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 2023 The Building Enclosure September 15, 2022 November 1, 2022 December 1, 2022 December 10, 2022
February 2023 Decks and Balconies October 15, 2022 December 1, 2022 January 1, 2023 January 10, 2023
March 2023 Energy Issues November 15, 2022 January 1, 2023 February 1, 2023 February 10, 2023
April 2023 Leak Diagnosis December 15, 2022 February 1, 2023 March 1, 2023 March 10, 2023
May/June 2023 Convention/40th Anniversary January 15, 2023 March 1, 2023 April 1, 2023 April 10, 2023
July 2023 Sub-Grade Waterproofing March 15, 2023 May 1, 2023 June 1, 2023 June 10, 2023
August 2023 Ethics April 15, 2023 June 1, 2023 July 1, 2023 July 10, 2023
September 2023 Trends in Wall and Roof Design May 15, 2023 July 1, 2023 August 1, 2023 August 10, 2023
October 2023 Coatings June 15, 2023 August 1, 2023 September 1, 2023 September 10, 2023
November 2023 The Building Enclosure July 15, 2023 September 1, 2023 October 1, 2023 October 10, 2023
December 2023 Wind August 15, 2023 October 1, 2023 November 1, 2023 November 10, 2023