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DuPont is actively collaborating with the people, companies, governments, and organizations that are shaping the future of the building industry.  Today we are working with more people in more places than ever to help make structures more durable, beautiful and energy efficient. 

 

Calendar/Key Events

Look for building scientists from the DuPont™ Building Knowledge Center at the following events:

2014 Greenbuild Expo
October 22-23
New Orleans, Louisiana

ABX 2014: Architecture Boston Expo
October 28-30
Boston, Massachusetts
http://abexpo.com/

  • C48: Building Enclosures: Science and Design for Energy Efficiency
    Wei Lam, PE; Associate Principal, Wiss, Janney, Eltsner Associates, Inc
    Ben Meyer LEED AP, RA; Building Science Architect, DuPont™ Building Knowledge Center
    October 30, 2014
  • C66: NFPA 285: Assembly Test of Exterior Walls with Combustible Components
    Ben Meyer LEED AP, RA; Building Science Architect, DuPont™ Building Knowledge Center
    Keith Nelson AIA, CDT, NCARB; Senior Project Architect, ATI/Intertek
    October 30, 2014

 

Past Events
 

EEBA Excellence in Building Conference
September 23-15, 2014
St. Louis, Missouri
http://www.eeba.org/conference

  • The Devil is in the Details: Designing Wall Systems for Energy Efficiency and Moisture Resiliency
    Theresa A. Weston, PhD; DuPont Building Innovations
    September 25, 2014
  • Codes and Reality: How Energy Codes are Being Implemented.
    Theresa A. Weston, PhD; DuPont Building Innovations
    September 25, 2014

International Code Council (ICC) 2014 Conference, Public Hearings and Expo
September 28-October 4, 2014
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
http://www.iccsafe.org/newsroom/annual/Pages/default.aspx

ASTM Symposium on Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS): Performance, Progress and Innovation
October 5-6, 2014
New Orleans, Louisiana
http://www.astm.org

  • A Review of Cladding Drainage Testing, Standards and Codes
    Theresa A. Weston, PhD and Kimdolyn Boone; DuPont Building Innovations
    October 5, 2014

Architectural Record Innovation Conference 2014 
October 9, 2014
New York, New York
http://construction.com/events/2014/innovation-ny/

  • The Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Brock Environmental Center: Weatherization Technologies Helping to Make the Most Environmentally Sustainable Building in Virginia a Reality
    Ben Meyer LEED AP, RA; DuPont™ Building Knowledge Center
    October 9, 2014
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DuPont Building Innovations Partners with Building Science Corporation

DuPont Building Innovations is pleased to announce a new partnership with Building Science Corporation (BSC) on buildingscience.com, BSC’s well-known portal for free, objective information about the science behind good construction practices. As part of this partnership, Theresa Weston, Technical Fellow at DuPont Building Innovations, will contribute to debate and discussion in a new Industry Views feature to be added to the site.  www.buildingscience.com

DuPont Building Science Plays a Role in ecohome's Vision 2020

The mission of ecohome's Vision 2020 program focuses on mapping a clear path toward sustainability in residential construction between now and the year 2020, with the help of DuPont's commitment to sustainability through building science knowledge. http://www.ecobuildingpulse.com/vision-2020/