Air Barriers: What, Why, Where?
Pacwest Building, 1211 SW 5th Ave. 7th Floor, South Conference Room, Portland
Dave Young of RDH Building Sciences, Inc. will discuss requirements of the 2007 Oregon Structural Specialty Code pertaining to the need for air barriers. Various different methods of achieving airtightness will be explored along with commonly used air barrier materials. The presentation will also look at problems and failures with various air barrier conditions and lack of airtightness in buildings.