Building Physics Forum 2018 

 The 2018 AIRAH Building Physics Forum is a two-day event focusing on air movement, thermal performance, and the control of moisture across building envelopes. The Building Physics Forum will be held at the Sustainable Buildings Research Centre (SBRC) Innovation Campus at the University of Wollongong NSW on November 22 and 23.


Keynote speaker: Prof. Dr Hartwig M Künzel

Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics (Germany)

Building envelope science: Health, durability, energy and fire safety

Keynote speaker: Terry Brennan

Camroden Associates (USA) 

Samantha Anderson

Inhabit Group

Fire, vapour barrier and condensation

Alan Green, Affil.AIRAH

Sustainable Buildings Research Centre, University of Wollongong

Air temperatures above large roofs: Effects on rooftop HVAC and PV

Shruti Nath 

University of Tasmania

Is regulation making homes unhealthy?

Dr Heike Neumeister-Kemp, M.AIRAH

Mycolab and Mycotec

Mould within the building envelope or when moisture protection goes wrong

Dr Mark Dewsbury, M.AIRAH

University of Tasmania

Are we keeping unwanted moisture outside?

Gary Knox, F.AIRAH

Daikin Australia

Airflow analysis on HVAC plant

Toba Samuel Olaoye

University of Tasmania

Australian building materials and vapour resistivity

PC Thomas

Team Catalyst

A new procedure to calculate thermal performance of spandrel panels

Dr Massimo Fiorentini, Affil.AIRAH

Sustainable Buildings Research Centre, University of Wollongong

Ventilative cooling: the Australian opportunity

Craig McLauchlan, Affil.AIRAH

Sustainable Buildings Research Centre (SBRC), University of Wollongong

A methodology to determine the impact of air tightness on commercial building operating performance

Joel Seagren, M.AIRAH


Application of energy recovery in high-performance buildings in humid climate zones

Peter Mathieson, F.AIRAH


Air conditioning in humid climates


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Contact the AIRAH office on (03) 8623 3000, or email [email protected] to find out about the sponsorship opportunities that are available.