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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
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
Specific and Practical Methods to Improve a BECx Program Apr 13, 2015 Benjamin W Townsend, P.E., WDP & Associates, William R. Nash, P.E., WDP & Associates
NFPA 285 in the Field: An Update of Local Adoption Apr 13, 2015 Keith Nelson, AIA, Intertek-ATI
Holistic Approach to Achieving Low Energy High-Rise Residential Buildings Apr 13, 2015 Christian Cianfrone, Building Energy Specialist, Morrison Hershfield, Burnaby, BC, Patrick J, Roppel, Building Science Specialist, Morrison Hershfield, Burnaby, BC, Dieter Hardock, Product Manager, Schöck Bauteile GmbH, Baden-Baden, Germany
Energy Challenges Related to Recladding Early Model Curtain Walls Apr 13, 2015 Andrew A. Dunlap, AIA, SmithGroupJJR, Building Technology Studio; Detroit, MI
An Old(er) Fellow’s Musings about Building Envelopes and Energy Efficiency Apr 13, 2015 Andre Desjarlais, program manager, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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
Graywater Wetland Treatment for a Living Building Apr 13, 2015 Phillip L. Thompson, Seattle University, Seattle, WA.
Field Monitoring of Cold Climate Double Stud Walls with Cellulose and Low-Density Foam Insulation 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
The Future of Fenestration Rating Apr 13, 2015 William C. duPont, Syerngy Consulting
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
Field Thermal Performance of Radiant Barriers and IRCC Systems for Attic Retrofits Apr 13, 2015 Ali Fallahi, Ph.D., R&D staff, Building Science Engineer, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, David Yarbrough, R&D Services, Cookeville, Tenn., Jan Kosny, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems, USA
Introducing the BEST 4 Conference on Behalf of the Technical Committee Apr 13, 2015 Mark Bomberg, D. Sc. (Eng) , Techn. D, PE
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
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
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,
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
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.
The NFPA 285 Fire Test’s Impact On Architectural Design And Energy Performance Apr 13, 2015 Richard Keleher, AIA, Thompson & Lichter Company, Canton, MA
Thermal Performance and Energy Savings Potential of Attic Radiant Barrier Systems Apr 13, 2015 Som Shrestha, PhD, BEMP, ORNL, Andre Desjarlais, ORNL
Fire Hazards of Exterior Wall Assemblies Containing Combustible Components Apr 13, 2015 Amanda Kimball, Fire Protection Research Foundation
Weathered OSB Air and Water Leakage Testing Apr 13, 2015 Paul Grahovac, PROSOCO
State of the Art of NFPA 285 Apr 13, 2015 Brian Kuhn, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.

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