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

Schedule:
11:30 – 11:45 AM: Networking/Lunch
11:45 AM – 12:00 PM: SeaBEC Business & Announcements
12:00 – 1:00 PM 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 9, 2018

2019 January SeaBEC Member Meeting

Speaker: Ethan Martin, PE, Regional Director with WoodWorks Wood Products Council

Schedule:
5:00-5:30 PM: Networking & Refreshments
5:30-5:45 PM: SeaBEC Business & Announcements
5:45-7:00 PM PM: Speaker presentation, The Momentum of Tall Wood.

This presentation will examine the latest research available supporting tall wood structures and how architects can leverage this information with their local authorities having jurisdiction (AHJ).

This presentation is approved for 1 hour of AIA continuing education credits.

Refreshments: Glenn Fisher with Georgia Pacific, LLC

Last Modified: December 23, 2018

2018 November SeaBEC Member Meeting

Speakers: Alex Blue, Building Energy Consultant and Medgar Marceau, Principal / Senior Building Science Engineer with Morrison Hershfield

Schedule:
5:00-5:30 PM: Networking & Refreshments
5:30-5:45 PM: SeaBEC Business & Announcements
5:45-7:00 PM PM: Speaker presentation, Thermal Bridging Research.

Morrison Hershfield will speak about the latest thermal bridging research and resources and how it relates to whole building energy performance. Their energy performance mapping tool will be discussed along with how the mapping tool is used to help design teams readily visualize energy decisions on projects. In addition, they will talk a bit about the recently published guide on low thermal energy demand for large buildings (think Passive House or Net Zero Ready).

This presentation is approved for 1 hour of AIA continuing education credits.

Refreshments: Bill Thordarson of Bain Associates, Inc.

Last Modified: November 10, 2018

ABAA Air Barrier Symposium – BEC Seattle

Attend the Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA) Air Barrier Symposium, November 6, 2018 in Seattle, Washington for a full day of education, and earn up to 5.00 continuing education units (CEUs).

Speakers:

  • 8:45-10:00 AM: “By Others”: The Elusive Subcontractor Responsible for Transitions – Andrew Dunlap
  • 10:15-11:30 AM: Through Wall Flashings Compatibility Sustainability & Performance – Craig Wetmore
  • 12:15-1:30 PM: Air Barrier Specifications & Quality Assurance – Ryan Dalgleish
  • 1:45-3:00 PM: Oh no! What did I miss? How to properly specify an air barrier system. – Roy Schauffele FCSI, FABAA, CCPR, FABAA, LEED Green Association.

Last Modified: October 22, 2018