Through-Wall Flashings and Transition Membranes: Selection and Installation
The Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA) is a national, not-for-profit trade association that consists of a wide cross section of stakeholders in the building enclosure industry. Their membership includes manufacturers, architects, engineers, trade contractors, researchers, testing & audit agencies, consultants and building owners. ABAA is the national voice of the air barrier industry and has raised the level of quality in the industry through a Quality Assurance Program and offers premier training, certification, product evaluations, contractor accreditation and site quality control audits. ABAA is active in the areas of research, education, standards development, building codes and technical resources for the air barrier industry. ABAA is focused on leading the industry into the future in a progressive and professional manner.
Wednesday, November 29, 2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
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.
- Understand how to design a resilient and durable flashing system that will minimize life cycle costs
- Explain the performance criteria used to specify through-wall flashings and transition membranes
- Define the attributes of a variety of membrane materials
- Understand the compatibility between cavity wall components