February 19 - 21, 2019
Las Vegas, NV
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Venting Walls & Roofs: Extend the Life of Your Paint Job & Your Shingles [DEMO]

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Wednesday, January 10 | 9:30 - 10:00 AM

Event Type: Live Demo

Location: High Performance Building Zone - West Concourse, Exhibit Hall WD, Booth W6157

Presenter(s): Gord Cooke  |  Matt Whitbeck  |  Kevin Ireton

A demo at the 2017 HPBZWhat It's About:

This demonstration will share practical, cost-effective ways to create an air space behind siding and beneath roofing. Our experts will also discuss how and why doing so improves the durability of buildings.


What You’ll See and Learn:

Attendees examine the frame built at the 2017 HPBZ

  • Designing for the proper gap
  • When crinkled housewrap is enough
  • Installing wood and plastic battens
  • Detailing around doors and windows
  • Letting air in and out, but not bugs
  • Don’t vent rainscreen walls into your roof
  • When two layers of roof sheathing makes sense

Learn more about the HPBZ Demo Stage & Building Performance Lab.

Continuing Education: NAHB - 0.5 CE hour(s)

How to Participate:

Attendees watch a demo at the 2017 HPBZDemos and activities in the High Performance Building Zone are free to attend and no pre-registration is required. To participate, please visit the HPBZ (Booth W6157) at the date and time indicated above. Seating will be available.

Tags: Codes, Standards & SafetyCustom BuildingGreen BuildingHigh Performance HomesRemodelingSingle Family - AllSmall Volume BuildingSubcontracting & Specialty Trade ContractingSubcontractors and Specialty Trade Contractors

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