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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
The Inherent Risk of Going Green Apr 12, 2010 Graham Davis (IBACOS, Inc.)
Successful Implementation of Air Tightness Requirements for Residential Buildings Apr 12, 2010 Bruce D. Nelson, PE (Minnesota Department of Commerce)
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)
Electronically Tintable Glass as an Architectural Enabler Apr 02, 2012 Helen Sanders, PhD (SAGE Electrochromics, Inc.), Louis Podbelski, AIA (SAGE Electrochromics, Inc.)
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)
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)
Net Zero Energy Housing - Lessons Learned Apr 02, 2012 Gary Proskiw (Proskiw Engineering Ltd.), Alex Ferguson (Natural Resources Canada)
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)
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.)
Masonry Wall Interior Insulation Retrofit Embedded Beam Simulations Apr 02, 2012 Kohta Ueno (Building Science Corporation)
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)
Informed Mechanical Design Through Tested Air Leakage Rates Apr 02, 2012 Jeff Speert, AIA (JRS Engineering Corp.), Cory Legge, AScT (JRS Engineering Ltd.)
Boundary Conditions for Water Tightness Testing Based on Pareto-Front Analysis Apr 02, 2012 Nathan Van Den Bossche (Ghent University), Michael A. Lacasse (NRC-CNRC), Arnold Janssens (Ghent University)
Energy Performance Analysis of Building Envelopes Utilizing Blown Fiber Insulation with Microencapsulated Phase Change Material (PCM) Apr 02, 2012 E. Kossecka (Institute of Fundamental Technological Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences), J. Kośny (Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems), D. W. Yarbrough (R&D Services)
Building Enclosure Performance Research— Applications in Professional Practice Apr 02, 2012 Mark Perepelitza, AIA (ZGF Architects)
Water Infiltration through Openings in a Vertical Plane Under Static and Dynamic Pressure Conditions Apr 02, 2012 Michael A. Lacasse (National Research Council Canada), Nathan Van Den Bossche (Ghent University), Travis Moore (National Research Council Canada)
Thermal Insulation Systems of the Future Apr 02, 2012 Mark Bomberg (University of Toronto), Marcin Pazera (CENTRIA), Robert Aird (Robert Aird Inc.)
Physical or Virtual? : Effectiveness of Virtual Mockups of Building Envelope Systems Apr 02, 2012 Minjung Maing (Georgia Institute of Technology)
The Role of the Building Façade – Curtain Walls Apr 02, 2012 Dudley McFarquhar, PhD, PE (McFarquhar Group Inc.)
Quality Management in the Design and Construction of Enclosure Systems Apr 02, 2012 Michael P. Steffen, AIA (Walsh Construction Co.), Martin J. Houston (Walsh Construction Co.)

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