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Covering It Up: Dissecting Cladding Attachment

January 31, 2018
12:00 PM EST - 1:00 PM EST
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Last Wednesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Torti Gallas + Partners


Live Webinar with Torti Gallas + Partners

AIAPV has partnered with Torti Gallas + Partners to offer a limited number of seats for live webinars of the firm's Lunch & Learn CEU events on the last Wednesday of each month. AIA credits will be reported by the presenting vendors. Registration through AIAPV is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Registrants will receive the Go To Meeting log in credentials the day before the webinar. 

AIAPV appreciates Torti Gallas' support in enabling the chapter to provide this valuable benefit for the convenience of members unable to get to our educational events in person. 


Covering It Up: Dissecting Cladding Attachment

Course Description

Review of how codes shape and influence the approach of cladding attachment for projects. Presentation includes review of performance impacts of different cladding and their design as it relates to the cladding attachment system.


Learning objectives

  1. Identify thermal bridging in rainscreen wall assemblies, magnitude of thermal loss with various cladding attachment methods and strategizes to minimize the loss.
  2. Identify important fire, life, safety & energy codes which influence exterior wall designs and decisions made during design.
  3. Understand how cladding type, orientation and layout impact the attachment system.
  4. Recognize when to use a “single-layer” attachment system vs a “double-layer” attachment system.
  5. Understand the difference between various materials performance.

Presenter: Presented by THOMCO Inc. and Knight Wall Systems 
Provider: Knight Wall Systems, Course #RS401, Provider No. L481

Spaces are limited.

   AIAPV members earn 1 point!


$5.00 AIAPV Member - Covering It Up: Dissecting Cladding Attachment

$5.00 Other AIA Chapter Member - Covering It Up: Dissecting Cladding Attachment

$10.00 Non-Member - Covering It Up: Dissecting Cladding Attachment



Ernest Maier












Finecraft Building Contractors, Inc.




TW Perry




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