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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
Innovative Materials: Bio-Fiber Batts and Boards Apr 12, 2010 Mark Bomberg (Syracuse University), George Chrenka (Nu-Wool Co. Inc. and Cellulose Materials Solutions, Inc.)
Air Leakage: Difficulties in Measurement, Quantification, and Energy Simulation Apr 12, 2010 Michael B. Waite (Simpson Gumpertz Heger Inc.), Sean M. O'Brien (Simpson Gumpertz Heger Inc.)
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)
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.)
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)
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.)
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)
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.)
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)
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)
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.)
Electronically Tintable Glass as an Architectural Enabler Apr 02, 2012 Helen Sanders, PhD (SAGE Electrochromics, Inc.), Louis Podbelski, AIA (SAGE Electrochromics, Inc.)
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)
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)

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