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Food For Thought Sponsored by Palmetto Brick Brick Veneer: A Drainage Wall

When: Tuesday, October 5, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm (Sign in begins at 11:30 am)
Where: Center for Architecture and Design
14 E. Peace Street
Raleigh, North Carolina  27605
United States
Contact: 919-463-0333

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 Palmetto Brick

Brick Veneer: A Drainage Wall

Thursday, October 5, 2017 | CfAD  | 14 E Peace Street | Raleigh, NC

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (Check in begins at 11:30 am)

 CE Credit: 1 HSW | Cost: AIA Members: Free / Non-members: $25


The presentation examines the often misunderstood concept of brick veneer and an extensive review of drainage wall components, materials, building code requirements, and industry recommendations.

Learning Objectives:

1.  Upon completion of this program, participants will analyze and examine the components and concept of the drainage wall.

2.  Participants will review and examine the minimum building code requirements and practical details.

3.  Participants will evaluate appropriate materials for drainage wall components.

4.  Participants will review and apply brick industry design recommendations.

Presented by:

Glenn Clapper, AIA,

Architectural Services Manager, Brick Industry Association Southeast

Glenn Clapper joined the Southern Brick Institute (now BIA-SE) in September 2001 as the Director of Engineering. Prior to joining BIA-SE, he was employed for 13 years as an Architect/Engineer by a nationally recognized engineering/architectural firm specializing in the investigation and repair of buildings and other structures. He began his career working for a small architectural firm where his responsibilities included schematic design, preparation of construction documents and site observation. During his summer breaks while attending college, he worked in residential construction as a carpenter and as a mason's apprentice.

Glen's professional experience has included various aspects of the architectural and engineering practice. He has performed material testing in accordance with ASTM standards and conducted field performance testing as specified by the American Architectural Manufacturer's Association. He has experience in the survey and documentation of existing masonry clad buildings and the preparation of drawings and specifications for building facade repairs. He has served as a full-time observer for a large masonry re-cladding project and has provided construction observation for several other masonry construction projects. Glen has also performed numerous investigations related to water infiltration into buildings and provided expert witness services.

Glen received his Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies and his Master of Architecture from the University of Illinois and he is a Registered Architect. Glen is also a member of ASTM, the Masonry Alliance for Codes and Standards, and AIA.

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