Siding Attachments: Facts & Fantasies

Examine common construction allegations regarding siding attachment. Attendees are guided through building code requirements, industry standards, typical manufacturer information, construction litigation allegations and repair recommendations. Additionally, attendees are walked through an example of an engineering exterior siding attachment analysis.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, each attendee will be able to:
  • Correctly interpret prescriptive and performance-based building code requirements for siding attachment.
  • Discriminately compare as-built siding installation with building code requirements.
  • Accurately evaluate the adequacy of siding attachment to determine the need for corrective repairs.
  • Effectively formulate a reasonable repair scope for an adequate siding attachment.

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

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