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St. Louis – Architectural Design Conference 2018

March 27 @ 7:30 am - 1:30 pm

Join us on March 27, 2018 for the Architectural Design Conference in St. Louis, MO.

5 AIA Credits

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When: 8:00am – 1:30pm on March 27, 2018
Where: Hilton STL Frontenac
1335 South Lindbergh
St. Louis, MO 63131


7:30 am – 8:00 am Registration / Continental Breakfast
8:00 am – 9:00 am Providing an Effective Air Barrier Installation
Presenter: Brian Carey with CCW
9:05 am – 10:05 am Strengthening LEED – Logic for proposed change to the “White Roof” LEED Point
Presenter: John Souders with Carlisle SynTec
10:05 am – 10:20 am Break
10:20 am – 11:20 am Selecting the Best Waterproofing System for your Project
Presenter: Pete DiGiovanni with CCW
11:25 am – 12:25 pm Zero Energy Lighting on the Path to Net Zero Buildings
Presenter: Pete Kovacik with Bristolite
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch Buffet during presentation:
The Effective Thermal Performance of the Building Enclosure: Exterior Walls
Presenter: Paraic Lally with Cascadia Clip

  • Building Science Introduction and Terminology
  • ASHRAE 90.1 /IECC Thermal Performance standards
  • Understand the effect that highly conductive wall components have on the total effective wall R-value.
  • Understand how current conventional wall assemblies compare from a thermal point of view.
  • Identify aspects of exterior wall detailing to target for thermal improvements.
  • Introduction to a tool that calculates the effective R value and Allowable Wind Load of a wall system
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Presenter Bios:

Brian Carey
Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing ∙ Building Envelope Product Manager ∙ Office: 248-613-7262 ∙ Brian.Carey@carlisleccw.com
Brian Carey has served as the Building Envelope Product Manager for Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing for over thirteen years. He has worked in the coatings, sealants and adhesives business since 1994. Carey holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts degree in French, both from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA) and he holds a Construction Documents Technologist (CDT) certification from the Construction Specifications Institute. Carey has led and worked on many committees in the development of test standards and in new product development. Over the years, he has witnessed the installation of millions of square feet of wall membranes, insulation and flashings.

Pete DiGiovanni
Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing ∙ Product Manager ∙ Office: 1-888-229-2199 ∙ Peter.Digiovanni@carlisleccm.com
Pete is employed by Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing and serves as the company’s Waterproofing Product Manager. Pete has worked in Research & Development, Technical Services and Marketing for waterproofing systems for over 20 years for two of the largest specialty building material manufacturers in the world.

Pete Kovacik
Kingspan Light + Air ∙ Regional Sales Manager ∙ Office: 219-309-4549 ∙ pete.kovacik@kingspan.com
Pete Kovacik is currently the Regional Sales Manager for Kingspan Light + Air. He has been in that role since 2014 and manages eight independent representative groups covering 14 states in the Midwest. He previously served on the Board of Directors for the Chicago Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute, holding various board positions including Chapter President and co-chair of the inaugural CSi2Eye trade show for the group. He also received his Construction Document Technologist (CDT) certification from the organization in 2004. Mr. Kovacik has over 20 years’ experience in fenestration and daylighting. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in 1990.

John Souders
Carlisle SynTec, Inc. ∙ Western Regional Supervisor ∙ Office: 303-884-0215 ∙ John.Souders@carlisleccm.com
John Souders has been with Carlisle SynTec Systems since 1988. In his 29 years with Carlisle he has held various technical positions within the organization. His past duties included Field Service Representative, Technical Manager, and currently he holds the position as Western Regions Supervisor Design Services and Project Review. John is a native of Carlisle, Pennsylvania and currently resides in Colorado providing design services for the western United States.

Paraic Lally
Cascadia Clip ∙ Business Development Manager ∙ Phone: 647-746-0658 ∙ plally@cascadiawindows.com
Paraic Lally has a Civil Engineering Degree and has 30 Years experience in Construction Industry, 25 in Technical Sales. He have done hundreds of presentations to technical audiences, including various BEC groups, CSC/CSI/AIA associations and large design firms. He has served at a committee level for many years at CSC Toronto Chapter including Chair (President), Vice Chair and Treasurer and is a strong supporter of CSC and CSI.


March 27
7:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Hilton STL Frontenac
1335 South Lindbergh
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States
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