Flashing & Moisture Control Best Practices:
Masonry Wall Assemblies

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 | 12-1 p.m. Eastern Time

Moisture management for exterior masonry wall assemblies is essential to protecting a building and its occupants from moisture-related issues. Learn how to mitigate mold and bacteria growth, steel corrosion, failure of adhesives, staining, spalling, and cracking. Understand best practices for flashing strategies at critical locations like base-of-wall, sills, window heads, shelf angles, top-of-wall, and roof-to-wall interfaces. You’ll walk away with a better understanding of appropriate flashing system materials, and strategies to help you create an optimal moisture control design and installation.



 Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the 4 fundamental moisture sources to control in exterior wall assemblies.
  • Learn how to select appropriate flashing system components for durable moisture control.
  • Review key interface details within exterior wall assemblies to manage moisture. 
  • Gain insight into proven methods to design, detail, and construct flashing systems.

About the Speaker

Pat Conway
Director Of Industry Development And Technical Services, IMI

Pat Conway-2Pat is a registered architect in Wisconsin. He is a distinguished national masonry author and speaker.

He is a prolific presenter on masonry wall system topics, including flashing, movement control, high-performance masonry wall systems, air barriers, efficient wall design, structural masonry concepts, masonry drawings and specifications review, modern open-jointed rainscreen veneer systems, creative masonry design, masonry lintels, single-wythe masonry walls, lessons-learned from the job site, and adhered veneers.

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