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Live virtual seminar
Renovation and Rehabilitation is a live virtual seminar that is delivered by Dr. Joseph Lstiburek and provides a highly interactive discussion from his office in Westford, MA. The price is $199. Upon completion of the seminar, members of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) will receive 8 LU|HSW posted directly to the AIA Provider website. You have a house, you have a mess and you want to fix it. How do you keep the rain out of it? How do you make it energy efficient, not violate the building code and not irritate your contractor and the owner? How do you not screw up the historic significance if there is any? What about apartments? What about frame houses? How do you deal with brick and masonry basement foundations from the inside? What are sacrificial mortars and renderings? Should I worry about freeze-thaw damage when I insulate on the interior? How do I insulate on the exterior of a mass wall assembly? More questions - and more answers.
Live virtual seminarJanuary 14, 2021
toJanuary 14, 2021
|8:30-8:45||Introduction: Setting the Stage|
What do you want to do with the building? Save it? Save energy? Both? Context is important.
|8:45-10:00||Foundations: Basements and Crawlspaces and Slabs|
Dealing with them from the inside and the outside. Rubble foundations and brick foundations and sacrificial coatings. Dealing with slabs from underneath and from the top side.
|10:15-12:00||Walls and Windows|
Dealing with them from the inside and dealing with them from the outside. Overcladding is easier than you think. Interior insulation is harder than you think. So you want to keep the existing window and fix it?
|12:30-2:00||Roofs: Vented and Unvented Roofs|
How to turn a vented roof into an unvented roof. Roofs as decks.
|2:15-3:15||Ventilation and HVAC|
Which is better: supply, exhaust or balanced ventilation?
|3:15-4:30||Weird and Miscellaneous Stuff |
Historic limitations, structural cleverness any anything else that has come up during the day.
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Building Science Corporation
|BSI-011: Capillarity—Small Sacrifices||Download (590.75 KB)|
|BSI-035: We Need To Do It Different This Time||Download (645.79 KB)|
|BSI-041: Rubble Foundations||Download (1.96 MB)|
|BSI-004: Drainage, Holes and Moderation||Download (2.61 MB)|
|BSI-013: Face Lift for Old Buildings||Download (645.05 KB)|
|BSI-029: Stucco Woes—The Perfect Storm||Download (1.13 MB)|
|BSI-043: Don't Be Dense—Cellulose and Dense-Pack Insulation||Download (820.59 KB)|
|BSI-047: Thick as a Brick||Download (842.46 KB)|
|BSI-046: Dam Ice Dam||Download (1.42 MB)|
|BSI-038: Mind the Gap, Eh!||Download (1.22 MB)|
|BSI-049: Confusion About Diffusion||Download (1.11 MB)|
|BSI-003: Concrete Floor Problems||Download (989.59 KB)|