International Builders' Show
January 21 - 23, 2020
Las Vegas, NV
JAN 21-23, 2020

Slabs, Crawlspaces & Basements: How to Waterproof, Seal & Insulate When Working with Concrete [DEMO]

Wednesday, February 20 | 1:00 - 1:30 PM

Event Type: Live Demo

Location: LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145

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Matt Whitbeck  | Kevin Ireton  | Gord Cooke

What It's About:

A demo at the 2017 HPBZWhere concrete meets the ground and where wood meets the concrete, things get messy. In this demonstration, we’ll look at the most critical details for keeping water away from foundations and for maintaining continuous air and thermal barriers where wood and concrete come together.

What You’ll See and Learn:

Attendees examine the frame built at the 2017 HPBZ

  • Waterproofing vs. water management options from liquid applied membranes to dimple mats
  • The right way to build a crawlspace
  • The importance of under-slab insulation and how to detail it properly
  • Air sealing and insulation are critical at the rim joist

Learn more about the HPBZ Demo Stage & Building Performance Lab.

How to Participate:

Attendees watch a demo at the 2017 HPBZDemos and activities in the High Performance Building Zone are free to attend and no pre-registration is required. To participate, please visit the HPBZ at the date, time and location indicated above. Seating will be available.

Continuing Education:

NAHB - 0.5 CE hour(s)

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