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Special Construction systems deal with special (otherwise unclassified) structures, integrated construction, special construction systems, and special controls and instrumentation.

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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
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
Natural Building: The Viability of Straw Bale as a Sustainable Construction Material for the Future Apr 06, 2015 Arsenio Rodrigues (Prairie View A&M University)
An Architecturally Optimized Mono-nitrogen Oxide Reducing Modular Photo-catalytic Concrete Skin Apr 06, 2015 Meredith Sattler (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo), Matthew McKeever (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo), Katie Pitre (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo), Robert Ketner (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo)
A High-Performance Rammed Earth Wall System for Cold Climates Feb 01, 2015 Rob Pyatt, Assoc. AIA, Christopher O'Hara, PE, William P. Babbington, AIA, PE, Rongrong Hu, PhD
Speeding Up Hospital Construction Nov 25, 2014 MCD
Karuna House : A Whole Building Design Guide Case Study Nov 01, 2014 Whole Building Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of Building Sciences
Treating Reinforcement Corrosion in Parking Structures Mar 01, 2014 Steven J. Susca, PE, Hoffmann Architects
The Existing Plaza: Considerations for Repair or Replacement Jan 01, 2014 Lawrence E. Keenan, AIA, PE and Margaret A. Molnar-Ryan, AIA, LEED AP, Hoffmann Architects
Innovative Mosaic (2013 R+D Award) Jul 31, 2013
Design and Visualisation Strategies in Parametric Building Components Mar 27, 2013 Rodrigo García-Alvarado (Universidad del Bío-Bío)
Making Visible: Creating an Architect's Guide to Customized Repetitive Manufacturing Mar 27, 2013 Dana K. Gulling (North Carolina State University)
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)
Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Strengthening for Alternative Load Paths to Mitigate Progressive Collapse Vulnerabilities Dec 01, 2011 Zachary I. Smith (Fyfe Company), Edward R. Fyfe (Fyfe Company)
An Advanced Materials Database: A Gateway for Future and Secure Infrastructures Dec 01, 2011 Milagros Kennett (US Department of Homelant Security, Mohammed Ettourney (Weidlinger Associates Inc.), Earle Kennett (National Institute of Building Sciences), Bob Payn (db Interactive)
Blast Safety of the Building Envelope Oct 19, 2011 Eve HInman, Hinman Consulting Engineers
Buildings, Tunnels and Mass Transit Systems: DHS Releases Integrated Rapid Visual Screening Tools in 2011 Apr 01, 2011 Michael Chipley (PMC Group, LLC), Mohammed Ettourney (Weidlinger Associates Inc.), Milagros Kennett (US Department of Homeland Security), Terry Ryan (Raytheon UTD), Philip Schneider (National Institute of Building Sciences)
FEMA Updates: Safe Room Publications Apr 01, 2011
Design of a Solar Absorption Cooling System in a Greek Hospital Feb 01, 2010 T. Tsoutsos, E. Aloumpi, Z. Gkouskos, M. Karagiorgas
Earthquakes and Schools Jan 01, 2008 National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities

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