The virtual Building Physics Forum will be held on Thursday, September 17.

The Building Physics Virtual Forum program can be viewed below, or is available to download here.

Time: 10.30am-4pm AEST | 10am-3.30pm ACST | 8.30am-2pm AWST

Thursday, September 17

Time Session Speaker
10.30 – 10.45 Welcome address and Building Physics Special Technical Group update AIRAH and Jesse Clarke, M.AIRAH on behalf of the Building Physics Special Technical Group
10.45 – 11.15 Keynote address: Build tight and ventilate right. It'll be OK.  Max Sherman (USA)
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
11.15 – 11.40 Mould growth in the Australian built environment Arianna Brambilla
The University of Sydney
11.40 – 12.05 Look up at that roof, is it a kinky European thing? Is it an over-exaggerated American thing? No, it’s above sheathing ventilation! Jesse Clarke, M.AIRAH
Pro Clima
12.05 – 12.35 Lunch
12.35 – 1.05 From STEM to STEAM – the art of building physics Johanna Trickett
1.05 – 1.30 Hyenath: A hygrothermal simulation extension to Chenath Tim Law, Affil.AIRAH
Victoria University
1.30 – 1.55 Condensation risk in flame zone roofs as per AS3959 Mark Davis
Mark Davis Design
1.55 – 2.20 Structural thermal breaks – the primary types, material choices, and do we really need to put them in? James de Salis, Affil.AIRAH
LAROS Technologies
2.20 – 2.35 Break
2.35 – 3.00 Simulated performance of continuous ventilation systems in residential buildings in relation to the NCC 2019 condensation management requirements Joel Seagren, M.AIRAH
Arjun Adhikari, M.AIRAH
Thermal Environmental
3.00 – 3.25 Are our homes designed for a modern world? Samantha Anderson
Inhabit Group
3.25 – 3.50 Impacts of negatively pressured buildings Jeremy Stamkos, M.AIRAH
3.50 – 4.00 Closing address