Product Showcase | Thermally Broken Shelf Angles

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Presented by FERO

This presentation will focus on thermally-efficient methods for masonry cladding supports that promote the Passive House Building Standard. Green building requirements for continuous insulation in above-grade wall assemblies are becoming more common to continue to shift the industry toward more stringent thermal performance standards. Understanding the impacts of conventional shelf angles on energy-efficiency and cost is a critical consideration for your next building envelope design.

Learning objectives:

  • What is an Energy Efficient Shelf Angle Design?
  • Understanding issues with Conventional Shelf Angle Design: (1) Thermal Bridging (2) Difficult Installation (3) Costs
  • Integrating Thermally Broken Shelf Angles provide an energy efficient, adjustable, customizable and cost-effective connection solution for your wall assembly.
  • Unparalleled wall assembly performance can be achieved by incorporating Thermal Ties or Connectors.

AIA credits: AIA Program Number: OOUOA1 / LU Hours 1.00 / HSW

Other credits: Certificate provided for other professions to submit for credit consideration to their governing body.

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New York Passive House
New York Passive House
New York Passive House (NYPH) was founded in 2010 by a group of professionals who found the need for an energy-efficient built environment.…

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