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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 ascending Author
VA Healthcare Clinic : A Whole Building Design Guide Case Study Mar 07, 2016 Whole Building Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of Building Sciences
Best Practices for Architectural Coatings Feb 01, 2016 Elizabeth A. Hnatiw, AIA, LEED AP BD+C (principal architect, Hoffmann Architects)
Developing a Flexible Healthcare Infrastructure Jan 11, 2016
Vapor Retarders: Reducing Moisture Risk in Frame Walls (TechNote) Dec 31, 2015 Home Innovation Research Labs
Designed for Performance: Research Methods in a Collaborative Studio Rethinking Modern Curtain Walls Nov 30, 2015 Michael Gibson, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP (Kansas State University)
Center for Sustainable Landscapes : A Whole Building Deign Guide Case Study Nov 01, 2015 Whole Building Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of Building Sciences
United Nations Headquarters : A Whole Building Design Guide Case Study Nov 01, 2015 Whole Building Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of Building Sciences
Window and Door Flashing: Code Requirements and Best Practices (TechNote) Sep 30, 2015 Home Innovation Research Labs
Computational and Physical Modeling for Multi-Cellular Pneumatic Envelope Assemblies Jun 01, 2015 Kathy Velikov (University of Michigan), Geoffrey Thün (University of Michigan), Mary O’Malley (Foster + Partners), Lars Junghans (University of Michigan)
The Relationship of Form and Performance in Facade Design May 13, 2015 Aaron Brakke (Universidad Piloto de Colombia; Whiteknee), Rodrigo Velasco (Universidad Piloto de Colombia; Frontis 3d)
Applied Research: Design-Build Studio as Laboratory May 13, 2015 Mary C. Hardin (University of Arizona)
Cool Skins: Materials and Assemblies for Ventilated Building Envelopes in Warm Climates May 13, 2015 Michael D. Gibson, Assoc. AIA, LEED A.P., Dept. of Architecture, Kansas State
Dynamic Composite Cladding May 13, 2015 Jefferson Ellinger (University of North Carolina, Charlotte)
Integrated Systems of Buildings' Upgrade and New Constructions May 13, 2015 Mark Bomberg, adjunct professor, McMaster University, Canada and Southeast University, China, Michael Gibson, assistant professor, Department of Architecture, Kansas State University , Xing Shi, associate professor, Department of Architecture, Southeast University, China
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Case Study: Passive House Construction in Kansas City Apr 13, 2015 David Hawkins, Prairie Design build, David Schleicher, Prairie Design Build
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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