Simple Steps for Construction Managers to Ensure High Performing Enclosures

Track 2: Contractor Sessions

Thursday, April 20, 08:00 – 09:30

Construction today can be extremely complex, between all of the different products, manufacturer’s and condition we build in, along with all the standards and codes we must follow. What is someone could help you find a simple step by step process that works for all types of building enclosures? This presentation is based upon years of experience building hospitals and secondary education buildings around the United States. The speaker will walk you through tried and true processes in a simple easy to understand manner so you are able to apply these processes on your next project!

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the importance of Pre-Construction Planning including various key process to ensure a successful project.
  2. Review common issues in Architectural Details including Thermal Bridging and gaps in continuity (fires fights found during construction)
  3. Explain the important of the tested mock up and education of these lessons learned to the trades whom last touch the product on the building.
  4. Describe various construction processes including in site testing, 3rd party site review and what you can expect from them.
Level of content:
Design Professionals
Testing, Analysis and Quality Assurance Program

Brian Stroik, Vice Chair ABAA, Past Chair BEC National, Co-Chair BEC WI, ASTM E 06 Voting Member, Senior Member ASQ, BETEC Board of Direction

Tremco Commercial Sealants & Waterproofing

Brian has been very involved in building enclosures for over 15 years, most of which as the Quality Assurance Manager to National Construction Manger. He currently enjoys working for Tremco’s Building Envelope Solutions Team where is able to continually expand his knowledge by being in industry groups such as: ABAA, BEC National, BETEC, and ASTM. In his spare time Brian tries to spend time with his wife and five children.