More Education, Meeting of the Members on Monday

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March 18, 2019

educationMonday’s schedule boasts four sections of education, broken up by the Annual Meeting of the Members, which happens from noon to 2 p.m. and includes a box lunch.

The morning educational sessions run from 8:45 to 10:15 a.m., and then from 10:30 a.m. to noon, and attendees can choose from the following offerings.

How to Build a Sustainable, High-Performing Workforce: The NRCA ProCertification Program, presented by Reid Ribble and John Schehl, RRC, CAE, both of the NRCA

Why Did My Fully Tested Façade Fail in a Warm and Humid Climate? presented by Charles Allen, AIA, and George DuBose, both of Liberty Building Forensics Group

Continuous Insulation: Research, Applications, and Resources for Walls, Roofs, and Foundations presented by Jay Crandell of Applied Building Technology Group and ARES Consulting

In the Dark: A Practical Approach to Keeping Low-Slope Wood Deck Roof Systems Dry presented by Jennifer Keegan, AIA, and James Willits, both of GAF

Stucco Metrics: ASTM C 1861 – New Paradigms for Stucco Lathing Accessories presented by Jeff Bowlsby, CCS, CCCA of Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

Roof Consultants’ New Challenge: OSHA’s 1910 Walking-Working Surface Standard presented by Kynan Wynne of Rooftop Anchor, Inc.

The afternoon educational sessions will be offered from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. and 4:00 – 5:30 p.m., and will include:

Wind Pressures on Low-Slope Roofs: ASCE 7-16 Standard and Fourth Edition of RCIF Monograph presented by Dr. Madan Mehta, PE, of University of Texas at Arlington, and Stephen Patterson RRC, PE, of Roof Technical Services. They are the authors of the monograph in question.

Water Resistance of Façades will be presented by Andrew Bishop of Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates

Seeking Solutions to Cost-Effectively Insulate an Existing Wall Assembly, presented by André Desjarlais, FASTM, of Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Weathering the Storm: Climate Change, Buildings, and the Passive House Standard presented by Jennifer Hogan, RRO, CET, LEED AP, Certified Passive House Consultant, of Pretium Anderson Building Engineers

Foam Plastic Insulation: Fire Safety for Exterior Walls on Commercial Buildings presented by Justin Koscher of PIMA, and Lorraine Ross of Intech Consulting, Inc.

Full descriptions of each of these presentations can be found in the Educational Programs section of this website. You can also find the full papers in your proceedings.

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