Exterior Wood PERFORMANCE Considerations

AN ON-DEMAND WEBINAR BY CHRIS BUFFALO

Exterior wood specification can be challenging. Many factors such as finish, exposure and drainage should be considered when designing for exterior wood application. This course explores those factors as well as providing case studies showcasing differing field results.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Recognize the importance of exposure/drainage plan in the design phase
  • Understand species performance characteristics in today’s wood market
  • Understand appearance challenges regarding natural wood specification
  • Understand finish systems and maintenance schedules associated with exterior wood use

WHO SHOULD WATCH

Residential/low-rise commercial architects and design professionals, custom home builders, construction superintendents, service/warranty managers, contractors specializing in the installation of cedar or wood siding as well as mold and mediation contractors.

PRESENTER

Chris Buffalo has over 20 years’ experience in the custom wood milling and construction industry. He is owner and co-founder of Buffalo Lumber Company Inc and has now retired from active operations to pursue Architect Education full-time.

Note: You can also register for the AIA/CEU version of this webinar, offering 1 learning unit and counts as “Health Safety & Welfare” HSW credit, by clicking button below.

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