• Healthy Walls = Rainscreen & Ventilation Outline

    Methods of Wall Construction

    - Load bearing masonry

    - Barrier wall

    - Rainscreen or cavity wall


    - Moisture issues

    - Images of moisture damage

    Research and Codes

    - Studies on the need for rainscreen

    - Building Codes related to moisture management

    - Rainscreen statement

    - Codes including Rainscreen

    - BIA cavity wall recommendations and requirements

    Component of a Rainscreen System

    - Cladding types for rainscreen

    - Airspace requirements

    - Drainage plane, flashing, and drainage holes

    Rainscreen Systems

    - What to look for in a rainscreen product

    - Important characteristics of drainage mats

    - Manufactured stone installation instructions

    - Lap siding details

    - Fiber cement siding study

    Brick Cavity Walls

    - Main types of airspace

    - Brick cavities with insulation and airspace

    - Solutions to drain one inch cavity

    - What to look for in full wall drainage

    - ATI wall drainage test study

    - How to drain brick cavity walls


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    Keene Building Products is a registered provider with The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems. Credit earned upon completion of this program will be reported to CES Records for AIA members. Credit includes HSW (1 credit hour).

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