Pushing the Envelope - Safe and Sustainable Facades

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Dates: 8/9/2017, 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM PST
Location: Sir Francis Drake Hotel: 450 Powell Street at Sutter, San Francisco CA 94102
Reservations: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=vspnnixab&oeidk=a07eedwuomc9f90aec8
Type: Meeting

It’s a hot topic for August! Building envelope fires are in the news again. But the good news is, so are buildings with ever-smaller energy footprints. What does it take to make an energy-efficient facade that won’t go up in flames? Come learn about continuous insulation, high-performance air barriers, and cladding systems, and how to combine them safely. Understand what NFPA 285 really requires and when it applies. When your energy plan is “envelope first”, make sure that envelope is fire-safe, too.

Presenter: Brent Trenga, Building Technology Director, Kingspan Insulated Panels of North America   

Brent has truly run the construction industry gamut serving in various roles including Architect, Construction Manager, Developer and even project owner, allowing him to fully understand the sustainability ecosystem.  As Building Technology Director for Kingspan North America, Brent is committed to reducing the environmental impact of business operations, products and services through continuous improvement and environmental transparency. 

Since 2015, Brent has led Kingspan North America’s  material health and transparency program while collaborating with its Global Healthy Building Agenda team.  Brent also leads Kingspan’s education program, supports strategic planning for the business development group and provides insight on current and future sustainability initiatives.

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