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EDC Days

The Science Behind Better Building Enclosures

May 16th, 2017, Houston, TX

ROXUL EDC, Cosella-Dorken and Building Science Corporation discussed and shared in resolving common problems related to building design and construction. This full-day seminar provided 5 CONTINUING EDUCATION LEARNING UNITS and reviewed the following learning objectives:

  1. Understand key building science principles related to a building enclosure’s function and components.

  2. Recognize and apply critical design principles and strategies to improve building enclosure performance.

  3. Understand the in-situ performance of building enclosure materials and systems.

  4. Gain awareness of emerging issues and trends in building enclosure design that may influence design decisions and building performance.

 Featured Speaker: Joseph Lstiburek, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Joe Lstiburek is principal of Building Science Corporation. He is a building scientist who investigates building failures and is internationally recognized as an authority on moisture-related building problems and indoor air quality.

He is an Adjunct Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Toronto and the past chairman of ASTM E-241 – Increasing the Durability of Building Assemblies from Moisture Induced Damage. Dr. Lstiburek is an ASHRAE fellow and a contributor and reviewer for Chapters 21 and 22 of ASHRAE Fundamentals.



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