FEB 27 - 29, 2024 | Las Vegas, NV
FEB 27 - 29, 2024
LAS VEGAS, NV

Construction Performance Zone

BACK FOR 2024!
LVCC - SOUTH HALL - SU253

Interact with and gather insights from industry experts in the Construction Performance Zone (CPZ) to discover tips, advice and techniques for building more durable, efficient and higher-quality homes — from basements, wall systems and roofs to use and types of materials, construction speed and cost. The CPZ brings together an unprecedented collection of experts for LIVE demonstrations and talks in this unique space on the exhibit floor.

Key Learning Topics:
  • Advanced framing
  • Air sealing
  • Cladding
  • Exterior insulation
  • Floor systems
  • Footings
  • Foundations
  • Housewraps
  • HVAC
  • IAQ
  • Insulation
  • Moisture management
  • Roofing
  • Windows

The Construction Performance Zone features three distinct learning areas to show and explain the processes for better performance and construction efficiency.

Demonstration Stage: Participate in a series of 30-minute interactive demonstrations using the latest techniques, tips and tricks in high-performance construction.

Presentation Stage: Hear from industry experts as they dive deeper into the best practices addressed on the Demo Stage and the latest research and growing trends in building and construction efficiency.

Building Display Area: Take a closer look at the mock-ups created during the demos to see how various components are built and how products and techniques discussed translate to real-world applications.

What's happening at IBS 2024 in the Construction Performance Zone?

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South Hall - SU253

All Days
Tuesday, February 27
Wednesday, February 28
Thursday, February 29
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Tuesday, February 27
9:30 - 10:00 AM
Before You Build: Site Considerations from Grade to Water to Sun

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

10:00 - 10:30 AM
Footings Done Fast & Accurate: Square & Level Starts Below Grade [DEMO]

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

10:30 - 11:00 AM
Basement, Crawlspace or Slab? What’s Right for Your Build & Why

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

11:00 - 11:30 AM
Foundations: Fast & Energy Efficient Ways to Form [DEMO]

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

12:00 - 12:30 PM
Insulating Below Grade: Inside, Outside, Under & Between [DEMO]

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

12:30 - 1:00 PM
Trusses or I-Joist? Floor Systems That Carry the Load

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

1:00 - 1:30 PM
Air Sealing Starts at the Bottom: Slab or Foundation to Plate & Wall [DEMO]

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

1:30 - 2:00 PM
Down and Out! The Importance of a Rainscreen System

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

2:00 - 2:30 PM
Framing Advanced! Get Walls Right with Stick Frame, Precut or Prefab [DEMO]

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

2:30 - 3:00 PM
Ducted or Ductless: Do the Lungs of the House Need an Airway?

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

3:00 - 3:30 PM
Wednesday, February 28
9:30 - 10:00 AM
10:00 - 10:30 AM
Critical Connections & Hardware: Solutions That Tie It All Together [DEMO]

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

10:30 - 11:00 AM
WRB’s That Do More: Keeping Water Out & Air in While Controlling Vapor

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

11:00 - 11:30 AM
Peel & Stick, Integral Membrane or House Wrap: 3 Paths to Control [DEMO]

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
5 Paths to Energy Code Compliance

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

12:00 - 12:30 PM
Strips, Fabrics or Continuous Membranes for Drainage & Drying [DEMO]

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

12:30 - 1:00 PM
The Outside-In Remodel: A Builder's Own Passive House Retrofit

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

1:00 - 1:30 PM
1:30 - 2:00 PM
Innie vs. Outie: Demystifying Window Installs When Using Exterior Insulation

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

2:00 - 2:30 PM
Getting Windows Set for Maximum Performance & Durability [DEMO]

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

2:30 - 3:00 PM
Performance, Efficiency & Innovation: The New American Home® 2024

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

3:00 - 3:30 PM
Supercharge Efficiency with HVAC Inside the Envelope & Solar on Top [DEMO]

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

Thursday, February 29
9:30 - 10:00 AM
Why Build Just One? High Performance Multifamily Dwellings

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

10:00 - 10:30 AM
Dedicated Dehumidification Done Right -- with Ducts! [DEMO]

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

10:30 - 11:00 AM
Building Offsite: From Panels to Modules, Options for Efficiency

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

11:00 - 11:30 AM
What’s in your Wall(s)? Cavity Insulation Methods & Materials [DEMO]

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Making Your High Performance Envelope Comfortable with Proper HVAC

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

12:00 - 12:30 PM
Plenum Trusses: Getting Your Ducts in a Row (& Inside the Envelope) [DEMO]

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

12:30 - 1:00 PM
Creating Sustainable Comfort Solutions for Every Application

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

1:00 - 1:30 PM
HVAC Controls to Equipment: Making Bells & Whistles the Standard [DEMO]

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

1:30 - 2:00 PM
Building Diagnostics 101: What Are We Looking For & Why?

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

2:00 - 2:30 PM
How’d We Do? Tools & Techniques for Verifying Performance [DEMO]

LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

2:30 - 3:00 PM

Tuesday,
February 27
9:30 - 10:00 AM Before You Build: Site Considerations from Grade to Water to Sun LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
10:00 - 10:30 AM Footings Done Fast & Accurate: Square & Level Starts Below Grade [DEMO] LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
10:30 - 11:00 AM Basement, Crawlspace or Slab? What’s Right for Your Build & Why LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
11:00 - 11:30 AM Foundations: Fast & Energy Efficient Ways to Form [DEMO] LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
12:00 - 12:30 PM Insulating Below Grade: Inside, Outside, Under & Between [DEMO] LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
12:30 - 1:00 PM Trusses or I-Joist? Floor Systems That Carry the Load LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
1:00 - 1:30 PM Air Sealing Starts at the Bottom: Slab or Foundation to Plate & Wall [DEMO] LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
1:30 - 2:00 PM Down and Out! The Importance of a Rainscreen System LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
2:00 - 2:30 PM Framing Advanced! Get Walls Right with Stick Frame, Precut or Prefab [DEMO] LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
2:30 - 3:00 PM Ducted or Ductless: Do the Lungs of the House Need an Airway? LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
3:00 - 3:30 PM Controlling Air & Vapor: Strategies from Inside & Outside the Envelope [DEMO] LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
Wednesday,
February 28
9:30 - 10:00 AM Structure is King! Building Science Details Are Great, But Don’t Forget Job #1 LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
10:00 - 10:30 AM Critical Connections & Hardware: Solutions That Tie It All Together [DEMO] LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
10:30 - 11:00 AM WRB’s That Do More: Keeping Water Out & Air in While Controlling Vapor LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
11:00 - 11:30 AM Peel & Stick, Integral Membrane or House Wrap: 3 Paths to Control [DEMO] LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM 5 Paths to Energy Code Compliance LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
12:00 - 12:30 PM Strips, Fabrics or Continuous Membranes for Drainage & Drying [DEMO] LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
12:30 - 1:00 PM The Outside-In Remodel: A Builder's Own Passive House Retrofit LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
1:00 - 1:30 PM Putting on the Jacket: Fast, Efficient Exterior Insulation Installation [DEMO] LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
1:30 - 2:00 PM Innie vs. Outie: Demystifying Window Installs When Using Exterior Insulation LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
2:00 - 2:30 PM Getting Windows Set for Maximum Performance & Durability [DEMO] LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
2:30 - 3:00 PM Performance, Efficiency & Innovation: The New American Home® 2024 LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
3:00 - 3:30 PM Supercharge Efficiency with HVAC Inside the Envelope & Solar on Top [DEMO] LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
Thursday,
February 29
9:30 - 10:00 AM Why Build Just One? High Performance Multifamily Dwellings LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
10:00 - 10:30 AM Dedicated Dehumidification Done Right -- with Ducts! [DEMO] LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
10:30 - 11:00 AM Building Offsite: From Panels to Modules, Options for Efficiency LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
11:00 - 11:30 AM What’s in your Wall(s)? Cavity Insulation Methods & Materials [DEMO] LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Making Your High Performance Envelope Comfortable with Proper HVAC LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
12:00 - 12:30 PM Plenum Trusses: Getting Your Ducts in a Row (& Inside the Envelope) [DEMO] LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
12:30 - 1:00 PM Creating Sustainable Comfort Solutions for Every Application LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
1:00 - 1:30 PM HVAC Controls to Equipment: Making Bells & Whistles the Standard [DEMO] LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
1:30 - 2:00 PM Building Diagnostics 101: What Are We Looking For & Why? LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
2:00 - 2:30 PM How’d We Do? Tools & Techniques for Verifying Performance [DEMO] LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253
2:30 - 3:00 PM What Have We Learned? An IBS Wrap-up of the Keys to Durability, Performance & Comfort LVCC - IBS Construction Performance Zone - SU253

Demo Instructors

TRAVIS BRUNGARDT


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JORDAN SMITH
ROSS TRETHEWEY


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