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ABAA Appoints Executive Advisor

The Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA), an international trade organization, is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Executive Advisor, Mr. Roy Schauffele, FCSI, CCPR, FABAA, CABS.

The Executive Advisor will further ABAA’s goals by providing a resource to the construction community to assist in areas of education, building codes, construction details, specifications, and the ABAA quality assurance program.

Serving three terms as Air Barrier Association Chairperson Roy has an intimate knowledge of association operations and governance.  He has actively participated in the board of directors and various committees for ABAA.  Roy provides a well versed, and unbiased resource for the ABAA to continue to move forward and expand the support for the industry as a whole.

Roy Schauffele, is an internationally published author and speaker in the fields of energy conservation and sustainable building envelopes, including insulation, air barrier technology, roofing & waterproofing, and vegetative & cool roofing. He utilizes this knowledge to help improve building science, performance, and quality of life. With over 50 years of working within Division 7 product categories, he is the acknowledged inventor of “The Perfect Wall,” which is now the national building code standard for wall construction.

He is President and founder of Division 7 Solutions, Inc, now entering its 33rd year of continuous operations.  Previously a Technical Advisor to Build San Antonio Green (BSAG) and an award winner 2012 for his Technical Contributions to BSAG and named the 2016 Individual Green Practitioner by the City of San Antonio for Sustainable Education and Outreach.

Globally, he is the only person to be a Fellow of both CSI and ABAA, and at this time, he is the only Certified Air Barrier Specialist. He continues to be a requested national speaker on air barriers, roofing, insulation, energy conservation design, and sustainability.