January 9 - 11, 2018
Orlando, FL

4 Framing Styles: What’s the Difference & How Do I Choose for High Performance?

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Tuesday, January 9 | 9:30 - 10:00 AM

Event Type: Presentation

Location: High Performance Building Zone - West Concourse, Exhibit Hall WD, Booth W6157

Presenter(s): Jason Whitbeck

A demo at the 2017 HPBZWhat It's About:

The HPBZ Building Performance Lab was constructed utilizing four distinct framing and insulation styles. Jason will highlight the performance of these walls as they pertain to balloon framing, double studded walls and a conventionally framed wall. He’ll also discuss the construction costs associated with each style, as well as how each will affect home performance.

What You’ll See and Learn:

Attendees examine the frame built at the 2017 HPBZ

  • Framing style – choosing correct style allows desired performance
  • Balloon framing
  • Double studded walls vs. conventionally framed walls
  • Determine which framing style is best for long term cost savings, construction costs associated with each and how each style will affect home performance


Learn more about the HPBZ Demo Stage & Building Performance Lab.

Continuing Education: NAHB - 0.5 CE hour(s)

How to Participate:

Attendees watch a demo at the 2017 HPBZDemos and activities in the High Performance Building Zone are free to attend and no pre-registration is required. To participate, please visit the HPBZ (Booth W6157) at the date and time indicated above. Seating will be available.


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