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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)
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
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
Window and Door Flashing: Code Requirements and Best Practices (TechNote) Sep 30, 2015 Home Innovation Research Labs
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)
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
Thermal Resistance of Enclosed Reflective Airspaces in Building Applications Apr 13, 2015 Hamed H. Saber
Weathered OSB Air and Water Leakage Testing Apr 13, 2015 Paul Grahovac, PROSOCO
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
Fire Hazards of Exterior Wall Assemblies Containing Combustible Components Apr 13, 2015 Amanda Kimball, Fire Protection Research Foundation
Measuring Field Performance of Aerogel Insulation in a Hot, Dry Climate Apr 13, 2015 Bryan Urban, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems, USA, Nitin Shukla, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems, USA, Anthony D. Fontanini, Iowa State University, USA , Jan Kosny, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems, USA
Doing It Right the Second Time – Designing Minimally Invasive, Cost-Effective Solutions for Window Repair vs. Replacement Apr 13, 2015 David W. Boyer, Building Envelope Analysis, LLC, Lawrence, Kansas, PROSOCO, Inc., Lawrence, Kans, Ron Tatley, Building Envelope Analysis, LLC, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, USA , Stacey Grund, Building Envelope Analysis, LLC, Seattle, Washington, USA Tatley-Grund, Inc., Seattle, Matthew Travis, Building Envelope Analysis, LLC, Lawrence, Kansas, PROSOCO, Inc. Lawrence, Kansa
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.
State of the Art of NFPA 285 Apr 13, 2015 Brian Kuhn, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.
Moisture Risk in Spray Polyurethane Foam Unvented Attics Due to Air Leakage Paths Apr 13, 2015 Duncan Prahl, RA, IBACOS, Pittsburgh, PA, Matthew Shaffer,PE, IBACOS, Pittsburgh, PA
Field Test Data from Retrofit of a Small Residential House Using EISF Technology Apr 13, 2015 John Edgar, STO Corporation, Ali Fallahi, Fraunhofer CSE, Alliston Watts, Fraunhofer CSE, Jan Kosny, Fraunhofer CSE, Linda Jeng, Dow Chemical
The Effects of #4 Surface Low-E Coatings on Fenestration Condensation Resistance Apr 13, 2015 Tracy G. Rogers, Quanex Building Products, Inc
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
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

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