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Theresa Weston will discuss the ways in which climate change, diminishing housing affordability, and enhanced
interest in health and well-being are expected to drive the residential construction industry. “While these
areas often appear to be in opposition with each other, when they intersect or overlap, the challenges
created provide unique opportunities for innovation,” according to Weston. Her presentation will highlight
these trends and their intersections through examples of industry research and innovations. Theresa
Weston is a building science research professional specializing in the durability and energy efficiency of
buildings. In November 2020, Weston started The Holt Weston Consultancy. Prior to starting her company,
she was a DuPont Laureate with DuPont Safety and Construction, where she was active in product and
market development. Weston is an inventor on four United States patents and is an American Society of
Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Distinguished Lecturer.