Mitigating Thermal Bridging Through The Building Envelope

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Mitigating Thermal Bridging Through The Building Envelope

What thermal bridging mitigation strategies are you using to improve thermal performance?Learn a comprehensive approach to assessing thermal performance that will allow designers to better understand thermal bridging concepts.

Mitigating Thermal Bridging Through The Building Envelope

As energy codes evolve to demand greater thermal performance from our building envelopes, designers will need to recognize and quantify the impacts of thermal bridging from their assemblies in order to meet performance targets. Through this webinar, Morrison Hershfield will demonstrate a comprehensive approach to assessing envelope thermal performance that will allow designers to better understand thermal bridging and how to optimize their envelope designs.

Learning Objectives:
• The basics of heat flow through the opaque envelope.
• Calculation procedures for assessing overall building envelope thermal performance that includes thermal bridging.
• Thermal bridging mitigation strategies for improving overall building envelope thermal performance.
• Tools and resources for supporting calculations for building envelope thermal performance.

Presenter:

Neil Norris, P.Eng, MASc, CPHD

Neil provides consultation and implementation of Passive House design strategies for new construction and retrofit projects. He specializes in design assistance for projects aiming to reduce thermal energy demand intensity through high performance building envelopes. He has worked with numerous envelope system manufacturers and has extensive industry experience with thermal bridging solutions. Neil was formerly the in-house technical advisor for Passive House Canada.

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