Building Envelope Design for Healthcare

Learn how to properly design and oversee construction for envelope systems for healthcare projects.

Description: 

Building Envelope Design for Healthcare projects, that are intended to last 50 to 100 years, require special attention to detail throughout design and construction. The use of redundant waterproofing strategies is integral for a watertight building envelope that will last. This Course highlights the building envelope design for the Shriner Hospitals for Children Medical Center in Lexington, KY, as a case study of how to properly design and oversee construction for envelope systems for healthcare projects.

Learning objectives

  • Know when to specify dampproofing vs. self-adhered sheet applied waterproofing.
  • Know how to specify fluid-applied air and vapor barriers.
  • Discuss unitized curtain wall construction, curtain wall testing, and evaluation of the construction details, and flashing of the curtain wall system.
  • Understand roof flashing, including use of high-temperature membranes and complex construction detailing techniques.

From the AIA Kentucky | AIA Indiana | Convention 2020 Webinar Series | Race for Resilience

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 $40  non-member
 $25  member
1.00 LU
  • HSW
  • RIBA

Instructors

  • Jon Macias Headshot

    Jon Macias

    RRC, RRO, RCI

    President/CEO | Construction Moisture Consulting, Inc.

    Jon Macias, RRC, RRO, RCI, is President & CEO of Construction Moisture Consulting, Inc. (CMC)...
  • Daniel Ware Headshot

    Daniel Ware

    AIA, LEED AP

    Principal | EOP Architects

    Daniel Ware, AIA, Principal at EOP Architects has over 22 years in the building industry with...