July 11, 2018 - 12:00pm

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Austin Center for Architecture
801 W. 12th Street
78701 Austin , TX
Phone: 512-452-4332


Evolution of Water-Resistive and Air Barriers in Commercial Building Envelope Construction

This program’s goal is to inform the design community of the evolutionary process of water and air barriers in commercial construction since their inception while examining the benefits and purposes of each method. In addition, the program will look extensively at newly-developed methods of incorporating these barriers with the exterior sheathing to for an integrated system.  


Presentation and lunch provided by Georgia-Pacific Gypsum.

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Learning Objectives:

BEC: Austin is an interdisciplinary organization that promotes the exchange of information on building enclosures and related science specific to the climate of Central Texas.

Interdisciplinary:  architects, engineers, contractors, building owners, consultants, facility managers, code officials, educators, manufacturers, and those with a stake in building enclosure performance

Exchange of information:  discussion, training, education, outreach, and awareness

Building enclosures and related science:  energy-efficiency, moisture control, indoor air quality, longevity, and durability

BEC: Austin typically meets the first Wednesday of each month from 12-1pm.
2018 BEC: Austin Committee Chairs:
Amy Gelsone, AIA
Michael Craig, LEED AP BD+C

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