Considerations in Rainscreen Cladding Design; Exterior Moisture – Risk, Design and Applications

Considerations in Rainscreen Cladding Design; Exterior Moisture – Risk, Design and Applications

This course will better inform the designer on moisture management in the building envelope and related considerations. The designer will evaluate rainscreen and wall assembly options and gain an understanding of how to incorporate rainscreens into their building envelope system.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Provide a high level explanation about building owner considerations and how it relates to building envelope design requirements
  2. Describe the design process in the context of moisture loads, transport and control layers
  3. Discuss several risk factors in relation to moisture management in building envelopes
  4. Identify the different types of wall assemblies
  5. Be able to implement a ventilated rainscreen in your design with panel claddings
Design Category: 
(07) Thermal and Moisture Protection
AIA Course Number: 
JHS07C
Delivery Format: 
Slide Show - With Audio
Device Format: 
Desktop/Laptop
Tablet
Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion