Building Envelope 101

This course explores the most common issues that result in water intrusion through the building envelope. Attendees are guided through building envelope basics, mechanisms of water intrusion, problems that arise with roofing, exterior walls, windows and foundations.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, each attendee will be able to:

  • Differentiate the various building components that comprise the building envelope.
  • Identify the most common areas and mechanisms of water intrusion.
  • Analyze water intrusion symptoms to determine the underlying cause.
  • Explain the 90/1 principle of water intrusionintrusion problems that one might encounter.


For more information contact Melissa Gibson at melissagibson@constructionscience.org or (864) 647-1065

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