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Complete Masonry Veneer Wall Systems, Performance and Specification

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Join Herbert Slone, R.A., Owens Corning’s Chief Architect, as he reviews significant changes in the 2015 International Building Code that will impact future height and area calculations and the manner in which minimum construction types are determined.

Complete Masonry Veneer Wall Systems, Performance and Specification

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand IBC construction type definitions.
  2. Understand significant changes in 2015 IBC Chapter 5 regarding allowable height and area calculations.
  3. Understand significant changes in 2015 IBC Chapters 14 and 26 regarding NFPA 285 relative to water resistive barriers and foam plastic continuous insulation.
  4. Work through a design example applying the 2015 IBC height and area calculation process, applying the new prescriptive insulation requirements, and applying the new NFPA 285 requirements to WRB and continuous insulation.

For those who qualify, 1.0 LUs are available.

This event is a program of Owens Corning Insultating Systems.

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