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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
Eliminating the Potential for Air and Moisture Infiltration at the Window-Wall Interface Apr 12, 2010 Peter Poirier (Tremco Inc.), Brian Stroik (Oscar Boldt Construction)
A New Paradigm for the Design of Sustainable Buildings Apr 12, 2010 Warren Knowles, P.Eng, Brian Hubbs, P.Eng, Paul Kernan, MAIBC, Graham Finch, MASc
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)
Very High Performance Glazing In Traditional Framing Apr 02, 2012 Christopher J. Barry (Pilkington NA Inc.)
Learning from Exterior Wall Problems Apr 02, 2012 Joseph P. Solinski (Stone & Glazing Consulting)
Performance-Risk Analysis For the Design of High-Performance Affordable Homes Apr 02, 2012 Rodrigo Mora (British Columbia Institute of Technology), Fitsum Tariku (British Columbia Institute of Technology), Girma Bitsuamlak (Florida International University)
Net Zero Energy Housing - Lessons Learned Apr 02, 2012 Gary Proskiw (Proskiw Engineering Ltd.), Alex Ferguson (Natural Resources Canada)
Masonry Wall Interior Insulation Retrofit Embedded Beam Simulations Apr 02, 2012 Kohta Ueno (Building Science Corporation)
Eliminating the Potential for Air and Moisture Infiltration in Stucco Facades at the Window-Wall Interface Apr 02, 2012 Peter Poirier (Tremco Building Envelope Solutions), Bill Hooper (Kawneer Company, Inc.)
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.)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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.)
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.)

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