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The Benefits of the Building Enclosure Commissioning Process



Longevity, as defined by something that has a long existence or service, is critical for building envelopes. As technology advances, and methods of construction change, the increased longevity of envelope components must continue to be challenged by the industry. This session helps identify critical factors, which have a direct relationship to the potential longevity for envelope systems, identify and propose enhanced performance criteria to meet these longevity goals, and reset the discussion with the building envelope industry as it relates to the design, engineering, fabrication, and installation of lasting building exterior envelope systems. We also hope to start a dialog on what an acceptable longevity of an envelope should be industry wide.


Learning Objectives:
1. Be able to explain what the building enclosure commissioning involves
2. Attendees will be able to identify key elements to ensuring building enclosure longevity
3. Learn the importance of advancements in the enclosure industry and how it relates to fabrication, assembly and installation
4. Discover where the future of building enclosure technology is heading and how to best use information available now

Start Time: 3/9/2017 9:00:00 AM
End Time: 3/9/2017 9:50:00 AM

Presented by:

Robert Golda
Building Enclosure Associate
Horizon Engineering Associates, LLP

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Room Number: 327

Audience: Intermediate

CEU: 0.1

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