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PHRC Conference Week

Check out PHRC Conference Week from March 4-6, 2020 at The Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center in State College, Pennsylvania. With two conferences held concurrently by the Pennsylvania Housing Research Center (PHRC), there is sure to be a session relevant for everyone in the housing industry!

PHRC Housing Conference

The 28th Annual PHRC Housing Conference highlights best practices, regulation, and innovation in the housing industry over two days from March 4-5, 2020. 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 for AIA, ICC, L&I, NARI, and PA PDHs pending individual session approval.

Save the date for the 29th PHRC Housing Conference on March 3-4, 2021!

Residential Building Design and Construction Conference

The 2020 RBDCC is a paper submission-based research conference that provides a forum for researchers, architects, engineers, other design professionals, product manufacturers, builders, developers, and code officials to discuss challenges to sustainable, energy efficient, healthy, environmentally friendly, natural hazard resistant, and affordable residential construction, and share recent research findings, state-of-the-art technologies, and innovative projects and approaches in the field. This year, the 2020 RBDCC will be held over three days from March 4-6, 2020.

The 6th RBDCC will take place in 2022!



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