Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce

AIAGR Lunch & Learn: High Performance Commercial Wall System Design and Building Enclosure Commissioning

Event Date: 
Friday, May 17, 2019 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
Event Type: 
Lunch & Learn
Event Location: 
Applied Technology Center 151 Fountain NE Grand Rapids MI 49503 RM 224

First Hour Session:  

Presented by Adam Rottschafer from Monsma and is about High Performance Wall System Design.   This course defines the latest code and testing requirements for water, air and fire considerations in exterior wall assemblies. Participants will learn the various options for water and air control while exploring various wall assembly designs. In addition, participants will be introduced to building science analysis tools to recognize the impact of various designs on long-term building performance. This course offers HSW credits.  


Second Hour Session:

The 12:30 session will be on Building Enclosure Commissioning by Ross Smith from the Grand Haven firm of Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates.  Ross's session will look at Building Enclosure Commissioning (BECx) including a brief history of BECx, the purpose of BECx, case studies representing applications of BECx for existing buildings and new construction, and some tools of the trade.  This session will offer 1 AIA learning unit.


Lunch will be provided. This lunch and learn is free to all current AIAGR members and students. Non-AIAGR members must pay $15 by credit card at Eventbrite.


If you sign up and cannot attend for any reason, please email Gary Gerber at gerber_arch@comcast.net so we can cancel your lunch.


***If you are Registering for a Group of guests, please make sure to select the Quantity of Tickets which correlates to your Group Size.  This will allow us to have a proper headcount when planning for our Lunch.***