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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
Airtightness Measurements of Wood Frame Low Energy Row Houses Apr 12, 2010 Sverre B. Holos (SINTEF), Thor-Oskar Relander (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
Comparisons of Thermal Performance and Energy Consumption of Facades Used in Commercial Buildings Apr 12, 2010 Lawence D. Carbary (Dow Corning Corp.), Valerie Hayez (Dow Corning Corp.), Andreas Wolf (Dow Corning Corp.), Mahabir Bhandan (Dow Corning Corp.)
More Sustainable Masonry Façades: Preheating Ventilation Air Using a Dynamic Buffer Zone (DBZ) Apr 29, 2010 R.C. Richman (ryerson University), C. Cyanfrone (Morrison Hershfield Corp.), K.D. Pressnail (University of Toronto)
BIM and the Building Envelope Oct 01, 2010 Will Ikerd, PE, CWI, LEED AP, Raymond L. Goodson Jr. Inc.
Blast Safety of the Building Envelope Oct 19, 2011 Eve HInman, Hinman Consulting Engineers
Prototyping a Self-Ventilating Building Skin with Smart Thermobimetals Dec 01, 2011 Doris Kim Sung (University of Southern California)
The Emerging Role of Electronically Tintable Glass for Energy Codes and Standards Apr 02, 2012 Brandon TInianov, PhD
Evaluation of the Thermal Performance of Innovative Pre-Fabricated Wall Systems through Field Testing Apr 02, 2012 Hua Ge (Ryerson University), Fitssum Tariku (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
Quality Control of Air Barriers During Construction Apr 02, 2012 Brandon S. Buchberg (Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.), Jason S. Der Ananian (Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.)
High Performance Curtain Wall Using Vacuum Insulated Panel (VIP) Spandrels Apr 02, 2012 Lawrence D. Carbary (Dow Corning Corporation), Andrew Dunlap, AIA (SmithGroup), Thomas F. O’Connor, FAIA (SmithGroup)
Towards Airtightness – The Contractor’s Role in Designing and Constructing the Air Barrier System Apr 02, 2012 Michael P. Steffen, AIA (Walsh Construction Co.)
A Case Study for Waterproofing Below-Grade Walls Shored with Continuous Soil Mix Technology Using Bentonite Waterproofing System Apr 02, 2012 Rodney Lock (Morrison Hershfield Corp.), Stephane Hoffman (Morrison Hershfield Corp.), Amanda Prot (Morrison Hershfield Corp.)
A Methodology for Developing Sustainable, High Performance Building Envelopes Apr 02, 2012 Grahame Maisey, PE (Building Services Consultants)
Exploring the Building Energy Impacts of Green Roof Design Decisions - A Modeling Study of Buildings in Four Distinct Climates Apr 02, 2012 David J. Sailor (Portland State University), Timothy B. Elley (PAE Consulting Engineers), Max Gibson (Portland State University)
Electronically Tintable Glass as an Architectural Enabler Apr 02, 2012 Helen Sanders, PhD (SAGE Electrochromics, Inc.), Louis Podbelski, AIA (SAGE Electrochromics, Inc.)
Very High Performance Glazing In Traditional Framing Apr 02, 2012 Christopher J. Barry (Pilkington NA Inc.)
Learning from Exterior Wall Problems Apr 02, 2012 Joseph P. Solinski (Stone & Glazing Consulting)
Performance-Risk Analysis For the Design of High-Performance Affordable Homes Apr 02, 2012 Rodrigo Mora (British Columbia Institute of Technology), Fitsum Tariku (British Columbia Institute of Technology), Girma Bitsuamlak (Florida International University)
Net Zero Energy Housing - Lessons Learned Apr 02, 2012 Gary Proskiw (Proskiw Engineering Ltd.), Alex Ferguson (Natural Resources Canada)
Masonry Wall Interior Insulation Retrofit Embedded Beam Simulations Apr 02, 2012 Kohta Ueno (Building Science Corporation)
Eliminating the Potential for Air and Moisture Infiltration in Stucco Facades at the Window-Wall Interface Apr 02, 2012 Peter Poirier (Tremco Building Envelope Solutions), Bill Hooper (Kawneer Company, Inc.)
Informed Mechanical Design Through Tested Air Leakage Rates Apr 02, 2012 Jeff Speert, AIA (JRS Engineering Corp.), Cory Legge, AScT (JRS Engineering Ltd.)
The Concept of Linear and Point Transmittance and its Value in Dealing with Thermal Bridges in Building Enclosures Apr 02, 2012 Neil Norris (Morrison Hershfield), Mark Lawton (Morrison Hershfield), Patrick Roppel (Morrison Hershfield)
Innovative High Performance Thermal Building Insulation Materials - Todays State-of-the-Art and Beyond Tomorrow Apr 02, 2012 Bjørn Petter Jelle (SINTEF Department of Matierials and Structure), Arild Gustavsen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Ruben Baetens (Catholic University of Leuven)
Building Enclosure Performance Research— Applications in Professional Practice Apr 02, 2012 Mark Perepelitza, AIA (ZGF Architects)

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