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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
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
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
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)
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.
A Detailed Study of Sunshades and their Effects on Performance Apr 13, 2015 Joe Fong, RA, NCARB, LEED AP (BD+C) Walter P. Moore
Use of Thermal Inertia for Reduction of HVAC Energy Consumption in Cooling Dominated and Mixed Climates Apr 13, 2015 Jan Kośny, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, USA, Elizabeth Kossecka, Polish Academy Sciences, Warsaw, Poland, Ali Fallahi, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, USA, David Yarbrough, R&D Services, Inc., Cookeville, TN, USA
Case Study: Passive House Construction in Kansas City Apr 13, 2015 David Hawkins, Prairie Design build, David Schleicher, Prairie Design Build
North American Way For Passive House-Based Near Zero Energy Buildings Apr 13, 2015 Katrin Klingenberg, Passive Solar House Institute-US
The Role of High-Complexity Low-Resolution (HCLR) Performance Modeling in the Development of Dynamic Building Envelopes Apr 13, 2015 TIm Frank, Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, SPSU , Chip Clark, Research Assistant Professor, School of Architecture + Design, Virginia Tech
Airflow in Mid to High-rise Multi-Unit Residential Buildings Apr 13, 2015 Lorne Ricketts, MASC, RDH Building Engineering LTD., Vancouver, Graham Finch, MASc, P.Eng., RDH Building Engineering Ltd., Vancouver, BC, John Straube, PhD, P.Eng., University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON
Re-Glazing of All Glass Curtain-Wall Buildings Apr 13, 2015 Michael Aoki-Kramer, BA, JD LEED-AP, RDH Building Sciences Inc., Graham Finch, RDH Building Engineering Ltd , Brian Hubbs, RDH Building Engineering Ltd, Ed Thiessen, RDH Building Engineering Ltd , James Higgins, RDH Building Engineering Ltd
Performance of Sealed Curtain Wall Spandrel Panels that Direct Deep Sunlight into Multi-Story Buildings Apr 13, 2015 Radu Postole, Building Science Consultant, Morrison Hershfield, Burnaby, BC, Patrick J, Roppel, Building Science Specialist, Morrison Hershfield, Burnaby, BC, Neil Norris, Building Science Consultant, Morrison Hershfield, Burnaby, BC, Kasra Bigdeli, Mechanical Engineer, SunCentral Inc, Richmond, BC
Production Homebuilder + Passive House: Lessons Learned Apr 13, 2015 Anastasia Herk, IBACOS, Pittsburgh, PA, Duncan Prahl, IBACOS, Pittsburgh, PA
Risk of Condensation and Mold Growth in Wood-Frame Wall Systems with Different Exterior Insulations Apr 13, 2015 Hamed H. Saber, Construction Portfolio, National Research Council of Canada, Wahid Maref, Construction Portfolio, National Research Council of Canada
Specific and Practical Methods to Improve a BECx Program Apr 13, 2015 Benjamin W Townsend, P.E., WDP & Associates, William R. Nash, P.E., WDP & Associates
Deterioration Model for Establishing an Optimal Mix of Time-Based Maint. and Condition-Based Maint. for the Enclosure System Apr 13, 2015 David Albrice, BSc., URP., ARP., PRA RDH Building Engineering Ltd., Matthew Branch, P.Eng. RDH Building Engineering Ltd.

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