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Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA)

The Center of Excellence for the Air Barrier Industry


March, 2015

Mr. Roy Schauffele - FCSI CCPR LEED Green Associate 

After several years I needed to acquire a new "cell" phone, I acquired a HTC M8 and it is a marvel of engineering, so much so that there are 213 pages of instructions on its' use, really! Yep, 213 pages of instructions, and here I am thinking that I purchased a phone.


April 7-9, 2015

- Self-Adhered and Fluid Applied Training - Dallas, TX

April 7-9, 2015
- Spray Polyurethane Foam Installer Training - Dallas, TX 

ABAA offers many presentations on air barriers. The presentations are offered free of charge. If you would like to have an ABAA presentation conducted at your location by an ABAA approved speaker, please contact the ABAA office at 866-956-5888 or via email at

We are just a short time away from the 2015 ABAA Conference & Trade Show! Great news, there is still time to register. Register today to ensure your spot as an attendee, in the ABAA exhibit hall or an as an installer in one of our training courses.

You, Me and the QAP

Air barriers are a relatively new technology in the construction of buildings, and few people in the construction industry fully understand the concept of air barriers and exactly what role they play in the performance of the building.

January 6-9, 2015 - Building Innovation 2015: The National Institute of Building Sciences Third Annual Conference & Expo - Washington, DC
ABAA participated at the Building Innovation 2015 Conference & Expo by having a table-top display. Many people stopped by the display and took ABAA's marketing material.

January 15-17, 2015 - CSI Master's Specifiers Retreat - Phoenix, AR  
Mr. Roy Schauffele and Mr. Ryan Dalgleish attended this event. The architectural firms present had all heard of ABAA and had been specifying ABAA. They would like to learn more about the QAP and education with respects to design and insulation of the air barrier. There were 120 people in attendance for the presentations.

January 20, 2015 - BEC Wisconsin - Waukesha, WI 
ABAA partnered with the Building Enclosure Council (BEC) WI to provide a half-day presentation on Air Barrier Specifications and Details. The session was packed with over 50 people attending. The event had great success and we are looking forward to working with BEC WI again in the spring by having an Air Barrier Rodeo.

Upcoming Industry Events that ABAA will be at:

April 12-15, 2015
Kansas City, MO
Come visit ABAA at Booth #1

AIA Expo
May 14-16, 2015
Atlanta, GA
Come visit ABAA at booth #4017


ABAA has given over 8 presentations in the months of January and February to over 300 people. Please see below for a list of all the ABAA presentations that were given in January and February.
  • January 5, 2015 - Mr. Wagdy Anis presented at DRA Architects in Waltham, MA
  • January 15-17, 2015 - Mr. Roy Schauffele presented at the CSI Master Specifiers Retreat in Phoenix, AR
  • January 16, 2015 - Mr. Laverne Dalgleish presented at the University of Minnesota's Annual Institute of Building Officials in St. Paul, MN
  • January 20, 2015 - Mr. Laverne Dalgleish presented at the BEC WI workshop in Waukesha, WI
  • January 20, 2015 - Mr. Roy Schauffele presented at the BEC Philly in Philadelphia, PA
  • January 21, 2015 - Ms. Pamela Jergenson presented at ATS&R in Minneapolis, MN
  • February 13, 2015 - Mr. Laverne Dalgleish presented at IRCA in Des Moines, IA
  • February 26, 2015 - Mr. Roy Schauffele presented at Building Enclosure Consultants in Austin, TX



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