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Luncheon Learn - GP Gypsum

The Octagon Center for Architecture / TUESDAY, August 23rd, 2016 / 11:55am - 1:05pm

(Please arrive 10 mins early!)

 “The Evolution of Water-Resistive and Air Barriers in Commercial Envelope Construction: Understanding Integrated Sheathing + WRB-AB System Solutions”

Presented by Jeff Herrmann of Georgia Pacific Gypsum, LLC

Course Description:

1. Examine the evolution of water-resistive and air barriers (WRB-AB) in commercial building envelopes

2. Introduce new, all-in-one, integrated gypsum sheathing + WRB-B systems as alternatives to traditional water and air barrier systems

Learning Objectives: 

1.  Recognize the function of water-resistive barriers and air barriers in a building envelope/enclosure

2.  Understand the advantages and/or disadvantages of various WRB-AB systems available

3.  Discern the differences between all-in-one (integrated sheathing + WRB-AB) systems versus traditional WRB-AB systems

4.  Identify the dissimilarities between two methods of all-in-one systems available in the marketplace today

5.  Design for labor, material and installation time savings in future building envelope projects

Additional Notes:

One AIA learning unit (HSW) continuing education unit.

RSVP to Eli Nafziger, Assoc. AIA at: or (541) 689-3548

Earlier Event: August 16
SWO Board Meeting
Later Event: August 25
Howard Elementary Construction Tour