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March 19, 2009 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The presentation is intended as an information primer for Designers , and Installers on the use, detailing and design considerations when using architectural metal and zinc specifically in exterior and interior applications. A number of internationally recognized signature building solutions featuring RHEINZINK lead the presentation followed by a brief history of zinc, its development and current manufacturing technology. The material standards for zinc, quality standard certifications, environment aspects and testing results of the material are explored. For roofing and cladding systems, the presentation reviews joining techniques and connections in metal and the implications of these conditions. The building physics portion of the seminar includes moisture, ventilation and condensation as these relate to building envelopes. Additional design considerations covered include: expansion and contraction, fastenings, standard details, compatibility, patination and roof drainage systems.
This seminar is presented by Georg Koslowski , Architect and Director of Technical Services â€“ Canada , for RHEINZINK America, Inc . Mr. Koslowski is an internationally acclaimed speaker, author and authority on architectural metal.