Introduction to air barriers with CSC Ottawa

On Monday, November 28, the Ottawa Chapter of CSC is hosting a comprehensive introduction to airtightness and air sealing, inviting two guest speakers: passive design expert Craig Toohey (475 High Performance Building Supply) and architect Huston Eubank (Climate Resources Exchange International).

The pair will explore:

  • why an air barrier is critical to high-performance construction (via in-depth discussion of the supporting building science);
  • definitions of air barriers, along with standards, to provide a comprehensive look at materials and components;
  • how to design an air barrier, uncovering the complete process and critical decisions needed to optimize chances for success; and
  • construction and testing of air barriers.

The event begins at the Centurion Centre at 4:30 p.m. To purchase tickets, visit

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