Course Description: Understanding the performance characteristics, compatibility with other wall components, the ability to survive installation, and life cycle costs of the different through-wall flashing materials. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Composition of each type of flashing and their effects on sustainability and life cycle costs.
  • Have a better understanding of how to specify through-wall flashings and avoid compatibility issues.
  • Understand the performance characteristics different types of commonly used cavity wall materials and how to create a resilient flashing system.

Our keynote speaker, Craig Wetmore is the President of York Flashings and is an active member in IIBEC, ABAA, CSI, ASTM, RAiNA, and the BEC organizations. He is the Secretary of the ABAA, past President of the Maine CSI, and serves on numerous committees dealing with the building envelople.

 

Mission: The Building Enclosure Council (BEC) is a network of affiliated architects, engineers, contractors, manufacturers and others located in major cities across the United States. The Dallas BEC was formed to address durability, design and the unique air, moisture and thermal performance challenges of building enclosures in Texas.