Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA)

Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA)
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Thursday, November 17, 2016; 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Cost: FREE Register here: http://www.durabilityanddesign.com/webinars/?fuseaction=webinar&action=view&webinarID=262 Uncontrolled heat, air, and moisture transfer through the building envelope has a significant impact on energy usage. A comprehensive strategy for concurrently regulating these...

The Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA) published a new standard for whole building airtightness testing. The standard is called "Standard Method for Building Enclosure Airtightness Compliance Testing". This standard is the result of years of work by a dedicated group of professionals and industry experts that numbered over 50 people. The...

The Air Barrier Association of America is proud to announce their new status of becoming an International Code Council (ICC) preferred provider. The Program recognizes and promotes ICC-approved educational programs as they relate to codes, standards and guidelines, as well as building construction materials, products and methods.

New Chairman, Board of Director Members and Executive Committee Walpole, MA – The Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA) elected two new Directors at the Annual General Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland held in conjunction with the 2016 5th annual Air Barrier conference. The new directors appointed to the ABAA Board of Directors has helped...

Learning Objectives: By the end of this program, participants will be able to: 1. Identify characteristics, code requirements and performance standards for air barriers in order to specify them properly. 2. Integrate a Quality Assurance Program into projects for correct air barrier specification and installation in order to avoid construction ...

ABAA supports all parties involved in the installation of the air barrier on a project when the project specifications includes the requirement for the ABAA Quality Assurance Program (QAP).SPECIFYING ABAAABAA assists the Specifier by providing master specifications for different types of air barriers, which may be downloaded from the ABAA website ...

Air barriers are a relatively new technology in the construction of buildings, and few people in the construction industry fully understand the concept of air barriers and exactly what role they play in the performance of the building.Numerous contractors have recognized the growth in this field and are taking advantage of the opportunity to ...