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Durability and Resilience characterizes the ability to withstand wear and efficient maintenance of building elements and systems, as well as the measure of facility’s ability to function after enduring a natural or man-made disaster.

Title Datesort ascending Author
Mid-Century Modern Building Performance and Improvement Strategies Apr 16, 2018 Rachel Michelin Senior Associate, Thornton Tomasetti
A Sustainable Repurposing of the Aging Facility Apr 16, 2018 Daniel McKelvey Associate Principal, Ayers Saint Gross Architects Allison Wilson, AIA, Sustainabi
Pumping up the Volume: Multi-Family, Passive House and Net Zero Energy as Standard Practice Apr 15, 2018 Timothy McDonald President, Onion Flats
Installation of Common Insulation Types: Wood-Frame Walls and Attics (TechNote) May 31, 2017 Home Innovation Research Labs
Taking the Field: Advancing Energy and Water Efficiency in Sports Venues Feb 01, 2017 National Institute of Building Sciences and the Green Sports Alliance
Blooming Bamboo House (2016 R+D Awards Honorable Mention) Jul 31, 2016
Best Practice Recommendations for Interior Wall Retrofit for Masonry Construction May 01, 2016 Amy Wylie (Covestro), Andre Desjarlais (Oak Ridge National Lab), Mugdha Mokashi (ArchEcology)
Updates to Maps for the 2015 NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions Mar 22, 2016 Nicolas Luco, PhD, US Geological Survey
New Site Coefficients, Fa, Fv, and Fpga, in ASCE 7-16 Mar 22, 2016 CB Crouse, PhD, PE, AECOM
Best Practices for Architectural Coatings Feb 01, 2016 Elizabeth A. Hnatiw, AIA, LEED AP BD+C (principal architect, Hoffmann Architects)
Developing a Flexible Healthcare Infrastructure Jan 11, 2016
Project Acceleration/Speed to Market Strategies Jan 11, 2016 Rebekah G. Gladson, FAIA, rggroup global
Window and Door Flashing: Code Requirements and Best Practices (TechNote) Sep 30, 2015 Home Innovation Research Labs
Improving Hospital Ecosystems with Bioinformed Design Jun 02, 2015 Sheila F. Cahnman
State of the Art of NFPA 285 Apr 13, 2015 Brian Kuhn, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.
Design Considerations for Climate Change Apr 13, 2015 Paul Totten, Vice President, WSP, Alexandra Connor, Project Associate, WSP
Building Enclosure Commissioning Education Apr 13, 2015 Wagdy Anis, FAIA, LEED AP, Anis Building Enclosure Consulting
NFPA 285 in the Field: An Update of Local Adoption Apr 13, 2015 Keith Nelson, AIA, Intertek-ATI
The Future of Fenestration Rating Apr 13, 2015 William C. duPont, Syerngy Consulting
Restoring Airtightness and Weather-Resistance to Window and Curtain Wall Systems Apr 13, 2015 Ed Retzbach, CSI, CDT, LEED AP BD+C
State of the Art in Evaluation Durability of Exterior Plasters Apr 13, 2015 Dariusz Gawin,Department of Building Physics & Building Materials, Lodz University of Technology, Po, Marcin Koniorczyk, Department of Building Physics & Building Materials, Lodz University of Technolog, Piotr Konca, Department of Building Physics & Building Materials, Lodz University of Technology, Pol
Thermal and Energy Performance of Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (aac) Apr 13, 2015 Nitin Shukla, Fraunhofer, Diane Elliott, Franhoufer, Bryan Urban, Fraunhofer, Ali Fallahi, Fraunhofer, Jan Kosny, Fraunhofer
History and Future of Fenestration: Where Have We Been? Where are We Heading? Apr 13, 2015 Stephen Selkowitz, Group Leader, Windows and Envelope Materials, LBNL
A Detailed Study of Sunshades and their Effects on Performance Apr 13, 2015 Joe Fong, RA, NCARB, LEED AP (BD+C) Walter P. Moore
Deterioration Model for Establishing an Optimal Mix of Time-Based Maint. and Condition-Based Maint. for the Enclosure System Apr 13, 2015 David Albrice, BSc., URP., ARP., PRA RDH Building Engineering Ltd., Matthew Branch, P.Eng. RDH Building Engineering Ltd.

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