On May 9th and 10th of 2023, the Midwest Building Science Symposium (MWBSS) will be coming to Minnesota. This two-day, all building science education event is to be held at Surly Brewing Company, 520 Malcolm Ave SE in Minneapolis. There are a total of five speakers scheduled, we will get to that list in a bit, but first, let’s talk a little about the Building Science Symposium.
I recently made the 1349-mile trip from my home in Northern Minnesota to Austin, Texas. Stepping off the plane in Austin at 9:30 in the evening on November 8th, my first impression was it was hot, hot and muggy. Much different than the 35°F when I left Minnesota. I was taking my first trip to Texas to attend the Texas Building Science Symposium. A two-day event of nothing but building science education.
The Texas Building Science Symposium is an off shoot of the Midwest Building Science Symposium started by the Kansas City chapter BS and Beer group. Travis Brungardt and Joe Cook started the symposium in 2020, which I had the pleasure of attending. That first event had two speakers, Steven Baczek and Jake Bruton. In 2021, the event grew to include more speakers. This year, the symposium was held not only in Kansas City, but also in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Austin, Texas, and an upcoming event in Washington, DC. Continue reading “Construction Education-Texas Building Science Symposium”