Next SeaBEC Meeting

Please join us on Thursday, June 16, 2016 from 5:00-7:00pm at the Mercer Island Community Center (8236 SE 24th Street, Mercer Island, WA 98040). Graham Finch with RDH Building Science will present "Building Enclosures for Larger and Taller Mass Timber Buildings." Meeting attendance is free for 2016 members and $10 is requested for non-member attendance. If you plan to attend, please submit an RSVP to ensure that we order enough food for everyone. The presentation is pending approval for one hour of AIA continuing education credits. For more information and to RSVP, click here. We will also be voting on SeaBEC board of director positions and announcing the winner of our 2016 $1,000 student scholarship.

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 ahartwell@gglo.com with any membership questions.

September 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. Panelists will include a general contractor, testing agency, building envelope consultant, and representative from the City of Seattle. Meeting attendance is free for 2016 members and $10 is requested for non-member attendance. If you plan to attend, please submit an RSVP to ensure that we order enough food for everyone. For more information, click here.

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.