Masonry Wednesday Seminar Series: Tyvek-Hallmark- NFPA 2850

Wednesday, August 15,2018

BAC Training Center
5420 International Parkway
New Hope, MN 55428


11:30 am – 11:55 pm Check-in & Seating
11:55 am – 1:00 pm Seminar & Lunch

 *The program will be presented by Hallmark Building Supply and provides 1 AIA Health Safety & Welfare Learning Unit.*


While the seminar and lunch are free, registration (on the right) is required. 
Registration is required by August 8th.          


Tyvek-Hallmark- NFPA 2850
Presented by: Lori Gunderson
Certified Tyvek Specialist
Hallmark Building Supply


A discussion of the impact of the NFPA 285 Test on buildings using IBC and ASHRAE 90.1 energy code requirements, the parameters and history of NFPA 285, and the definition of what building envelope components are combustible and require NFPA 285 testing by IBC.

Also discussed will be case study examples of wall assembly solutions that work and those that don’t, and study examples of air barriers and failures.

Topics Covered:

• The impact of the NFPA 285 test on buildings in relation to the IBC
• The NFPA 285 assembly test components and parameters for successful test performance
• Combustible wall components requiring NFPA 285 assembly testing.
• Building envelope systems as part of NFPA 285 compliant assembly variations. 50

While this seminar will be geared towards architects, engineers, construction managers, owners, general contractors, BAC signatory contractors, and anyone interested in masonry is also welcome to join.


For more information contact Mark Swanson at (612) 332-2214 or