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Title Datesort ascending Author
Classification + Reference Standards for UHPC in Architectural Applications Apr 16, 2018 George Quercia, PhD, Director of Research, TAKTL LLC, Kevin Gannon, RA, Director of Program Development, TAKTL LLC
Whole Building Sensitivity Analysis for Thermal Bridging Apr 16, 2018 Brad Carmichael Senior Building Science Specialist, JRS Engineering
Building in Tight Urban Spaces Apr 16, 2018 Wendy Talarico, architectural services specialist , W.R. Meadows, Phil Moses, vice president, INTECH Construction, Fred Baumert, principal, Keast & Hood Structural Engineers
Antiterrorism: The Surprising First Step in the Sustainability Formula Apr 16, 2018 Doug Haines Owner/CEO, Haines Security Solutions
Cyclone Resistant Glazing Apr 16, 2018 Jennifer Schneider, Kuraray America Inc
Solar Heating with Dynamic Opaque Walls and Roofs Apr 16, 2018 John Archibald President, American Solar, Inc
Impact of Various Residential Energy Conservation Measures On Airtightness Apr 16, 2018 Gary Proskiw, President , Proskiw Engineering Ltd, Anil Parekh, P. Eng.; NRCan , Julia Purdy, P. Eng., NRCan, Alex Ferguson, P. Eng.; NRCan
Integration of New Building Envelope Systems Apr 16, 2018 Rick Filloramo Area Director, Market Development & Tech Services, International Masonry Institute
Transparent Generator Windows Apr 16, 2018 Eric Carbonnier, PhD, Vice President of Sustainability University of Oregon / HMC Architects, G.Z. Brown, FAIA, University of Oregon
Cool Roof Rating Council: Keeping Cool for 20 Years Apr 16, 2018 Sarah Schneider, Deputy Director, Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC)
Taking Sides - Impact of Positioning PCMs at Different Sides of Enclosure Systems Apr 16, 2018 Dr. Georg Reichard Associate Professor, Virginia Tech
Deconstructing the Thermal Performance of a Window: How to achieve better performing facades Apr 16, 2018 With the need to provide daylight and views for building occupants, improved comfort, and low energy
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.
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
Experimental Study on Integration of Thermoelectric Materials in Exterior Walls for Heating and Cooling in High-Performance Buildings Apr 16, 2018 Dr. Ajla Aksamija Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts
Lab to Field: From Components to Verified High Performing Buildings Apr 16, 2018 Linda Jeng, M.A.Sc, DowDuPont Safety and Construction , Dan Tempas, DowDuPont Safety and Construction, Aubrey Swift, AIA, dbHMS , John Bergman, PE, dbHMS, Diana Hun, PhD, Oakridge National Lab, Mahabir Bhanari, PhD, Oakridge National Lab
Long Term Performance of Vacuum Insulated Panel Walls and Energy Use Assessments of a Net Zero Energy House Apr 16, 2018 Anil Parekh Senior Researcher, Natural Resources Canada
Comparison of Metal and Non-Metal Retrofit Systems Apr 16, 2018 Vincent Sagan Senior Staff Engineer, Metal Building Manufacturers Association
Durability of Water-Resistive Barriers as a Factor in Litigation Apr 16, 2018 David Nicastro, CEO, Building Diagnostics
Ultra High Performance Concrete Panels for Prefabricated Wall Assemblies Apr 16, 2018 Kevin Gannon, RA, Director, Program Development, TAKTL LLC
Mid-Century Modern Building Performance and Improvement Strategies Apr 16, 2018 Rachel Michelin Senior Associate, Thornton Tomasetti
Pumping up the Volume: Multi-Family, Passive House and Net Zero Energy as Standard Practice Apr 15, 2018 Timothy McDonald President, Onion Flats
The Renovation of Louis Kahn's Richards Building: High Performance Historic Preservation Apr 15, 2018 Matthew Chalifoux Principal, EYP Architecture and Engineering
Drylands Resilience Initiative [DRI]: Digital Tools for Sustainable Urban Design in Arid and Semi-arid Urban Centers Dec 31, 2017 Peter Arnold (Arid Lands Institute), Hadley Arnold (Arid Lands Institute), Justin Brechtel, AIA, LEED AP (Perkins+Will), Leigh Christy, AIA, LEED AP BD+C (Perkins+Will), John Haymaker, PhD, AIA, LEED AP (Perkins+Will), Rowan Roderick-Jones, PE, CSci, ENV SP (NatureVest at The Nature Conservancy), Deborah Weintraub, AIA (City of Los Angeles)
Emerson Global Data Center: A Whole Building Design Guide Case Study Dec 27, 2017 Whole Building Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of Building Sciences

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