Conference session
 

Wednesday Schedule

The first day of the conference, Wednesday, March 4, will focus on topics related to high performance, construction, and codes for residential construction. Learn about innovative technologies and get an update on the latest technical and regulatory issues facing the housing industry. This conference brings together all sectors of the housing industry including builders, design professionals, remodelers, code officials, educators, factory-built housing manufacturers, and product manufacturers. Continuing education available.

Keynote Speaker

Clayton DeKorne, chief editor of the Journal of Light Construction will be giving the keynote presentation addressing the ongoing labor crisis in the residential counstruction industry. Stay tuned for more information on the keynote!

Agenda

Day 1 conference sessions on Wednesday will feature three concurrent tracks: High Performance, Construction, and Codes. A tentative agenda will be coming soon.

  • 7:15am
    • Breakfast
  • 7:30am
    • Registration Opens
  • 8:30-10:15am
    • Welcome & Opening Remarks by Brian Wolfgang, PHRC
    • Keynote by Clayton DeKorne of JLC (Journal of Light Construction)
  • 10:15-10:45am
    • Break with snacks
  • 10:45am-12:15pm
    1. Checking Your Work: Properly Installed HVAC in High-Performance Homes by Dean Gamble, EPA
    2. Updated PA Act 287, as Amended for the Excavator by Mark Lipka, PA One Call
    3. Inspecting Manufactured and Industrialized Housing by Michael Moglia, DCED
  • 12:15-1:15pm
    • Lunch in Presidents Hall with 2020 RBDCC Attendees
  • 1:15-2:45pm
    1. Choose Your Own Adventure: Building Performance Good Better Best by Clint Shireman, Knauf Insulation
    2. Concrete 101 by Aleksandra Radlinska, Penn State
    3. Manufactured Housing Installation Under the HUD Administered Programs by Mark Conte, Conte Manufactured Housing Compliance Services, LLC
  • 2:45-3:00pm
    • Break with snacks
  • 3:00-4:30pm
    1. BeTL & Additive Construction (AddCon) Lab Tour at CITEL - pre-registration is required
    2. Home Automation by Erik Anderson, Lutron
    3. 2020 PA UCC Q&A Panel by L&I and more
  • 6:00-8:30pm
 
 

About

The Pennsylvania Housing Research Center serves the home building industry and the residents of Pennsylvania by improving the quality and affordability of housing.

We conduct applied research, foster the development and commercialization of innovative technologies, and transfer appropriate technologies to the housing community.

Pennsylvania Housing Research Center

219 Sackett Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2341

Fax: 814-863-7304

E-mail: phrc@psu.edu