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Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA)

The Center of Excellence for the Air Barrier Industry


January, 2016

Greetings From the Board
Mr. Roy Schauffele - FCSI CCPR LEED Green Associate

Given all the recent world events it is that time of the year to truly appreciate and embrace all that we do have, family, friends, good health, good lifestyle and being involved in a growing viable technology. As the holidays have just passed, let us remember and revere our military personnel and all of those that, having made the ultimate sacrifice, are no longer here to share these Holidays with more 

Air Leakage Paths in a Typical Wood Framed Wall Assembly
(Mr. Laverne Dalgleish, ABAA)
The Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA) worked with Oak Ridge National Laboratories (ORNL) to conduct assembly testing on a wood framed wall to determine what part of a wall would leak the most. The testing was conducted at Tremco's facility in Cleveland Ohio, where they have a fully automated ASTM E2357 test more

Questions and Answers: Part 3: Installer Training
(Mrs. Katrina Zado)
 1. What is the difference between training and certification?
Training and certification are closely tied together, but mean different things. Training is mandatory for all individuals who need to become certified installers. That is the first step. Also more

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ABAA has partnered with Design + Durability to advertise the conference. They will be exhibiting at the ABAA 2016 Conference & Trade Show, visit their booth to learn more

Click here for more info on the D+D IN DEPTH


ABAA in Action...
Click here to see what ABAA has been up to over the last few months.  

ABAA Research Committee
The ABAA Research Committee currently has eight members, comprised of design professionals, researchers and contractors. In 2016, Andrew Dunlap and Sarah Flock assumed the roles as Co-Chairs from the preceding Chair, Brian more

ABAA Applicator Training
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ABAA Quality Assurance Program Calculator
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ABAA Education Opportunities


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