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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
A Detailed Study of Sunshades and their Effects on Performance Apr 13, 2015 Joe Fong, RA, NCARB, LEED AP (BD+C) Walter P. Moore
Green Options in Roof Replacement Mar 01, 2015 Stephanie L. Dillon, Assoc. AIA and Kristin R. Holtgrew, Assoc. AIA LEED AP
Understanding Prefabricated Building Enclosure Systems Feb 01, 2015 Derek B. McCowan, PE, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Inc. (SGH), Corey C. Wowk, LEED AP, SGH, Sean M. O'Brien, PE, LEED AP, SGH
What Went Wrong?: Diagnosing Building Envelope Distress Feb 01, 2015 John J. Hoffmann, FAIA and Deborah J. Costantini, AIA
Caring for Glazed Architectural Terra Cotta Jan 01, 2015 Arthur L. Sanders, AIA and Kara L. Shypula, Assoc. AIA
Rain & Groundwater Management: Reducing the Risk of Water Intrusion & Damage (TechNote) Sep 30, 2014 Home Innovation Research Labs
Construction-Operations Building Information Exchange (COBie) Aug 04, 2014 Bill East, PhD, PE, FASCE, Prairie Sky Consulting
Checklist for Infection Control Concerns When Reopening Healthcare Facilities Closed Due to Extensive Water and Wind Damages Jul 10, 2014 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Corrosion Prevention & Control (CPC) Source May 12, 2014 Joseph C. Dean, PE, for the Director, Corrosion Policy & Oversight, U.S. Department of Defense
Using Infrared Thermography in Flat and Low-Sloped Roofing Systems Feb 01, 2014 Gregory R. Stockton, principal, Stockton Infrared Thermographic Services, Inc.
Moisture Investigations Using Thermal Cameras Feb 01, 2014 Lew Harriman, Mason-Grant Consulting
A Quantitative Analysis of Thermal Bridging Feb 01, 2014 Andrea Love, AIA, and Charles S. Klee, AIA, Payette Associates
Historic Stone Masonry Restoration Feb 01, 2014 Elizabeth A. Campbell, AIA, LEED AP BD+C and Christopher M. DeRosa, Hoffmann Architects
The Existing Plaza: Considerations for Repair or Replacement Jan 01, 2014 Lawrence E. Keenan, AIA, PE and Margaret A. Molnar-Ryan, AIA, LEED AP, Hoffmann Architects
The Role of the Building Façade – Curtain Walls Apr 02, 2012 Dudley McFarquhar, PhD, PE (McFarquhar Group Inc.)
Quality Management in the Design and Construction of Enclosure Systems Apr 02, 2012 Michael P. Steffen, AIA (Walsh Construction Co.), Martin J. Houston (Walsh Construction Co.)
Water Infiltration through Openings in a Vertical Plane Under Static and Dynamic Pressure Conditions Apr 02, 2012 Michael A. Lacasse (National Research Council Canada), Nathan Van Den Bossche (Ghent University), Travis Moore (National Research Council Canada)
Prototyping a Self-Ventilating Building Skin with Smart Thermobimetals Dec 01, 2011 Doris Kim Sung (University of Southern California)
Advanced and High-Performance Materials Program Dec 01, 2011 Mila Kennett (US Department of Homeland Security)
Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Strengthening for Alternative Load Paths to Mitigate Progressive Collapse Vulnerabilities Dec 01, 2011 Zachary I. Smith (Fyfe Company), Edward R. Fyfe (Fyfe Company)
Emergent Materials for Security, Energy and the Environment Dec 01, 2011 Blaine Brownell (University of Minnesota School of Architecture)
An Advanced Materials Database: A Gateway for Future and Secure Infrastructures Dec 01, 2011 Milagros Kennett (US Department of Homelant Security, Mohammed Ettourney (Weidlinger Associates Inc.), Earle Kennett (National Institute of Building Sciences), Bob Payn (db Interactive)
Green Building Practices for Residential Construction and Natural Hazard Resistance: How Are They Linked? Apr 01, 2011 Philip Line, PE (American Wood Council), Omur Kapur, EIT (URS Corporation), Samantha Passman, EIT, (URS Corporation)
FEMA Updates: Safe Room Publications Apr 01, 2011
Buildings, Tunnels and Mass Transit Systems: DHS Releases Integrated Rapid Visual Screening Tools in 2011 Apr 01, 2011 Michael Chipley (PMC Group, LLC), Mohammed Ettourney (Weidlinger Associates Inc.), Milagros Kennett (US Department of Homeland Security), Terry Ryan (Raytheon UTD), Philip Schneider (National Institute of Building Sciences)

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