Symposium Delves into Designing the Building Enclosure for the Full Life Cycle

 

Gain insight into the latest technologies for improving performance of the building envelope at the Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council (BETEC) Symposium: Design, Efficiency and Recycling for the Building Enclosure Life Cycle. The BETEC Symposium will be held Thursday, January 9, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, as part of Building Innovation 2014: the National Institute of Building Sciences Conference and Expo.

At the BETEC Symposium, experts in the building envelope design arena will present best practices in insulation, daylighting, waste management, energy and other building systems, and describe how a high-performance enclosure can impact a building’s overall performance. Speakers will explore a broad range of topics, including: continuous insulation; retrofitting condominiums; recycling and waste management; passive and active systems and their impact on the return on investment (ROI); thermal bridging; daylighting and reflectivity issues; glass energy and comfort; and benefits to the future building owner.

The morning session will begin with an overview of buildings, a history and a future vision of building envelope design. Later presentations will explore the building life cycle, from design and construction through to the disposal of on-site materials.

Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from building enclosure experts, including: Chris Mathis, MC Squared; Brian Stroik, Oscar J. Boldt Construction; Rob Aird, Robert Aird, Inc.; Tom Ramsey, Geosyntec Consultants; Bill Thumm,  Hensel Phelps; Dave Andre, Morrison Hershfield; Vicente Montes-Amoros, M.Sc., Façade Engineer; Jim Larson, Cardinal Glass; and Dirk Meyer, General Services Administration.


Register to Attend

Register now to attend Building Innovation 2014 and the BETEC Symposium and save. Early-bird rates end 10/31/13.

www.nibs.org/conference2014


About the National Institute of Building Sciences

The National Institute of Building Sciences, authorized by public law 93-383 in 1974, is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization that brings together representatives of government, the professions, industry, labor and consumer interests to identify and resolve building process and facility performance problems. The Institute serves as an authoritative source of advice for both the private and public sectors with respect to the use of building science and technology.

An Authoritative Source of Innovative Solutions for the Built Environment




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