The National Institute of Building Sciences Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council (BETEC) has opened the call for abstracts for the Building Science and Technology (BEST6) conference March 18–20, 2024, in Austin, Texas.
The BEST6 theme is “The Next Generation of Building Technology.” The meeting will place at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol.
NIBS seeks presentation abstracts (up to 300 words) in the following focus areas: the impact of climate change on building enclosures, new techniques in building design and construction, durability, and sustainability.
All topics in the field of building enclosure science and technology will be considered. Examples of suggested abstract topics include (but are not limited to) the following:
Building energy dynamics: Integration of structure, enclosure, mechanical and interior systems; passive and active/passive house; moisture and durability; hydrothermal modeling