Location

Campus Center

Event Website

http://www.woodstructuressymposium.com

Start Date

8-9-2011 3:30 PM

End Date

8-9-2011 4:30 PM

Description

Learning objective: to learn about energy standards and how to design advanced energy efficient building envelopes. Passive house principals and fundamentals on thermal, moisture issues, and air tightness will be covered

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Paul Fisette is Head of the Department of Environmental Conservation at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. He is the past Director of the Building and ConstructionTechnology program; and is currently a Professor of Building and Construction Technology, and a Professor of Architecture at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Professor Fisette’s research and professional focus involves the performance of building systems, energy efficient construction, sustainable building practices, and the performance of building materials. He is expert in how moisture moves and influences buildings and occupancy. Professor Fisette has authored more than 200 published works regarding building science and construction technology. Previous to his current position, he owned and operated a general contracting business and was senior editor with Progressive Builder Magazine,covering technical information and innovations of interest to residential building firms.

Professor Fisette was a member of the National Academies Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment (BICE) for six years, served on several National Academies expert panels, is contributing editor withThe Journal of Light Construction, and has served on a variety of editorial and professional advisory boards.

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Sep 8th, 3:30 PM Sep 8th, 4:30 PM

WORKSHOP 1 Detailing for Durability

Campus Center

Learning objective: to learn about energy standards and how to design advanced energy efficient building envelopes. Passive house principals and fundamentals on thermal, moisture issues, and air tightness will be covered

http://scholarworks.umass.edu/wood/2011/sep08/2