2019 SeaBEC Symposium

Forensics: Turning Hindsight Into Foresight

The 2019 Seattle Building Enclosure Council (SeaBEC) Symposium will focus on forensic building envelope failures and lessons learned.

2019 SeaBEC Symposium Topics and Speakers

NW Windstorms / Effects of Climate Change in the NW

Cliff Mass, University of Washington

Pros and Cons of Underside and Topside Insulation

Ray Wetherholt, Wetherholt & Associates

Design & Forensics: How the Former Informs the Latter

David Deress, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

Grenfell Tower Fire

Michael Soper, State of Washington

Comprehensive Report of Forensic Projects

Lee Duhnam, OAC Services

Precoated Sheathing Systems

Steven Doggett, Built Environments

2019 SeaBEC Symposium Schedule

7:00-7:45 AM: Registration & Breakfast
8:00-9:00 AM: 1st speaker
9:00-10:00 AM: 2nd speaker
10:00-10:30 AM: Coffee Break
10:30-11:30 AM: 3rd speaker
11:30-1:00 PM: Lunch
1:00-2:00 PM: 4th speaker
2:00-3:00 PM: 5th speaker
3:00-3:30 PM: Coffee Break
3:30-4:30 PM: 6th speaker
4:30-5:00 PM: Closing & Raffle Prizes
5:00-6:30 PM: Happy Hour / Networking.

Symposium Registration

Register and take advantage of early bird pricing for the 2019 SeaBEC Symposium!


Atlas Supply is proud to be a sponsor of the 2019 SeaBEC Symposium.

Last Modified: February 19, 2019

2019 February SeaBEC Member Meeting

Speaker: Graham Finch, Principal, Senior Building Science Research Specialist with RDH Building Science
Preserving Historical Facades with Building Science – The Seattle Asian Art Museum Case Study

11:30 – 11:45 AM: Networking/Lunch
11:45 AM – 12:00 PM: SeaBEC Business & Announcements
12:00 – 1:00 PM: Speaker presentation.

This presentation will share interesting building enclosure performance data, shedding light on how local buildings get wet and dry out, where and when condensation occurs, along with lessons learned from the historical retrofit design and construction process.

Refreshments: Patrick McMahon with SIGA

Last Modified: February 22, 2019