BSP721- Weather Resistant Barriers
|Offered by||CertainTeed Corporation|
Valley Forge, PA 19482
This one-hour seminar course provides an overview of the importance of weather resistant barriers in protecting the building envelop e and as a component of green building design and sustainability. Lessons include a comparison of various barriers based on spe cific performance criteria.
- Discern the importance of weather resistant barriers in building design, weather protection, and sustainability by examining the functions and benefits of various types of barriers.
- Discuss issues regarding vapor and moisture transmission invertical exterior walls and illustrate how weather resistant barriers allow a wall to breathe while still reducing a building's energy consumption, improving indoor air quality and enhancing indoor comfort levels.
- Determine the right choice of barrier for a building project to ensure an effective, long-term, sustainable solution to protect the building envelope.
- Compare various barriers based on particular performance criteria and specify the right weather resistant barrier for a specific application.
Valley Forge, PA.
Member since 2002