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The Bullitt Center Experience: The Light Dynamic -- Measured Performance of Lighting and Daylight Apr 13, 2015 Christopher Meek, University of Washington, Seattle, Michael Gilbride, University of Washington, Seattle, Heli Ojaama, University of Washington, Seattle, Weston Norwood, University of Washington, Seattle
HVAC and the Envelope: Towards New Rules of Thumb Apr 13, 2015 Steve Kemp, MMM Group
The Bullitt Center Experience: Building Enclosure Design in an Integrated High Performance Building Apr 13, 2015 Jim Hanford, AIA, LEED AP BD+C. The Miller Hull Partnership, Seattle, WA
Field Monitoring of Embedded Wood Members in Insulated Masonry Walls in a Cold Climate Apr 13, 2015 Kohta Ueno, Senior Associate, Building Science Corporation, Westford, MA, Joseph W. Lstiburek, Ph.D., P.Eng., Principal, Building Science Corporation, Westford, MA
Form Follows Function: KieranTImberLake Architects Apr 13, 2015 David Riz, KieranTimberlake Architects
High Performance Detailing Apr 13, 2015 Paul E. Totten, PE, LEED AP, Vice President, WSP, Washington, DC, Michael J. Heule, Principal, Helix Architecture + Design, Kansas City,
Thermal Performance and Energy Savings Potential of Attic Radiant Barrier Systems Apr 13, 2015 Som Shrestha, PhD, BEMP, ORNL, Andre Desjarlais, ORNL
Form vs Function? Apr 13, 2015 John Straube, PE, faculty of engineering, University of Waterloo; principal, BSC Inc.
The NFPA 285 Fire Test’s Impact On Architectural Design And Energy Performance Apr 13, 2015 Richard Keleher, AIA, Thompson & Lichter Company, Canton, MA
Weathered OSB Air and Water Leakage Testing Apr 13, 2015 Paul Grahovac, PROSOCO
Field Thermal Performance of EIFS Using Vacuum Insulation Panels Apr 13, 2015 Ali Fallahi, Ph.D., R&D staff, Building Science Engineer, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, Jan Kosny, PhD, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, Nitin Shukla, PhD, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, Tony Fontanini, Ph.D. Candidate, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, Lawrence Carbary, FASTM, Dow Corning Corporation, Roland Serino, PE, Dryvit Systems Inc.
Fire Hazards of Exterior Wall Assemblies Containing Combustible Components Apr 13, 2015 Amanda Kimball, Fire Protection Research Foundation
Doing It Right the Second Time – Designing Minimally Invasive, Cost-Effective Solutions for Window Repair vs. Replacement Apr 13, 2015 David W. Boyer, Building Envelope Analysis, LLC, Lawrence, Kansas, PROSOCO, Inc., Lawrence, Kans, Ron Tatley, Building Envelope Analysis, LLC, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, USA , Stacey Grund, Building Envelope Analysis, LLC, Seattle, Washington, USA Tatley-Grund, Inc., Seattle, Matthew Travis, Building Envelope Analysis, LLC, Lawrence, Kansas, PROSOCO, Inc. Lawrence, Kansa
NFPA 285 in the Field: An Update of Local Adoption Apr 13, 2015 Keith Nelson, AIA, Intertek-ATI
State of the Art of NFPA 285 Apr 13, 2015 Brian Kuhn, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.
Field Test Data from Retrofit of a Small Residential House Using EISF Technology Apr 13, 2015 John Edgar, STO Corporation, Ali Fallahi, Fraunhofer CSE, Alliston Watts, Fraunhofer CSE, Jan Kosny, Fraunhofer CSE, Linda Jeng, Dow Chemical
The Reality of Quantifying Curtain Wall Spandrel Thermal Performance: 2D, 3D and Hotbox Testing Apr 13, 2015 Neil Norris, Larry Carbary, Stanley Yee, Patrick Roppel, Phillip Ciantar
Energy Efficient Retrofit of a High-Rise Multifamily Building Apr 13, 2015 Brittany Hanam, MASc, P.Eng., RDH Building Engineering Ltd., Vancouver, BC, Lorne Ricketts, MASc, EIT, RDH Building Engineering Ltd., Vancouver, BC, Andrew Pape-Salmon, P.Eng., MRM, RDH Building Engineering Ltd., Victoria, BC
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
Production Homebuilder + Passive House: Lessons Learned Apr 13, 2015 Anastasia Herk, IBACOS, Pittsburgh, PA, Duncan Prahl, IBACOS, Pittsburgh, PA
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
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
Practical Energy and Cost Optimization Methods for Selecting Massing, Materials, and Technologies Apr 06, 2015 Sandeep Ahuja (Georgia Institute of Technology), Patrick Chopson (Georgia Institute of Technology), John Haymaker (Georgia Institute of Technology), Godfried Augenbroe (Georgia Institute of Technology)

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