PHRC Events

Registration is open for 2022 RBDCC

Date: 3/14/2022

You won’t want to miss networking with the leading researchers & educators in residential construction, hearing from two innovative keynote speakers & one plenary session, and learning about the latest innovations & applications over two days at the virtual 2022 RBDCC!

The Pennsylvania Housing Research Center is hosting the 6th Residential Building Design & Construction Conference (RBDCC) online on May 11-12, 2022 to accommodate the international scope of the event during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This paper submission-based conference 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.


  • Over 13 presentation topics including retrofits, disaster resilience, etc.
  • Speed Networking each morning to connect with other attendees.
  • Posters featuring innovative materials, construction methods, and more!
  • Round Table discussions for more in-depth conversations with attendees.
  • Online access for up to 3 months to conference content!
Register for the 2022 RBDCC at



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