Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Atlantic Wharf (in the Fort Point Room)
290 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210
Two blocks from South Station on the Red Line. Parking is available in the parking garage between Sorelle Café & Boloco (282 Congress Street and 284 Congress Street) for $12 flat rate if you enter after 5:00PM.
5:30 - 6:00PM Registration & Refreshments
6:00 - 7:00PM Presentation & Discussion
7:00 - 7:30PM Cocktail Reception
Participants will earn 1.0 AIA CES Learning Unit (LU/HSW) for their attendance. Attendance is free and open to all; please invite colleagues. We will serve refreshments and hors d'oeuvres. Space is limited to the first 100 guests to register.
- Identify potential risks of falling snow and ice from buildings.
- Discuss factors that contribute to snow and ice accumulation on facade elements.
- Understand code requirements and industry standards, or a lack thereof, for addressing snow and ice accumulation on facade elements.
- Recognize how to mitigate the risk of falling snow and ice in the design of contemporary building facades.
|Philip S. Moser, P.E. | Senior Project Manager
Phil Moser specializes in designing and investigating roofing, wall cladding, plaza and below-grade waterproofing, and glazing systems. His projects have also included analyzing building moisture problems. Phil is active in ASTM Committee D08 on Roofing and Waterproofing, where he serves as a subcommittee officer and leads various technical task groups. His past presentations on snow issues have included “Facilities Design & Planning for Extreme Snow Events,” which focused on planning and designing for changing weather and natural hazards.
|Amarantha Z. Quintana-Morales | Staff II – Building Technology
Amarantha Quintana-Morales works on projects involving building enclosure investigation, remedial design and renovation, and design consultation of new building enclosure systems. She has investigated the mechanisms of snow and ice accumulation on building facades through internal research and consulted on the design of snow and ice retention systems. Amarantha is a member of the Association for Preservation Technology International (APT), APT Northeast Chapter (APTNE), and is an associate member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) New York.
|Sean M. O’Brien, P.E., LEED AP | Senior Principal
Sean O’Brien is head of the Building Technology group in Simpson Gumpertz & Heger’s New York City office. He specializes in building science and building envelope performance issues. Sean has investigated and designed repairs for a wide variety of building types and has published papers on topics including moisture migration in masonry wall systems and condensation resistance of windows and curtain walls. He has led research efforts to assess how snow and ice accumulate on building facades projections, and consulted on the design of snow and ice retention and mitigation systems.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
- Facilities Managers
- Property Managers
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