An Affiliated Chapter of IIBEC      IIBEC ( formerly RCI, Inc.) is an international association of building enclosure consultants. Members specialize in design, investigation, repair, and management of roofing, exterior wall, and waterproofing systems.

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Lunch and Learn - April 2023 - NEW VENUE

  • Monday, April 24, 2023
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • 506 E Dallas Road, Grapevine, Texas 76051


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What Silicone Can Do For Your Building Envelope! - NEW VENUE

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand why AWB systems are an essential component in effective building design.

  2. Define the basic codes/requirements that an AWB must meet for optimum results.

  3. Know the benefits of silicone AWBs.

  4. Explain typical silicone air barrier installation details.

  5. Identify key properties of AWB materials that offer lasting performance.

Speaker:  Victor Yakin

Speaker Bio: Victor J. Yakin is a construction products professional, currently working as Advanced Application Engineer for GE Silicones. He has over 20 years of experience in design, engineering, marketing, and sales of specialty engineered products for commercial and institutional construction projects. Before his tenure at GE Silicones, he ran his firm “Architectural Products Consulting & Sales LLC” for 7 years, representing major manufacturers of façade systems and of adjustable structural connections. Victor was also a director of business development for Oldcastle Building Solutions, and before that, was the national sales manager of Halfen Anchoring Systems. His career in construction started in the 1990’s as a glazing contractor in Cancun, Mexico, designing and building custom fenestration and glazing systems for the local hospitality industry.

Victor has authored several technical articles that have appeared in national trade publications. He has a technical background including a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, a CSI/CDT certification, and Level 1 Certified Thermographer. His decades of experience in construction products and a passion for disseminating technical knowledge have allowed him to develop an extensive network and a lively style of continuing education for design and construction professionals.

Meeting Location: IB Roof System's Education Facility

Meeting Address: 506 E. Dallas Road, Grapevine, Texas 76051

Registration start time: 11:30 am

Presentation begins: 12:00 pm

Member/Friend of the Chapter Cost: $30

Mon-Member/Guest Cost:    $40

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