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Saint-Gobain and Certainteed North American Headquarters: A Whole Buildings Design Guide Case Study Jul 12, 2018 Whole Buildings Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of Building Sciences
2018 AIA/ACSA Intersections Symposium on Design and Resilience – Proceedings Jun 22, 2018
Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Headquarters Building, Buildings 33 and Quadrangle Buildings : A Whole Building Design Guide Case Study Jun 19, 2018 Whole Building Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of Building Sciences
Assessing the Triple Bottom Line of Alternative Window to Wall Ratios as Resilient Adaptations in Office Buildings Apr 18, 2018 Luke Troup, PhD Candidate, Northeastern University, Robert Phillips, PhD Candidate, Northeastern University, Matthew Eckelman, PhD. Northeastern University , David Fannon, AIA, Assistant Professor, Northeastern University
Energy Study for Improving Building Enclosure Performance Apr 18, 2018 Chris Norris, PE, Building Enclosure Practice Area Leader, Walter P. Moore.
Balancing Preservation and Energy Efficiency in Building Retrofits Apr 17, 2018 Rex A. Cyphers, PE , Principal, WDP & Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc., Carly (May) Wagner, PE, Project Engineer II , WDP & Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc. , Jodi M. Knorowski, PE, Project Engineer I, WDP & Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc.
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.
The Renovation of Louis Kahn's Richards Building: High Performance Historic Preservation Apr 16, 2018 Aaron Davis, AIA, Senior Associate, Heintges
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
Building Enclosure Meets Structure Apr 16, 2018 Dudley McFarquhar, PhD, PE CEO and Principal, McFarquhar Group Inc,
Improving Fire Protection System Performance Apr 16, 2018 Victoria Valentine, Director, Society of Fire Protection Engineers
Whole Building Sensitivity Analysis for Thermal Bridging Apr 16, 2018 Brad Carmichael Senior Building Science Specialist, JRS Engineering
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
Antiterrorism: The Surprising First Step in the Sustainability Formula Apr 16, 2018 Doug Haines Owner/CEO, Haines Security Solutions
Solar Heating with Dynamic Opaque Walls and Roofs Apr 16, 2018 John Archibald President, American Solar, Inc
Ultra High Performance Concrete Panels for Prefabricated Wall Assemblies Apr 16, 2018 Kevin Gannon, RA, Director, Program Development, TAKTL LLC
Integration of New Building Envelope Systems Apr 16, 2018 Rick Filloramo Area Director, Market Development & Tech Services, International Masonry Institute
The Potential Application of Bio-Polymeric Materials in Building Facades: A Framework of multi-performance criteria matrix for selecting optimal materials by the AHP and TOPSIS methods Apr 16, 2018 Ahmed Ali Hassan, PhD , architect and assistant professor, Helwan University
Taking Sides - Impact of Positioning PCMs at Different Sides of Enclosure Systems Apr 16, 2018 Dr. Georg Reichard Associate Professor, Virginia Tech
Prefabricated Exterior Wall Panels for Commercial Building Enclosures Apr 16, 2018 Kenneth C. Loush, PE, Eastern Exterior Wall Systems, Inc
Construction Document Quality Crisis Apr 16, 2018 David Stutzman, AIA, CSI, CCS, SCIP and Louis Medcalf, FCSI, CCS, SCIP
Evolving Ice Damming Solutions for a Changing Climate Apr 16, 2018 Charlotte Metzler, Assoc. AIA, building enclosure consultant, WSP
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
Balancing Your Building Enclosure: The Building Enclosure Commissioning Scope that Matters Apr 16, 2018 Emily Hopps, Associate Principal, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc., and Anna M. Burhoe
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

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