Speaker Series: Beyond the Brick
April 21 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Webinar with Glen-Gery's Ben Safren on Beyond the Brick . An AIA credited (1 LU/HSW credit) presentation held via Zoom.
About this Event
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Beyond the Brick – Masonry Wall Assemblies to Optimize Performance
Given the ever-changing environment in today’s masonry industry, wall cavities have become more complex and diverse. As codes continue to change and manufacturers continue to innovate, it is more important than ever to understand the components in a masonry wall assembly to maximize performance and sustainability. This presentation attempts to close the gap between the architect and contractor to ensure the masonry wall construction adheres to industry best practices.
Topics included in this presentation include –
How air barriers, insulation, flashing, brick ties, weep holes, cavity drainage, flashing accessories, and other components come together in a masonry cavity wall.
Ensuring the components of the cavity wall are compatible including the flashing, air barrier, insulation, and sealants.
Discussing the components that enhance the performance of the contractor
How to precisely word your specification to ensure compatibility