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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
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
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
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
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)
Dynamic Composite Cladding May 13, 2015 Jefferson Ellinger (University of North Carolina, Charlotte)
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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

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