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PHRC Construction Summit

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Next Event TBD | Online

Check out this special, one-day online event geared towards educating the trades related to home building.

The summit will grant students and instructors an opportunity to hear new ideas, gain exposure to advanced topics, and interact with the PHRC team. Attendance for students and instructors is free. Continuing education for instructors will be offered as Act 48 credits.

The event will be presented in an easily accessible format with four unique sessions designed to give an in-depth look at various areas within the residential construction industry. In a webinar format, each session will last for thirty minutes with Q&A time in between sessions. The four sessions will be offered in the morning and the afternoon. For any scheduling conflicts, the sessions will also be recorded for on-demand viewing.

Topics include:

  • Residential Building Codes in PA
  • Introduction to Building Science
  • Air Barriers and the Impact on Indoor Air Quality
  • Proper Window Flashing



Morning Sessions:

  • 8:30am-9:15am - Residential Building Codes 101
  • 9:15am-10:00am - Introduction to Building Science
  • 10:00am-10:45am - Air Barriers and the Impact on Indoor Air Quality
  • 10:45am-11:30am - Proper Window Flashing

Afternoon Sessions:

  • 12:30pm-1:15pm - Residential Building Codes 101
  • 1:15pm-2:00pm - Introduction to Building Science
  • 2:00pm-2:45pm - Air Barriers and the Impact on Indoor Air Quality
  • 2:45pm-3:30pm - Proper Window Flashing


Contact Darrin Wright with any questions.

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PHRC Construction Summit

  • Next Event TBD | Online


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