Describe the role and placement of each control layer in a wall assembly.
Discuss wall assembly methods, as well as attachment to the home and of individual parts.
Explain wall assembly ventilation and flashing strategies.
Discuss the challenges and risks of wall assemblies and how to minimize them.
Who should watch?
Builders, remodelers, students and apprentices in construction trades, building performance consultants, weatherization technicians, code officials, residential energy program design professionals, designers, home inspectors and anyone interested in building high performance, healthy homes.
Wall assembly details like corners, deck connections, fastening schedules, tapes, window bucks, furring strips and cladding attachment present challenges. Our presenter is a nationally recognized green design and building expert who set out to determine if there was a simple high performance wall system to resolve these challenges in new construction, remodeling and retrofit situations. Join us to hear the results of his extensive pursuit. He’ll walk through each layer of wall assembly and share lessons learned, as well as the strategies and materials behind this new approach he’s dubbed the 'awesome wall.’ A downloadable PDF file with CAD details of a high performance wall will be shared with webinar registrants.
Overview of traditional wall, control layer and other wall types
Step-by-step walk through of wall assembly, control layers identification and explanation of how each layer works in concert
Methods of attachment for each layer and important dos and don’ts
Details on flashing components, foundation to above grade wall and deck attachment
Performance data modeling, testing, user experience, observations and final thoughts
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AIA Members of the American Institute of Architects will receive 1 LU/HSW for this computer based course.
BPI This on-demand webinar has been pre-approved for 0.5 BPI CEU.
GBCI Seventhwave is a provider of GBCI approved courses for continuing education. This is a GBCI approved course and offers 1 CE hour. Seventhwave is also a USGBC Education Partner.
NARI This course is approved for 1 NARI CEU.
WI-DSPS Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services has approved this course for 1 CEU for the following credential: Dwelling Contractor Qualifier Certification. Note that you may not retake the same course for credit more than once during the 1-, 2- or 4-year term of your specific credential.
Michael is a nationally recognized expert on green design and building with over 21 years of experience. He writes for various publications and trains and speaks at events around the country. Michael is the owner of Otogawa-Anschel Design-Build, an award winning and nationally celebrated firm. He also serves as CEO of Verified Green Inc. which consults with local government, product manufacturers, suppliers, builders and architects on green buildings. Michael led the effort to develop Minnesota GreenStar, and is now the president of the national GreenStar Alliance.