Buildings NY will take place on Wednesday and Thursday, October 20 and 21st at Pier 36 in New York City.
The Facade Tectonics Institute is proud to sponsor a free educational session on Wednesday afternoon from 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM, entitled “High Performance Facades: Delivering Better Thermal, Safety, and Acoustical Performance.
Speakers include FTI members:
Alberto Alarcon, Marketing Manager, Kuraray America, Inc.
Tejav DeGanyar, PhD, PE, Schüco USA
Alexandra Blakeslee, Project Management and Innovation, Technoform
Jeff Haber, Managing Partner, W&W Glass
The speakers will focus on methods of installation, as well as the materials that elevate the performance of facades to meet building code requirements and specific NYC ordinances. For more information, visit https://www.buildingsny.com/
Façade systems are an integral part of residential and commercial construction, providing many benefits to building occupants. These benefits include visibility to the outside, thermal comfort, safety, and noise control.
This session will focus on methods of installation, as well as the materials that elevate the performance of façades to meet building code requirements and specific NYC ordinances. This panel of experts represent the Façade Tectonics Institute, a non-profit member organization intent on moving buildings and urban habitat toward resilience and sustainability goals by leveraging the pervasive influence of the building skin.