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Title Datesort ascending Author
Cool Roof Rating Council: Keeping Cool for 20 Years Apr 16, 2018 Sarah Schneider, Deputy Director, Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC)
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.
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
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
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
Durability of Water-Resistive Barriers as a Factor in Litigation Apr 16, 2018 David Nicastro, CEO, Building Diagnostics
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
Comparison of Metal and Non-Metal Retrofit Systems Apr 16, 2018 Vincent Sagan Senior Staff Engineer, Metal Building Manufacturers Association
Mid-Century Modern Building Performance and Improvement Strategies Apr 16, 2018 Rachel Michelin Senior Associate, Thornton Tomasetti
Ultra High Performance Concrete Panels for Prefabricated Wall Assemblies Apr 16, 2018 Kevin Gannon, RA, Director, Program Development, TAKTL LLC
A Sustainable Repurposing of the Aging Facility Apr 16, 2018 Daniel McKelvey Associate Principal, Ayers Saint Gross Architects Allison Wilson, AIA, Sustainabi
Multivalent Hygrothermal Material System for Double-Skin Envelope Dehumidification Cooling and Daylighting Apr 16, 2018 Aletheia Ida, PhD, assistant professor, school of architecture, U of Arizona, Tuscon
Simulation and Evaluation of CERV (Conditioning Energy Recovery Ventilator) in Historic Multifamily Buildings Apr 16, 2018 Amir Amirzadeh Doctoral Student, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Evolving Ice Damming Solutions for a Changing Climate Apr 16, 2018 Charlotte Metzler, Assoc. AIA, building enclosure consultant, WSP
Evaluating the Impact of Moisture Content on Thermal Resistance of Wall Assemblies Apr 16, 2018 Jodi Knorowski Project Engineer, WDP & Associates Consulting Engineers
Pumping up the Volume: Multi-Family, Passive House and Net Zero Energy as Standard Practice Apr 15, 2018 Timothy McDonald President, Onion Flats
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)
Perkins+Will Research Journal / Vol. 09.02 Dec 29, 2017 Ajla Aksamija, Ph.D., LEED AP BD+C, CDT (Perkins+Will), Kalpana Kuttaiah, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP BD+C (Perkins+Will)
Activating the Workplace: The Impact of Active Workstations on Employee Effectiveness Dec 29, 2017 Mary Baker (Perkins+Will)
Material Health and Transparency: Methods for Improved Integration with Design Process Dec 29, 2017 Antonio Rodríguez-Argüelles, IIDA, LEED GA
Outside In: Influences of Indoor Plants on Psychological Well-Being and Memory Task Performance in a Workplace Setting Dec 29, 2017 Micah Lipscomb, LEED AP BD+C (Perkins+Will), Kimberly Rollings, PhD (University of Notre Dame)
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
Design Solutions to Improve Healthcare Access and Outcomes - Adelante Healthcare Mesa Nov 21, 2017 The Center for Heath Design
High Impact Design Solutions to Improve Healthcare Access and Outcomes-CLINICA FAMILY HEALTH Nov 21, 2017 The Center for Heath Design

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