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Mass Timber Moisture Management During Construction

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Mass timber projects have unique considerations regarding managing moisture during the construction phase, and choosing the appropriate level of protection should consider climate, schedule, 风险, and budget. This presentation will provide an in-depth review of the various options and best practices for devising a comprehensive plan. It will also review common moisture management strategies, including factory-applied coatings, construction sequencing, temporary storage, 防水布, curtains, and waterproof membranes. By exploring proven strategies and case studies, attendees will gain valuable insights into mitigating moisture-related issues in mass timber projects, ensuring occupant health, and optimal performance, aesthetics, and longevity of the building.

July 10, 2024 | 1:00pm-2:30pm ET
Attendees can Earn 1.5 AIA/CES HSW LUs, 1.5 PDH credits or 0.15 ICC credits


Colin Shane, M.英格., P.英格. P.E. 

Principal, Building Science Specialist, Regional Director, US West  | RDH Building Science Inc.

Colin is a Professional 英格ineer in the United States and Canada and leads RDH’s team in the Western United States. Colin has a broad knowledge of building construction and applies building science principles to analyze and design durable, energy-efficient building enclosures. He shares his experience by regularly speaking about topics related to building science and building enclosure engineering at events across the United States and contributes to industry organizations with the aim of making buildings better.

约翰W. Olver Design Building at UMass Amherst, Leers Weinzapfel Associates, Equilibrium Consulting, photo Alexander Schreyer