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Show Village Main Stage and Pro Trade Craft Schedule

9:30 AM
Main Stage
Life of an Architect

Bob Borson, FAIA 

Start your morning off with some design advice from Bob Borson, FAIA. Bob, an award-winning Dallas architect, designs single-family residential and light commercial projects. He also hosts the popular architectural podcast, “Life of an Architect.”

10:30 AM
Pro Trade Craft
Exterior Water Management: WRB & Rain Screen Details

Get bulk water out of your walls with a Tyvek WRB and DrainVent rain screen.

11:00 AM
Pro Trade Craft
A Better Exterior Door Installation

Learn how better door components can deliver a better installation.

11:30 AM
Main Stage
Find out about NHQA

Tom French, co-owner, French Brothers // 2015 NHQA Silver and 2014 NHQA Bronze winner. 
Todd Booze, Program director, NHQA // 2006 NHQA Gold and 2005 NHQA Silver winner 

A discussion of the National Housing Quality Awards program to boost awareness and offer information about applying.

12:00 PM
Pro Trade Craft
Board and Batten Siding Design and Detailing Advice

Learn how to distribute battens and how to detail the top and bottom of the wall.

12:30 PM
Pro Trade Craft
How to Hide A Minisplit: Install It In The Ceiling

Mitsubishi’s ceiling mount minisplit is a design solution to a building science problem.

1:00 PM
Pro Trade Craft
Installing Corner Cabinets in a Wonky Corner

Corners set the tone of the whole install. Get off on the right foot even if the framers didn’t.

1:30 PM
Pro Trade Craft
A Better Exterior Door Installation

Learn how better door components can deliver a better installation.

2:00 PM
Pro Trade Craft
Decking Workshop: Variable-Width Decking with Hidden Fasteners
2:30 PM
Main Stage
Under40: Next-Gen Perspectives

Architect Bob Borson and 40 Under 40 awardees will discuss how they are influencing the industry with their generational perspective and know-how.

4:00 PM
Show Village / Silver Lot
Block Party

Have a beer, network with other people in the industry, and enjoy the fresh air!