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

Thursday, October 17, 2013  
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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; Len Anastasi, Air Barriers Association of America / EXO-TEC Companies; 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.

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

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