Fourth Building Enclosure Science & Technology Conference (BEST4)
April 13 – 15, 2015
Kansas City, Missouri
Mark your calendar now
for the triennial Building Enclosure
Science & Technology (BEST4) Conference, to be held April 13 -15, 2015, at the Westin Kansas
City at Crown Center, Kansas City, Missouri. Hosted by the
Kansas City Building Enclosure Council (BEC-Kansas City), BEST4 is themed "Performance Driven Architectural Design.”
BEST4 is open to people working in all
facets of the building industry and is structured to enhance understanding of challenging design
changes and to provide a forum for peer-to-peer discussion. The Conference will tackle performance of the
building enclosure in the context of full-building performance.
Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council (BETEC) and Building
Enclosure Council-National (BEC National) meetings will be held in Kansas City
on Thursday, April 16.
Networking Events at BEST4
Come early and join
us on Sunday evening, April 12, for a cocktail-hour reception to greet old
friends and make new ones with like-minded people intent on creating a better
built environment. Beginning Monday morning, we’ll be
into three full days of presentations and intense discussions on the most
pressing issues of state-of-the-art building envelope design – from thermal
bridging to whole-building commissioning to zero net energy design to cutting-edge
are invited to take part in a dinner featuring a special guest speaker on
Monday evening and a reception honoring our sponsors on Tuesday evening.
With a products
expo running concurrent with the BEST4 Conference, attendees will have
one-on-one opportunities to discuss building envelope products and services
with some of the most knowledgeable products specialists on the continent.
Earn Educational Credits
BEST4 is the best
place to earn up to 18 AIA Continuing Education System health-safety-welfare
learning units (pending curriculum approval by AIA).
Sponsorship and Exhibitor
Download the Event Prospectus for information on sponsorships and exhibitor packages.
About BEST Conferences
Building Enclosure Science & Technology (BEST) Conferences are organized by the National Institute of Building Sciences Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council and the local chapter Building Enclosure Councils of the United States. The mission for the BEST
Conferences is to explore advancements in energy efficiency, moisture control,
indoor air quality and the durability of buildings. The BEST Conferences are
held in alternating years with the Canadian National Building Enclosure Council and the U.S. Department of Energy Whole Buildings
conferences to allow collaboration between the United States and