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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
Historic Building Facades: Simulation,Testing, and Verification for Improved Energy Modelng Feb 01, 2015 Daniel Chung
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
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)
Quantifying Façade Performance: Advances in Simulation and Field Testing Apr 13, 2015 Stephen Selkowitz, Group Leader, Windows and Envelope Materials, LBNL
NFPA 285 in the Field: An Update of Local Adoption Apr 13, 2015 Keith Nelson, AIA, Intertek-ATI
High Performance Detailing Apr 13, 2015 Paul E. Totten, PE, LEED AP, Vice President, WSP, Washington, DC, Michael J. Heule, Principal, Helix Architecture + Design, Kansas City,
Thermal Bridging: Observed Impacts and Proposed Improvement for Common Conditions Apr 13, 2015 Andrea Love, Director of Building Science, Payette Associates, Boston, Charles Klee, Principal, Payette Associates, Boston
Field Thermal Performance of EIFS Using Vacuum Insulation Panels Apr 13, 2015 Ali Fallahi, Ph.D., R&D staff, Building Science Engineer, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, Jan Kosny, PhD, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, Nitin Shukla, PhD, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, Tony Fontanini, Ph.D. Candidate, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, Lawrence Carbary, FASTM, Dow Corning Corporation, Roland Serino, PE, Dryvit Systems Inc.
The Reality of Quantifying Curtain Wall Spandrel Thermal Performance: 2D, 3D and Hotbox Testing Apr 13, 2015 Neil Norris, Larry Carbary, Stanley Yee, Patrick Roppel, Phillip Ciantar
High-Performance Building Envelopes: Design Methods for Energy Efficient Facades Apr 13, 2015 Ajla Aksamija, PhD, LEED AP BD+C, CDT,Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Performance Validation Case Study--Federal Office Building with an Integrated Facade Apr 13, 2015 Mark Perepelitza, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, SERA Architects, Sustainability Resources Group Manager., Lisa Petterson, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Associate Principal, SERA Architects, Sustainability Resources Gr, Kate Turpin, PE, LEED AP BD+C , Associate, SERA Architects, Integrated Design Specialist, James Riley, LEED AP BD+C, Associate, SERA Architects, Project Architect
The Future of Fenestration Rating Apr 13, 2015 William C. duPont, Syerngy Consulting
Dynamic Façades: Solving the High Performance Building Challenge without Design Compromise Apr 13, 2015 Helen E Sanders, Vice President, Technical Business Development, SAGE Electrochromics, Inc., Fariba, Louis Podbelski, Vice President, Architectural Solutions, SAGE Electrochromics, Inc., Faribault, MN
Potential Energy Savings with Exterior Shades in Large Offce Buildings and the Impace of Discomfort Glare Apr 13, 2015 Sabine Hoffmann, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Eleanor Lee, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Field Monitoring of Embedded Wood Members in Insulated Masonry Walls in a Cold Climate Apr 13, 2015 Kohta Ueno, Senior Associate, Building Science Corporation, Westford, MA, Joseph W. Lstiburek, Ph.D., P.Eng., Principal, Building Science Corporation, Westford, MA
Thermal Performance and Energy Savings Potential of Attic Radiant Barrier Systems Apr 13, 2015 Som Shrestha, PhD, BEMP, ORNL, Andre Desjarlais, ORNL
Keeping Energy Confined and Making Information Flow: The Smart Building of Tomorrow Apr 13, 2015 Christian Hoepfner, PhD, Director, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems

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