May 2024: QA/QC Best Practices for Building Enclosures from a GC’s Perspective


Register for May 2024 – QA/QC Best Practices for Building Enclosures from a GC’s Perspective

Registration closes Monday, May 13th at 11:59 pm.

SKU: 2024-05-14 Category:


Join us Tuesday, May 14th for our next BEC Presentation!


Join us at:

Meeting location: Base Camp, Northern Star Scout BSA Base Camp

6202 Bloomington Rd, St Paul, MN 55111


This will be our final meeting in our Spring sessions! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to hear directly from leading members of the QA/QC community.



Casey Gordon – Quality Director at Mortenson

Paul Whitenack – Senior Quality Manager at JE Dunn

Joel Baresh – Quality Assurance at McGough

Jon Porter – Director of Building Science at Kraus Anderson

QA/QC Best Practices for Building Enclosures from a GC’s Perspective

Each of our speakers will give a 15-20 minute presentation on a case study or best practice relevant to their company and their role. These presentations are intended to be interactive and we hope the attendees come prepared with questions for our group of speakers.



This presentation will be an In-Person Event only due to the interactive nature of multiple speakers and an open floor. We hope you are able to make the trip to join us.


Casey Gordon:

Getting the Most out of Your Enclosure Mock-Up

Learning Objectives:

  1. Why all mock-ups should be a performance mock-up
  2. Why you should avoid band-aid fixes to pass the test
  3. Participants will review case studies for performance mock-ups


Paul Whitenack:

Performance Verification Testing – Finding a Better Way


Joel Baresh:

Pencil Test – Where it Works and Where it Doesn’t


Jon Porter:

High/Low Roof Framing Conditions with Precast Concrete Sandwich Panels: Where Are We At?

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to evaluate sandwich panels from the perspective of building enclosure typologies for water intrusion control
  2. Participants will gain perspective about common industry practices for the mitigation of water intrusion in sandwich panels
  3. Participants will review case studies where efforts were made to proactively address known challenges regarding water intrusion in sandwich panels


This will be our final meeting for the spring session. We will pick back up in the fall.

Tuesday, April 9th, 2024

11:00 AM – 1:30 PM


11:00 AM to 11:30 AM   Attendees start to arrive registration, networking, and grab a box lunch.

11:30 AM to 11:40 AM   BEC-MN Announcements

11:40 AM to 12 Noon    First Presentation

12 Noon to 12:20 PM     Second Presentation

12:20 PM to 12:40 PM   Third Presentation

12:40 PM to 1:00 PM     Fourth Presentation

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM        Q&A Session

1:45 PM                             Meeting Adjourned

In-Person and Virtual/Online Meeting


In-Person Members – $25

In-Person Non-Members – $40   

Additional information


BEC-Member, Non-Member, Virtual Only Participant, Virtual Only Non-Member