AIA Oregon Virtual Lunch + Learn – Bain Associates
“A Range of Rainscreens: An In-Depth Look at the Variety of Rainscreen Applications”
1 AIA LU|HSW Available
Selecting the appropriate moisture management system for the building envelope can be a daunting task. Determining the appropriate rainscreen application can be based on several contributing factors – climate, building codes, cladding, and a variety others. This course will explore the importance of rainscreens as a moisture management solution, as well as the characteristics of the assortment of applications.
- Understand the performance characteristics of rainscreens in the building envelope.
- Recognize the characteristics and differences of “open” and “closed” rainscreens.
- Understand and identify the installation applications of open and closed rainscreens.
- Recognize the pre-installation considerations when choosing the appropriate rainscreen application.