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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
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
Performance Testing for Quality Assurance and Commissioning Apr 13, 2015 Fiona Aldous, principal, WJE
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
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 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
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.
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
The Role of High-Complexity Low-Resolution (HCLR) Performance Modeling in the Development of Dynamic Building Envelopes Apr 13, 2015 TIm Frank, Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, SPSU , Chip Clark, Research Assistant Professor, School of Architecture + Design, Virginia Tech
Airflow in Mid to High-rise Multi-Unit Residential Buildings Apr 13, 2015 Lorne Ricketts, MASC, RDH Building Engineering LTD., Vancouver, Graham Finch, MASc, P.Eng., RDH Building Engineering Ltd., Vancouver, BC, John Straube, PhD, P.Eng., University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON
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
North American Way For Passive House-Based Near Zero Energy Buildings Apr 13, 2015 Katrin Klingenberg, Passive Solar House Institute-US
Risk of Condensation and Mold Growth in Wood-Frame Wall Systems with Different Exterior Insulations Apr 13, 2015 Hamed H. Saber, Construction Portfolio, National Research Council of Canada, Wahid Maref, Construction Portfolio, National Research Council of Canada
Specific and Practical Methods to Improve a BECx Program Apr 13, 2015 Benjamin W Townsend, P.E., WDP & Associates, William R. Nash, P.E., WDP & Associates
NFPA 285 in the Field: An Update of Local Adoption Apr 13, 2015 Keith Nelson, AIA, Intertek-ATI
Holistic Approach to Achieving Low Energy High-Rise Residential Buildings Apr 13, 2015 Christian Cianfrone, Building Energy Specialist, Morrison Hershfield, Burnaby, BC, Patrick J, Roppel, Building Science Specialist, Morrison Hershfield, Burnaby, BC, Dieter Hardock, Product Manager, Schöck Bauteile GmbH, Baden-Baden, Germany
Production Homebuilder + Passive House: Lessons Learned Apr 13, 2015 Anastasia Herk, IBACOS, Pittsburgh, PA, Duncan Prahl, IBACOS, Pittsburgh, PA
Competing Performance Criteria in Renovation and Repurposing of Existing Building Exterior Enclosure Systems Apr 13, 2015 Paul G. Johnson, FAIA, NCARB SmithGroupJJR Inc., Building Technology Studio Leader
An Old(er) Fellow’s Musings about Building Envelopes and Energy Efficiency Apr 13, 2015 Andre Desjarlais, program manager, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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

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