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Value Engineering the Air Barrier

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Value Engineering the Air Barrier

November 3, 2022 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

The presentation looks at the process and impact of Value Engineering with respect to the Air Barrier specification and design intent. The Air Barrier Association of America has developed a three-prong approach to the installation of Air Barrier Components, Auxillary materials and air barrier materials, the contractors and installers of these materials and the confirmation that the design intent has been met.

The presentation will identify current Value Engineering (V.E.) trends and identify shifts in liability associated with Value Engineering.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify key components of the Value Engineering process.
  2. Understand associated risks of accepting alternatives.
  3. Become familiar with financial components of the Air Barrier Installation.
  4. Gain the ability to evaluate alternatives.

Tom Harris

Tom Harris is well known on three continents for his consultative approach to using PUR in high performance construction. He formed Tom Harris PUR Consulting to help construction professionals reduce risk, improve specification accuracy and build superior projects.

Tom is a recognized subject matter expert in the field of polyurethane foams, as well as a successful product integrator and marketer to the built environment; He can help craft and execute strategic plans focused on delivering a high-performance envelope assembly.


November 3, 2022
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
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