Free Virtual Program: An American Gothic: BECx for Harvard University Swartz Hall

Update: 1.0 CEH will be offered to those who did not previously attend the IIBEC Building Enclosure Symposium in Milwaukee this year. This presentation was given at the symposium and CEH’s cannot be granted twice for the same program. The program will be hosted on Microsoft Teams, if you would like a certificate, please request as such in the chat during the presentation.

Come Join us for a free virtual program titled An American Gothic: BECx for Harvard University Swart Hall

Who: Patrick Reicher and Gloria Frank will be presenting

Patrick Reicher is a principal with Raths, Raths & Johnson, Inc. Reicher is a licensed Structural Engineer in the state of Illinois and a Licensed Professional Engineer in several states. He has considerable experience in forensic investigation, evaluation, and repair design of existing building enclosures; and building enclosure consulting and commissioning for new construction projects. He currently serves on several committees and task forces for the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC), the IIBEC Chicago Area Chapter, the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance, and the Construction Specification Institute (CSI) Chicago Chapter.

Gloria Frank is a member of the structural engineering staff at Raths, Raths & Johnson, Inc., and is enrolled with the state of Illinois as an engineer intern. She is engaged in condition assessment, field investigation and testing, litigation support services, and documentation of structural components and distressed structures. In addition to structural engineering projects, she assists with testing for building enclsoure condition assessment and repair design of historic structures.

What: This program intends to provide the following Learning Objectives

Understand the evolution of Building Enclosure Commissioning (BECx) and optimal timing of BECx Provider (BECxP) involvement.

Describe how the BECx process can be successfully implemented starting in pre-design and continuing through building occupancy.

Describe strategies implemented during the Harvard University Swart Hall renewal project to improve internal communication, advance construction quality, and meet goals related to sustainability.

Review means implemented to successfully combine historic and contemporary building enclosure features to achieve specified performance requirements.

When: December 16, 2022 from 11:00am to 12:00pm

Where: Virtually presented on Microsoft Teams, please use the following link to attend (registration is not required)

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Dec 16 2022


11:00 am - 12:00 pm