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Osmosis and the Blistering of Polyurethane Waterproofing Membranes Apr 12, 2010 Graham Finch, MASc (RDH Building Engineering Ltd.), Brian Hubbs, P.Eng, (RDH Building Engineering Ltd.), Robert Bombino, MS, PE (RDH Building Sciences)
Building Envelope Failure Case Studies in High-Rise Construction Apr 12, 2010 Pierre-Michel Busque, P.Eng
Functional Performance Testing Within the Building Envelope Commissioning Process Apr 12, 2010 Kevin Knight (Architectural Testing Inc.), John A. Runkle (Architectural Testing Inc.), Bryan J. Boyle Retro-Specs Consultants Ltd
Energy Consumption in Mid and High Rise Residential Buildings in British Columbia Apr 12, 2010 Graham Finch, MASc (RDH Building Engineering Ltd.), Eric Burnett, PhD (RDH Building Engineering Ltd.), Warren Knowles, P.Eng (RDH Building Engineering Ltd.)
Why a Mock Up - Because the Owner Expects it Done Right Apr 12, 2010 Brian Stroik (Oscar J. Boldt Construction)
Thermographic Assessment Specification Requirements for Commissioning and Building Condition Applications Apr 12, 2010 Antonio Colantonio (Public Works and Government Services Canada), Michel Theauvette (Public Works and Government Services Canada)
Vacuum Insulation Panels in Wood Frame Wall Constructions Apr 12, 2010 Thomas Haavi, Bjørn Petter Jelle, Arild Gustavsen, Steinar Grynning, Sivert Uvsløkk, Ruben Baetens, Roland Caps
Six Ways for Condensation in Buildings Apr 12, 2010 Wagdy Anis, FAIA (WJE Associates Inc.)
Decision-Making Methodology & Selection Tools for High-Performance Window Systems in U.S. Climates Apr 12, 2010 Kerry L. Haglund, Senior Research Fellow (Center for Sustainable Building Research, U Minn.)
Effect of Aging on Service Life of Vacuum Insulation Panels Apr 12, 2010 Erlend Wegger (Norway University of Science and Technology (NTNU)), Bjørn Petter Jelle (Norway University of Science and Technology (NTNU)), Erland Sveipe (Norway University of Science and Technology (NTNU)), Steinar Grynning (Norway University of Science and Technology (NTNU)), Ruben Baetens (Norway University of Science and Technology (NTNU)), Jan Vincent Thue (Norway University of Science and Technology (NTNU))
Stucco Failures and Remediation Apr 12, 2010 Roger Morse, AIA, Paul E. Haas
Solar Radiation Glazing Factors for Electrochromic Windows for Building Applications Apr 12, 2010 Bjorn Petter Jelle (SINTEF), Arild Gustavsen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
Brick Veneer Steel Stud (BV-SS) Wall Systems and Insulated Composite Backup (ICB) Panels Apr 12, 2010 Keith D. Boyer (CENTRIA), John Preece, AIA (90Ten Architects)
Best Practices and Quality Issues in Residential Stucco Application Apr 12, 2010 Brad Oberg (IBACOS), Richard Baker (IBACOS)
Consideration for the Condensation Resistance of Fenestration Assemblies Apr 12, 2010 Tracy G. Rogers (Edgetech IG Inc.)
Evaluating R-40 Above Grade Walls for a Production Built Zero Apr 12, 2010 John Broniek (IBACOS), Kevin Brozyna (IBACOS), Dave Stecher (IBACOS)
Thermal Rehabilitation of Existing Building Enclosures by Using VIP (Vacuum Insulation Panel) Sandwich and Timber Based Panels Apr 12, 2010 Christoph Buxbaum (Carinthia University of Applied Sciences), Wolfgang Gallent (Carinthia University of Applied Sciences), Sandra Kircher (Carinthia University of Applied Sciences), Oskar Pankratz (DesignAID), Albert Seiler (KNAUF Insulation Technology)
Comparisons of Thermal Performance and Energy Consumption of Facades Used in Commercial Buildings Apr 12, 2010 Lawence D. Carbary (Dow Corning Corp.), Valerie Hayez (Dow Corning Corp.), Andreas Wolf (Dow Corning Corp.), Mahabir Bhandan (Dow Corning Corp.)
Troubleshooting in Design of Construction Details, Walls Apr 12, 2010 Mark Lawton, P. Eng. (Morrison Hershfield Limited)
Air Leakage: Difficulties in Measurement, Quantification, and Energy Simulation Apr 12, 2010 Michael B. Waite (Simpson Gumpertz Heger Inc.), Sean M. O'Brien (Simpson Gumpertz Heger Inc.)
Innovative Materials: Bio-Fiber Batts and Boards Apr 12, 2010 Mark Bomberg (Syracuse University), George Chrenka (Nu-Wool Co. Inc. and Cellulose Materials Solutions, Inc.)
Evaluating the Field Performance of Windows and Curtain Walls of Large Buildings Apr 12, 2010 Mario D. Goncalves (Patenaude-Trempe), Robert Jutra (Air-Ins)
Applying Lessons from Clay-Brick Veneer to Design a Stucco Mix Apr 12, 2010 Marcin Pazera (Simpson, Gumperts and Heger), Mark Bomberg (Syracusse University)
Airtightness Measurements of Wood Frame Low Energy Row Houses Apr 12, 2010 Sverre B. Holos (SINTEF), Thor-Oskar Relander (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
Air Barrier Assembly Testing to Replicate Real World Conditions Apr 12, 2010 Craig Boucher (W.R. Grace)

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