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Title Datesort ascending Author
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)
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)
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)
Consideration for the Condensation Resistance of Fenestration Assemblies Apr 12, 2010 Tracy G. Rogers (Edgetech IG Inc.)
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.)
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.)
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)
Successful Implementation of Air Tightness Requirements for Residential Buildings Apr 12, 2010 Bruce D. Nelson, PE (Minnesota Department of Commerce)
Proposed Building Envelope Criteria for ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90-1-2010 Apr 12, 2010 John F. Hogan, AIA, PE (Seattle Department of Planning and Development)
Eliminating the Potential for Air and Moisture Infiltration at the Window-Wall Interface Apr 12, 2010 Peter Poirier (Tremco Inc.), Brian Stroik (Oscar Boldt Construction)
Moisture-Safe Unvented Wood Roof Systems Apr 12, 2010 John Straube (Building Science Corp.), Jon Smegal (Building Science Corp.), John Smith (Johns Manville)
A Method to Detect and Locate Roof Leaks Using Conductive Tapes Apr 12, 2010 David Vokey, P. Eng. (Detec Systems LLC)
Selecting the Ideal Windows for a High Performance Home in a Cold Climate Apr 12, 2010 Ari S. Rapport (IBACOS)
Thermal and Hygrothermal Analysis in Building Envelope Commissioning Apr 10, 2010 Philip Parker, P. Eng, MRICS, (Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd.), Cara Lozinsky, University of British Columbia
Performance of Glass FIber Lath as a Plaster Base with Exterior Cement Plaster (Stucco) Apr 10, 2010 William F. Egan (BASF Construction Chemicals, LLC), Eric Auman (BASF Construction Chemicals, LLC)
OSB Sheathing with Integral Water-Resistive Barriers Apr 10, 2010 Thomas Thorsell (Syracuse University), Mark Bomberg (Syracusse University)
Monitoring of Internal Moisture Loads in Residential Buildings - Research Design and Early Findings Apr 10, 2010 Lois Arena (Steven Winter Associates Inc.), Michael D. Blanford (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development)
Interoperability on a Large Scale Apr 01, 2010 Deborah L. MacPherson, AIA, CSI CCS, Specifications and Research, Cannon Design, Michelle A. Raymond