Air Barriers: Purpose, Technologies, and Challenges
This USG program examines the importance of air barriers in construction. This will be an open discussion on the increasing requirements to control air, water, vapor and thermal to improve a building’s performance. Course will also discuss current air barrier technologies and installation practices that affect performance.
To understand the components of an air barrier system and its principle purpose in the building enclosure.
To identify the impact air barriers have on a building’s energy efficiency, operating cost, indoor air quality and the infiltration of moisture.
To compare air barrier technologies, their uses and the benefits/challenges of each.
To recognize how the integrated air barrier panel can speed and simplify installation, resulting in a more cost- effective outcome with predictable performance.
Speaker: Chad Angersteine
Speaker Bio: Chad Angerstein is Specification Sales Manager for the Building Envelope Solutions team at USG. A proud native North Texan, he represents USG Securock Roofing and Building Envelope products to the South Central region including Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, New Mexico and Colorado. He joined USG in January 2017 with over 10 years of experience in the building materials/specifications sales for various leading building material manufacturers. Chad serves on the North Texas RCI Education Committee, the BEC (Building Enclosure Council) Dallas board, and the ULI (Urban Land Institute) Programs Committee. Outside of work, Chad enjoys spending time with his wife Amye and two children, (with another on the way in less than a week).
Meeting Location: The Ranch at Las Colinas
Meeting Address: 857 W. John Carpenter Fwy, Irving, Texas 75039
Registration start time: 11:30 am.
Presentation begins: 12:00 pm.
(please arrive before noon so the servers can take your order prior to the start of the presentation)
Member/Friend of the Chapter Cost: $15 online or $20 at the door
Non-Member/Guest Cost: $25 online or $30 at the door