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Explore new products from 1,400+ exhibitors on our industry’s largest exhibit floor, plus see cutting-edge design by touring The New American Home®.

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Welcome The Architect's Newspaper Subscribers
Tuesday, January 21
Design Networking Breakfast
7:30 am - 8:00 am
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Women, Design & Successful Retirement: The Unique Role You Can Play
7:30 am - 8:00 am
LVCC - 55+ Housing Central - North 261
Common Design Challenges in Multifamily Renovations
8:00 am - 8:30 am
LVCC - Multifamily Central - North 255
Modular Construction for Your Next 55+ Project
8:00 am - 8:30 am
LVCC - 55+ Housing Central - North 261
Design Solution for the Solo Ager
8:45 am - 9:15 am
LVCC - 55+ Housing Central - North 261
Controlling Multifamily Construction Costs
8:45 am - 9:15 am
LVCC - Multifamily Central - North 255
The Architect Is In: Plan Reviews
9:15 am - 10:15 am
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Header Options for High Performance Walls
9:30 am - 10:00 am
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
NAHB Instructor Workshop
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
LVCC - North 243
HP Wall Framing: Less Wood Saves Money & Energy [DEMO]
10:00 am - 10:30 am
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
Sweet Treats in the Design Central
10:15 am - 11:15 am
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Using Smart Home Technology to Sell Your Homes
10:30 am - 11:00 am
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
The Tips YPs Would Share With Their Younger Selves
10:30 am - 11:00 am
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
The Silver Bullet Acoustical Solution: Thinner, Higher Performing & Cost Effective
10:30 am - 11:00 am
LVCC - Multifamily Central - North 255
Detailing the Roof-Wall Intersection: Avoiding Rain & Air Leaks at This Critical Juncture [DEMO]
11:00 am - 11:30 am
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
The Architect Is In: Plan Reviews
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Blower Door Testing
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Awards
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Westgate - Lobby Level - Ballroom C
Air Sealing Strategies That Save Energy, Increase Comfort & Protect Health [DEMO]
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
Achieving Attainability Through the Density Equation
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
High Performance & Value Converge in ICF Walls
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
LVCC - Multifamily Central - North 255
2020 New Residential Color Forecast
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
LVCC - Custom Building Central - North 257
Finger Foods & Fondue in Design Central
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Gift Wrapping a House: Neatness REALLY Counts When Installing Weather Resistive Barriers [DEMO]
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
The Home Technology Design Guide
1:00 pm - 1:20 pm
LVCC - CEDIA Technology Solutions Pavilion - SU643
Color in the Kitchen: The Real ROI Your Clients Will Appreciate
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Using Technology to Plan Your Lighting
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
Press Conference: Green & High-Performance Home Trends
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm
LVCC - DCW News Conference Room - North 234
Insulation Over Wall Sheathing: How a Good Idea Complicates the Details [DEMO]
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
Top Home Technology Trends You Need to Know
2:00 pm - 2:20 pm
LVCC - CEDIA Technology Solutions Pavilion - SU643
The Architect Is In: Plan Reviews
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
HP Blunders & How to Avoid Them: Common Mistakes When Framing & Closing-In a Home [DEMO]
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
Value-Added Affordable Designs Buyers Love
3:45 pm - 4:15 pm
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Wine & Design: Designing for Expectations, Emotion & Evolution
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Wednesday, January 22
Custom Home Tour
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
LVCC - Tour Shuttles - Central Hall Bus Loading Zone
Design Networking Breakfast
7:30 am - 8:00 am
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Fair Housing Accessibility Requirements That Affect 55+ Attached Housing
7:30 am - 8:00 am
LVCC - 55+ Housing Central - North 261
Floor Plan Fixes: Live Plan Review
8:00 am - 8:30 am
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Gen Z: End of the Alphabet & Beginning of a New Era
8:00 am - 8:30 am
LVCC - Multifamily Central - North 255
The Architect Is In: Plan Reviews
8:30 am - 9:30 am
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Roof Flashing: The Importance of Keeping Water Out of a Tight, Well-Insulated Home
9:30 am - 10:00 am
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
Top Scores from the Show Floor: Sales, Marketing, & Design Picks for Big Builders
9:30 am - 10:00 am
LVCC - IBS Production Builder Executive Club - North 112
5 Macro Trends Driving Home Design Today
9:45 am - 10:15 am
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Getting Cavity Insulation Right: Correct Installation of Batt, Blown-In & Spray Foam [DEMO]
10:00 am - 10:30 am
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
How to Find the Balance of Technology & Design
10:00 am - 10:20 am
LVCC - CEDIA Technology Solutions Pavilion - SU643
The Architect Is In: Plan Reviews
10:15 am - 11:15 am
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Blower Door Testing
10:30 am - 11:00 am
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
Press Conference: Home Trends, Buyer Preferences & Must-Have Features for 2020
10:30 am - 11:30 am
LVCC - DCW News Conference Room - North 234
Rainscreens & Roof Vents: A Little Air Movement Will Extend the Life of Your Paint & Shingles [DEMO]
11:00 am - 11:30 am
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
Welcome Home to Wellness: Evidence-Based Solutions for Healthy Living
11:00 am - 11:20 am
LVCC - CEDIA Technology Solutions Pavilion - SU643
Cotton Candy Time in Design Central
11:15 am - 11:45 am
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Associates of Excellence Awards Lunch
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Westgate - Lobby Level - Ballroom C
Urban Design Solutions for Volume Builders
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Building a Healthier Home: How to Put Buyers at Ease & Set Yourself Apart
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
Revitalization Through the Adaptive Reuse of Existing Buildings
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
LVCC - Multifamily Central - North 255
Windows Two Ways: Innie vs. Outie Installation & Flashing in a Wall with Exterior Insulation [DEMO]
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
Talking Trends with the BALA Judges
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Optimal Indoor Air Quality & A Healthier Home: Three Real-World Case Studies
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
Getting Ducts into Conditioned Space: How to Do It & Why It Matters [DEMO]
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
Nacho Time in Design Central
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Finding the Right Mix: Surban™ Designs that Thrive
1:15 pm - 1:45 pm
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Explore Housings Future with FutureHAUS
1:15 pm - 1:45 pm
LVCC - BSC Hospitality Lounge - North 242
Expand Interior & Exterior Design Capabilities with Innovative Cladding Products
1:15 pm - 1:45 pm
LVCC - Custom Building Central - North 257
Using Technology to Build Homes That Are Accessible to Everyone
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
The Architect Is In: Plan Reviews
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Details for High Performance Roofs [DEMO]
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
Using Skylights to Improve Indoor Air Quality
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
Designing for Indoor/Outdoor Living
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Integrating Technology with Lifestyle: How to Make You & Your Client Look Good
3:00 pm - 3:20 pm
LVCC - CEDIA Technology Solutions Pavilion - SU643
Emerging Shifts in 55+ Housing with Gen X Moving Up
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
LVCC - 55+ Housing Central - North 261
Elevation Updates: Applying Multiple Modern Facades to a Single Plan
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Wine & Design: All the Single Ladies
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Best in American Living Awards
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Westgate - Lobby Level - Ballroom C
Thursday, January 23
Design Networking Breakfast
7:30 am - 8:00 am
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Fair Housing & NAHB’s New Fair Housing Accessibility App
8:00 am - 8:30 am
LVCC - Multifamily Central - North 255
Floor Plan Fixes: Live Plan Review
8:00 am - 8:30 am
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Lifelong + Housing = Win-Win: How Remodelers Can Improve Existing Housing Stock
8:00 am - 8:30 am
LVCC - Remodeling Central - North 259
The Architect Is In: Plan Reviews
8:30 am - 9:30 am
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Rainscreen Siding: Intake & Exhaust Vents Made Easy
9:30 am - 10:00 am
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
Multifamily Modular vs. Site-Built: One Design Plan for Comparing Both Options
9:45 am - 10:15 am
LVCC - Multifamily Central - North 255
Market Trends & Technologies for Windows & Decking
9:45 am - 10:15 am
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Slabs, Crawlspaces & Basements: How to Waterproof, Air Seal & Insulate Around Concrete [DEMO]
10:00 am - 10:30 am
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
The Architect Is In: Plan Reviews
10:15 am - 11:15 am
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Don’t Bet Against Moisture: Ensuring Your Wall System Is Protected from Long-Term Moisture Damage
10:30 am - 11:00 am
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
Ventilation for Health & Comfort: The Case for a Whole-House Ventilation System [DEMO]
11:00 am - 11:30 am
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
Mid-Morning Snacks in Design Central
11:15 am - 11:45 am
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Ventilating A Tight Home: Problem Areas That Building Code Doesn’t Tackle
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
Up Close with the 60 in 60 Speakers
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
2020 New Residential Color Forecast
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
LVCC - Custom Building Central - North 257
Getting Your Subs Onboard with High Performance Building [DEMO]
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
Supporting Your Smart Homes. Who Should You Have on the Payroll?
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
HP Remodeling: Overcoming the Challenge of Air Sealing & Insulating Existing Homes [DEMO]
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
Sin City Sliders in Design Central
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Lifelong + Housing = Win-Win: A Multi-Central Roundtable Discussion
1:15 pm - 1:45 pm
LVCC - 55+ Housing Central - North 261
Fun Spaces Your Clients Will Love
1:15 pm - 1:45 pm
LVCC - Design Central - South 224
Using Home Energy Monitoring Systems to Maximize Energy Use & ROI
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
HP Blunders: What Not to Do If You Want Healthy, Comfortable, Durable & Efficient Homes [DEMO]
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145
Blower Door Testing
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
LVCC - High Performance Building Zone - N135, N145


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