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Experience Music Project — A Different Sort of Waterproofing Challenge
By Ray Wetherholt, F-IIBEC, RBEC, PE This article is from the February 2021 issue of IIBEC Interface. Read along and view images on our website at: https://iibec.org/experience-music-waterproofing/
12:12
February 01, 2021
Investigation of Exposed Concrete Façades
by Alexis Brackney, AIA, SE View the full text, including figures and charts, on our website at: https://iibec.org/exposed-concrete-facades/ References “History of Unity Temple.” www.utrf.org. Unity Temple Restoration Foundation. Accessed October 15, 2020. https://www.utrf.org/history/. “Historic Netsch Campus at UIC.” www.uicarchives.library.uic.edu. Discover UIC. 2008. Accessed October 15, 2020. https://uicarchives.library.uic.edu/historic-netsch-campus/#:~:text=Welcome%20to%20the%20historic%20Netsch%20campus%20at%20UIC.,Merrill%20designed%20the%20campus%20between%201963%20and%201968. “Types and Causes of Concrete Deterioration.” Portland Cement Association. 2002. p. 1. Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318-11). Michigan. American Concrete Institute. 2011. pp. 93-94.
14:07
January 01, 2021
Raising the Bar in Standards: The ASCE 7 Standard and Low-slope Roof Drainage
By Stephen Patterson, RRC, PE; and Madan Mehta, PE, PhD This article is from the September 2020 issue of IIBEC Interface. Read along and view images on our website at:  https://iibec.org/asce-7-standard-low-slope-roof/ References: American Society of Civil Engineers and Structural Engineering Institute (ASCE/SEI) Standard 7, Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures. 2016. p. 65. International Code Council. International Building Code. 2018. p. 353. Ibid. p. 392. American National Standards Institute (ANSI) American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), ANSI/AISC 360-16, Specifications for Structural Steel Buildings. 2016. p. 16.1-192. Steel Joist Institute (SJI). Structural Design of Steel Joist Roofs to Resist Ponding Loads. 2018. American Society of Civil Engineers and Structural Engineering Institute (ASCE/SEI) Standard 7, Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures. 2016. p. 512 (commentary). Ibid. p. 507. Stephen Patterson and Madan Mehta. “Roof Drainage Design, Roof Collapses, and the Codes.” Proceedings of the 33rd RCI International Convention and Trade Show. 2018. pp. 123–31.
31:59
November 20, 2020
Understanding Acoustics for Dynamic Building Enclosures With Wind-Driven Kinetic Façade Systems
By Jim Leslie and Kevin Smith Graphs and photos are available here: https://iibec.org/acoustics-with-kinetic-facades/ Learn more about the IIBEC Interface technical journal, and subscribe here: https://iibec.org/hub/interface/. One price includes the print and digital editions! References The Los Angeles ordinance states: “Sound Level Meter” is an instrument including a microphone, an amplifier, an output meter, and “A” frequency weighting network for the measurement of sound levels which satisfies the pertinent requirements for Type S2A meters in American Standard Specifications for sound level meters in S1.4-1971 or the most recent revision thereof. (Amended by Ord. No. 156,363, Eff. 3/29/82.) Environmental Protection Agency Office of Noise Abatement and Control. Information on Levels of Environmental Noise Requisite to Protect Public Health and Welfare With an Adequate Margin of Safety. 550/9-74-004. March 1974. https://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyPDF.cgi/2000L3LN.PDF?Dockey=2000L3LN.PDF Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “What Noises Cause Hearing Loss?” Oct. 7, 2019. https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/hearing_loss/what_noises_cause_hearing_loss.html United States Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration. 1910.95 – Occupational Noise Exposure. Part 1910 Subpart G. https://www.osha.gov/laws-regs/regulations/standardnumber/1910/1910.95 National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. “Noise and Hearing Loss Prevention Guidance and Regulations” “Occupational Noise Exposure.” 1998. https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/noise/reducenoiseexposure/regsguidance.html and https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/98-126/pdfs/98-126.pdf?id=10.26616/NIOSHPUB98126 National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. “Noise-Induced Hearing Loss.” Updated March 2014. https://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/noise-induced-hearing-loss Ibid. Hearing Health Foundation. “Hearing Loss & Tinnitus Statistics.” Accessed June 30, 2020. https://hearinghealthfoundation.org/hearing-loss-tinnitus statistics. See also: World Health Organization. “Deafness and Hearing Loss.” March 1, 2020. https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/deafness-and-hearing-loss The study did not evaluate noise at higher wind speeds. Higher sound levels may be expected, dependent on material selection and detailing; however, as wind speed increases, so does the surrounding ambient noise, which can mask that produced by the kinetic façade.
27:37
August 14, 2020
Pandemic Makes Virtual World Endemic
By Raymond Wetherholt, F-IIBEC, RBEC, PE; and Johnathan Bain, PEng This article is from the July, 2020 issue of IIBEC Interface. Read along and view images on our website: https://iibec.org/pandemic-makes-virtual-endemic/
17:11
July 01, 2020
Change Is Still “Up in the Air” (Drone / UAV Building Assessments)
By Melinda Sokoloski This article is from the June, 2020 issue of IIBEC Interface. Read along and view images on our website: https://iibec.org/change-is-still-up-in-the-air Sources: Anafi Thermal. (April 9, 2019). Parrot Store Official. https://www.parrot.com/us/drones/anafi-thermal “Autonomous and Unmanned Systems.” Lockheed Martin. Retrieved March 30, 2020, from https://www.lockheedmartin.com/en-us/capabilities/autonomous-unmanned-systems.html B4ufly mobile app. https://www.faa.gov/uas/recreational_fliers/where_can_i_fly/b4ufly/ DJI. https://www.dji.com FLIR Tools Thermal Analysis and Report-ing. flir systems. (n.d.). Retrieved March 30, 2020, from https://www.flir.com/products/flir-tools/ Kespry. “Industrial Drones; Drone Software & Analytics.” Retrieved March 30, 2020, from https://www.kespry.com/ Kespry. “Industrial Drones for Mining; Aerial Mining solutions.” Retrieved March 30, 2020, from https://www.kespry.com/mining/ MS Aerial. “Standardization and Best Practices in Drone Imagery.” Retrieved March 30, 2020, from http://www.msaerial.com/ Peak Campus. “Student Housing Management.” Retrieved March 30, 2020, from http://www.peakcampus.com/ Richard Keleher. Thompson & Lichtner, Inc. Retrieved March 30, 2020, from https://www.thompsonlichtner.com/ William Waterston. “Drones: A New Tool.” Proceedings of RCI, Inc. Building Envelope Symposium. November 2015. https://iibec.org/wp-content/uploads/2015-bes-waterston.pdf
28:52
June 08, 2020
Potential Issues Encountered During Installation of Air and Weather-Resistive Barriers
By Karl Schaack This article is from the May 2020 issue of IIBEC Interface, and is available on our website here: https://iibec.org/issues-encountered-with-barriers/. Links to References ASTM C1280-18, Standard Specification for Application of Exterior Gypsum Panel Products for Use as Sheathing. Gypsum Association Technical Bulletin GA-253, “Application of Gypsum Sheathing.” ASTM C1177, Standard Specification for Glass Mat Gypsum Substrate for Use as Sheathing. David L. Bowen, GA; and Steve Velten. “Not All Glass-Mat Sheathings are Created Equal.” Proceedings of the RCI Annual Convention & Trade Show. 2015. ASTM C90, Standard Specification for Loadbearing Concrete Masonry Units. ASTM D1970, Standard Specification for Self-Adhering Polymer Modified Bituminous Sheet Materials Used as Steep Roofing Underlayment for Ice Dam Protection. Karl Schaack. “Fasteners and Self-Sealability of Weather-Resistive Barriers.” RCI Interface. September 2014.
37:06
May 07, 2020
IIBEC Town Hall "The Construction Industry & COVID-19"
IIBEC's COVID-19 Resources page: https://iibec.org/iibec-members-covid-19/ Watch the video of this podcast here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPj4I4_FZjQ&t=11s On this podcast:  IIBEC CEO and EVP Brian Pallasch  IIBEC President Scott Hinesley IIBEC 1st Vice President Ted Sheridan  Stephen Safran of Safran Law Offices (https://www.safranlaw.com/) Paul Miller of Miller Weinhold Capitol Strategies, LLC (https://www.mwcapitol.com/) As always, find us online at https://iibec.org/
58:20
April 29, 2020
IIBEC 2020 Virtual Meeting of the Members
This virtual Meeting of the Members was recorded on March 30, 2020. Video is available on our website at https://iibec.org/iibec-elects-2020-board-of-directors-installs-first-female-executive-committee-member/, or on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkuaF94e8BA&t=6s. More information about IIBEC Membership is available here: https://iibec.org/membership/
01:10:04
April 23, 2020
Standard of Care - What Is Your Risk?
By Dick Canon and Steve Hentz This podcast features a technical article from the February 2020 edition of IIBEC Interface Technical Journal. You can read the article in its entirety and view the pictures from it on our website at: https://iibec.org/standard-of-care/. IIBEC Interface is a vital source of information for building enclosure materials specifiers. Nonspecifier readers include: facility managers, government officials, insurance executives, and industry product representatives. A subscription to IIBEC Interface is free to all members. To receive the technical journal by mail, become a member or become a nonmember subscriber by visiting the IIBEC Marketplace and starting your subscription today. The International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC) is an international association of professionals who specialize in roofing, waterproofing, and exterior wall specification and design. From sprayed polyurethane foam to cedar shakes, from parking garages to air barriers, IIBEC has a member expert for every type of roof, exterior wall, or waterproofing issue in the world today.
54:36
April 02, 2020
The Most Common Problems with Residential Counterflashing
By Derek Hodgin This podcast features a technical article from the February 2020 edition of IIBEC Interface Technical Journal. You can read the article in its entirety and view the pictures from it on our website at: https://iibec.org/problems-with-counterflashing/. IIBEC Interface is a vital source of information for building enclosure materials specifiers. Nonspecifier readers include: facility managers, government officials, insurance executives, and industry product representatives. A subscription to IIBEC Interface is free to all members. To receive the technical journal by mail, become a member or become a nonmember subscriber by visiting the IIBEC Marketplace and starting your subscription today. The International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC) is an international association of professionals who specialize in roofing, waterproofing, and exterior wall specification and design. From sprayed polyurethane foam to cedar shakes, from parking garages to air barriers, IIBEC has a member expert for every type of roof, exterior wall, or waterproofing issue in the world today.
30:55
March 03, 2020
"Shake Style" Asphalt Shingles: Design Defect Prone to Hail Damage
This podcast features a technical article from the February 2020 edition of IIBEC Interface Technical Journal. You can read the article in its entirety and view the pictures from it on our website at: https://iibec.org/shake-style-asphalt-defect-hail/. IIBEC Interface is a vital source of information for building enclosure materials specifiers. Nonspecifier readers include: facility managers, government officials, insurance executives, and industry product representatives. A subscription to IIBEC Interface is free to all members. To receive the technical journal by mail, become a member or become a nonmember subscriber by visiting the IIBEC Marketplace and starting your subscription today. The International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC) is an international association of professionals who specialize in roofing, waterproofing, and exterior wall specification and design. From sprayed polyurethane foam to cedar shakes, from parking garages to air barriers, IIBEC has a member expert for every type of roof, exterior wall, or waterproofing issue in the world today.
14:38
February 18, 2020