ONLINE: Controlling Water and Vapour – From Rainscreens to Vapour Barriers (Building Enclosure Control Layers Session 2) – 24 Oct 2024

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If you are a designer or builder who wants to achieve a high-performing, durable Passive House building, you need to understand control layers. Control layers are materials and systems of materials that are specially designed, selected, and detailed to control water, vapour, and air. They are placed throughout the building, from the roof, walls, and floor to the below-grade enclosure assemblies, details, and interfaces. They consist of membranes and other materials typically described as air barriers, vapour barriers, and water-resistive barriers, or collectively as critical barriers

Building Enclosure Control Layers – Session 2 of 4 Part Series

Session 2 will take a deeper dive into rainwater control and detailing as well covering vapour control for walls.

The instructor for this course will be Graham Finch.

Date: Thursday Oct 24, 2024 – 10am to 12pm (PDT)

This two-hour session will include 90 minutes of live web-based instruction and demonstrations plus a 30-minute Q&A.

PHI: 2 Credit points (based on attendance of live event)

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