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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.

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Lower-Technology, Higher-Performance Construction May 01, 2012 Kiel Moe, AIA (Harvard University)
Masonry Wall Interior Insulation Retrofit Embedded Beam Simulations Apr 02, 2012 Kohta Ueno (Building Science Corporation)
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
Mercy Emergency North / Mercy Clinic North : A Whole Building Design Guide Case Study Jul 03, 2017 Whole Building Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of Building Sciences
Modeling the Effect of Air Leakage in Hygrothermal Envelope SImulation Apr 02, 2012 Hartwig M. Künzel, Dr.-Ing. (Fraunhofer Institute), Daniel Zirkelbach, Dipl.-Ing. (Fraunhofer Institute), Beate Schafaczek, Dipl.-Ing. (Fraunhofer Institute)
Moisture Investigations Using Thermal Cameras Feb 01, 2014 Lew Harriman, Mason-Grant Consulting
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
Monitoring of Internal Moisture Loads in Residential Buildings - Research Design and Early Findings Apr 10, 2010 Lois Arena (Steven Winter Associates Inc.), Michael D. Blanford (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development)
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)
Multivalent Hygrothermal Material System for Double-Skin Envelope Dehumidification Cooling and Daylighting Apr 16, 2018 Aletheia Ida, PhD, assistant professor, school of architecture, U of Arizona, Tuscon
Natural Harmony: Designing with Thermal Actuators Jul 11, 2017 Derek Newby, Architect AIBC, MRAIC, LEED AP BD+C, CPHD (Perkins+Will), Gavin Schaefer, Architect AIBC, MRAIC, LEED AP BD+C, CAPM, CDT
Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Headquarters Building, Buildings 33 and Quadrangle Buildings : A Whole Building Design Guide Case Study Jun 19, 2018 Whole Building Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of Building Sciences
Net Zero Energy Housing - Lessons Learned Apr 02, 2012 Gary Proskiw (Proskiw Engineering Ltd.), Alex Ferguson (Natural Resources Canada)
NFPA 285 in the Field: An Update of Local Adoption Apr 13, 2015 Keith Nelson, AIA, Intertek-ATI
North American Way For Passive House-Based Near Zero Energy Buildings Apr 13, 2015 Katrin Klingenberg, Passive Solar House Institute-US
One and Two Potomac Yard : A Whole Building Design Guide Case Study Nov 23, 2016 Whole Building Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of Building Sciences
One Fold (2014 R+D Award) Jul 31, 2014
Optimization of Net Zero Energy Houses Apr 12, 2010 Gary Proskiw, P. Eng (Proskiw Engineering Ltd.), Anil Parekh, P. Eng
OSB Sheathing with Integral Water-Resistive Barriers Apr 10, 2010 Thomas Thorsell (Syracuse University), Mark Bomberg (Syracusse University)
Osmosis and the Blistering of Polyurethane Waterproofing Membranes Apr 12, 2010 Graham Finch, MASc (RDH Building Engineering Ltd.), Brian Hubbs, P.Eng, (RDH Building Engineering Ltd.), Robert Bombino, MS, PE (RDH Building Sciences)
Performance and Durability of Wall Assemblies using Mineral Wool Exterior Insulation in the Pacific Northwest Apr 16, 2018 Alejandra Nieto, building science project manager, ROXUL Inc.
Performance of Glass FIber Lath as a Plaster Base with Exterior Cement Plaster (Stucco) Apr 10, 2010 William F. Egan (BASF Construction Chemicals, LLC), Eric Auman (BASF Construction Chemicals, LLC)
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
Performance Testing for Quality Assurance and Commissioning Apr 13, 2015 Fiona Aldous, principal, WJE
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

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