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Enclosure systems refer to the "skin" of the building and may include roof, walls, and ground protection from air and water penetration.

Title Datesort descending Author
Development and Benchmarking of a New Whole Building Hygrothermal Model Apr 12, 2010 Fitsum Tariku (Institute for Research in Construction), Kumar Kumaran (Institute for Research in Construction), Paul Fazio (Concordia University)
Selecting the Ideal Windows for a High Performance Home in a Cold Climate Apr 12, 2010 Ari S. Rapport (IBACOS)
More Sustainable Masonry Façades: Preheating Ventilation Air Using a Dynamic Buffer Zone (DBZ) Apr 29, 2010 R.C. Richman (ryerson University), C. Cyanfrone (Morrison Hershfield Corp.), K.D. Pressnail (University of Toronto)
BIM and the Building Envelope Oct 01, 2010 Will Ikerd, PE, CWI, LEED AP, Raymond L. Goodson Jr. Inc.
Blast Safety of the Building Envelope Oct 19, 2011 Eve HInman, Hinman Consulting Engineers
Prototyping a Self-Ventilating Building Skin with Smart Thermobimetals Dec 01, 2011 Doris Kim Sung (University of Southern California)
The Concept of Linear and Point Transmittance and its Value in Dealing with Thermal Bridges in Building Enclosures Apr 02, 2012 Neil Norris (Morrison Hershfield), Mark Lawton (Morrison Hershfield), Patrick Roppel (Morrison Hershfield)
Innovative High Performance Thermal Building Insulation Materials - Todays State-of-the-Art and Beyond Tomorrow Apr 02, 2012 Bjørn Petter Jelle (SINTEF Department of Matierials and Structure), Arild Gustavsen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Ruben Baetens (Catholic University of Leuven)
Informed Mechanical Design Through Tested Air Leakage Rates Apr 02, 2012 Jeff Speert, AIA (JRS Engineering Corp.), Cory Legge, AScT (JRS Engineering Ltd.)
Boundary Conditions for Water Tightness Testing Based on Pareto-Front Analysis Apr 02, 2012 Nathan Van Den Bossche (Ghent University), Michael A. Lacasse (NRC-CNRC), Arnold Janssens (Ghent University)
Energy Performance Analysis of Building Envelopes Utilizing Blown Fiber Insulation with Microencapsulated Phase Change Material (PCM) Apr 02, 2012 E. Kossecka (Institute of Fundamental Technological Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences), J. Kośny (Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems), D. W. Yarbrough (R&D Services)
Building Enclosure Performance Research— Applications in Professional Practice Apr 02, 2012 Mark Perepelitza, AIA (ZGF Architects)
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)
Thermal Insulation Systems of the Future Apr 02, 2012 Mark Bomberg (University of Toronto), Marcin Pazera (CENTRIA), Robert Aird (Robert Aird Inc.)
Physical or Virtual? : Effectiveness of Virtual Mockups of Building Envelope Systems Apr 02, 2012 Minjung Maing (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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.)
Assessing Thermal Comfort near Glass Facades with New Tools Apr 02, 2012 Sabine Hoffmann (Center for the Built Environment, University of California at Berkeley), Christoph Jedek (Center for the Built Environment, University of California at Berkeley), Edward Arens (Center for the Built Environment, University of California at Berkeley)
Implementation of Quality Assurance Programs for the Exterior Building Envelope through the Design Process Apr 02, 2012 Paul G. Johnson, FAIA, NCARB (SmithGroupJJR Building Technology Studio)
Building Enclosure Commissioning of a Student Athletic Facility Apr 02, 2012 Paul E. Totten, PE (Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.), Andrew Smith (Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.)
Single and Double Layered Vacuum Insulation Panels of the Same Thickness in Comparison Apr 02, 2012 Samuel Brunner (Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology), T. Stahl (Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology), Karim Ghazi Wakili (Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology)
Guidelines for the Practice of Building Enclosure Engineering Apr 02, 2012 Mark Lawton, P.Eng. (Morrison Hershfield Ltd.), David Ricketts, P.Eng (RDH Building Engineering Ltd.)
Structural and Hygrothermal Field Monitoring of Thick Continuously Insulated Wall Assemblies Utilized in a Multistory Residential Building Apr 02, 2012 Gary Parsons (The Dow Chemical Company), Jeff Hansbro (The Dow Chemical Company), Craig Buck (The Dow Chemical Company), Scott Croasdale, M.Eng, P.Eng, PE (JRS Engineering Ltd.), Joel Schwartz, P.Eng, FEC, BEP (JRS Engineering Ltd.)
Energy Savings by Retrofitting Multi-Unit Residential Buildings: Case Studies Apr 02, 2012 Marianne F. Touchie (University of Toronto), Kim D. Pressnail (University of Toronto), Ekaterina S. Tzekova (University of Toronto)
Retrofitting Timber Frame Walls with Vacuum Insulation Panels Apr 02, 2012 Erland Sveipe (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Bjorn Petter Jelle (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Sivert Uvsløkk (SINTEF Building and Infrastructure), Steinar Grynning (SINTEF Building and Infrastructure), Jan Vincent Thue (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Berit Time (SINTEF Building and Infrastructure), Arild Gustavsen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

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