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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
Comparative Performance Evaluation of a Multistory Double Skin Façade Building in Humid Continental Climate Mar 27, 2013 Mona Azarbayjani (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
Cool Skins: Exploring the Cooling Potential of Lightweight, Ventilated Cladding Systems Mar 27, 2013 Michael Gibson (Kansas State University)
The Development and Valuation of Intelligent and Adaptive Building Systems Mar 27, 2013 Kai L. Hansen (Illinois Institute of Technology)
Beyond Green: Growing Algae Facade Mar 27, 2013 Kyoung-Hee Kim (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
Lessons from Visualizing the Functions of the Building Enclosure Mar 27, 2013 Emily M. McGlohn (Mississippi State University)
Heat Transfer Numerical Modeling Perspectives: Steel-Framed Wall Analysis Jan 01, 2013 Axy Pagán-Vázquez (U.S. Army Corps Engineers Research and Development Center), Jeff Allen (U.S. Army Corps Engineers Research and Development Center)
Bertschi School Living Science Building Nov 01, 2012 Whole Building Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of Building Sciences
Federal Center South Building 1202 : A Whole Building Design Guide Case Study Nov 01, 2012 Whole Building Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of Building Sciences
Lower-Technology, Higher-Performance Construction May 01, 2012 Kiel Moe, AIA (Harvard University)
BIPV Facades Reconsidered: Mid Rise and High Rise Applications Apr 28, 2012 Jesse Wolf Corsi Henson, AIA (Saint-Gobain Solar Systems N.A.)
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.)
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.)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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.)
Implementation of Quality Assurance Programs for the Exterior Building Envelope through the Design Process Apr 02, 2012 Paul G. Johnson, FAIA, NCARB (SmithGroupJJR Building Technology Studio)
Building Enclosure Commissioning of a Student Athletic Facility Apr 02, 2012 Paul E. Totten, PE (Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.), Andrew Smith (Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.)

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