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Title Datesort ascending Author
Pedagogy of Practice May 13, 2015 Bruce Wrightsman (Kansas State University), Michael Everts (Montana State University)
Intersections Between the Academy and Practice: Papers from the 2015 AIA/ACSA Intersections Symposium May 13, 2015 Gregory Kessler, FAIA (Washington State University), Stephen Vogel, FAIA (University of Detroit Mercy)
Production Homebuilder + Passive House: Lessons Learned Apr 13, 2015 Anastasia Herk, IBACOS, Pittsburgh, PA, Duncan Prahl, IBACOS, Pittsburgh, PA
Design Considerations for Climate Change Apr 13, 2015 Paul Totten, Vice President, WSP, Alexandra Connor, Project Associate, WSP
The Future of Fenestration Rating Apr 13, 2015 William C. duPont, Syerngy Consulting
High-Dynamic Range Imaging (HDMI) as Validation and Design Tool in Assessing Daylight Discomfort Glare Apr 13, 2015 M Susan Ubbelohde, University of California, Berkeley; Loisos + Ubbelohde Associates
The Importance of Translating an OPR to BOD Apr 13, 2015 Andrew Smith, Senior Associate, WSP, Paul Totten, Vice President, WSP
Introducing the BEST 4 Conference on Behalf of the Technical Committee Apr 13, 2015 Mark Bomberg, D. Sc. (Eng) , Techn. D, PE
Moisture Risk in Spray Polyurethane Foam Unvented Attics Due to Air Leakage Paths Apr 13, 2015 Duncan Prahl, RA, IBACOS, Pittsburgh, PA, Matthew Shaffer,PE, IBACOS, Pittsburgh, PA
Performance Testing for QA and Commissioning Apr 13, 2015 John Straube, PE, faculty of engineering, University of Waterloo; principal, BSC Inc.
Re-Glazing of All Glass Curtain-Wall Buildings Apr 13, 2015 Michael Aoki-Kramer, BA, JD LEED-AP, RDH Building Sciences Inc., Graham Finch, RDH Building Engineering Ltd , Brian Hubbs, RDH Building Engineering Ltd, Ed Thiessen, RDH Building Engineering Ltd , James Higgins, RDH Building Engineering Ltd
Detailed Monitoring and Energy Model Development of an Existing Multi-Unit Residential Building in Toronto, Canada Apr 13, 2015 Marianne F. Touchie, Toronto Atmospheric Fund and University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Kim D. Pressnail, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Performance Testing for Quality Assurance and Commissioning Apr 13, 2015 Fiona Aldous, principal, WJE
Deterioration Model for Establishing an Optimal Mix of Time-Based Maint. and Condition-Based Maint. for the Enclosure System Apr 13, 2015 David Albrice, BSc., URP., ARP., PRA RDH Building Engineering Ltd., Matthew Branch, P.Eng. RDH Building Engineering Ltd.
Importance of the Building Enclosure in Meeting Sustainable Building-Performance Goals Apr 13, 2015 H. Jay Enck
The Role of High-Complexity Low-Resolution (HCLR) Performance Modeling in the Development of Dynamic Building Envelopes Apr 13, 2015 TIm Frank, Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, SPSU , Chip Clark, Research Assistant Professor, School of Architecture + Design, Virginia Tech
Building Enclosure Commissioning Education Apr 13, 2015 Wagdy Anis, FAIA, LEED AP, Anis Building Enclosure Consulting
Building Enclosure Commissioning: Past, Present, and Future Apr 13, 2015 John A. Runkle, Intertek / Architectural Testing, Inc., York, PA, USA
Risk of Condensation and Mold Growth in Wood-Frame Wall Systems with Different Exterior Insulations Apr 13, 2015 Hamed H. Saber, Construction Portfolio, National Research Council of Canada, Wahid Maref, Construction Portfolio, National Research Council of Canada
Five Not So Easy Pieces: Designing and Constructing the Passive House Enclosure Apr 13, 2015 Mike Steffen, Walsh Construction Co.
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
Competing Performance Criteria in Renovation and Repurposing of Existing Building Exterior Enclosure Systems Apr 13, 2015 Paul G. Johnson, FAIA, NCARB SmithGroupJJR Inc., Building Technology Studio Leader
Airflow in Mid to High-rise Multi-Unit Residential Buildings Apr 13, 2015 Lorne Ricketts, MASC, RDH Building Engineering LTD., Vancouver, Graham Finch, MASc, P.Eng., RDH Building Engineering Ltd., Vancouver, BC, John Straube, PhD, P.Eng., University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON
Performance of Sealed Curtain Wall Spandrel Panels that Direct Deep Sunlight into Multi-Story Buildings Apr 13, 2015 Radu Postole, Building Science Consultant, Morrison Hershfield, Burnaby, BC, Patrick J, Roppel, Building Science Specialist, Morrison Hershfield, Burnaby, BC, Neil Norris, Building Science Consultant, Morrison Hershfield, Burnaby, BC, Kasra Bigdeli, Mechanical Engineer, SunCentral Inc, Richmond, BC
Energy Challenges Related to Recladding Early Model Curtain Walls Apr 13, 2015 Andrew A. Dunlap, AIA, SmithGroupJJR, Building Technology Studio; Detroit, MI

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