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Joseph Jett

Member Spotlight: Joseph Jett

Eight years of building envelope experience with RRO, REWO, CIT credentials as well. Looking to always do better and be better wherever I can. Pursuant of additional credentials applicable within the industry.

When did you earn your Certified Air Barrier Specialist (CABS) certification from the Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA)? 

A: April of 2024

What inspired you to pursue the CABS program with ABAA? 

A: I want to be as well rounded as possible as a building envelope professional. In my opinion, the CABS is as applicable to several of the IIBEC credentials and can be used in conjunction.

Name: Joseph Jett
Project Manager
Raba Kistner, Inc.
Houston, Texas

ABAA member for 1 year

How has the CABS certification impacted your career or professional development? 

A. Anytime you can further educate yourself on topics and items relative to your field and profession, you as an individual grow.

What are some of the challenges you’ve encountered in air barrier field and how as your certification helped you address them? 

A. Air infiltration at the “big leaks” as mentioned in the course.

What advice would you give to someone considering pursuing the CABS certification with ABAA? 

A. Understanding the Class I-IV for building codes and the different ASTM methods.

In your opinion, what are the most crucial aspects of effective air barrier system design and installation? 

A. As mentioned above and in the course, the “big leaks” as well as understanding your local building code.

Any additional insights about your certification experience or working in the air barrier industry? 

A. It’s always the details or the little things that matter. Contractors wouldn’t be in business if they couldn’t perform the big stuff, but I like to see the little things and the detailing that make it all come together.

June 20, 2024