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Thursday October 14, 2021
 8:30 – 11:00 am CDT


Presented by
Kristen Navaid, R.A.
Sonia Surlej, R.A., NCARB

Agenda Highlights:
Moisture in (and around) buildings
• Sources of interior moisture • Air sources and movement within buildings
• Moisture sources and movement within buildings
• Effects of air and moisture movement in buildings
Guidance from codes, standards and environmental protection agency (epa)
• International Building Code (IBC) • International Residential Code (IRC)
• US EPA Moisture Control Guidance


Webinar Instructions

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Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.

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Professional Engineers:
2.5 PDHs

2.5 HSW CE Hours

AIA:    (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar or Seminar)
2.5 LU|HSW

International Code Council:
.25 CEUs (Building)


Continuing Education Credit Information
See each course listing for the type and amount of each continuing education credit
available. Individual courses for engineers and architects are not subject to preapproval. HalfMoon Education does not apply for landscape courses in FL, NC, and NJ
or land surveyor courses in NJ or TN, unless expressly stated.

HalfMoon Education Certifying Entities
American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (No. J885)
International Code Council (No. 1232)
Landscape Architect Continuing Education System
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)
Boards of Engineering: Florida (No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059),
Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), and North Carolina (No. S-0130).

Course-by-Course Providers:
Association of State Floodplain Managers
International Society of Arboriculture
Society of American Foresters

HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider
for engineers, architects, and landscape architects via its registration with the
American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the
Commissioner §68.14(i)(2), §69.6(i)(2), and §79-1.5(i)(2)).

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event,
respond to prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the
presentation (multiple attempts allowed). Only AIA HSW-approved courses qualify
for New York engineering credit.


Kristen Navaid R.A.

Restoration Consultant at Walker Consultants – Chicago Office

Ms. Navaid is a restoration consultant in the Chicago office of Walker Consultants. With an architectural background, she provides specialized assistance on building envelope projects, as well as parking facility restoration projects. As a restoration consultant and licensed architect at Walker, her responsibilities include managing facade repair and roofing replacement projects across all market segments, performing condition assessments and site investigations, and delivering projects from conception to the development of construction documents and on through construction. Ms. Navaid has nearly 15 years of experience in building envelope consulting and restoration.

Sonia Surlej R.A. NCARB

Building Envelope Consultant at Walker Consultants – Chicago Office

Ms. Surlej, R.A., NCARB, is a building envelope consultant in the Chicago office of Walker Consultants. She has been in the building envelope and restoration industry for 13 years. In that time, she has completed a wide variety of building envelope consulting projects most notably the terra cotta restoration of The Bridgeview Bank Uptown in Chicago, Illinois, and building envelope consulting services for new construction of The Corners in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Ms. Surlej can take her foundation in historic preservation and forensic building failure and apply that knowledge to new construction. In recent years, she has teamed up with general contractors to review construction documents and identify and address problems as well as improve the quality of the overall building envelope.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Focus on Moisture Control in Buildings

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course on moisture control in buildings examines the exterior sources of interior moisture, air sources and moment in buildings, effects of air and moisture movement in buildings, and how to navigate design and mitigation guidance from codes, standards and the EPA.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify exterior sources of interior building moisture.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify air and moisture sources and explain the impact of air and moisture movement within buildings.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to describe the effects of air and moisture on buildings and mitigate problems including mold, energy loss, damage to building systems and materials, and reduced occupant health, safety and comfort.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to discuss and reference moisture control design guidance from building codes (IBC and IRC) and the US EPA.

LUs: 2.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with design and construction and awareness of mold hazards

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 08/04/2024

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.