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ABAA Contractor Webinar: The Air Barrier Pre-Installation Meeting
January 28 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The air barrier is chosen and specified, and the installer has submitted their shop drawings and submittals. Now the contractor must install the product on your specific building. Ensuring that the system specified is reviewed thoroughly, shop drawings and submittals are correctly submitted and completely, and all the project-specific details are understood is the next big task for a successful air barrier installation.
We will go over what makes a good pre-installation meeting necessary, informative, and has the ability to verify understanding among all players and adjacent transitions. Using job site photos and drawings to present the information.
1. Understand what to include in an air barrier submittal and pre-installation meeting.
2. Identify and understand the systems to be used and how they will be integrated into the project-specific details with other building products.
3. Learn how to prevent constructability/compatibility issues before construction.
4. Create an action plan for installation for the team to follow.
Corey Zussman, AIA, NCARB, ALA, RBEC, RRC, REWC, RWC, RRO,
CDT, CQM, CxA+BE, BECxP, CABS, LEED® AP BD+C
Level 1 Thermographer
Director of Quality, Illinois and Wisconsin
Pepper Construction Company
As a forensic architect registered in several states, Corey Zussman has been practicing in the construction industry for more than 30 years. He specializes in building envelope, restoration, preservation, life safety and interior finishes. While working on an average of 50-75 projects a year, Corey conducts constructability reviews, pre-installation meetings, comprehensive envelope meetings and construction observations. He has also become known for providing educational opportunities throughout the industry and has produced more than 150 “lessons learned” papers. Topics include building envelope and life safety concerns and enable Corey to proactively address issues during design review, pre-construction and construction.