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Masonry Flashing & Moisture Control: Design & Construction Considerations
May 13 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
This seminar defines best practice for design and construction of moisture management systems for masonry cavity and veneer wall systems. Code requirements, system components, workmanship and key details will be discussed. Key details include: base-of-wall, sills, heads, shelf angles, roof-to-wall interface, kick-outs, louvers and top-of-wall.
- Learn fundamental moisture control strategies for masonry walls.
- Understand the multi-purposes of masonry flashing.
- Acquire proven methods to design and detail flashing systems.
- Develop an appreciation for quality flashing installations.
Mr. Diqui, holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Architectural Engineering with a major in Structural Engineering from Milwaukee Schoolof Engineering. He has more than 29 years of experience that has been focused on the building enclosure. Experience has included forensic investigations related to moisture intrusion and structural related problems, structural design, building condition assessments, development of repair / rehabilitation designs, and construction observations. For over a decade, Jeff has been a frequent lecturer nationally to architects, engineers, specifiers, building envelope consultants, contractors, and building officials on subject matter pertaining to the importance of maintaining continuity of air, water, vapor, and thermal controls of the enclosure and the ever-important interface detail. Jeff is actively involved with the building science and architectural / engineering professions. He is Program Director for the Building Enclosure Council (BEC) – Chicago Chapter and Technical Roundtable Committee Member of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) – Chicago Chapter.