Wednesday, December 4, 2013; 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern
Webinar participants are eligible for one AIA LU credit.
If a coating system will be used as an air barrier on a building, it will be subjected to evaluation through commissioning. This webinar discusses the aspects of commissioning applicable to coatings using SSPC and ASTM standards, including verification of the quality of cleaning and painting, dry film thickness, adhesion, continuity, and air tightness. Learning objectives for this webinar include:
History of Building Enclosure Commissioning
The stakeholders and roles
Understand the commissioning process including:
• Post Occupancy Core Competencies
• Building and Materials Science
• Procurement and Project Delivery
• Contract Documents and Construction Administration
• Performance Test Standards and Methodology
Ken Trimber, President
Kenneth A. Trimber is the President of KTA-Tator, Inc. Mr. Trimber has 40 years of experience in the industrial painting field. He holds a BS from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, is a NACE Certified Coatings Inspector, an SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist, and is certified at a Level III nuclear coating inspection capability in accordance with ANSI N45.2.6. He is a Past President of SSPC, is a member of the Standards Review Committee, and is Chairman of the SSPC Commercial Coatings Committee, SSPC Surface Preparation Committee, and the SSPC Containment Task Group. He is a Past Chairman of ASTM D1 on Paints and Related Coatings, Materials, and Applications, and authored The Industrial Lead Paint Removal Handbook.
Kevin Knight, Founding Priciple
Kevin Knight is a building envelope authority with 30 years experience in field inspection and
testing, commissioning, research, and education and training. Kevin is the President of Retro-Specs Ltd, the Founding Principle of Edifice Tutorial Inc, and is an Instructor at the Red River College on Building Science and Energy Efficiency. Since 2012 Kevin has been an affiliated consultant with Wiss, Janney Elstner providing education and training programs.
Kevin has collaborated with federal and provincial governments, utilities, and private sector
companies on many projects. He has had numerous papers published in Canada, United States and
Europe, and is a frequent lecturer on building envelope science. He currently sits on the ASTM E06 Performance of Buildings co-chair for the Standard Practice for Enclosure Commissioning, and chair for the Enclosure Commissioning Training and Certification, is a member of Society of Protective Coatings and Chairs the Commercial Air/Vapor Barriers Committee. Kevin sat on the ULC Standards Committee for Air Barriers, and CSA Z320_Building Commissioning Architectural Subcommittee.