PHRC Webinars

High-Performance Wall Assemblies

5/14/2013 1:00-2:00 PM


Ali Memari, Ph.D., P.E.


Link to Webinar:


This webinar will cover various strategies to achieve high R-value walls while minimize moisture risks.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe three distinct ways to achieve high R-value walls.
  • Understand the conditions that create increased condensation risks in high R-value walls.
  • Understand several strategies for mitigation moisture risks in wall assemblies.
  • Identify at least one major cost tradeoff that will improve the affordability of high R-value walls.


Free to attend; $20 for continuing education credits

Credit Hours


Tags: Residential Structures and Building Code Requirements



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