Free Webinar: Window Installation Procedures to Provide Real World Performance and Prevent Water Intrusion, November 8, 9-11 am, PT

  • 8 November 2023
  • Start time : 09:00 AM
  • End time : 11:00 AM
  • Event Host : Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)
Free Webinar, Window Installation Procedures to Provide Real World Performance and Prevent Water Intrusion,
Event Description

Window installation defects are one of the leading causes of water and moisture-related problems in residential construction. Recent Energy codes and even Passive House require continuous insulation. Passive House also requires extreme levels of air tightness. Windows make up at least 15% of the window to wall area ratio in homes therefore can contribute immensely to total house air leakage. Window installation is critical total building performance, for energy use and water management. Using photos gathered from years of field experience, instructor Steve Easley demonstrates window installation mistakes which create moisture problems and lead to callbacks. Steve will show best practice procedures for correctly installing windows and the latest FMA/AMMA/WDMA guidelines.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)
  • Agenda
    • - Introduction and safety message
      - Common window installation mistakes
      - ASTM, FMA/AAMA window installation methods
      - Air sealing best practices for window installation
      - Preventing water intrusion
      - Window flashing materials and performance grade metrics
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Steve Easley is an internationally recognized construction consultant specializing in solving building science related problems and educating building industry professionals. His work focuses on increasing quality of construction, sustainability, and reducing costly mistakes that lead to construction defects and call backs. Steve’s mission is helping industry professionals build & remodel structures that are durable, energy efficient, healthy and comfortable to live and work in. He has more than 30 years of industry experience, performing thousands of job site quality surveys and presenting building science seminars around the world. Steve's goal and mission is helping building professionals achieve structures that are durable, energy efficient, healthy, and comfortable to live and work in.
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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