Technical Education for Building Envelope Professionals
November 13-14, 2017
Omni Orlando Resort ChampionsGate, Orlando Florida
Presentations From Esteemed Professionals
- Field Study of Thermal and Hygrothermal Performance on Attics with Various Retrofitting Strategies
Ming Shiao, PhD — GAF, Parsippany, NJ
William Miller, PhD, PE — Oak Ridge National Laboratories, Oak Ridge, TN
- Orders of Failure in Building Skin Design and Construction
Jeffrey Ng, LEED AP — Intertek, New York, NY
Jennifer Keegan, AIA — Intertek, Blue Bell, PA
- You’ve Lost that Sealing Feeling: Sealant Restoration for High-Rise Buildings
Michael Phifer, RRO, REWO — Terracon Consultants, Inc., Charlotte, NC
Brett Eichler, RRO — Terracon Consultants, Inc., Charlotte, NC
- A Simple Solution: An SPF Retrofit to Stop Leakage
Jennifer Schneider, LEED AP — Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., Chicago, IL
Bruce Kaskel — Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., Chicago, IL
- Roof Water Catchment and Filtration Systems
John Barton, RRC, AIA — John Barton Architects, LLC, Santa Fe, NM
- When Form Really Does Follow Function: Aesthetics Informed by Environmental Conditions
Edward Gerns, RA, LEED AP — Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., Chicago, IL
Rachel Will, PE — Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., Chicago, IL
- Designing Rooftop Amenity Spaces: Complexity, Coordination, and Conflict Avoidance
John Karras — Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Waltham, MA
Sarah Saxon — Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Washington, DC
- High-Performance Buildings: Integrating the Wall and Roof Air Barriers
William Waterston, RRC, AIA — Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., Boston, MA
- Flashing of Curtainwall and Storefront Systems in Commercial Applications
David Cannon, AIA — Nelson Forensics, Plano, TX
Matthew Smith, AIA — Nelson Forensics, Plano, TX
- Roofing and Design Professional Warranties
Brian Must — Metz Lewis Brodman Must O’Keefe, LLC, Pittsburgh, PA
Joshua Baker — Metz Lewis Brodman Must O’Keefe, LLC, Pittsburgh, PA
- Masonry Movement Joints
Pat Conway, AIA — International Masonry Institute, Mt. Horeb, WI
- Curtainwall Failures – Design or Products
Karim Allana, RRC, RWC, PE — Allana Buick & Bers, Inc., Palo Alto, CA
The Symposium on Building Envelope Technology is a two-day educational program offering cutting-edge information regarding design, construction, maintenance and repair of modern and/or older building envelopes. The event’s open, inclusive environment encourages attendees to ask questions and stimulates dialogue. Speakers offer relevant solutions by referencing real-world examples and specific case histories.
Each registrant will receive a comprehensive proceedings book detailing program information. Breakfast, lunch and breaks will be catered daily. There will be an informal social reception the first evening.
Learn From Experienced, Field-Tested Experts
RCI’s expert instructors offer more than just technical data. Presenters reinforce program content with practical examples from applications in the field. With plenty of opportunities to ask questions, you get the answers you need. Instructor/attendee dialogue is encouraged.
Geared towards building envelope professionals, architects, engineers, contractors, and facility managers, this program is invaluable to anyone involved with maintaining or designing building envelope systems.
Continuing Educational Credit
12.0 Continuing Educational Hours from RCI, Inc.
Attendees earn up to 12 Continuing Educational Hours (CEHs) from RCI.
12.0 Learning Units and Health Safety Welfare (HSW) Credit from AIA
Members of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) earn up to 12 Learning Units (LUs) reported directly to AIA.
Real-World Examples | Specific Case Histories
RCI’s knowledgeable instructors offer more than just technical data. Presenters offer relevant solutions referencing examples from applications in the field. You get the answers you need.
High Level of Participant Satisfaction
98% of attendees polled described RCI educational events as worthwhile and said they would attend future programs.
A Premiere Provider of Technical Education
Offering over 30 educational programs each year, RCI is a leader in roofing, waterproofing and building envelope technology education.