Event BEC: AUSTIN

March 5, 2021 - 11:00am

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This month's BEC meeting will be a special two-day seminar on Wednesday, March 3 and Friday, March 5 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm.
 

Program #1, March 3, 2021, 11 am - 12 pm
Applying the Code for Exterior Envelopes – Part 1: Below-Grade, Grade & Above-Grade Walls (non-water provisions)

Description: One hour continuing education technical seminar for architects, engineers, contractors, building inspectors and material/product suppliers reviewing the below-grade, grade and above-grade wall (non-water) exterior envelope provisions of the 2015 International Building Code.

Learning objectives:

  1. Identify specific code provisions that apply to exterior envelopes, from below-grade to above-grade walls (non-water provisions)
  2. Explore the technical requirements of these provisions
  3. Discuss and correlate these provisions with applicable design and industry standards
  4. Understand the potential problems of non-compliance by reviewing failure case studies

1 LU/HSW 

 
Program #2, March 5, 2021, 11 am - 12 pm 
Applying the Code for Exterior Envelopes – Part 2: Above-Grade Walls (water provisions) & Roofs

Description: One hour continuing education technical seminar for architects, engineers, contractors, building inspectors and material/product suppliers reviewing the above-grade wall (water) and roof exterior envelope provisions of the 2015 International Building Code.


Learning objectives: 

  1. Identify specific code provisions that apply to exterior envelopes, from above-grade walls (water provisions) to roofs
  2. Explore the technical requirements of these provisions
  3. Discuss and correlate these provisions with applicable design and industry standards
  4. Understand the potential problems of non-compliance by reviewing failure case studies

1 LU/HSW 
 

Brian J. Tognetti, RA, CCCA, NCARB 
Unit Manager & Principal
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

Since joining WJE in April 2004, Brian Tognetti has performed various building envelope technical consulting services, and failure/damage investigations related to facade, glazing, roofing, and waterproofing systems. His projects have addressed client concerns regarding design or installation issues, water infiltration, condensation, air/thermal control, material failure, and damage assessment. Mr. Tognetti also specializes in building envelope peer reviews and code consulting services.
Prior to joining WJE, Mr. Tognetti was a project architect facilitating the planning, design, documentation, and construction administration of new construction projects at the architectural and engineering firm SmithGroup. His experience there primarily included professional and college stadiums and practice facilities, corporate office headquarters, university facilities, and health care projects. This experience is evident in Mr. Tognetti’s proven ability to lead project teams, provide technical consultation, and effectively mitigate construction issues in the field.
 

While we are still practicing social distancing due to the pandemic, all meetings will be virtual, conducted via Zoom. To receive reminders, please sign up for the BEC Committee mailings in the footer of our website.


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.
 
2021 BEC: Austin Committee
Chair: Andrea Hellerman, AIA
Chair-Elect: George Wilcox, AIA
AIA Austin staff liaison: Julia Brown