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Improving Energy Performance in the Building Envelope
AIA Central Valley
Sacramento, CA
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Improving Energy Performance in the Building Envelope
The course will provide all 5 Sustainable Design Credits required for AIA Continuing Education in 2009.

Course Schedule is as follows:

7:30 a.m. Registration

8:00 a.m. Opening Remarks

8:15 a.m.

Delivering Energy Efficient Air and Vapor Barrier Systems by Tremco Global Sealants Group

Economic and Environmental Benefits of Air Barrier Systems, Impact of Energy Efficiency,Functions of an Air Barrier System Control, Functions of a Wall Why Managing Air Flow is Critical to Sustainable Design System Components, Permeable and Impermeable Systems, Contrast Sheet and Fluid Applied Systems, Common Design and Construction Issues
Specifications, Design Sequence of Installation
Verification, Integrating Windows and Curtain-Walls into an Air Barrier System

9:30 a.m.

Achieving Energy Efficient Roofing with Building Integrated Photovoltaics, Green Roofs, and Energy Star Design by Tremco Roofing Division

Building Integrated Photovoltaics (Solar), Green Vegetative) Roofs, Energy Star/Cool Roofs, Environmental Concerns, Urban Heat Island Pollution, Energy infrastructure
Carbon Impacts, Interior comfort, Sustainability Impacts
Economic Benefits, Energy Reduction, Storm Water Issues, Renewable Energy/RECS, Cap and Trade, Waste Stream/Roof Life Cycle, Impacting building value, Major components and functions, Energy & Sustainable Focused Roofing Solutions,  
Design Considerations, Cost(s), Maintenance, Life Cycle, Legislation Impacts

10:45 a.m. Break / Meet speakers

11:00 a.m.
Insulated Cladding Solutions for High Performance Buildings by Dryvit Systems, Inc.

High Performance Building Envelopes
What does it mean? The Energy Challenge: Governmental Policy, Building Influences, Building Envelope Performance Solutions, Managing Air Leakage, Air / Weather / Vapor Barriers, Testing Compliance, Improving Insulation Value, Addressing Thermal Bridging, Placement / Thickness
Energy Code and Climate, Moisture Protection, Insulated Claddings, Systems and Finishes, Retrofit / Restoration Construction Options, EIFS as a Retrofit Cladding,   Existing EIFS Restoration, New Wall Assembly Research / Data
ORNL Net Facility Study, Leadership in Energy and Environ-mental Design, Envelope Performance and LEED, Building Cost Factors, Environmental Impact Life Cycle Analysis

12:15 p.m. Lunch

12:45 p.m.
Commissioning and Testing by CanAm Building Envelope Specialists
                                                                  Commissioning:Architects,Contractors , Commissioning Agent, Roof / Wall Intersections,Empirical Observations , Stack Effect, Mechanical Venting, Elements of Envelope Commissioning, Wind Effect
2:00 Conclusion of Program



AIA Central Valley
1400 S Street, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95814
United States

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Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No