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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
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.)
Prototyping a Self-Ventilating Building Skin with Smart Thermobimetals Dec 01, 2011 Doris Kim Sung (University of Southern California)
Blast Safety of the Building Envelope Oct 19, 2011 Eve HInman, Hinman Consulting Engineers
BIM and the Building Envelope Oct 01, 2010 Will Ikerd, PE, CWI, LEED AP, Raymond L. Goodson Jr. Inc.
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)
Eliminating the Potential for Air and Moisture Infiltration at the Window-Wall Interface Apr 12, 2010 Peter Poirier (Tremco Inc.), Brian Stroik (Oscar Boldt Construction)
A New Paradigm for the Design of Sustainable Buildings Apr 12, 2010 Warren Knowles, P.Eng, Brian Hubbs, P.Eng, Paul Kernan, MAIBC, Graham Finch, MASc
Proposed Building Envelope Criteria for ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90-1-2010 Apr 12, 2010 John F. Hogan, AIA, PE (Seattle Department of Planning and Development)
A Method to Detect and Locate Roof Leaks Using Conductive Tapes Apr 12, 2010 David Vokey, P. Eng. (Detec Systems LLC)
Optimization of Net Zero Energy Houses Apr 12, 2010 Gary Proskiw, P. Eng (Proskiw Engineering Ltd.), Anil Parekh, P. Eng
Electronically Tintable Glass: The Future of High Performance Facades is Here Apr 12, 2010 Helen Sanders, PhD (Sage Electrochromics Inc.), Lou Podbelski, AIA )Sage Electrochromics Inc.)
Building Envelope Failure Case Studies in High-Rise Construction Apr 12, 2010 Pierre-Michel Busque, P.Eng
Selecting the Ideal Windows for a High Performance Home in a Cold Climate Apr 12, 2010 Ari S. Rapport (IBACOS)
Energy Consumption in Mid and High Rise Residential Buildings in British Columbia Apr 12, 2010 Graham Finch, MASc (RDH Building Engineering Ltd.), Eric Burnett, PhD (RDH Building Engineering Ltd.), Warren Knowles, P.Eng (RDH Building Engineering Ltd.)
Development and Benchmarking of a New Whole Building Hygrothermal Model Apr 12, 2010 Fitsum Tariku (Institute for Research in Construction), Kumar Kumaran (Institute for Research in Construction), Paul Fazio (Concordia University)
Developing the Next Three Generations of Zero-Energy Windows Apr 12, 2010 Brandon Tinianov, PhD, PE (Serious Materials)
Vacuum Insulation Panels in Wood Frame Wall Constructions Apr 12, 2010 Thomas Haavi, Bjørn Petter Jelle, Arild Gustavsen, Steinar Grynning, Sivert Uvsløkk, Ruben Baetens, Roland Caps
Improving Building Enclosures Thermal Efficiency as a Goal of Energy Efficiency Apr 12, 2010 Paul E. Totten, PE (Simpson Gumpertz Heger Inc.), Marcin Pazera, PhD (Simpson Gumpertz Heger Inc.)

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