Past Events

2017

  • May 23, 2017: Building Envelope Tie-In Discussion and Hands-On Demonstration presented by Carlisle and hosted by NB Handy (slides)
  • April 18, 2017: Joint presentation with the International Building Performance Simulation Association – Maryland Chapter
    • Basics of Urban Wind Sheltering and Infiltration by Saber Khoshdel Nikkho (slides)
    • Energy Modeling at Earlier Stage Design by Eshagh Yazdanshenas

2016

  • November 15, 2016: Finding and Repairing Moisture Problems in Wall Systems with Mark Howell of Building Envelope Consultants and Scientists, LLC and Robert Kroohs of Ted Ross Consulting LLC
  • October 14, 2016: Design Phase Enclosure Seminar at Intertek-ATI in York, PA
    • An Architect’s Guide to Early Phase Performance and Energy Modeling by Jillian Burgess of The Facade Group (slides)
    • Design Phase Building Envelope Commissioning by John Runkle of Intertek-ATI (slides)
  • June 14, 2016: Glass Curtain Walls with John Jackson of SGH (slides)
  • April 7, 2016: Vegetative Roof Assemblies Detailing and Demonstration (hands-on) with Julie Leavitt, Todd Skopic and Jerry Hangsleben of Henry Company

2015

  • November 10, 2015: 2015 I-codes R-Values and Best Practices with Mark Graham of NRCA (slides)
  • September 15, 2015: Building Tomorrow’s Buildings Today with Graham Finch of RDH Building Sciences (slides)
  • May 8, 2015: Building Commissioning Event at Intertek-ATI in York, PA with John Runkle of Intertek-ATI and Michael Hindle of Passive to Positive
  • March 17, 2015: Extensive Vegetated Roofing System Assembly and Design with Ken McGowan of Tremco
  • February 10, 2015: The Quirkiness of Stone with Matthew Farmer of Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

2014

  • November 13, 2014: From Research to Construction – Building the Low-Energy “Gemini House” with Professor Kim Pressnail of the University of Toronto
  • October 14, 2014: Air Barrier and Flashing Workshop at Kenseal Construction products and with Todd Skopic of Henry Company
  • September 18, 2014: Air Barrier Design, Commissioning and Testing with Francis Conlin of HPBS
  • June 17, 2014: Principles and Technologies of Green Roofs tour at George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology with Marty Jakovics of Tremco, Jamie Gill of Tremco and Kerry Porter of Grimm & Parker
  • May 13, 2014: Controlling Building Envelope Air Leakage with Vince Paladino of Tremco/CanAm
  • April 22, 2014: Round Table discussion on the NFPA 285 with Cassandra Mellon of Roxul, Todd Skopic of Henry Company and Arthur Parker of Hughes Associates Inc.
  • March 18, 2014: The Four Barriers: Managing Heat, Air & Moisture at the Building Envelope with Brad Carpenter of Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
  • February 18, 2014: Design Considerations for Climate Change with Paul Totten formerly of Halsall (now with WSP)

2013

  • December 10, 2013: Planning Meeting
  • September 17, 2013: Inaugural Meeting