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EDUHUB2.0 - Building High Performance Walls - How To Do It Right The First Time and Why

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Class Overview

At DuPont's Education Hub (EDU HUB), we recognize that providing the building industry with high-quality information about high-performance construction strategies is crucial to advancing and improving the profession. That’s why in our High-Performance Walls webinar, you’ll hear from three building science experts, Justin Wilson, Gord Cooke, and Mark LaLiberte as they discuss the opportunities and challenges of high-performance wall assemblies. Through their practical, easy-to-digest approach, they’ll walk you through valuable content that explores everything from thermal effectiveness and the rising cost of wood products to understanding and calculating R-values and the 1-1/2” “sweet spot.”


  1. Learn about the Opportunities and Challenges of High-Performance Wall Assemblies and understanding why high performance walls are important.
  2. Learn practical assembly tips on constructing high performance walls.
  3. Understanding Thermal Effectiveness in Walls including: Effective R-Values & How to Improve Them • R-Value Calculator • Why is 1 ½" the Sweet Spot • What does 1 ½" look like?
  4. Options for combating the rising cost of wood products in walls.



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