Webinar Dates

June 30th, 2021

July 28th, 2021

August 25th, 2021

September 29th, 2021

November 10th, 2021


Compressive Strength Testing

Firing Topic



Hygrothermal Modeling


Mike Walker

John Sanders

Nate Huygen

Nate Huygen

John Sanders/Nate Huygen

Webinars on Wednesday at 3pm

Topics are subject to change

Summer Meeting

June 16th, 2021         1pm-4pm

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Below is the Schedule for the Meeting:

Welcome and Introduction to Virtual Format – John Sanders

Review and Approval of the Fall 2020 Minutes – Brandon Denmon

Financial Report – Ryan Parker

NBRC Status Report – John Sanders

Update on Educational and Research Activities – John Sanders

2021 Clemson Brick Forum Discussion

Virtual Short Course Demo

Short Course Schedule

Bishop Laboratory Report – Mike Walker

Other New Business

Research Reports – John Sanders and Nate Huygen

Thermal Analysis Update

TG/MS Introduction

Black Coring Analysis

Kinetic Analysis Possibilities

Thermal Performance

Thin Brick Wall System Hotbox Testing

Unit Optimization

Radiant Barrier Update

Solar Reflectance

Update on Climate Modelling Tool

Reducing Firing Temperature

Phosphate Additives

Steam Firing