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Just Hanging Out on the Wall - Masonry Rainscreens (CE)
May 19

Presented by Arriscraft, in conjunction with Potomac Valley Brick


We will discuss Masonry Veneer Rainscreens and the wide variety of potential uses for them including new and renovation applications.
We will cover how to meet the requirements of the Energy Code when utilizing these assemblies.

Specifically, discussion will focus on:
• Clipped or Anchored Back Drained and Ventilated Rainscreen Applications (Sealed or Open)
• Identify Rainscreen wall design systems that are applicable for the particular building design, climate, codes etc… (i.e. Energy Code (ASHRAE 90.1/IECC/SB-10) compliant wall assemblies)
• Continuous insulation requirements versus the U-value of the assembly and how they’re different
• Benefits of rainscreen for Retrofit Applications
• Versatility of masonry rainscreens (soffits, battered walls, barrel vaults, cantilevers etc…)