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High Performance Precast Concrete Envelope Systems,
Level 2: Intermediate

Discusses how to use precast concrete wall systems to meet the latest code requirements and includes topics such as moisture management, thermal mass effect, calculating effective R-values, integration with other systems, and more.

  • Length: 1.0 Hour | Credits: AIA HSW 1.0 LU | PDH: 1.0
  • Cost: FREE with lunch included.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the three basic types of precast concrete envelope systems.
  • Explain thermal mass and how to use it to create more energy efficient buildings.
  • Discuss moisture management methodologies.
  • Understand insulated panel fabrication techniques, erection procedures and transportation considerations.
  • Understand R-values & insulation types as it related to building envelope performance.
  • Understand detail considerations including connections & panel layout for insulated panels.


Literature for your Library:

  • PCI Design Handbook


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