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Design Issues cover research projects that pertain to the art and science of creating and sustaining the built environment and include case studies of projects.

Title Datesort ascending Author
Project profile: Military Medical Hospital Apr 22, 2015 AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE)
Project profile: New Orleans BioInnovation Center Apr 22, 2015 AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE)
Project profile: Sweetwater Spectrum Community Apr 22, 2015 AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE)
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
High-Dynamic Range Imaging (HDMI) as Validation and Design Tool in Assessing Daylight Discomfort Glare Apr 13, 2015 M Susan Ubbelohde, University of California, Berkeley; Loisos + Ubbelohde Associates
Quantifying Façade Performance: Advances in Simulation and Field Testing Apr 13, 2015 Stephen Selkowitz, Group Leader, Windows and Envelope Materials, LBNL
The NFPA 285 Fire Test’s Impact On Architectural Design And Energy Performance Apr 13, 2015 Richard Keleher, AIA, Thompson & Lichter Company, Canton, MA
Performance Validation Case Study--Federal Office Building with an Integrated Facade Apr 13, 2015 Mark Perepelitza, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, SERA Architects, Sustainability Resources Group Manager., Lisa Petterson, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Associate Principal, SERA Architects, Sustainability Resources Gr, Kate Turpin, PE, LEED AP BD+C , Associate, SERA Architects, Integrated Design Specialist, James Riley, LEED AP BD+C, Associate, SERA Architects, Project Architect
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
Field Thermal Performance of EIFS Using Vacuum Insulation Panels Apr 13, 2015 Ali Fallahi, Ph.D., R&D staff, Building Science Engineer, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, Jan Kosny, PhD, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, Nitin Shukla, PhD, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, Tony Fontanini, Ph.D. Candidate, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, Lawrence Carbary, FASTM, Dow Corning Corporation, Roland Serino, PE, Dryvit Systems Inc.
Fire Hazards of Exterior Wall Assemblies Containing Combustible Components Apr 13, 2015 Amanda Kimball, Fire Protection Research Foundation
Keeping Energy Confined and Making Information Flow: The Smart Building of Tomorrow Apr 13, 2015 Christian Hoepfner, PhD, Director, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems
State of the Art of NFPA 285 Apr 13, 2015 Brian Kuhn, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.
Field Monitoring of Embedded Wood Members in Insulated Masonry Walls in a Cold Climate Apr 13, 2015 Kohta Ueno, Senior Associate, Building Science Corporation, Westford, MA, Joseph W. Lstiburek, Ph.D., P.Eng., Principal, Building Science Corporation, Westford, MA
Restoring Airtightness and Weather-Resistance to Window and Curtain Wall Systems Apr 13, 2015 Ed Retzbach, CSI, CDT, LEED AP BD+C
The Effects of #4 Surface Low-E Coatings on Fenestration Condensation Resistance Apr 13, 2015 Tracy G. Rogers, Quanex Building Products, Inc
Potential Energy Savings with Exterior Shades in Large Offce Buildings and the Impace of Discomfort Glare Apr 13, 2015 Sabine Hoffmann, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Eleanor Lee, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Thermal Performance and Energy Savings Potential of Attic Radiant Barrier Systems Apr 13, 2015 Som Shrestha, PhD, BEMP, ORNL, Andre Desjarlais, ORNL
State of the Art in Evaluation Durability of Exterior Plasters Apr 13, 2015 Dariusz Gawin,Department of Building Physics & Building Materials, Lodz University of Technology, Po, Marcin Koniorczyk, Department of Building Physics & Building Materials, Lodz University of Technolog, Piotr Konca, Department of Building Physics & Building Materials, Lodz University of Technology, Pol
Use of Thermal Inertia for Reduction of HVAC Energy Consumption in Cooling Dominated and Mixed Climates Apr 13, 2015 Jan Kośny, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, USA, Elizabeth Kossecka, Polish Academy Sciences, Warsaw, Poland, Ali Fallahi, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, USA, David Yarbrough, R&D Services, Inc., Cookeville, TN, USA
Double Wall Framing Technique – An Example of High Performance, Sustainable Building Envelope Technology Apr 13, 2015 Jan Kosny, Fraunhofer CSE – Cambridge MA, USA, Andi Asiz, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kaushik Biswas, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, USA, Nitin Shukla, Fraunhofer CSE – Cambridge MA, USA
Weathered OSB Air and Water Leakage Testing Apr 13, 2015 Paul Grahovac, PROSOCO
Thermal and Energy Performance of Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (aac) Apr 13, 2015 Nitin Shukla, Fraunhofer, Diane Elliott, Franhoufer, Bryan Urban, Fraunhofer, Ali Fallahi, Fraunhofer, Jan Kosny, Fraunhofer
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
Pressure Differences and Airtightness in Tall Buildings – Theory & Reality Apr 13, 2015 Lorne Ricketts, MASc, EIT., RDH Building Engineering Ltd., Vancouver, BC, Graham Finch, MASc, P.Eng., RDH Building Engineering Ltd., Vancouver, BC, John Straube, PhD, P.Eng., University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON

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