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Title Datesort ascending Author
Energy Study for Improving Building Enclosure Performance Apr 18, 2018 Chris Norris, PE, Building Enclosure Practice Area Leader, Walter P. Moore.
High-rise Buildings with Combustible Exterior Insulation Systems - A Risk Assessment Tool for Building Authorities Apr 16, 2018 Kathleen Almand, PE, Vice President of Research, NFPA
Indoor Environmental Quality Performance of a Double LEED™ Platinum Commercial Office Building Pre- and Post-Retrofit Apr 16, 2018 Stanley Gatland II, Manager, Building Sciences and Comfort, CertainTeed Corporation, Ihab Elzeyad, PhD, University of Oregon
Drainage Capabilities and Heat Loss of Different Inverted Roofs Assemblies Apr 16, 2018 Matthew Pel, B.Tech., Eng.L., Building Science Consultant and Principal, Morrison Hershfield, Derek Budde B.Sc. EIT, Building Science Consultant and Principal, Morrison Hershfield
Pumping up the Volume: Multi-Family, Passive House and Net Zero Energy as Standard Practice Apr 15, 2018 Timothy McDonald President, Onion Flats
Form-Finding of an Ecological “Green” Wall Using Bending-active Biotensegrity Structure Jun 14, 2017 Rui Liu (Kent State University), Diane Davis-Sikora (Kent State University)
Next Generation Building Technologies: A Different Path Towards Commercialization Jun 14, 2017 Matthew Gindlesparger (Philadelphia University), Jefferson Ellinger (University of North Carolina)
Development of a Simple Hot Box to Determine the Thermal Characteristics of Three-dimensional Printed Bricks Jun 14, 2017 Brian Peters (Kent State University), Adil Sharag-Eldin (Kent State University), Brigid Callaghan (Kent State University)
Brock Environmental Center : A Whole Building Design Guide Case Study Nov 01, 2016 Whole Building Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of Building Sciences
New Site Coefficients, Fa, Fv, and Fpga, in ASCE 7-16 Mar 22, 2016 CB Crouse, PhD, PE, AECOM
Cool Skins: Materials and Assemblies for Ventilated Building Envelopes in Warm Climates May 13, 2015 Michael D. Gibson, Assoc. AIA, LEED A.P., Dept. of Architecture, Kansas State
Field Thermal Performance of Radiant Barriers and IRCC Systems for Attic Retrofits Apr 13, 2015 Ali Fallahi, Ph.D., R&D staff, Building Science Engineer, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, David Yarbrough, R&D Services, Cookeville, Tenn., Jan Kosny, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems, USA
Thermal Performance and Energy Savings Potential of Attic Radiant Barrier Systems Apr 13, 2015 Som Shrestha, PhD, BEMP, ORNL, Andre Desjarlais, ORNL
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
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
The Bullitt Center Experience: Modeling and Measuring Net Zero Energy Apr 13, 2015 Marc Brune, PE, PAE Consulting Engineers, Portland, OR, Justin Stenkamp, PE, PAE Consulting Engineers, Seattle WA
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 Bullitt Center Experience: The Light Dynamic -- Measured Performance of Lighting and Daylight Apr 13, 2015 Christopher Meek, University of Washington, Seattle, Michael Gilbride, University of Washington, Seattle, Heli Ojaama, University of Washington, Seattle, Weston Norwood, University of Washington, Seattle
The Bullitt Center Experience: Building Enclosure Design in an Integrated High Performance Building Apr 13, 2015 Jim Hanford, AIA, LEED AP BD+C. The Miller Hull Partnership, Seattle, WA
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
A Critical Analysis of the Passive House Standard for the Climates of the United States Apr 13, 2015 Ryan M. Abendroth, Passive Energy Designs LLC, Saint Louis, MO
North American Way For Passive House-Based Near Zero Energy Buildings Apr 13, 2015 Katrin Klingenberg, Passive Solar House Institute-US
Production Homebuilder + Passive House: Lessons Learned Apr 13, 2015 Anastasia Herk, IBACOS, Pittsburgh, PA, Duncan Prahl, IBACOS, Pittsburgh, PA
Challenges and Opportunities in Deep Envelope Retrofitting Apr 13, 2015 Paul Bertram, FCSI, CDT, Director: Environment, Sustainability, Government Affairs Kingspan Insul
Field Thermal Performance of Radiant Barriers and Interior Radiation Control Coatings for Attic Retrofits Apr 13, 2015 Ali Fallahi, Ph.D., R&D staff, Building Science Engineer, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, David Yarbrough, Ph.D., P.E., President, R&D Services, Cookeville, TN, Jan Kośny, Ph.D., Building Enclosure Program Lead, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA

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