Below Grade Foundations: How to do it Right the First Time, and Why12:00 PM - 1:30 PMView Session

September 23rd, 12pm MDT / 2pm EST

Energy-efficient homes and structures are built from the ground up. Join as the Construction Instruction team digs into the science of insulations for foundations and basements. We will explore a variety of solutions ideal for slab foundations, exterior basement walls and interior basement walls. 

Attendees will have the opportunity to earn 1 AIA Learning Unit (1LU) Elective Credit!

Session Topics

  • Heat & Moisture Flow Characteristics of Foundations
    • Basements
    • Crawlspaces
    • & Below Grade Slabs
  • Wet Basements & Insulation
  • Long-Term Thermal Performance
  • Moisture Resistance to Exterior Basement Walls
  • Applications by Climate Zone 
  • Installation of DuPont XPS on Mock Wall
  • Ci Lab Demo: Slab Moisture 

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