Deep Dive into Exterior Claddings
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Thursday, September 22, 2022
2:00 – 4:00 pm CDT
Various types of cladding and their associated problems
How to identify inadequate installation details and the subsequent failure of the building envelope
Application details that meet requirements of manufacturers and building codes
The many warning signs that communicate that a home or building is sick
Identifying incorrect and missed application details that can/will lead to moisture intrusion and degradation of the structure
Understanding of building code requirements and manufacturers’ requirements for exterior cladding
Discuss the exterior envelope
Real world failures in the building envelope
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2.0 HSW CE Hours
2.0 AIA LU|HSW
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Mark Parlee is a Building Consultant with 45 years in the construction trades, having worked as a framing and siding carpenter, homebuilder, remodeler, and exterior renovator. While working in these trades he has built, or dismantled and replaced, the exteriors on several hundred homes. This has allowed him to see what works, and to also see the problematic details that have led to moisture intrusion into the building envelope and to effect corrections. Mr. Parlee currently uses the expertise gathered over his life’s work as a consultant on construction defects and moisture intrusion as an expert witness, and as a seminar presenter for inspection organizations for Continuing Education credits, and also for builders looking to better their quality. He is EDI (Exterior Design Institute) Certified as an EIFS, Stucco and Stone Inspector/Moisture Analyst/Quality Control and is also certified by EDI as a Building Envelope II, Steep Slope Roof Inspector and was one of the instructors of the first EDI Stone Veneer Inspection Certification Seminar. As a member of the Board of Directors for EDI, he is involved in updating curriculum and writing new curriculum to keep courses in step with the most current technologies. Mr. Parlee is a certified Level I Infrared Thermographer and Certified Residential Thermographer. He has been a guest lecturer for Architecture Forensics at Iowa State University. Mr. Parlee has also attained certification as a Building Envelope Investigator through BESI (Building Envelope Science Institute). His articles in Journal of Light Construction have been numerous, including “Rescuing a Manufactured Stone Wall” (Dec ’08), “Repairing a Rotting Roof” (June ’10), “A Rot Resistant Chimney Chase” (Nov ’11), “Mixing Cladding and Stick-On Stone” (Aug ’13), “Best Practices: Adhered Masonry Veneer” (Oct ’13), “Best Practices Stucco” (Dec ’14), “Common Siding Failures” (Oct ’15), “Getting Kick-Out Flashings Right” (Apr ’16), “Common Roofing Errors” (May ’16), and “How to Destroy a Wall in Two Easy Steps” (Sep ‘17). Mr. Parlee has culled his archives of thousands of photos of exteriors in need of repair and addressed the needed proper correction in power point driven presentations for Continuing Education credits to the National Association of Home Builders Remodelers Council, the American Institute of Architects Iowa Convention, Minnesota Society of Home Inspectors, MidAtlantic Chapter-ASHI (NJ), St. Louis ASHI (MO), Indiana ASHI, Garden State ASHI (NJ), Keystone ASHI (PA), NoVA ASHI (VA), Professional Home Inspectors of Missouri, Oklahoma Residential & Commercial Inspection Association, HouseMaster (CO), JLC Live Northwest (OR), American Society of Home Inspectors National Convention (Inspection World 2015 through 2020), and Alliant Energy Builder Training (2015 through 2017), Local and regional chapters of ASHI. ASHI Inspection World National Convention was paused for 2021-2022; He is a scheduled speaker for the January 2023 event.
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Course Title: Deep Dive into Exterior Claddings
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This two-hour course identifies various types of exterior cladding and discusses their principles, advantages and the proper (and improper) installation techniques. Furthermore, the course identifies sources, causes and consequences of failure related to exterior cladding.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify various types of cladding and understand their associated problems.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify inadequate installation details and the subsequent failure of the building envelope.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify incorrect and misused application details that can/will lead to moisture intrusion and degradation of the structure.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to understand building code requirements and manufacturers’ requirements for exterior cladding.
Learning Objective 5:
Learners will be able to discuss the exterior envelope and real world failures in the building envelope.
LUs: 2.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with building exteriors and envelopes
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 07/06/2025
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