January 9 - 11, 2018
Orlando, FL

Simplifying Rainscreen Systems in High Performance Homes

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Wednesday, January 11 | 10:00 - 10:30 AM

Event Type: Presentation

Location: High Performance Building Zone - West Concourse, Exhibit Hall WD, Booth W6157

Presenter(s): Keene Building Products

What It's About:
This presentation will review the benefits that a rainscreen provides in a high performance home and examine the three most common rainscreen systems, including: furring, ventilation mats and open joint veneers. You’ll also explore best practices for designing and constructing a well-drained and ventilated rainscreen system and analyze the way that various wall systems are being detailed in residential construction.  Content presented by Keene Building Products. 


About the HPBZ Demo Stage & Building Performance Lab

Through a series of live, interactive construction demonstrations, nationally acclaimed instructors and building science experts Matt Whitbeck, Kevin Ireton and Gord Cooke will take you through the practical, real-world side of high performance building and show you the latest methods and techniques for building various components into your homes.

And to complement these demonstrations, we've added a Building Performance Lab to the HPBZ in 2017. A small, finished model home with various cut-aways and see-through sections, the Lab gives you an inside-look at how high performance wall systems, floors, HVAC, insulation and more are constructed and finished, and how the products and techniques discussed and shown on our Demo Stage translate to a real structure.

2016 HPBZ demo   2016 HPBZ Demo  2014 HPBZ Demo 

Continuing Education: NAHB - 0.5 CE hour(s)

How to Participate:

Demos and activities in the High Performance Building Zone are free to attend and no pre-registration is required. To participate, please visit the HPBZ (Booth W6157) at the date and time indicated above. Seating will be available.


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