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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.

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Thermal Rehabilitation of Existing Building Enclosures by Using VIP (Vacuum Insulation Panel) Sandwich and Timber Based Panels Apr 12, 2010 Christoph Buxbaum (Carinthia University of Applied Sciences), Wolfgang Gallent (Carinthia University of Applied Sciences), Sandra Kircher (Carinthia University of Applied Sciences), Oskar Pankratz (DesignAID), Albert Seiler (KNAUF Insulation Technology)
A Journey in Integrated Design - The Renewal of Ketchum Arts and Sciences Building at the University of Colorado, Boulder Apr 12, 2010 Linda Morrison, PE (Ambient Energy), Melanie Short, AIA (SlaterPaul Architects), Michael Kaufman (Ambient Energy)
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)
Impacts of Operating Hardware on Window Thermal Performance Apr 02, 2012 Robert Hart (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory), Cezary Misiopecki (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Arild Gustavsen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Bjørn Petter Jelle (SINTEF Building and Infrastructure/Norwegian University of Science), Dariush Arasteh (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
Envelope Thermal Failures Due to Wind Washing in Two-Story Homes Apr 02, 2012 James B. Cummings (Florida Solar Energy Center), Charles R. Withers (Florida Solar Energy Center)
Joining the Pieces Together: A New Weatherbarrier Sealant to Ensure Energy Retention of Commercial Buildings Apr 02, 2012 Andrea Wagner (Dow Corning Corporation), Kelly Broker (Dow Corning Corporation)
Warm, Wet, and Wild: Climate Change Vulnerability Analysis Applied to Built Environment Apr 02, 2012 Cecilie Flyen Øyen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Anders-Johan Almås (SINTEF), Hans Olav Hygen (The Norwegian Meteorological Institute)
Simulation of Dynamic Daylighting and Glare Control Systems for a Six-Story Net Zero Energy Office Building in Seattle, WA Apr 02, 2012 Christopher Meek (University of Washington), Amanda Bruot (University of Washington), Louie Caldwell (University of Washington)
How the Current Sustainability Movement Impacts the Enclosure: A Look at the VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitors Centre Apr 02, 2012 Catherine Lemieux, P.Eng. (Morrison Hershfield Ltd.)
Modeling the Effect of Air Leakage in Hygrothermal Envelope SImulation Apr 02, 2012 Hartwig M. Künzel, Dr.-Ing. (Fraunhofer Institute), Daniel Zirkelbach, Dipl.-Ing. (Fraunhofer Institute), Beate Schafaczek, Dipl.-Ing. (Fraunhofer Institute)
Simulation of Complex Glazing Products; from Optical Data Measurements to Model Based Predictive Controls Apr 02, 2012 Christian Koehler (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
Dynamic Exterior Wall Systems for Solid Masonry Walls in Humidified Buildings Apr 02, 2012 Sean O'Brien, PE (Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.), Vince Cammalleri, AIA (Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.)
The Emerging Role of Electronically Tintable Glass for Energy Codes and Standards Apr 02, 2012 Brandon TInianov, PhD
Evaluation of the Thermal Performance of Innovative Pre-Fabricated Wall Systems through Field Testing Apr 02, 2012 Hua Ge (Ryerson University), Fitssum Tariku (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
Quality Control of Air Barriers During Construction Apr 02, 2012 Brandon S. Buchberg (Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.), Jason S. Der Ananian (Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.)
High Performance Curtain Wall Using Vacuum Insulated Panel (VIP) Spandrels Apr 02, 2012 Lawrence D. Carbary (Dow Corning Corporation), Andrew Dunlap, AIA (SmithGroup), Thomas F. O’Connor, FAIA (SmithGroup)
Towards Airtightness – The Contractor’s Role in Designing and Constructing the Air Barrier System Apr 02, 2012 Michael P. Steffen, AIA (Walsh Construction Co.)
A Case Study for Waterproofing Below-Grade Walls Shored with Continuous Soil Mix Technology Using Bentonite Waterproofing System Apr 02, 2012 Rodney Lock (Morrison Hershfield Corp.), Stephane Hoffman (Morrison Hershfield Corp.), Amanda Prot (Morrison Hershfield Corp.)
A Methodology for Developing Sustainable, High Performance Building Envelopes Apr 02, 2012 Grahame Maisey, PE (Building Services Consultants)
Exploring the Building Energy Impacts of Green Roof Design Decisions - A Modeling Study of Buildings in Four Distinct Climates Apr 02, 2012 David J. Sailor (Portland State University), Timothy B. Elley (PAE Consulting Engineers), Max Gibson (Portland State University)
Electronically Tintable Glass as an Architectural Enabler Apr 02, 2012 Helen Sanders, PhD (SAGE Electrochromics, Inc.), Louis Podbelski, AIA (SAGE Electrochromics, Inc.)
Learning from Exterior Wall Problems Apr 02, 2012 Joseph P. Solinski (Stone & Glazing Consulting)

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