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Where the Commissioning Rubber Meets the Road: Building Enclosure Performance Testing Apr 16, 2018 Peter Babaian, Principal, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.
Energy Efficient or Healthy Buildings? How Dynamic Glazing Eliminates the Need to Choose. Apr 16, 2018 Ryan Park, Global Head of Marketing and Product Management, SAGE Electrochromics, Inc. , Maure Creager, Building Science Manger, SAGE Electrochromics, Inc
Comparison of Metal and Non-Metal Retrofit Systems Apr 16, 2018 Vincent Sagan Senior Staff Engineer, Metal Building Manufacturers Association
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
Mid-Century Modern Building Performance and Improvement Strategies Apr 16, 2018 Rachel Michelin Senior Associate, Thornton Tomasetti
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
A Sustainable Repurposing of the Aging Facility Apr 16, 2018 Daniel McKelvey Associate Principal, Ayers Saint Gross Architects Allison Wilson, AIA, Sustainabi
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
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
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
Evaluating the Impact of Moisture Content on Thermal Resistance of Wall Assemblies Apr 16, 2018 Jodi Knorowski Project Engineer, WDP & Associates Consulting 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
Effect of Automated Dynamic Control of Interior Roller Shades on Daylighting and Energy Performance of South Facing Office Spaces Apr 16, 2018 Niraj Kunwar PhD Student, Iowa State University
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)
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
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.
Pumping up the Volume: Multi-Family, Passive House and Net Zero Energy as Standard Practice Apr 15, 2018 Timothy McDonald President, Onion Flats
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)
Material Health and Transparency: Methods for Improved Integration with Design Process Dec 29, 2017 Antonio Rodríguez-Argüelles, IIDA, LEED GA

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