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CSC Grand Valley Chapter - February Luncheon Seminar

When: Wed, 20-Feb-2019 11:30 - Wed, 20-Feb-2019 13:30

Where: 25 Sheldon Drive, Cambridge, ON

Meeting Notice – Lunch Seminar
Selecting the Correct Underslab Membrane
with guest speaker
Russell Snow, CSP, CTR, BSSO, LEED AP

Seminar Overview

The first line of defense for protection of a building and its occupants starts below the concrete floor slab.  Recently, not only has the concern been water vapour, but also other soil contaminants, Radon and Methane, two naturally occurring contaminants, have been identified as being major issues for occupant health and safety.  The continued construction in densely populated areas have dictated that brownfield sites are developed, bringing into play other types of contaminants in the form of hydrocarbons.  This presentation will address the origin of these various contaminants and their effects, along with differentiating between an underslab moisture barrier and an underslab gas barrier.  In addition, specific materials and their installation details will be discussed providing complete underslab protection.

About the Presenter

Currently the Building Envelope Product Group Manager/ Building Science Specialist for W.R. MEADOWS, Russell Snow, CSP, CTR, BSSO, LEED AP, has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, including building envelope, concrete restoration, and products used in the treatment of concrete.  Presently, his main responsibility is overseeing the building envelope line of products for W. R. MEADOWS, which also includes providing technical support to all members of the construction industry, including the W. R. MEADOWS sales team, both in Canada and the U.S.  Other responsibilities include the development of specifications at the architectural/engineering level and the creation of presentations for continuing education programs through AEC Daily, the American Institute of Architects, and various other organizations. Russell attained his LEED Accredited Professional designation in April 2008.

Russ currently serves as president of the Air Barrier Association of America and is a member of the ASTM E06, ASTM D08, and American Concrete Institute committees.  Russ has also been involved for a number of years with Construction Specifications Canada and is currently involved nationally with the CSC Educational Maintenance Task Team, including being the Chair of the Technical Representative Course Committee.

When:    Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
Time:     11:30-12:00 Networking
              12:00-1:30 Lunch and Presentation
Where:   Grand Valley Construction Association (GVCA)
              25 Sheldon Drive, Cambridge, ON N1R 6R8

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