Design Considerations for Climate Change

Apr 13, 2015

Our environment around us is always changing, but the impacts of climate change are becoming more noticeable. This presentation discusses what portions of our building enclosure design and layout of interior spaces may be most impacted by these changes. It provides considerations for enhanced roofing and waterproofing, components to improve fenestration performance, and discusses work in progress in the US on addressing our impact and the impact our environment can have on us.

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Paul Totten, Vice President, WSP
Alexandra Connor, Project Associate, WSP
Proceedings of the BEST4 Conference
Presented at: 
BEST4 Conference
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
BEST4 Technical Committee, National Institute of Building Sciences

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