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 Author Peer Review Deadline Final Author Materials Due Ad Reservation Deadline Ad Materials Deadline
January 2021 Building Failures Oct. 15, 2020 Dec. 1, 2020 Dec. 1, 2020 Dec. 11, 2020
February 2021 Unconventional Roofing Nov. 13, 2020 Dec. 31, 2020 Dec. 31, 2020 Jan. 11, 2021
March 2021 The Building Enclosure Dec. 15, 2020 Feb. 1, 2021 Feb. 1, 2021 Feb. 11, 2021
April 2021 Wall Assemblies Jan. 15, 2021 March 1, 2021 March 1, 2021 March 11, 2021
May/June 2021 2021 Convention Issue March 15, 2021 April 30, 2021 April 30, 2021 May 11, 2021
July 2021 Codes & Standards April 15, 2021 June 1, 2021 June 1, 2021 June 11, 2021
August 2021 Mid-Century Modern Restoration May 14, 2021 July 1, 2021 July 1, 2021 July 12, 2021
September 2021 The Building Enclosure June 15, 2021 July 30, 2021 July 30, 2021 Aug. 11, 2021
October 2021 Air Barriers July 15, 2021 Sept. 1, 2021 Sept. 1, 2021 Sept. 13, 2021
November 2021 Weather Aug. 13, 2021 Oct. 1, 2021 Oct. 1, 2021 Oct. 11, 2021
December 2021 Waterproofing Sept. 15, 2021 Nov 1, 2021 Nov. 1, 2021 Nov. 11, 2021