BEC November 29th – The Art of Detailing Building Enclosures – Half Day Seminar

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The Building Enclosure Council of Kansas City is pleased to announce our next HALF DAY session on November 29th.  We will be gathering at 8am through 3:30pm for a full day of valuable information.  Please note that the session will be located at The Builders’ Association Education and Training Center at 105 West 12th Avenue in North Kansas City Missouri.

This session is a collaboration between The Air Barrier Association of America, The International Masonry Institute, The Builders’ Association and The Building Enclosure Council of Kansas City.

Our guest speakers will be:

Andrew Dunlap – SmithGroupJJR

Roy Schaufelle – Division 7 Solutions

Brian Stroik – Tremco

Laverne Dalgleish – ABAA

Bob Campbell – IMI

** This presentation is eligible for (5.5) CEU credits. 

The session will focus on: The Art of Detailing Building Enclosures 

This session will focus on the following:

Put principals into practice! A unique day of air barrier education from some of the foremost experts in building enclosures, air barriers and building airtightness.  ABAA is the National voice of the air barrier industry, come join us for industry leading education and discussions on topics such as:

  • “By Others”: The Elusive Subcontractor Responsible for Transitions
  • Tools to help Develop Specifications & Field Quality Control
  • Roof to Wall / Window Connections and Compatibility
  • Air Barrier Field Testing During the Construction Process
  • Tools Available by IMI to help Support your Air Barrier Decisions
  • Review of 4 Separate Mock-up’s to Look at Detailing and Installation of Various Air Barrier Materials.

The Session is open to all trades and professions related to building design, construction, maintenance and property management.

Please RSVP by no later than noon on November 27th at the following link:

https://bec—kansas-city.ticketleap.com/the-art-of-detailing-building-enclosures/dates/Nov-29-2018_at_0800AM

Facades + – July 19th 2018

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BEC April 2018

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The Building Enclosure Council of Kansas City is pleased to announce our next session on April 24th.  We will be gathering at 6pm with the presentation starting shortly afterwards.  Please note that the session will be located at The Kansas City Design Center at 1020 Baltimore Ave on the first level and NOT AIA-KC.

Our guest speakers will be Sanjeev Tankha, Erik Verboon and Silvia Prandelli of Walter P. Moore

** This presentation is eligible for (0) CEU credits. 

The session will focus on: Mind the Gap: Innovations in Structure and Skin through Integrated Design.”

Contemporary buildings require architects, engineers and contractors to collaborate to fulfill the design intent while meeting commercial constraints and performance requirements. We will present our current and past project experience to show how different parties of the AEC industry can work together bridging the gap between design and construction to deliver innovative, add value solutions.

Sanjeev Tankha, Principal

Sanjeev leads Walter P Moore’s Enclosure Engineering practice. His expertise lies in developing elegant façade design solutions that balance structure, sustainability, and comfort for the users. Sanjeev’s experience is on a wide variety of projects including aviation, sports, civic, commercial, transportation, and hospitality. He has instructed at SciARC, a center of innovation and education, on integrated facades and at the University of Southern California’s School of Architecture on designing with glass. He is a registered architect in California as well as a LEED Accredited Professional. His Master of Building Sciences is from the University of Southern California, School of Architecture and his Bachelor of Architecture is from the School of Planning and Architecture in New Delhi.

Erik Verboon. Managing Director

Erik Verboon is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Walter P Moore’s New York office. Trained in both architecture and engineering, Erik brings a deep global experience with a focus on the design of complex and high-performance building envelopes for a wide range of building types. Erik also has experience working with a wide variety of façade applications including high-performance, double-skin façades, geometrically complex composite façades, and custom unitized enclosures for both new buildings and existing building retrofits and additions.

His experience in digital design, geometric rationalization, and environmental analysis allows him to bring the highest level of value to his clients while also helping designers deliver projects to the highest level of design sophistication while maximizing performance and minimizing cost. Erik’s portfolio expresses both national and international work with extensive experience in the New York market, bringing expertise in buildings old and new, across academic, commercial, and cultural sectors. In addition to Erik’s professional accolades, he teaches enclosure design at a number of leading universities.

Silvia Prandelli, Technical Director

Silvia recently joined Walter P Moore as Enclosure Technical Director for the Los Angeles office. She specializes in complex geometry skins and the research of alternative materials for enhanced performances. Her project experience ranges from residential, high rise, commercial developments to cultural, civic and public use projects in North America, United Kingdom, Europe, Middle-East and Far East.. She holds a Master Degree in Building Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano.

 

The Session is open to all trades and professions related to building design, construction, maintenance and property management.

Please RSVP by no later than noon on April, 23rd at the following link:

https://bec—kansas-city.ticketleap.com/bec-kc-april-2018-session/

BEC August 22nd 2018

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The Building Enclosure Council of Kansas City is pleased to announce our next session on August 22nd.  We will be gathering at 6pm with the presentation starting shortly afterwards.  Please note that the session will be located at The Center for Architecture and Design at 1801 McGee on the first level.

Our guest speaker will be David Ford of Walter P. Moore.

** This presentation is eligible for (0) CEU credits. 

The session will focus on: Understanding Below-grade Waterproofing  

This session will focus on the following:

The presentation will review the fundamentals and considerations for designing below-grade waterproofing systems for deep foundations and basements. The pros and cons of different waterproofing materials, components, and systems will be discussed. We will also go through common waterproofing details and design strategies. A case study from a major deep foundation waterproofing project (with active groundwater) will be presented to show how the design changed from design development to construction documents, to construction administration.

The Session is open to all trades and professions related to building design, construction, maintenance and property management.

Please RSVP by no later than noon on August 21st at the following link:

https://bec—kansas-city.ticketleap.com/bec-kc-august-2018-session/dates/Aug-22-2018_at_0600PM

BEC September 19th 2018

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The Building Enclosure Council of Kansas City is pleased to announce our next session on September 19th.  We will be gathering at 6pm with the presentation starting shortly afterwards.  Please note that the session will be located at The Center for Architecture and Design at 1801 McGee on the first level.

Our guest speaker will be Doug Urich from Archon and Viracon

** This presentation is eligible for (1) CEU credits. 

The session will focus on: Commercial Glass School  

This session will focus on the following:

An overview of basic glass processes, glass history and fabrication techniques. We’ll review the benefits of high-performance reflective and Low-e coatings on glass. We’ll also discuss potential problems faced by the designer when using fabricated architectural glass products. The last topic for review will be the differences between soft (sputtered) coated glass products and their pyrolytic counterparts.

 

The Session is open to all trades and professions related to building design, construction, maintenance and property management.

Please RSVP by no later than noon on September 18th at the following link:

https://bec—kansas-city.ticketleap.com/bec-kc-september-2018-session/