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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)
Development and Benchmarking of a New Whole Building Hygrothermal Model Apr 12, 2010 Fitsum Tariku (Institute for Research in Construction), Kumar Kumaran (Institute for Research in Construction), Paul Fazio (Concordia University)
Window Selection Methodologies and Optimiation in High-Performance Commercial Buildings Apr 12, 2010 Kerry L. Haglund (University of Minnesota)
The Ultimate Envelope – Honest, Effective AND Affordable Apr 12, 2010 Keirnyn Ross (Steven Winter Associates), Marc Zuluaga (Steven Winter Associates), Mike Khazzam (Steven Winter Associates)
Developing the Next Three Generations of Zero-Energy Windows Apr 12, 2010 Brandon Tinianov, PhD, PE (Serious Materials)
Building Envelope Failure Case Studies in High-Rise Construction Apr 12, 2010 Pierre-Michel Busque, P.Eng
Functional Performance Testing Within the Building Envelope Commissioning Process Apr 12, 2010 Kevin Knight (Architectural Testing Inc.), John A. Runkle (Architectural Testing Inc.), Bryan J. Boyle Retro-Specs Consultants Ltd
Osmosis and the Blistering of Polyurethane Waterproofing Membranes Apr 12, 2010 Graham Finch, MASc (RDH Building Engineering Ltd.), Brian Hubbs, P.Eng, (RDH Building Engineering Ltd.), Robert Bombino, MS, PE (RDH Building Sciences)
Energy Consumption in Mid and High Rise Residential Buildings in British Columbia Apr 12, 2010 Graham Finch, MASc (RDH Building Engineering Ltd.), Eric Burnett, PhD (RDH Building Engineering Ltd.), Warren Knowles, P.Eng (RDH Building Engineering Ltd.)
Why a Mock Up - Because the Owner Expects it Done Right Apr 12, 2010 Brian Stroik (Oscar J. Boldt Construction)
Vacuum Insulation Panels in Wood Frame Wall Constructions Apr 12, 2010 Thomas Haavi, Bjørn Petter Jelle, Arild Gustavsen, Steinar Grynning, Sivert Uvsløkk, Ruben Baetens, Roland Caps
Six Ways for Condensation in Buildings Apr 12, 2010 Wagdy Anis, FAIA (WJE Associates Inc.)
Thermographic Assessment Specification Requirements for Commissioning and Building Condition Applications Apr 12, 2010 Antonio Colantonio (Public Works and Government Services Canada), Michel Theauvette (Public Works and Government Services Canada)
Effect of Aging on Service Life of Vacuum Insulation Panels Apr 12, 2010 Erlend Wegger (Norway University of Science and Technology (NTNU)), Bjørn Petter Jelle (Norway University of Science and Technology (NTNU)), Erland Sveipe (Norway University of Science and Technology (NTNU)), Steinar Grynning (Norway University of Science and Technology (NTNU)), Ruben Baetens (Norway University of Science and Technology (NTNU)), Jan Vincent Thue (Norway University of Science and Technology (NTNU))
Stucco Failures and Remediation Apr 12, 2010 Roger Morse, AIA, Paul E. Haas
Decision-Making Methodology & Selection Tools for High-Performance Window Systems in U.S. Climates Apr 12, 2010 Kerry L. Haglund, Senior Research Fellow (Center for Sustainable Building Research, U Minn.)
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)

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