IIBEC Interface, Technical Journal of IIBEC

IIBEC Interface is the technical journal of the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC). The association intends that IIBEC Interface educate and inform, establish common ground for discussion, and provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and technical knowledge. Its focus is on design issues related to developing and maintaining optimal performance of new and existing buildings’ exterior envelopes. IIBEC Interface is published eleven times per year.

A poll of subscribers indicated that most subscribers read IIBEC Interface “cover to cover” and save the journal for future reference. There is frequent inner-office circulation of IIBEC Interface, with memos noting particular points of interest for their colleagues.

IIBEC Interface is a vital source of information for building enclosure materials specifiers. Nonspecifier readers include: facility managers, government officials, insurance executives, and industry product representatives.

A subscription to IIBEC Interface is free to all members. To receive the technical journal by mail, become a member or become a nonmember subscriber by visiting the IIBEC Marketplace and starting your subscription today.

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Upcoming Issues/Editorial Themes

Publication Date Theme Peer Review Deadline Final Author Materials Due Ad Reservation Deadline Ad Materials Deadline
January 2022 Fenestration September 2021 November 1, 2021 December 1, 2021 December 10, 2021
February 2022 Testing October 15, 2021 December 1, 2021 January 1, 2022 January 10, 2022
March 2022 The Building Enclosure November 15, 2021 January 1, 2022 February 1, 2022 February 10, 2022
April 2022 Sustainability December 15, 2021 February 1, 2022 March 1, 2022 March 10, 2022
May/June 2022 The Convention Issue January 15, 2022 March 1, 2022 April 1, 2022 April 10, 2022
July 2022 Roofing March 15, 2022 May 1, 2022 June 1, 2022 June 10, 2022
August 2022 Waterproofing/Damproofing April 15, 2022 June 1, 2022 July 1, 2022 July 10, 2022
September 2022 The Building Enclosure May 15, 2022 July 1, 2022 August 1, 2022 August 10, 2022
October 2022 Codes & Standards June 15, 2022 August 1, 2022 September 1, 2022 September 10, 2022
November 2022 Design of cavity walls July 15, 2022 September 1, 2022 October 1, 2022 October 10, 2022
December 2022 Technology August 15, 2022 October 1, 2022 November 1, 2022 November 10, 2022