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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
Rain & Groundwater Management: Reducing the Risk of Water Intrusion & Damage (TechNote) Sep 30, 2014 Home Innovation Research Labs
Karuna House : A Whole Building Design Guide Case Study Nov 01, 2014 Whole Building Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of Building Sciences
The Bullitt Center : A Whole Building Design Guide Case Study Nov 01, 2014 Whole Building Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of Building Sciences
Thermal Performance of Facades Nov 30, 2014 Charles Klee, AIA, LEED AP (Payette), Andrea Love, AIA, LEED AP BD+C (Payette)
Caring for Glazed Architectural Terra Cotta Jan 01, 2015 Arthur L. Sanders, AIA and Kara L. Shypula, Assoc. AIA
Understanding Prefabricated Building Enclosure Systems Feb 01, 2015 Derek B. McCowan, PE, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Inc. (SGH), Corey C. Wowk, LEED AP, SGH, Sean M. O'Brien, PE, LEED AP, SGH
A High-Performance Rammed Earth Wall System for Cold Climates Feb 01, 2015 Rob Pyatt, Assoc. AIA, Christopher O'Hara, PE, William P. Babbington, AIA, PE, Rongrong Hu, PhD
What Went Wrong?: Diagnosing Building Envelope Distress Feb 01, 2015 John J. Hoffmann, FAIA and Deborah J. Costantini, AIA
Historic Building Facades: Simulation,Testing, and Verification for Improved Energy Modelng Feb 01, 2015 Daniel Chung
Green Options in Roof Replacement Mar 01, 2015 Stephanie L. Dillon, Assoc. AIA and Kristin R. Holtgrew, Assoc. AIA LEED AP
Designed for Performance: A Collaborative Research Studio Rethinks Glass Curtain Wall Systems Apr 06, 2015 Michael D. Gibson (Kansas State University)
Detailed Monitoring and Energy Model Development of an Existing Multi-Unit Residential Building in Toronto, Canada Apr 13, 2015 Marianne F. Touchie, Toronto Atmospheric Fund and University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Kim D. Pressnail, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Design Considerations for Climate Change Apr 13, 2015 Paul Totten, Vice President, WSP, Alexandra Connor, Project Associate, WSP
Restoring Airtightness and Weather-Resistance to Window and Curtain Wall Systems Apr 13, 2015 Ed Retzbach, CSI, CDT, LEED AP BD+C
Pressure Differences and Airtightness in Tall Buildings – Theory & Reality Apr 13, 2015 Lorne Ricketts, MASc, EIT., RDH Building Engineering Ltd., Vancouver, BC, Graham Finch, MASc, P.Eng., RDH Building Engineering Ltd., Vancouver, BC, John Straube, PhD, P.Eng., University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON
Inward Vapor Drives in Adhered Veneer Wall Assemblies with Continuous Exterior Insulation Apr 13, 2015 Jonathan Smegal, Building Science Laboratories, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada., Aaron Grin, Building Science Laboratories, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Performance Testing for Quality Assurance and Commissioning Apr 13, 2015 Fiona Aldous, principal, WJE
State of the Art in Evaluation Durability of Exterior Plasters Apr 13, 2015 Dariusz Gawin,Department of Building Physics & Building Materials, Lodz University of Technology, Po, Marcin Koniorczyk, Department of Building Physics & Building Materials, Lodz University of Technolog, Piotr Konca, Department of Building Physics & Building Materials, Lodz University of Technology, Pol
Energy Efficient Retrofit of a High-Rise Multifamily Building Apr 13, 2015 Brittany Hanam, MASc, P.Eng., RDH Building Engineering Ltd., Vancouver, BC, Lorne Ricketts, MASc, EIT, RDH Building Engineering Ltd., Vancouver, BC, Andrew Pape-Salmon, P.Eng., MRM, RDH Building Engineering Ltd., Victoria, BC
Low-Cost Bio-Based Phase Change Materials as an Energy Storage Medium in Building Envelopes Apr 13, 2015 Kaushik Biswas, Energy and Transportation Science Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridg, Nitin Shukla, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems, USA, Jan Kosny, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems, USA, Ramin Abhari, Renewable Energy Group Synthetic Fuels, LLC (formerly Syntroleum), Tulsa, OK, USA
Building Enclosure Commissioning Education Apr 13, 2015 Wagdy Anis, FAIA, LEED AP, Anis Building Enclosure Consulting
History and Future of Fenestration: Where Have We Been? Where are We Heading? Apr 13, 2015 Stephen Selkowitz, Group Leader, Windows and Envelope Materials, LBNL
A Critical Analysis of the Passive House Standard for the Climates of the United States Apr 13, 2015 Ryan M. Abendroth, Passive Energy Designs LLC, Saint Louis, MO
Thermal and Hygrothermal Performance of Ventilated Attics With and Without Breathable Underlayments Apr 13, 2015 Sudhir Railkar, Ph.D. GAF, Adem Chich, GAF, Ming Shiaio, Ph.D., GAF, Andre Desjarlais, ORNL, William Miller, Ph.D. , ORNL
Five Not So Easy Pieces: Designing and Constructing the Passive House Enclosure Apr 13, 2015 Mike Steffen, Walsh Construction Co.

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