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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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