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CAC RCI: Architectural Sheet Metal Flashing Design

April 20, 2018 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC-5


Russell Raymond, Senior Building Science Consultant and Regional Manager, is co-presenting Architectural Sheet Metal Flashing Design on April 20 in partnership with the Chicago Area Chapter (CAC) of RCI.

This is a full-day session. Registration begins at 7 a.m., the program will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Session Overview:
Are you faced with durability and performance challenges with flashing?  Doing it right the first time can save you from expensive repairs or replacement.  Register for the Chicago Area Chapter of RCI’s upcoming Educational Program on Architectural Sheet Metal Flashing Design with Russell Raymond of Morrison Hershfield. Benefit from their decades of experience in architectural sheet metal fabrication, installation, design, and assessment across North America.

Who should attend?
This session will communicate the fundamentals and more advanced topics suitable for architects, engineers and building envelope consulting professionals.

Subject Matter
Topics include material selection, attachment, joinery, expansion joint detailing, fabrication tolerances, drainage assemblies and penetration flashings.  Within sheet metal joinery, the subjects of proper soldering techniques, proper solder repair procedures and the application of specific metal joinery types are developed fully.

Session Details
This full-day session takes place on April 20, and provides a hands-on feel with many “how-to” examples on fabrication and installation for the entire building envelope.  Educational credits are available.
The program will run from 8 am to 5 pm with registration beginning at 7 am.   Register

Educational Credits Available:

  • 8 Continuing Educational Hours (CEHs) from RCI.
  • 8 Learning Units (LUs) from the American Institute of Architects.
    Approved for Health Safety and Welfare credit.

About the Presenter:
Mr. Russell Raymond, RBEC, RRC, REWC, RWC, RRO, CIT, CEI, CDT, GRP
Senior Building Science Consultant, Morrison Hershfield
Russell is a Registered Building Envelope Consultant, Registered Roof Observer, Certified EIFS Inspector, a Certified Tile Roofing Installer, Certified Level 1 Infrared Thermographer, and a Construction Documents Technologist.  He is also the 2014 winner of the RCI Volunteer of the Year Award.
He has over 27 years of international experience in the sheet metal contracting and building envelope consulting industries. His experience includes designing and specifying roofing and sheet metal systems for major oil refineries, museums, and hospital systems. He has assessed and inspected installations by others on numerous projects spanning the Gulf Coast, throughout the United States, and international projects. He has performed numerous investigations pertaining to sheet metal, roofing and waterproofing, as well as cladding and glazing failures.


April 20, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC-5
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