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Workshop 12: Building Systems Jan 01, 1973 Gunter Schmitz (State University of New York at Buffalo)
Window Selection Methodologies and Optimiation in High-Performance Commercial Buildings Apr 12, 2010 Kerry L. Haglund (University of Minnesota)
Wildfires and Schools Jan 01, 2008 National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities
Why Invest in High-Performance Green Buildings? Jun 30, 2012 Melissa O’Mara, Shan Bates
Why a Mock Up - Because the Owner Expects it Done Right Apr 12, 2010 Brian Stroik (Oscar J. Boldt Construction)
Whole Building Sensitivity Analysis for Thermal Bridging Apr 16, 2018 Brad Carmichael Senior Building Science Specialist, JRS Engineering
Where the Commissioning Rubber Meets the Road: Building Enclosure Performance Testing Apr 16, 2018 Peter Babaian, Principal, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.
What Went Wrong?: Diagnosing Building Envelope Distress Feb 01, 2015 John J. Hoffmann, FAIA and Deborah J. Costantini, AIA
Weathered OSB Air and Water Leakage Testing Apr 13, 2015 Paul Grahovac, PROSOCO
Water Infiltration through Openings in a Vertical Plane Under Static and Dynamic Pressure Conditions Apr 02, 2012 Michael A. Lacasse (National Research Council Canada), Nathan Van Den Bossche (Ghent University), Travis Moore (National Research Council Canada)
Warm, Wet, and Wild: Climate Change Vulnerability Analysis Applied to Built Environment Apr 02, 2012 Cecilie Flyen Øyen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Anders-Johan Almås (SINTEF), Hans Olav Hygen (The Norwegian Meteorological Institute)
Vital: Bringing Buildings and Sustainable Practices to Life Mar 27, 2013 Kevin Nute (University of Oregon), Aaron Weiss (Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates)
Visualizing the Expressive Use of Technology in the Design of Parametrically Generated Ecoenvelopes Mar 27, 2013 Aaron Paul Brakke (Universidad Piloto), Rodrigo Velasco (Universidad Piloto)
Visualizing Performance: Research Based School Design in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan Mar 27, 2013 Elizabeth Golden (University of Washington)
Visible Ventilation: A Return to Passive Cooling Mar 27, 2013 Sophia Duluk (University of Oregon), Toshi Woudenberg (University of Oregon), Wesley Thompson (University of Oregon), Alison G. Kwok (University of Oregon)
Value by Design - Systematic Design Decision Making in the Architectural Design Process Jun 14, 2017 Madlen Simon (University of Maryland, College Park), Ming Hu (University of Maryland, College Park)
Validity and Reliability of Ratings of Simulated Buildings Jan 01, 1972 R.W. Seaton (University of British Columbia), J.B. Collins (University of British Columbia)
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
VA Healthcare Clinic : A Whole Building Design Guide Case Study Mar 07, 2016 Whole Building Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of Building Sciences
Using Real-Time CMMS Asset Data Capture During Construction to Improve Facility Management Sep 01, 2012 Birgitta Foster (buildingSMART alliance)
Using a Lean Perspective to Explore the Impact of the Built Environment and Operations on the Retention of Patients Jan 20, 2014 Amanda Mewborn, RN, IE, MSHS, Lean Black Belt (Perkins+Will), Jeff Tyner, AIA, LEED BD+C, Lean Black Belt (Perkins+Will)
User-Need Studies to Improve Building Codes Jan 01, 1972 R. S. Ferguson (National Research Council of Canada)
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
Unlocking Value from the National BIM Standard™ Apr 01, 2011 E. William East, PE, PhD, Engineering Research and Development Center, Danielle R. Love, Engineering Research and Development Center
United States Institute of Peace (USIP) : A Whole Building Design Guide Case Study Mar 10, 2016 Whole Building Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of Building Sciences