Joe Danna

An examination of Exterior Grade Phenolic (EGP) including how and why it should be used to produce aesthetically pleasing, functional, and safe rainscreen cladding systems.


Learning Objectives

    1. A history and overview of how rainscreen cladding systems work to reduce moisture penetration in a building’s envelope
    2. Review the history and manufacturing process of Exterior Grade Phenolics (EGP)
    3. Analysis of third-party performance criteria for EGP and a description of the evaluation methods of the three tests most required by building codes
    4. Examine and discuss installation systems for EGP
    5. Review projects that have successfully utilized EGP


The AIA continuing education credit for this course is provided by ABET Laminati.