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Dry Basements Webinar: A Builder’s Success Story with Gord Cooke

May 29th, 2020 // Building Science Deconstructed

In this webinar, expert Gord Cooke will navigate a discussion on below-grade building science to help you build better basements and find ways to correct existing moisture issues.

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A Cup of Joe: The Air Barrier

May 28th, 2020 // Building Science Deconstructed

In this episode of A Cup of Joe, Dr. Joe Lstiburek talks airtightness and the role of air control layers in wall systems. In order to determine building envelope methods and select the right products, it is critical to understand air barriers and air leakage testing.


Building Science Deconstructed: Thank you!

May 25th, 2020 // Building Science Deconstructed

With the help of partners, experts, and organizations, we’re working hard to provide the latest in building science excellence so you can return to work with the skills you need to have a competitive edge and be successful.

Test Hut Tour with John Straube

May 12th, 2020 // Building Science Deconstructed

In this episode, Dr. John Straube takes us on a 7-minute tour of his natural exposure test hut located in his own backyard.

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Moisture-Control Fundamentals

The threat of the damaging effects of moisture in building enclosures can be compounded if all the materials in the wall assembly are not compatible. This course equips today’s building professional with the knowledge to choose the right materials to control enclosure moisture.

Thermal-Control Fundamentals

Thermal control is critical in achieving optimal energy-efficiency and avoiding condensation in the building enclosure. This course focuses on the modern building science principles needed to build for today’s environment and occupant demands.

Air-Control Fundamentals

Controlling air infiltration and exfiltration is paramount in achieving energy-efficient buildings. This course examines what is required to achieve air tightness in buildings and outlines how to detail air barrier systems.

Exterior Air-Barrier Systems

Environmental elements like extreme temperatures, UV rays and wind-driven rain must always be considered when selecting exterior building materials. This presentation will help you understand changing codes and standards, why air tightness is important for commercial buildings, and how to detail exterior air barrier systems.

Exterior Continuous Insulation

R-values are becoming a thing of the past when it comes to modern, high performance commercial buildings. For most buildings, continuous exterior insulation will be the new normal. This presentation will help you understand thermal control fundamentals, changing codes and standards, and how to detail enclosures with continuous exterior insulation.