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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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Assessing Thermal Comfort near Glass Facades with New Tools Apr 02, 2012 Sabine Hoffmann (Center for the Built Environment, University of California at Berkeley), Christoph Jedek (Center for the Built Environment, University of California at Berkeley), Edward Arens (Center for the Built Environment, University of California at Berkeley)
Guidelines for the Practice of Building Enclosure Engineering Apr 02, 2012 Mark Lawton, P.Eng. (Morrison Hershfield Ltd.), David Ricketts, P.Eng (RDH Building Engineering Ltd.)
Structural and Hygrothermal Field Monitoring of Thick Continuously Insulated Wall Assemblies Utilized in a Multistory Residential Building Apr 02, 2012 Gary Parsons (The Dow Chemical Company), Jeff Hansbro (The Dow Chemical Company), Craig Buck (The Dow Chemical Company), Scott Croasdale, M.Eng, P.Eng, PE (JRS Engineering Ltd.), Joel Schwartz, P.Eng, FEC, BEP (JRS Engineering Ltd.)
Single and Double Layered Vacuum Insulation Panels of the Same Thickness in Comparison Apr 02, 2012 Samuel Brunner (Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology), T. Stahl (Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology), Karim Ghazi Wakili (Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology)
Retrofitting Timber Frame Walls with Vacuum Insulation Panels Apr 02, 2012 Erland Sveipe (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Bjorn Petter Jelle (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Sivert Uvsløkk (SINTEF Building and Infrastructure), Steinar Grynning (SINTEF Building and Infrastructure), Jan Vincent Thue (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Berit Time (SINTEF Building and Infrastructure), Arild Gustavsen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
Simple, Fast, Cost Effective Methods of Foam Board Joint Sealing for Air Barrier Assemblies in Commercial Construction Apr 02, 2012 Katherine L. Johnson (The Dow Chemical Company), Daniel A. Tempas (The Dow Chemical Company)
Energy Savings by Retrofitting Multi-Unit Residential Buildings: Case Studies Apr 02, 2012 Marianne F. Touchie (University of Toronto), Kim D. Pressnail (University of Toronto), Ekaterina S. Tzekova (University of Toronto)
Joining the Pieces Together: A New Weatherbarrier Sealant to Ensure Energy Retention of Commercial Buildings Apr 02, 2012 Andrea Wagner (Dow Corning Corporation), Kelly Broker (Dow Corning Corporation)
Impacts of Operating Hardware on Window Thermal Performance Apr 02, 2012 Robert Hart (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory), Cezary Misiopecki (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Arild Gustavsen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Bjørn Petter Jelle (SINTEF Building and Infrastructure/Norwegian University of Science), Dariush Arasteh (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
Envelope Thermal Failures Due to Wind Washing in Two-Story Homes Apr 02, 2012 James B. Cummings (Florida Solar Energy Center), Charles R. Withers (Florida Solar Energy Center)
How the Current Sustainability Movement Impacts the Enclosure: A Look at the VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitors Centre Apr 02, 2012 Catherine Lemieux, P.Eng. (Morrison Hershfield Ltd.)
Warm, Wet, and Wild: Climate Change Vulnerability Analysis Applied to Built Environment Apr 02, 2012 Cecilie Flyen Øyen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Anders-Johan Almås (SINTEF), Hans Olav Hygen (The Norwegian Meteorological Institute)
Simulation of Dynamic Daylighting and Glare Control Systems for a Six-Story Net Zero Energy Office Building in Seattle, WA Apr 02, 2012 Christopher Meek (University of Washington), Amanda Bruot (University of Washington), Louie Caldwell (University of Washington)
Dynamic Exterior Wall Systems for Solid Masonry Walls in Humidified Buildings Apr 02, 2012 Sean O'Brien, PE (Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.), Vince Cammalleri, AIA (Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.)
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)
Simulation of Complex Glazing Products; from Optical Data Measurements to Model Based Predictive Controls Apr 02, 2012 Christian Koehler (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
Quality Control of Air Barriers During Construction Apr 02, 2012 Brandon S. Buchberg (Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.), Jason S. Der Ananian (Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.)
The Emerging Role of Electronically Tintable Glass for Energy Codes and Standards Apr 02, 2012 Brandon TInianov, PhD
Evaluation of the Thermal Performance of Innovative Pre-Fabricated Wall Systems through Field Testing Apr 02, 2012 Hua Ge (Ryerson University), Fitssum Tariku (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
A Case Study for Waterproofing Below-Grade Walls Shored with Continuous Soil Mix Technology Using Bentonite Waterproofing System Apr 02, 2012 Rodney Lock (Morrison Hershfield Corp.), Stephane Hoffman (Morrison Hershfield Corp.), Amanda Prot (Morrison Hershfield Corp.)
A Methodology for Developing Sustainable, High Performance Building Envelopes Apr 02, 2012 Grahame Maisey, PE (Building Services Consultants)
High Performance Curtain Wall Using Vacuum Insulated Panel (VIP) Spandrels Apr 02, 2012 Lawrence D. Carbary (Dow Corning Corporation), Andrew Dunlap, AIA (SmithGroup), Thomas F. O’Connor, FAIA (SmithGroup)
Towards Airtightness – The Contractor’s Role in Designing and Constructing the Air Barrier System Apr 02, 2012 Michael P. Steffen, AIA (Walsh Construction Co.)
Electronically Tintable Glass as an Architectural Enabler Apr 02, 2012 Helen Sanders, PhD (SAGE Electrochromics, Inc.), Louis Podbelski, AIA (SAGE Electrochromics, Inc.)
Exploring the Building Energy Impacts of Green Roof Design Decisions - A Modeling Study of Buildings in Four Distinct Climates Apr 02, 2012 David J. Sailor (Portland State University), Timothy B. Elley (PAE Consulting Engineers), Max Gibson (Portland State University)

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