Through-Wall Flashings and Transition Membranes: Selection & Installation

This presentation will cover a detailed explanation of the challenges and solutions facing through-wall flashings and transition membranes, provide a thorough description of the characteristics of several types of membranes, emphasize the importance of compatibility, and explain proper installation techniques.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Cover the performance criteria used to specify through-wall flashings and transition membranes.
  2. Cover how to design a resilient and durable flashing system that will minimize life cycle costs.
  3. Define the attributes of a variety of membrane materials.
  4. Recognize the compatibility between cavity wall components.

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Meagan Elfert, CDT, MBA, CBS, is the Vice President for York Flashings and has been part of the York team for nine years. She manages York’s sales team across all regions of the USA and oversees the strategic direction of the organization. Meagan provides educational sessions for contractors and performs jobsite visits to bring installers the latest technology and best flashing practices. She is currently active in the local Building Enclosure Council Research Triangle chapter of North Carolina and is the electronic communications chair. Meagan is also part of the IIBEC Carolinas Chapter, the Air Barrier Association of America, the North Carolina Masonry Contractors Association, and is on the board for Target Community and Educational Services, Inc.