This course provides an examination and application of the concepts useful to identify various wall assemblies as rain screens, mass walls and barrier walls. Participants will recognize and meet various code requirements using insulated metal panels.
At the end of the program, participants will be able to:
- Understand the vapor and water management methods used by each type of wall assembly
- Differentiate between vapor retarders and vapor barriers
- Understand the difference between air/water barriers and vapor barriers
- Utilize various rain screen types with insulated metal panel barrier walls