Drainage & Drying in the Exterior Wall
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Determining the best system for managing moisture can be challenging. Many factors such as climate, cladding, and cost should be considered when designing a sustainable wall. This course explores those factors, as well as trends in building codes and best practices.
- Understand the performance characteristics of drainable housewrap and rainscreen systems.
- Determine the appropriate ways to employ draining and drying principles for a variety of cladding systems.
- Recognize the integral role of a gap within the exterior wall.
- Understand the selection criteria to consider when designing for moisture management in wall systems.