Designing Rough Openings for Drainage and Drying

ABAA's FREE Thursday's Webinar: AIA, and CABS certified Learning Objectives Explain rough opening installation systems as described by published guidelines. Understand rough opening testing. Determine proper sequencing, installation, and products used for rough opening installations. Recognize drainage and drying mechanisms and the benefits of permeable rough opening systems. Know the differences between vapor tight and...

Deep Dive into Rainscreens Session 7: The First Line of Defense

Deep Dive into Rainscreens Session 7 discusses the first and outermost water control layer of a rainscreen wall assembly: the cladding system. RDH Principal and Senior Building Science Specialist, John Straube, will discuss the role of cladding as the primary water-shedding element of a wall assembly and the cladding system’s impact on long-term assembly performance....

RAiNA Symposium – Rainscreens & Sustainability

Hyatt Regency Reston, VA Reston, Virginia

RAiNA has extend an invitation to you and your organization to attend the upcoming RAiNA Education Symposium on Rainscreens and Sustainability, with a discount code DESIGN24, bringing your pass to $150, a savings of $95. This symposium promises to be an enriching experience, focusing on the critical intersection of rainscreens and sustainability in contemporary architectural...

Vancouver Passive House Policy and the Fire Hall 17

  This Project Spotlight will highlight Fire Hall 17, an active fire station that was built and certified to the Passive House standard. Because of the unique requirements a fire station has for the building that houses the equipment and staff, the building performance Expert Elise Woestyn is able to give insights into how the...

Reimagine Buildings: PREFAB

How can prefab construction help you create healthy, low-carbon buildings? Prefab construction is finally taking off! It’s been a stop-and-start journey, but today prefab manufacturing is growing—and so are its advantages. Learn from the field's pioneers as they share insights, cut through the hype, and reveal what is (and is not) working today in the...

One-Night Design Sprint with the Cross-Learning Alliance

Join the Cross-Learning Alliance as we bring architects, landscape architects, engineers, urban planners, and allied AEC professionals together for an evening of design proposals, friendly competition, networking, and fun. Flex those creative muscles and come shape NYC in a way that you’re passionate about! Register Now