Reminder: MN BEC / IMI Joint Meeting January 17, 2018

Minnesota Building Enclosure Council

Monthly Meeting Announcement


Please join the Minnesota BEC and the International Masonry Institute in a joint meeting on Wednesday January 17, 2018.  The guest speaker will be Meagan Elfert, who will present on Through-Wall Flashing Compatibility, Sustainability and Performance

The Minnesota BEC will hold an organizational meeting immediately following the presentation.  All seminar attendees are encouraged to stay to learn more about our local chapter, its directives, and future plans.  Open discussion will include matters such as board and member participation, education, presentation venues, and initiatives with other local organizations.    


Wednesday, January 17, 2018
11:30 am – 11:55 pm:  Check-in & Seating
11:55 am – 1:00 pm:  Seminar & Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm:  MN BEC Organizational Meeting


BAC Training Center
5420 International Parkway
New Hope, MN 55428


While the seminar and lunch are free, please note that registration is required.
Space is limited; so please register by Wednesday, January 10, 2018     
**  Register Here   **


Through-Wall Flashing Compatibility, Sustainability and Performance
Understand the performance characteristics, the recycled/recyclable content, the ability to survive installation, and life cycle costs of the different through-wall flashing materials.  York Flashing presents an AIA accredited seminar* which will discuss the composition, costs, installation, and performance characteristics of each type of flashing.

Topics Covered:

·            Learn about the composition of each type of flashing and their effects on sustainability and life cycle costs

·            Have a better understanding of how to specify through-wall flashings and avoid compatibility issues

·            Understand the performance characteristics different types of commonly used cavity wall materials and how to create a resilient flashing system.

·            Recognize necessary accessories and challenges of installation


Meagan Elfert CSI, CDT, LEED Green Associate
Regional Sales Manager
York Flashings

Meagan earned her M.S. in Management and B.A in Psychology from McDaniel College. Prior to working in the construction industry, she worked as a Human Resources director at a non-profit agency. Meagan is currently active in the local CSI and USGBC chapters and serves as a Director on the board of the Baltimore CSI Chapter.

Meagan gives presentations on flashing compatibility, sustainability, and performance to architectural, engineering, and consulting firms across the country. She assists in overseeing and managing York’s independent representatives across the east coast. Meagan also provides trainings for masonry contractors and performs job site visits to ensure best flashing installation.

Meagan and the York team are dedicated to enhancing the building envelope by focusing on flashings that are affordable and last the life of the building to give the industry materials that match the test of time.

This program meets AIA/CES criteria for 1 LU/HSW learning units, which will be reported directly to AIA.