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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.
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
Drainage Capabilities and Heat Loss of Different Inverted Roofs Assemblies Apr 16, 2018 Matthew Pel, B.Tech., Eng.L., Building Science Consultant and Principal, Morrison Hershfield, Derek Budde B.Sc. EIT, Building Science Consultant and Principal, Morrison Hershfield
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
Three Dimensional Effects on the Thermal Performance of Insulated Curtain Wall Spandrels Apr 16, 2018 Andrew Dunlap, AIA, Principal, SmithGroupJJR Inc., Ryan Asava, Associate, SmithGroupJJR Inc., Katerina Gross, RA, SmithGroupJJR Inc.
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
Poka-Yoke - A Window Manufacturer's Response to Leakage and Quality Control Apr 16, 2018 David Schnerch, PhD, PE, Associate Principal, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associat, Nikki Baldvins, PE, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates
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
Convective Heat Loss: A Critical Analysis of Conventional Rainscreen Design Apr 16, 2018 Dr. M. Steven Doggett, Principal Scientist, Built Environments, Inc.
Cyclone Resistant Glazing Apr 16, 2018 Jennifer Schneider, Kuraray America Inc
Hidden in Plain Sight; Understanding Air Leakage and Innovative Technologies Apr 16, 2018 Laverne Dalgleish Executive Director, Air Barrier Association of America
Cool Roof Rating Council: Keeping Cool for 20 Years Apr 16, 2018 Sarah Schneider, Deputy Director, Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC)
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
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.
Improving Fire Protection System Performance Apr 16, 2018 Victoria Valentine, Director, Society of Fire Protection Engineers
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
Ultra High Performance Concrete Panels for Prefabricated Wall Assemblies Apr 16, 2018 Kevin Gannon, RA, Director, Program Development, TAKTL LLC
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
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
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
Where the Commissioning Rubber Meets the Road: Building Enclosure Performance Testing Apr 16, 2018 Peter Babaian, Principal, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.

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