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Thermal Bridges: Small details with a large impact on CFS

Thermal Bridges: Small details with a large impact on CFS
Technical Course
Recorded on February 23, 2021

Course Description
Most everyone in the construction industry is familiar with the International Building Code, but that is just one of the ICC codes and other governing documents that impact the design and construction of a cold-formed steel building. Energy codes and standards such as ASHRAE 90.1 and the ICC’s International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) have been having an increasing impact on CFS over the past decade or more, mostly in how much and where insulation is placed with a given floor, roof, or wall assembly.

Learning objectives
Thermal bridges are the new frontier of energy conservation for building envelopes, requiring a jump from focusing on your assembly exclusively to how it interacts with other assemblies of the same and different materials. The CFS industry will need to deliver solutions for building intersections as well as the traditional studs, joist, rafters, and trusses.
CEU Info
This course is not officially registered with any third-parties but may be eligible to be reported as a self-directed course if that option is available under the continuing eduation parameters of your program.

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