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Building Enclosure Commissioning: Past, Present, and Future Apr 13, 2015 John A. Runkle, Intertek / Architectural Testing, Inc., York, PA, USA
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
An Old(er) Fellow’s Musings about Building Envelopes and Energy Efficiency Apr 13, 2015 Andre Desjarlais, program manager, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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
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
HVAC and the Envelope: Towards New Rules of Thumb Apr 13, 2015 Steve Kemp, MMM Group
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
Form Follows Function: KieranTImberLake Architects Apr 13, 2015 David Riz, KieranTimberlake Architects
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
Form vs Function? Apr 13, 2015 John Straube, PE, faculty of engineering, University of Waterloo; principal, BSC Inc.

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