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PHRC Conference Week

PHRC Housing Conference

The 26th Annual PHRC Housing Conference will take place on February 28 and March 1, 2018 in State College, PA.

This two-day event provides information and updates on issues of interest to the residential construction industry. The first day of the conference typically focuses on issues related to housing structures and their systems via breakout session in four tracks: Building Science & Technology, Construction & Management, Building Codes, and Multifamily. The second day of the conference typically provides opportunities to attend full-day workshops relating to specific areas of residential construction.

Residential Building Design and Construction Conference

The 4th RBDCC will take place on February 28 and March 1, 2018 in State College, PA with a special mix and mingle event, Research & Education Night on February 27.

This event provides a forum to discuss the latest findings, innovations, and projects related to residential buildings. Conference presentations are based on submitted abstracts and peer reviewed papers. The RBDCC is held every other year (even years).



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