Fiberglass Mat Gypsum: Building Envelope Technology
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- The participant will be able to define what a Building Envelope is and how it contributes to sound design and good building practices
- Evaluate Moisture Management strategies when specifying fiberglass mat gypsum panels
- Compare and evaluate the various construction delivery methods, and the concept of Critical Path Sequencing
- Identify and define the ways that Fiberglass mat gypsum technology helps address potential moisture and mold issues in various building envelope scenarios
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- Fiberglass Mat Gypsum: Building Envelope Technology
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Architect: Hollis + Miller Architects
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