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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
Thermal Bridging: Observed Impacts and Proposed Improvement for Common Conditions Apr 13, 2015 Andrea Love, Director of Building Science, Payette Associates, Boston, Charles Klee, Principal, Payette Associates, Boston
Field Thermal Performance of EIFS Using Vacuum Insulation Panels Apr 13, 2015 Ali Fallahi, Ph.D., R&D staff, Building Science Engineer, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, Jan Kosny, PhD, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, Nitin Shukla, PhD, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, Tony Fontanini, Ph.D. Candidate, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, Lawrence Carbary, FASTM, Dow Corning Corporation, Roland Serino, PE, Dryvit Systems Inc.
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.
High-Performance Building Envelopes: Design Methods for Energy Efficient Facades Apr 13, 2015 Ajla Aksamija, PhD, LEED AP BD+C, CDT,Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Performance Validation Case Study--Federal Office Building with an Integrated Facade Apr 13, 2015 Mark Perepelitza, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, SERA Architects, Sustainability Resources Group Manager., Lisa Petterson, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Associate Principal, SERA Architects, Sustainability Resources Gr, Kate Turpin, PE, LEED AP BD+C , Associate, SERA Architects, Integrated Design Specialist, James Riley, LEED AP BD+C, Associate, SERA Architects, Project Architect
Field Monitoring of Embedded Wood Members in Insulated Masonry Walls in a Cold Climate Apr 13, 2015 Kohta Ueno, Senior Associate, Building Science Corporation, Westford, MA, Joseph W. Lstiburek, Ph.D., P.Eng., Principal, Building Science Corporation, Westford, MA
Dynamic Façades: Solving the High Performance Building Challenge without Design Compromise Apr 13, 2015 Helen E Sanders, Vice President, Technical Business Development, SAGE Electrochromics, Inc., Fariba, Louis Podbelski, Vice President, Architectural Solutions, SAGE Electrochromics, Inc., Faribault, MN
Potential Energy Savings with Exterior Shades in Large Offce Buildings and the Impace of Discomfort Glare Apr 13, 2015 Sabine Hoffmann, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Eleanor Lee, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Thermal Performance and Energy Savings Potential of Attic Radiant Barrier Systems Apr 13, 2015 Som Shrestha, PhD, BEMP, ORNL, Andre Desjarlais, ORNL
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
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
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
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
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
Designed for Performance: A Collaborative Research Studio Rethinks Glass Curtain Wall Systems Apr 06, 2015 Michael D. Gibson (Kansas State University)
Green Options in Roof Replacement Mar 01, 2015 Stephanie L. Dillon, Assoc. AIA and Kristin R. Holtgrew, Assoc. AIA LEED AP

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