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PHRC Construction Summit

Let’s Get to Work!

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020 | 9:00am - 4:30 pm

Registrants, you should have recieved an email from Brian Wolfgang with details for logging into the PHRC Construction Summit webpage. Please contact Brian,, if you have not.

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

  • General attendees register here for $120. Builders, code officials, and contractors also won’t want to miss this unique event!
  • To support the future of the industry, educators and students can register for free! Educators & students, contact Brian,, to register for the event.
  • Continuing education is approved for Act 48, AIA, ICC, L&I, NARI and PA PDH for up to 6 credit hours.
  • Looking to advertise your company? Contact Chris,, for partnership opportunities.


  • On Demand Welcome by PHRC Staff
  • 9:00-10:00am - Keynote, The Future of Work: What Can We Do About the Construction Skilled Labor Shortage?, by Tadar Muhammad
  • 10:15-11:15am - Wall Water Management by Doug Horgan
  • 11:30am-12:30pm - Systematic Approach to Jobsite Health & Safety by Bryan Seal
  • 12:30pm - Lunch Break
  • 1:00-2:00pm - Framing for Success by Bob Kuserk
  • 2:15-3:15pm - Building Code Knowledge: Is It in Your "Toolbox"? by Shawn Strausbaugh
  • 3:30-4:30pm - A Breath of Fresh Air: Ventilation in New Single-Family Homes by Brian Wolfgang




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