Next SeaBEC Meeting

Following our summer break from meetings during July and August, please join us on Thursday, September 15, 2016 from 5:00-7:00pm at the Mercer Island Community Center (8236 SE 24th Street, Mercer Island, WA 98040). We will be hosting a panel discussion regarding the challenges and successes of whole building air barrier testing moderated by Jeff Dideon of Intertek Building & Construction. Panelists will include Denali Jones (RDH Building Science), Mike Nelson (Intertek), Duane Jonlin (City of Seattle), Brian Lenz (Walsh Construction), and Matt Stodola (Exxel Pacific). Meeting attendance is free for 2016 members and $10 is requested for non-member attendance. For more information, click here.

2016 Memberships

2016 SeaBEC memberships are now open. Please support us by joining today so that we can continue to bring you quality educational programming. Regular memberships are only $50 per year. Click here to join or renew. Beginning in January 2016, meeting attendance will be free for current members and $10 is requested for non-member attendance. Please contact our membership chair, Amy Hartwell, at with any membership questions.

October SeaBEC Meeting

Please join us on Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 11:30am-1:00pm at Pyramid Alehouse (1201 First Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98134). Dan Scherber with Grace Construction Products will present "Blindside Waterproofing in Hydrostatic Environments." The presentation is approved for one hour of AIA continuing education credits. Meeting attendance is free for 2016 members and $10 is requested for non-member attendance. For more information, click here.

BCBEC Call for Abstracts

The British Columbia Building Enclosure Council (BCBEC) will be hosting the 15th Canadian Conference on Building Science and Technology in November 2017. They are currently looking for presentation abstracts. For more information, please visit  The deadline for abstract submission is October 31, 2016. 

Our Mission

The Seattle Building Enclosure Council  (SeaBEC) is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to promote the pursuit of excellence in the design, construction, or other technical aspects of the building enclosure. We investigate why buildings fail, explore cures for building enclosure failure, and share information on materials and methods to promote better building science.