Lunch+Learn: What Makes Rainscreen Walls Work [New York]

12:00pm - 1:00pm

445 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10016
United States


Lunch will be provided.

Our events are open to architectural, design, and building industry professionals only.

What Makes Rainscreen Walls Work.

Curious or confused about what “rainscreen” means or how it relates to wall performance? This seminar provides an overview of rainscreen wall designs, including all the visible and hidden components and important factors in performance. Claddings and attachments, the air cavity and why width matters, water control, structural considerations, fire and combustibility, exterior insulation … all this and more will be touched on.

This presentation is approved for 1 AIA LU/HSW credit

Learning Objective 1:

Describe the components of a rainscreen wall and their functions.

Learning Objective 2:

Integrate the science and practical aspects of rainscreen wall performance.

Learning Objective 3:

Discuss specific considerations for heat, air, and moisture control as well as structure and fire.

Learning Objective 4:

Design and detail higher-performance rainscreen walls.





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