Building Enclosure Compliance Testing, Part 2: Exploring Further Case Studies

Building Enclosure Compliance Testing, Part 2: Exploring Further Case Studies

Building enclosure field and material testing is a fundamental part of any compliance program, but it can be confusing with numerous tests and approaches. Designers and owners are not always clear on what testing to include, why the testing is applicable, the appropriate performance criteria, or if the testing is worth the cost and schedule impacts. As a result, testing programs often fall short of expectations, causing frustration and schedule delays. In part two of this webinar series, we will continue our work to demystify compliance testing by reviewing typical construction testing techniques with new case studies and examples of testing costs associated with different project types and sizes. We will also discuss appropriate testing goals, how to specify, how to execute, and what the results mean.


After attending this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify common compliance testing options available, including material, workmanship, and assembly tests.
  • Establish appropriate project compliance testing goals.
  • Understand the suitability of the various compliance tests.
  • Understand the possible cost and schedule impacts of compliance testing and how early implementation can alleviate these effects.

Participants will earn 1.0 AIA CES Learning Unit (LU/HSW) for attending the live webinar. Registration is free. Please note that space is limited – email events@sgh.com to join our waitlist if the session is closed when you register.

About the Speaker

Daniel Clark
Daniel Clark | Senior Project Manger

Daniel Clark specializes in investigating, surveying, and rehabilitating historic buildings; conducting peer reviews and designing building enclosure systems; and providing construction administration services to repair or construct building enclosures and roofing and waterproofing systems. He has a wide range of experience designing repairs and new construction, investigating leakage, and evaluating performance for hospitals and medical research buildings in Massachusetts, Florida, and Michigan. Daniel is an active member of ASTM International Committee E06 (ASTM E06) on Performance of Buildings and the American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE). He has also published papers and presented at industry conferences on topics including roofing, fenestration, and building enclosure compliance testing.