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February 2019

Building Science for Carpenters

February 28, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join other carpenters, builders, and construction professionals for an evening of networking, presentations, and discussion on building science and construction techniques for high-performance building. Each month, we will have short presentations from guest speakers around a chosen topic and then open discussion among the group. Drinks and snacks are provided and attendance is open to all. Building Science for Carpenters is an ongoing series co-sponsored by the Studio for High-Performance Design & Construction (StudioHPDC), the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater…

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June 2019

Building Science for Carpenters

June 27, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join other carpenters, builders, and construction professionals for an evening of networking, presentations, and discussion on building science and construction techniques for high-performance building. Each month, we will have short presentations from guest speakers around a chosen topic and then open discussion among the group. Drinks and snacks are provided and attendance is open to all. Please note the special location for this month's event below. May Topic: Hands-On Air Sealing & Large Building Blower Door Test Featuring: Nick Abreu…

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July 2019

Building Science for Carpenters with Steve Easley

July 30, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join other carpenters, builders, and construction professionals for an evening of networking, presentations, and discussion on building science and construction techniques for high-performance building. Each month, we will have short presentations from guest speakers around a chosen topic and then open discussion among the group. Drinks and snacks are provided and attendance is open to all. On Tuesday, July 30th, we will welcome special guest Steve Easley, an international recognized building science expert to discuss a variety of topics related…

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August 2019

Building Science for Carpenters

August 27, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join other carpenters, builders, and construction professionals for an evening of networking, presentations, and discussion on building science and construction techniques for high-performance building. Each month, we will have short presentations from guest speakers around a chosen topic and then open discussion among the group. Drinks and snacks are provided and attendance is open to all. RSVP required. This month, we meet on-site at a high-performance home in Weston. Steven Snider, (Green Phoenix Development) has offered a tour of his…

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September 2019

Building Science for Carpenters

September 26, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join other carpenters, builders, and construction professionals for an evening of networking, presentations, and discussion on building science and construction techniques for high-performance building. Each month, we will have short presentations from guest speakers around a chosen topic and then open discussion among the group. Drinks and snacks are provided and attendance is open to all. This month we will tour an under-construction home in Newton which now in the framing/ exterior insulation stage - we'll review the building assemblies…

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October 2019

Building Science for Carpenters

October 24, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
StudioHPDC, 151R ADAMS STREET
NEWTON, MA 02458 United States

Our next Building Science for Carpenters will feature Mike Duclos leading a discussion about ventilation strategies. We’ll discuss examples of different ventilation systems, how each is typically implemented, and what improvements can be made to standard installation practices. We’ll measure some airflows in the classroom in real time using both very simple and very sophisticated equipment. Finally, we'll wrap up with some pictures and discussion of what goes wrong and why, and how to avoid those issues on your projects.…

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January 2020

Building Science for Carpenters

January 23 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
StudioHPDC, 151R ADAMS STREET
NEWTON, MA 02458 United States

Join other carpenters, builders, and construction professionals for an evening of networking, presentations, and discussion on building science and construction techniques for high-performance building. Each month, we will have short presentations from guest speakers around a chosen topic and then open discussion among the group. Drinks and snacks are provided and attendance is open to all. This month is Open Mic Night. Bring some info to share or bring a question about what you're working on and get helpful feedback…

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February 2020

Building Science for Carpenters: Advanced Framing

February 20 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join other carpenters, builders, and construction professionals for an evening of networking, presentations, and discussion on building science and construction techniques for high-performance building. Each month, we will have short presentations from guest speakers around a chosen topic and then open discussion among the group. Drinks and snacks are provided and attendance is open to all. This month’s topic: Advanced Framing Techniques, Straiges, Best Practices, and Group Discussion Free registration here.

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April 2020

Building Science for Carpenters ONLINE

April 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us for an online edition of Building Science for Carpenters. As always, you'll join other carpenters, builders, and construction professionals for an evening of networking, presentations, and discussion on building science and construction techniques for high-performance building. We'll be meeting over Zoom, with log-in details sent to all RSVPs. Just sign-up and then get your beer and pizza ready! RSVP here. ----------- Building Science for Carpenters is an ongoing series co-sponsored by the Studio for High-Performance Design & Construction…

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May 2020

Building Science for Carpenters (online)

May 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for an online edition of Building Science for Carpenters. As always, you’ll join other carpenters, builders, and construction professionals for an evening of networking, presentations, and discussion on building science and construction techniques for high-performance building. COVID-19 Worksite Exposure Prevention Protocols will be presented and discussed at this month's Building Science for Carpenters starting at 4:00 PM Thursday, May 28, 2020 via Zoom video conference. Learn what some of our local industry partners are doing on their job sites to mitigate the COVID-19…

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