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Don’t Go There: Navigating the Real, Imperfect Air Barrier Details

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Don’t Go There: Navigating the Real, Imperfect Air Barrier Details

March 30, 2023 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

Solving air barrier details or mishaps during construction is possible, but do we really have time for that? Construction schedules and sequencing are compressed. Change orders and rework are expensive and time consuming. Discover through actual air barrier specifications, drawings, and field photographs the possible options to solve details or mishaps BEFORE construction starts. Join this interactive seminar with polls and real examples during construction that delve into ways to avoid those last-minute detail changes.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the top five (5) air barrier issues in construction.
  2. Analyze actual air barrier details and mishaps for possible solutions.
  3. Formulate possible air barrier solutions in both design and construction phases.
  4. Coordinate air barrier product data, specifications, drawings, and construction to minimize problems and change orders.

Pamela Jergenson

Ms. Jergenson is a Principal Consultant in the Building and Structure Sciences Group at Braun Intertec. Pam is a Certified Construction Specifier (CCS) and Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA) from Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), Building Enclosure Commissioning Process Provider (BECxP) and Accredited Commissioning Authority + Building Enclosure (CxA+BE) from University of Wisconsin-Madison, ABAA Licensed Field Auditor and Certified Speaker with Air Barrier Assocation of America (ABAA), and Advanced Communicator Gold and Advanced Leader Bronze with Toastmasters International. She has over 35 years in construction with nearly 30 years in investigation, survey, design, construction observation, and construction contract administration of new and existing building enclosure projects; with expertise in exterior walls.


March 30, 2023
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
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