Rainscreens Explained in Today’s FREE Webinar

In today’s METALCONLive!, Andrew Ashton, business development manager for CENTRIA, a Nucor Company, and co-chair of the RAiNA Definitions Committee, takes a look at the world of rainscreens. The live webinar will take place at 1:00 pm EST and is sponsored by METALCONLive! and RAiNA. If you can’t make the live viewing, it will be available on demand after 4:00 pm EST.

The Importance of Rainscreens

Rainscreens provide a vital role in managing moisture and provide exceptional opportunities for energy-efficient performance the the construction of a building. Andrew will explain how rainscreens are not simply a product; but an assembly comprised of building components installed by different trades. But when the different trades use different terminology, how do we come to a common language? This session explains the various components of a rainscreen assembly, the functions the rainscreen provides, as well as how to actively and effectively communicate the “rainscreen language” throughout the construction and design industry.

Who is RAiNA?

RAiNA, the Rainscreen Association in North America, was created to work together with their membership, industry, and trade to be the recognized authority on rainscreen wall assemblies in North America. They have spent two years decoding the rainscreen language and developing terms and definitions for components and functions used in the rainscreen industry.

By attending the webinar, you are eligible to earn 1.0 AIA LU HSW.

What is METALCONLive!?

METALCONLive! is the metal construction and design industry’s source for knowledge. It is a FREE business-boosting resource for NEW solutions, strategies, and ways to grow your business. METALCONLive! is also available on-demand so you can attend any session AND earn AIA credits at your convenience.

REGISTER HERE AND RESERVE YOUR SPOT!

Share:

More Posts from the METALCON blog:

Atlanta Developments: What’s New in Atlanta 2024?

As METALCON returns to Atlanta in 2024, it’s not just the event that has evolved; the city itself has undergone significant transformations since the last gathering in 2013. From the growth of the city’s skyline to the BeltLine, new attractions, restaurants and hotels – join us at METALCON 2024 to see for yourself. REGISTRATION AND HOUSING ARE NOW BOTH OPEN!

Read More »

Innovative Developments in Prefab Buildings

While pre-engineered metal buildings (PEMBs) have always been a very cost-effective building method, they have not been the best when it comes to heating and cooling … until recently. The latest innovations in PEMBs including renewables, energy-efficient HVAC systems, roofs, lighting, and water systems are changing PEMBs for the better.

Read More »

Why Visit Atlanta: Your Traveler’s Guide

It has been over a decade since METALCON last met in Atlanta. Discover why you should visit Atlanta, its unique neighborhoods, and the 10 best things to do while you are in the city for METALCON, scheduled for October 30 – November 1.

Read More »

Effective Maintenance Strategies for Metal Buildings

While metal buildings are known for their durability, versatility, and cost-effectiveness, like any infrastructure, they require consistent maintenance to ensure longevity. Learn effective strategies for metal buildings. You can also register for a FREE webinar to learn about one of these strategies from sealant and adhesive expert, Dan Garnett with ADFAST, a leading N.A. sealant and adhesive manufacturer.

Read More »

*MEDIA ADVISORY* METALCON Returns to Atlanta!

WHAT METALCON, the metal construction industry’s only global event dedicated to the application of metal in construction and design returns to Atlanta for its 2024 tradeshow and conference.   WHO Contractors, architects, engineers, designers, developers, owners, fabricators, manufacturers and suppliers from 50+ countries attend each year to learn and explore. Industry experts from 225+ leading companies showcase the latest products, solutions and game-changing technologies, while sharing their knowledge. METALON offers 30+ free educational sessions, plus in-depth workshops and hands-on training

Read More »

Labor Shortage vs. Rising Construction Employment

While the shortage of skilled workers is still inhibiting the growth of the metal construction industry, learn why the industry is fairing better than other industries in the U.S. To learn more about employment in the metal industries, tune into our next LIVE webinar presented by METALCON and Future Leaders tomorrow, Wednesday, March 6, at 1:00 PM EST.

Read More »

Are Women the “Keys to the Future” in Construction?

The 26th annual WIC Week™, or Women in Construction Week™ begins this week and celebrates women as the ‘Keys to the Future,” recognizing the strength and knowledge of women and their vital role in shaping the construction industry’s future. Learn more and ways you can celebrate women in construction.

Read More »

METALCON Newsletter January 2024

CALLING ALL INDUSTRY EXPERTS! SHOWCASE YOUR EXPERTISE AT METALCON 2024
Being a featured speaker for METALCON is not just an opportunity — it’s a chance to shape the narrative of the metal construction industry, making a lasting impact on professionals in the field. We are actively seeking individuals who are passionate about educating, engaging, inspiring, and delivering impactful presentations within various facets of the metal construction community.

Read More »