Build Better

Moisture Management Education

Back to Education & Events

Category: Events

article title

Thanks to Vera Struck, creator of the Silver Bullet Tiny House, who designed a coat made entirely out of Slicker Classic to benefit the sustainability of the non-profit, Long Way Home. Long Way Home is a non-profit that uses sustainable design and available materials to build self-sufficient schools that promote education, employment and environmental stewardship. Every year they host Rubbish to Runway, a yearly fundraiser in the Newburyport, MA area that promotes the reuse of materials in...

read more

article title

We’d like to announce our newest AIA-approved course! In an effort to provide educational resources to help you Build Better, Benjamin Obdyke has developed another AIA-approved CEU course offering. Please join us as we debut The Wide World of WRBs presented by George Caruso, Product Development Manager, on June 23rd at 12:30 EDT. The second of two AIA-approved courses, this course will help to identify and educate you on best practices and accessories for WRBs. With a lot of choices on...

read more

article title

The Benjamin Obdyke team had a great time at the JLC Live Show in Providence this year! We always enjoy attending one of the best construction events New England has to offer. We had a lot to discuss this year. Our booth was jam packed during both exhibit days. People were excited to hear about our new product, Slicker HP, the first all-in-one moisture management solution to feature a detachable rainscreen and housewrap in a single application. People also got a chance to see our...

read more

article title

The Benjamin Obdyke team was jazzed to be in New Orleans this year for the GreenBuild International Conference and Expo. It was great to see other industry leaders, experts and professionals dedicated to sustainable building in their everyday work. We enjoyed speaking with everyone about using Benjamin Obdyke products to build a more sustainable home by enhancing the building envelope’s durability and longevity. We even found a new product to tell you about in the video below! For more...

read more

article title

Benjamin Obdyke is exhibiting this year at the GreenBuild International Conference and Expo on October 22-23 in New Orleans! Come see us this year at booth #449. We have some exciting new products to show you, like our SlickerHP rainscreen due out in early 2015. Plus, we’d like for you to get into the show on us (a $100 value)! Make sure you register for your free pass to the expo floor. Claim Your FREE Pass and use discount code BENJ0MT65 when prompted. Not only will we be...

read more

article title

Benjamin Obdyke is proud to sponsor the first ever AIA CES Approved event presented by Katz Roadshow. Don’t miss this free event exclusively for architects. Hamilton Building Supply will host a hands-on Better Building Clinic from the Katz Roadshow. This all-day event will feature presentations by Gary Katz and Mike Sloggatt, carpentry specialists and nationally recognized authors and teachers. The event is AIA CES Approved. AIA members will receive 5.0 LU hours, 3.0 LU/HSW hours....

read more

article title

We traveled back to Massachusetts and the Westford Symposium on Building Science, as hosted by Building Science Corporation and Dr. Joe Lstiburek. This was the 18th year for the conference and as we heard from many of the original participants, the attendance landscape has changed vastly from days of an elite few building scientists discussing the minutia of building science, to today including Architects, Builders, HVAC, Plumbing and Structural Engineers, Green Building Consultants and the...

read more

article title
Aug 1
2014

PCBC Wrap Up

Last month we visited beautiful San Francisco for the PCBC Show. There was a great turn out at the booth and we enjoyed interacting with everyone. We received positive feedback from the builders, contractors and architects who use our products. The moisture management systems we offer fit the growing trends the industry is seeing in that area of the country. Most importantly, we found some innovative products that we’d love to share with you. Check them out! Neopor – Unlike standard EPS...

read more

article title

Here at Benjamin Obdyke we are committed to providing educational resources to help you “Build Better”. In keeping with that philosophy, we are proud to announce that we are offering an AIA Approved CEU live webinar focused on moisture-managed wall systems. The course Drainage & Drying in the Exterior Wall will be presented by George Caruso, Product Development Manager, on July 15th at 1 p.m. Attendees will earn one health, safety and welfare credit for their completion of the course...

read more

article title

The Obdyke team returned to the International Roofing Expo in Las Vegas last week. We were anxious to attend to unveil our latest and greatest ridge vent solution, Shark Vent (and escape the freezing temps and snow!!). The show (and the weather) did not dissapoint. You could feel the energy and excitement of the show as soon as you walked onto the expo floor. We spoke to contractors, distributors, and architects from all over the US & Canada - the consensus was that the industry is...

read more

Michael Anschel, CEO of Verified Green and Carl Seville, owner of Seville Consulting are the Green Police at GreenBuild. In this series they scoured the exhibit floor at the 2013 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo on the hunt for products you can truly call “green”. Carl and Michael discuss the importance of weatherizing structures and search to find their favorite ventilated rain screens. In this video, they check out HydroGap Drainable Housewrap and HomeSlicker Rainscreen...

read more

HORSHAM PA- MAY 23, 2013 The PCBC exhibit floor is full of innovative products, but navigating the aisles can take a while. So you don’t want to miss the Parade of Products — a series of rapid-fire, three-minute presentations that bring the best of the best directly to you. Benjamin Obdyke’s HydroFlash™ Self-Adhered Flashing is picked as a winner for the 2013 Parade of Products. You can see their 3 minute presentation on Wednesday June 5th at 2:00 pm. Their opening act will feature...

read more