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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
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.)
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)
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.)
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)
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)
Simple, Fast, Cost Effective Methods of Foam Board Joint Sealing for Air Barrier Assemblies in Commercial Construction Apr 02, 2012 Katherine L. Johnson (The Dow Chemical Company), Daniel A. Tempas (The Dow Chemical Company)
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)
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)
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)
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)