Fall 2016The article helps the reader to understand the correct selection and placement of vapour permeable and impermeable materials within the assemblies to increase durability, and improve the thermal and health performance of building envelopes by keeping the wall system dry throughout the service life of the building. The article talks the reader through common wall construction assemblies such as stud cavity insulated walls, split insulated walls and highly insulated walls. It also teaches the reader the causes of and science behind vapour diffusion and condensation accumulation in walls.
The SABMag Continuing Education for LEED Credential Maintenance
The Sustainable Architecture & Building [SABMag] Continuing Education Program provides green building practitioners with quality green building education that supports their professional development and associated credentials.
Assessment All articles offered by SABMag are GBCI approved. To qualify for continuing education learning hours, practitioners must first read the technical article below, and then proceed to complete the short quiz at the end. You must receive 80% on the quiz to record the activity as part of your continuing education. An email will be sent to you and will act as your certificate of completion once you have successfully completed the requirements.
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An education program for LEED professionals. Courses certified through the Green Building Certification Institute.