, materials suppliers and equipment manufacturers to build higher performance homes across the U.S.

Organized by the AIANY Building Enclosure Council

Single Tickets:
AIA Members: $170.00 | Non-Members: $185.00

Other Building Science Events and Discount Tickets:
6/6 - High Performance Buildings Meet Passive House

Buy Tickets for Both 6/5 and 6/6 Building Science Events:
AIA Members: $320 | Non-Members: $350
Refunds are not available


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