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July 9, 2014
 
 

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PROJECT NEWS


 
 
 
 
 

 
 
By Steve Culver
 
A new courthouse in Long Beach, California, is the country’s first social infrastructure project procured under performance-based infrastructure (PBI) contracting.
 
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FAILURES
 
 
 
Air vapor barriers (AVBs) are critical in controlling air and moisture transport within building enclosure assemblies. Ignoring bulk water penetration, moisture-related issues experienced within the building enclosure are more commonly the result of moisture transport through air movement via discontinuities in the AVB than vapor diffusion through the wall assembly.
 
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EVENTS
 
July 14-17
International Roof Coatings Conference
Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association
Baltimore, Maryland
roofcoatings.org
 
September 9-11
CONSTRUCT & CSI Annual Convention
Hanley Wood
Baltimore, Maryland
www.constructshow.com
 
September 29
TCA Convention
Tilt-up Concrete Association
San Jose, California
www.tilt-up.org/convention
 
October 1-3
Metalcon
Metal Construction Association/PSMJ Resources
Denver, Colorado
www.metalcon.com
 
October 22-24
Greenbuild
U.S. Green Building Council
New Orleans, Louisiana
www.greenbuildexpo.org
 
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