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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
The NFPA 285 Fire Test’s Impact On Architectural Design And Energy Performance Apr 13, 2015 Richard Keleher, AIA, Thompson & Lichter Company, Canton, MA
Double Wall Framing Technique – An Example of High Performance, Sustainable Building Envelope Technology Apr 13, 2015 Jan Kosny, Fraunhofer CSE – Cambridge MA, USA, Andi Asiz, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kaushik Biswas, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, USA, Nitin Shukla, Fraunhofer CSE – Cambridge MA, USA
Weathered OSB Air and Water Leakage Testing Apr 13, 2015 Paul Grahovac, PROSOCO
The Reality of Quantifying Curtain Wall Spandrel Thermal Performance: 2D, 3D and Hotbox Testing Apr 13, 2015 Neil Norris, Larry Carbary, Stanley Yee, Patrick Roppel, Phillip Ciantar
Fire Hazards of Exterior Wall Assemblies Containing Combustible Components Apr 13, 2015 Amanda Kimball, Fire Protection Research Foundation
Thermal Resistance of Enclosed Reflective Airspaces in Building Applications Apr 13, 2015 Hamed H. Saber
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
The Future of Fenestration Rating Apr 13, 2015 William C. duPont, Syerngy Consulting
State of the Art of NFPA 285 Apr 13, 2015 Brian Kuhn, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.
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
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
Keeping Energy Confined and Making Information Flow: The Smart Building of Tomorrow Apr 13, 2015 Christian Hoepfner, PhD, Director, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems
The Effects of #4 Surface Low-E Coatings on Fenestration Condensation Resistance Apr 13, 2015 Tracy G. Rogers, Quanex Building Products, 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
Design Considerations for Climate Change Apr 13, 2015 Paul Totten, Vice President, WSP, Alexandra Connor, Project Associate, WSP
Restoring Airtightness and Weather-Resistance to Window and Curtain Wall Systems Apr 13, 2015 Ed Retzbach, CSI, CDT, LEED AP BD+C
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
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
Performance Testing for Quality Assurance and Commissioning Apr 13, 2015 Fiona Aldous, principal, WJE
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
Building Enclosure Commissioning Education Apr 13, 2015 Wagdy Anis, FAIA, LEED AP, Anis Building Enclosure Consulting
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

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