Mid-Atlantic Region Conference 2017 (MARC17)
Date - 05/18/2017 - 05/21/2017
Sheraton at Station Square
May Meeting & What’s in your Walls presentation
Steve Long will discuss and review the changes that have occurred in our building envelope due to the increase of energy efficiency. Steve will address the importance of details and products used, specifically in the area of Rainscreen systems used in the building envelope and the importance for enhanced drainage and ventilation to minimize failures on wood frame construction.
Steve Long is president and owner of E.R. Long Associates, Inc. Esmond R. Long established the business in 1964 as a manufacturers representative company for the sales and marketing of specialty building materials. Steve joined the company in 1982. Steve’s experience lies with interacting on all three levels of the construction process, design level, distributor level and the subcontractor level. His education in building products has been a result of manufacturers training and in the field technical experience dealing with construction issues. Steve’s association with Keene Building Products in 2006 introduced him first hand to billions of dollars of moisture control problems. Since that time he created a program in partnership with Pennsylvania Housing Research Center in State College Pa to teach the proper way to build the exterior plaster wall and the building science behind the failure of these facades in the United States. Steve has made over 150 presentations to architects, engineers, contractors and forensic inspectors on the topic of rainscreen and the benefits of using it with current day construction.
Date - 05/22/2017
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Center for Architecture
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