Technical Articles: 2015-2020

Below is an interactive table of technical articles (including convention and BES papers) starting in January of 2015 and running up to the most recent available articles. You can click any column to sort by that column, and click it a second time to sort descending. You can also type in the search box, either an author name or a subject/keyword.

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MonthYearAuthor - Last NameAuthor - First NameArticle Title
42019SaffellStevenFenestration Hurricane Codes Effective, but Irma Illuminates Room for Improvement
42019PayneMelissa I.Construction Industry Misconceptions on Building Enclosure Commissioning
42019MullinElizabethFire Protection Tests and Building Enclosure Systems: A Brief History
42019OzogNicholas E.Fire Protection Tests and Building Enclosure Systems: A Brief History
42019RzeznikMichael J.Fire Protection Tests and Building Enclosure Systems: A Brief History
32019JaugelisAlNew Options for Specifying Structural Air-Water Performance Requirements for Windows
32019McCowanDerek B.Thermal Enhancements for Aluminum-Framed Curtainwalls - A Practical Perspective and Some Nonthermal Considerations
32019ArntzenMary C.Thermal Enhancements for Aluminum-Framed Curtainwalls - A Practical Perspective and Some Nonthermal Considerations
32019StammenDavidFenestration Performance Testing Within the Building Envelope
32019KilpatrickDonWindow Receptors - Notes From the Field
32019YapJin RuiWindow Receptor Frames in 2018: More Than Just Accessories
32019ToumaniosMegan A.Window Receptor Frames in 2018: More Than Just Accessories
32019KarrasJohn N.Window Receptor Frames in 2018: More Than Just Accessories
22019HoganLyle D.Roof Decks A to Z Part XII: Board Sheathing (i.e. Wood Planks That Are Not Tongue-and-Groove)
22019MartinHolly J.Comparison of Different Weathering Cycles and Their Effects on the Thickness of Single-Ply Roofing Membranes
22019MeyersJeffreyComparison of Different Weathering Cycles and Their Effects on the Thickness of Single-Ply Roofing Membranes
22019AbdallahGisicaComparison of Different Weathering Cycles and Their Effects on the Thickness of Single-Ply Roofing Membranes
22019FieldDavid M.California's Legislative Responses to the 2015 "Berkeley Balcony Collapse"
22019HaughtonLonnieCalifornia's Legislative Responses to the 2015 "Berkeley Balcony Collapse"
22019PazeraMarcinFire Performance of Low-Slope Roof Assemblies: Codes and Standards for the U.S. and Canada
12019BatesJustinReduction in VOC Limits for Commercial Roofing Adhesives and Sealants; SCAQMD Rule 1168 Update
12019EdwardsWanda D.NIST Issues National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program Strategic Report
12019PhelpsMatt B.Reading Between the Contour Lines of the Wind Speed Maps: Giving Tornadoes Their Due
12019HallBruce A.Reading Between the Contour Lines of the Wind Speed Maps: Giving Tornadoes Their Due
12019JamesMarkRetrofit Roof-Hardening Project Meets Hurricane Michael
12019PhelpsMatt B.Evaluating the Compressive Strength of Hail and Its Relationship to Freezer Iceballs
12019FedlerCliffEvaluating the Compressive Strength of Hail and Its Relationship to Freezer Iceballs
12019SmithMiltonEvaluating the Compressive Strength of Hail and Its Relationship to Freezer Iceballs
12019GiammancoIanEvaluating the Compressive Strength of Hail and Its Relationship to Freezer Iceballs
12019SpradlingDonald J.Evaluating the Compressive Strength of Hail and Its Relationship to Freezer Iceballs
112018DayJennifer E.Recruit at the Workforce Frontier: Women and Millenials
112018BrittMarciThe #MeToo Movement - How #YouToo Can Mitigate Your Risk
112018CotneyTrentThe #MeToo Movement - How #YouToo Can Mitigate Your Risk
112018CookJoanInterships - The Right Road to Employee Recruitment?
112018Harweth-De MarcoSarahNWIR: The Idea That Grew Into an Industry Movement
112018GrantElizabethRCI: The Next Generation
112018GonzalezRicardoLeading in a Culturally Complex World
112018EvansJeffRoofing Contractor or Labor Broker?
BES2018GernsEdwardRetrofitting Mass Masonry Walls from the Inside Out: Monitoring Performance
BES2018Van DomelenSarahRetrofitting Mass Masonry Walls from the Inside Out: Monitoring Performance
BES2018TarikuFitsumMoisture Accumulation in Exposed Extruded Polystyrene Insulation in Western Canada
BES2018PeerLeslie B.B.Moisture Accumulation in Exposed Extruded Polystyrene Insulation in Western Canada
BES2018TougasColinMoisture Accumulation in Exposed Extruded Polystyrene Insulation in Western Canada
BES2018KirbyJamesInsulation Value Optimization for Low-Slope Roofs
BES2018HartwigChristianInsulation Value Optimization for Low-Slope Roofs
BES2018WillitsJamesInsulation Value Optimization for Low-Slope Roofs
BES2018TaylorThomasInsulation Value Optimization for Low-Slope Roofs
BES2018ArnoldJacobSpecification Strategies for Field Testing Success
BES2018ReicherPatrickSpecification Strategies for Field Testing Success
BES2018WychockEmily"By Others": Transitions Between Enclosure Systems
BES2018PiteoNicholas"By Others": Transitions Between Enclosure Systems
BES2018HazardCarolineQuantifying Hidden Value With the Building Enclosure Performance Metric
BES2018WarrenAllisonQuantifying Hidden Value With the Building Enclosure Performance Metric
BES2018PiletSimonQuantifying Hidden Value With the Building Enclosure Performance Metric
BES2018LapsaMelissaQuantifying Hidden Value With the Building Enclosure Performance Metric
BES2018BhandariMahabirQuantifying Hidden Value With the Building Enclosure Performance Metric
BES2018PallinSimonQuantifying Hidden Value With the Building Enclosure Performance Metric
BES2018KrumposDarbiWhere Has All The Asphalt Gone?
BES2018MurphyColinWhere Has All The Asphalt Gone?
BES2018MillsTimothy A.Can A Poor Air Seal Cause Roof Failure?
BES2018HodginDerekMid-Rise Wood-Frame Construction: A Call for Best Practices
BES2018DalgleishLaverneAdhesion of Air and Water-Resistive Barrier Materials: A Sticky Subject
BES2018ChaudhryCharuPlaza Deck Waterproofing Design Approaches: From Traditional to Modern
BES2018LoAnnie K.Modular Construction -- Should We Pre-Install Waterproofing Systems?
122018VilacTrevorWhy Historic Buildings?
122018LevineJeffreyDutch Lap Slate Roofing
122018KilpatrickDonLaser Etching of Building Artifacts
122018SchweickhardtAlanCold Liquid-Applied Reinforced Membrane Applications on Substrates of Historical Structures
122018GregorieJasonCold Liquid-Applied Reinforced Membrane Applications on Substrates of Historical Structures
122018GrummettMichaelConservation and Restoration of the Spencer Building in Vancouver, BC
122018DellMarcusConservation and Restoration of the Spencer Building in Vancouver, BC
102018HodginDerekThe Four Ds of Exterior Wall Failure
102018SkopicToddThe Cavity Wall Balancing Act: Designing for Watertightness, Airtightness, Thermal Efficiency, and NFPA 285 Code Compliance
102018InnocenziMatthewHow Stuck is the Stucco? A Method for Measurement and Analysis
102018HensleyJaredConfidently Design Wood-Framed Shear Walls (with Multiple Openings) to Resist Lateral Loads
92018LeslieDavidThe Building Maker
92018RennerThomasExtensive Renovation Restores Cincinnati Landmark
92018HodginDerekConstruction Litigation Issues: An Update
92018NeelyBrianAdding Air Barrier and Thermal Improvements to Existing Facilities
82018MaderChristopherPressurized Canister Adhesives and Their Impact on the Commercial Roofing Market
82018CincottaAdamPressurized Canister Adhesives and Their Impact on the Commercial Roofing Market
82018AllenRickNails: Let's Get to the Point
82018RothKaraMechanical Fasteners for Nailable Roof Decks
82018RoseJohnEvolution of the Roof Membrane Platform: The Changing Relationship of the Deck, Insulation, and Roof Membrane
72018HoganLyleRoof Decks A to Z: Part XI: Post-Tensioned Concrete
72018SputoThomasImplications of ASCE 7-16 on Re-Covering or Replacement of Existing Roofs
72018FisherJames M.Are Your Roof Members Overstressed?
72018SputoThomasAre Your Roof Members Overstressed?
52018FieldDavidTiled Shower Walls are Comparable to Clad Exterior Walls
52018HaughtonLonnieTiled Shower Walls are Comparable to Clad Exterior Walls
52018OrozcoJaredTiled Shower Walls are Comparable to Clad Exterior Walls
42018KoscherJustinBeyond Savings: Building Energy Codes Drive Important Benefits to States and Cities
42018ThorpEllenResilience: An Investment in the Roofing System of the Future
42018CrumrineJonVegetative Roofs: A Problem, or the Future?
42018GernsEdwardWhen Form Really Does Follow Function: Aesthetics Informed by Environmental Conditions
42018WillRachelWhen Form Really Does Follow Function: Aesthetics Informed by Environmental Conditions
32018BaskaranAppupillaiAir Intrusion Impacts in Seam-Fastened, Mechanically Attached Roofing Systems
32018BeaulieuPascalAir Intrusion Impacts in Seam-Fastened, Mechanically Attached Roofing Systems
32018MolletiSudhakarAir Intrusion Impacts in Seam-Fastened, Mechanically Attached Roofing Systems
32018MackJanialInnovating a New Future with Single-Ply Roofing
32018BieberScottPrefabrication and Induction Welding: Combatting Labor Shortages with Dual Roof Membrane Technologies
32018DupuisMathewQuantitative Heat Transfer for Low-Slope Roof Membranes
22018HaughtonLonnie"Value-Engineered" Waterproofing Errors
22018StacyAmandaHVAC Interaction with the Building Enclosure in Natatoriums
22018TottenPaulHVAC Interaction with the Building Enclosure in Natatoriums
22018GirtonMarkWater Intrusion Mitigation at Historic Center for Puppetry Arts Facility
22018LesoMickeyWater Intrusion Mitigation at Historic Center for Puppetry Arts Facility
12018CapolinoRemoHail Events and Structural Decking
12018ReneckisDziugasHail Events and Structural Decking
12018MayfieldPhilHarvey, Irma, and RICOWI: An Update
12018GoodeJonathanMisconceptions of Wind Damage to Asphalt Composition Shingles
12018LopezCarlosMisconceptions of Wind Damage to Asphalt Composition Shingles
12018MorrisonScottMisconceptions of Wind Damage to Asphalt Composition Shingles
12018GirtonMarkPreservation of Ruins at Sweetwater Creek State Park Mill
12018LesoMickeyPreservation of Ruins at Sweetwater Creek State Park Mill
12018AhrenholzTimothyThe "Perfect Wall" in Cold Climates: Solutions with Polyiso CI
122017KottraChristopherFundamentals of Traffic-Bearing Membranes
122017KeenanLawrenceIs That Traffic Coating Necessary? Surface Treatments and Parking Structure Protection
122017MarsoliRobertIs That Traffic Coating Necessary? Surface Treatments and Parking Structure Protection
122017GardinerBrianPublicly Funded Construction Procurement
122017NorrisChristopherSpecification and Installation of Cold Fluid-Applied Coatings for Pedstrian Traffic
122017LawrenceMosbyTraffic-Bearing Coatings and Proper Design in Today's Market
112017CardRobertHistoric Idaho Capitol Building Expansion
112017PogueCarterSubgrade Waterproofing: A Case Study in Selecting the Right Materials and Techniques for the Job
112017StieveDouglasThe Hidden Details of Blindside Waterproofing
112017CampbellDavidWaterproofing ICF Foundations: Two Steps Forward, Three Steps Back
102017KehrerManfredDon't Mess with Mr. Hyde: Modern Hygrothermal Performance Assessment
102017GattoKipMoisture Analysis in Unconditioned Concrete
102017WongGraceMoisture Analysis in Unconditioned Concrete
102017AmmermanKristenRoof Coatings as Art
102017GattoKipSimplifying Moisture Measurement in Concrete
102017WongGraceSimplifying Moisture Measurement in Concrete
102017KlaboeKariSimplifying Moisture Measurement in Concrete
102017ArnoldJamesYour First Step to Coating Success: Substrate Preparation
92017RzeznikMichaelFire Resistance of Exterior Cladding Materials
92017StieveDouglasFire Resistance of Exterior Cladding Materials
92017HaughtonLonnieImproper Use of Self-Drilling Tapping Screws in Stucco Cladding
92017WhitworthBobbyImproper Use of Self-Drilling Tapping Screws in Stucco Cladding
92017HodginDerekMid-Rise Wood-Frame Construction: A Good Idea, or Are We Asking for Trouble?
92017HoganLyleRoof Decks A to Z: Part X: Precast Hollow-Core Concrete Planks
82017CapolinoRemoAccessing the Arch
82017FreisingerChristineAccessing the Arch
82017OommenDonyPhotovoltaic and Rooftop Safety
82017ClemonsBenjaminStructural Design and Load Testing of Façade Access Equipment
82017HollowayKurtStructural Design and Load Testing of Façade Access Equipment
82017LarsonRolfStructural Design and Load Testing of Façade Access Equipment
82017LauxFrankStructural Design and Load Testing of Façade Access Equipment
82017LewisJonathanStructural Design and Load Testing of Façade Access Equipment
82017SearerGwenythStructural Design and Load Testing of Façade Access Equipment
72017BrooksG. PeterElectronic Leak Detection: Sound Science, Not a Magic Wand
72017BaskaranAppupillaiNew ASTM Test Method Quantifies Air Leakage in Roofs
72017MolletiSudhakarNew ASTM Test Method Quantifies Air Leakage in Roofs
72017Van StraatenRandyRetrofitting Masonry Buildings in Cold Climates: When and What to Test
72017McGroartyChristopherSpecifying Single Ply - Testing for Roof Performance
72017TaylorThomasSpecifying Single Ply - Testing for Roof Performance
52017TaylorThomasCool Roofs on the West Coast: Has Roofing Science Been up to the Task?
42017CoteJean-FrançoisHighly Permeable Air Barriers May Increase the Risk of Condensation in Wall Assemblies
42017LinsterKristophorQuantitative and Qualitative Analysis of Thermal and Moisture Transmission Through Building Enclosures: Upgraded Energy Code Edition
42017AguirrePatriciaUnderstanding the Terminology: Air Barriers, Vapor Retarders, and Water-Resistive Barriers
42017DellMarcusUnderstanding Vapor Diffusion and Condensation - The Basics
42017RickettsLorneUnderstanding Vapor Diffusion and Condensation - The Basics
42017DreggerPhilip"Leaky" Exhaust Vents - The 500-lb Gorilla of Condensation Problems
32017SalleePeterBrick Façade Evolution in Commercial Construction in Washington, DC, from 1950 Onward
32017HensenMichaelRoof Replacement Design for Today's Roof: Art Meets Science
32017HillVincentRoofing Trends
22017HaughtonLonnieA Brief History of Code-Required "Fireblocking" at Concealed Spaces
22017BoothRebeccaHoles in the Wall: Window Performance, Installation, and Field Quality Controls Standards
22017ReicherPatrickHoles in the Wall: Window Performance, Installation, and Field Quality Controls Standards
22017EdwardsWandaInternational Energy Conservation Code Set for New Edition in 2018
22017PalmerJulieSlate Roofing: Innovation in an Old Industry- Part II- Standards, Codes, Testing, and More
12017ChoiJoon-HoClimate-Responsive, Evidence-Based Green-Roof Design Decision Support for U.S. Climates
12017KottraChristopherEIFS Come and EIFS Go; A Case Study on EIFS Cladding Rehabilitation
12017SummersJoshuaEIFS Come and EIFS Go; A Case Study on EIFS Cladding Rehabilitation
12017BhawalkarSarangIce Ball Impact Resistance of Heat-Aged TPO Roofing Membranes
12017TaylorThomasIce Ball Impact Resistance of Heat-Aged TPO Roofing Membranes
12017YangTammyIce Ball Impact Resistance of Heat-Aged TPO Roofing Membranes
12017PalmerJulieSlate Roofing: Innovation in an Old Industry- Part 1- Materials and Methods
12017BaskaranAppupillaiVacuum Insulation Panels (VIPs): Five Years of Field Performance- The Use of VIPs as a Next-Generation Insulation Material in Roofing Systems
12017BeaulieuPascalVacuum Insulation Panels (VIPs): Five Years of Field Performance- The Use of VIPs as a Next-Generation Insulation Material in Roofing Systems
12017LefebvreDominiqueVacuum Insulation Panels (VIPs): Five Years of Field Performance- The Use of VIPs as a Next-Generation Insulation Material in Roofing Systems
12017MolletiSudhakarVacuum Insulation Panels (VIPs): Five Years of Field Performance- The Use of VIPs as a Next-Generation Insulation Material in Roofing Systems
122016RaymondRussellAn Abstract of RCI's New Architectural Sheet Metal Flashing Course
122016DellMarcusComposite Metal Panels as a Rehabilitation Cladding
122016PayneChristopherExpansion Joint Curve/Valley Intersection on Metal Roofing
122016SchaackKarlOn the Edge: Sheet Metal Edge Flashings
122016SmithCharlesWhy You Should Think Twice About Putting a Single-Ply Roof on a Metal Building
122016WolfeTerrenceWhy You Should Think Twice About Putting a Single-Ply Roof on a Metal Building
112016DurstonJ.A Case History Review of ETFE on Today's Current Projects
112016RobinsonShawnA Case History Review of ETFE on Today's Current Projects
112016HillVincentA Revisit of Self-Adhered Roofing Materials
112016PopeGregAerogel-Based, Fluid-Applied Coatings: Solution for Thermal Bridging of Steel and Concrete
112016EganWilliamNonmetallic Plaster Bases (Lath) In Exterior Portland Cement (Stucco)
112016GoodrumKirkThe PMMA Revolution
102016GrekoJohnPVC Membranes: Traditional Formula or New Innovation
102016HoganLyleRoof Decks A to Z Part IX: Oriented Strand Board
102016MohseenShaikRoofing Underlayment Materials and Manufacturing
102016RatcliffSteveRoofing Underlayment Materials and Manufacturing
102016GustinRichardUsing Rubber Extrusion to Drive Quality in EPDM Manufacture
92016DavisRichardChanges to FM Global Data Sheets RElated to Wind and Roofing
92016RobertsKeithLessons from Wind Damage Reports
92016OlsonRichardRICOWI as a Collaborative Think Tank on Roofing
92016BaskaranAppupillaiTop 10 Questions and Answers on Wind Performance of Modular Vegetated Roof Assemblies for Better Understanding of CAN/CSA A123.24
92016MolletiSudhakarTop 10 Questions and Answers on Wind Performance of Modular Vegetated Roof Assemblies for Better Understanding of CAN/CSA A123.24
92016YewHelenTop 10 Questions and Answers on Wind Performance of Modular Vegetated Roof Assemblies for Better Understanding of CAN/CSA A123.24
92016HoganLyleWidespread Misapplication of the "Brittle Test" for Asphalt Shingles
82016HunDianaBuilding Envelope Advancement Under the US-China Clean Energy Research Center for Building Energy Efficiency
82016TaylorThomasCool Roofs in the North: Some Studies Suggest Condensation Under White Membranes in the North Is Rare
82016MayJaclynFall Arrest Anchorage: The Right Testing Procedure for Your Project
82016WisconsMichaelFall Arrest Anchorage: The Right Testing Procedure for Your Project
82016VadeboncoeurGuillaumePros and Cons of Various Thermal Clips in Building Envelope Remediations Using Continuous Exterior Insulation
82016JasinskiChristopherThe Conundrum of What To Do With Wet Concrete Roof Decks
82016EdwardsWandaThe ICC Holds Hearings for 2018 Edition of Codes
72016HodginDerekAn Expert Guide to Identifying Construction Defects
72016BenoyDwightLow-Slope Roofs Are Rotting
72016JergensonPamLow-Slope Roofs Are Rotting
72016ConwayPatrickMasonry Movement Joint Failures
72016ElkinJamesTake Caution with Continuous Insulation: Account for Differential Expansion and Contraction in the Design Phase
52016TippsTomFacade Restoration of the Wilshire Boulevard Temple
42016FemenellaArthurEffective Strategies to Restore and Upgrade Historical Steel Windows
42016DeFreitasMarkPreserving History: Historical Roof Renovations
42016LiscumCurtisPreserving History: Historical Roof Renovations
42016ArenaDouglasThe Roof Replacement of the James C. Colgate Student Union at Colgate Univesity - A Case Study
32016KilpatrickDonaldDesign Issues: The Devil in the Details
32016HoganLyleDo You Have Ants in Your Plants?
32016ConwayPatrickVentilated Masonry Cavity Walls
32016EdwardsWandaWhat About BIM?
22016JaugelisAlCommercial Glazing and NAFS in Canada
22016FarahmandpourKamranEvaluating Water Leakage in Mass Masonry Walls
22016ReicherPatrickEvaluating Water Leakage in Mass Masonry Walls
22016DupuisMathewNot All Insulation Facers are Equal
22016TaylorThomasPushing the Limits of TPO Testing
22016HallWesleyReflective Technologies in the Thermal Envelope
22016YarbroughDavidReflective Technologies in the Thermal Envelope
12016PierceHeleneAsphalt Shingles: Proven Performance, Broad Array of Choices
12016VidettoEmilyAsphalt Shingles: Proven Performance, Broad Array of Choices
12016OlsonRichardNew Innovations for Concrete and Clay Tile Roof Assemblies
12016ChristensenLynneNightmare on Cedar Street
12016MusorofitiChristopherSlate Roof Evaluations and Design Considerations
122015GiffinChristopherBuilding Code Occupancy Groups: Challenges for the Building Envelope Professional
122015KoziolRichardBuilding Code Occupancy Groups: Challenges for the Building Envelope Professional
122015WetherholtRaymondConsiderations in Design and Construction of Freezer Buildings for Building Envelope Consultants
122015HoneycuttDavidExtreme Occupancy Challenges From a Nuclear Perspective
122015HoganLyleRoof Decks A to Z; Part VIII: Precast Lightweight Cementitious Planks
112015KnappStephenCopper and its Alloys: Exciting Options for Wall Cladding
112015PetersLarryCopper and its Alloys: Exciting Options for Wall Cladding
112015BlackKennethLearning By Doing: Applying Vegetated Assemblies in Architecture Studios
112015FieldDavidStucco Adhesion - Preliminary Mock-up Testing
112015HaughtonLonnieStucco Adhesion - Premiminary Mock-up Testing
112015KirnBrianVinyl Siding Exceeds Architect Expectations for New Medical Office Building
102015GillettJamesAdvancing Technology for Roof and Building Measurement
102015LaalyHeshmatProgress in Bitumen Modification; Lessons From the Paving Industry
102015AmmermanKristenOur Favorite Apps
102015KrugRyanReflections on Sensor Utilization, Limitations, Evolution, and Data Analysis
102015CarsonJoeUnmanned Aerial Vehicles in the Roofing Industry
92015WillsonCatherineA Promise Is a Promise: Watch Your Warranties!
92015HenshellJustinAnalyzing Building Failures: Tools and Methodologies
92015BorrelliLorieDon't Forget the Business of Insurance
92015JazabLauraDon't Forget the Business of Insurance
92015StroudDonDon't Forget the Business of Insurance
92015BoulayMarcIncreased Importance of QA Inspections of Low-Slope Roof Assemblies
92015LyonsRobertIs It Time for a Business Tune-Up?
92015SchroederAnneSuccessful Strategic Planning With a Baby Boomer Focus
82015MarshallStevenA Systematic Approach to Evaluating Historical Wood Windows for Repair and Restoration
82015MatathiaCatherineA Systematic Approach to Evaluating Historical Wood Windows for Repair and Restoration
82015SandersHelenDynamic Glazing: Helping to Provide Healthy, Comfortable, and Energy-Efficient Buildings
82015BousfieldMichaelImpact of Windows on Overall Building Energy Performance: Using Science to Guide Building Thermal Performance Selections
82015LewisDeanProtecting the Building Envelope
72015HaughtonLonnieAnalyzing Increased Solar-Driven Moisture Through Two Rain-Wetted Cladding Assemblies
72015BeallJerryHigh-Profile Roofing: Advancements in Fluoropolymer Top-Finishes for Roofing Membrances
72015NelsonDaleInteresting Facts About Product-Approved Roofing Materials and the Building Code
72015DiamondTomOvercoming Vapor Drive Issues in Cool Roofing
72015MellottJoeOvercoming Vapor Drive Issues in Cool Roofing
62015DensonClarkAchieving Building Enclosure Performance Through Energy Modeling and Commissioning
62015ZieglerRichardAchieving Building Enclosure Performance Through Energy Modeling and Commissioning
62015GloriaThomasCreating an Environmental Product Declaration for Single-Ply Roofing
62015GrohmanMartinCreating an Environmental Product Declaration for Single-Ply Roofing
62015HoffJamesEnvironmental Product Declarations: A Primer for the Building Envelope Practitioner
62015AllanaKarimThe Fundamentals of Design for Proper Energy Conservation
42015HoganLyleRoof Decks A to Z; Part VII: Cast-In-Place Structural Concrete
42015KennerlyRobertRoof Decks A to Z; Part VII: Cast-In-Place Structural Concrete
32015KellyBrianExtreme Weather - What's Next? The Role of Blue Roofs and Sustainable Design
32015MalarkeyGregoryHow Modified Asphalt Tackles Extreme Weather Challenges
32015ShawTraciHow Modified Asphalt Tackles Extreme Weather Challenges
32015MorrisonMurrayIBHS Photovoltaic High Wind Research
32015VerdecchiaWilliamIntroducing Siphonic Roof Drainage - Common in Europe, Now Gaining Traction Stateside
32015AmmermanKristenMajor Snow Load Safety Factors to Address Before the Flakes Fall
22015BrooksDustinField Versus Factory: Where Should A Membrane Begin?
22015SaulCharlesFluid-Applied WRB, Air Barriers, and Paint-On Flashings
22015LeuciNickWaterproofing Challenge: World Trade Center Reflecting Absence Fountains
22015KellyBrianWaterproofing Helps University Reflect Past and Future
12015PearmainDouglasExpansion Joint Closures in the Building Envelope: No Longer A Missing Link
12015BhawalkarSarangPuncture Resistance of Thermoplastic Single-Ply Roofing Membranes
12015TaylorThomasPuncture Resistance of Thermoplastic Single-Ply Roofing Membranes
12015LuttrellLarryRetrofitting Structural Composite Roof Decks
12015NunleyLynnRetrofitting Structural Composite Roof Decks
12015LapointeSteevenThe Sky's the Limit: The Design and Installation of an Expansion Joint for a Luxury Urban Landmark
CTS2018FrenchWarrenRemediation of Balcony Waterproofing and Structural Framing
CTS2018CopelandMatthewThe Air Barrier Circus
CTS2018ChamberlainBrianPerformance Influence: Roofing Assemblies' Interface With Decks
CTS2018MarkmanDavidWaterproofing and Integration of Exposed Air Handling Unit (AHU) Cladding With the Building Envelope
CTS2018HartmanKenrickFloodproofing New York: The City’s Response to Superstorm Sandy
CTS2018StieveDouglasFloodproofing New York: The City’s Response to Superstorm Sandy
CTS2018ScottDonaldKnow Your Code Requirements
CTS2018EdwardsWandaKnow Your Code Requirements
CTS2018AllanaKarimAvoiding Condensation in Low-Slope Roofing Assemblies
CTS2018GrekoJohnSPRI Roof System Listing Service Program
CTS2018ReedRonSPRI Roof System Listing Service Program
CTS2018GattoKipAssessing Concrete Moisture in Unconditioned Environments
CTS2018FischerMichaelOnondaga County Reroofing Project: Impacts of Reflectance and Thermal Resistance
CTS2018EstradaJoséA Discussion on Fenestrations Testing
CTS2018PattersonStephenRoof Drainage Design, Roof Collapses, and the Codes
CTS2018MehtaMadanRoof Drainage Design, Roof Collapses, and the Codes
CTS2018CôtéJean-FrançoisCombination of Different Insulation Technologies to Enhance Performance of Exterior Wall Assemblies
CTS2018CalderKeithA New Tool to Design Above-Grade Walls for the National Building Code of Canada
CTS2018RobinsonKeithA New Tool to Design Above-Grade Walls for the National Building Code of Canada
CTS2018YardLesA New Tool to Design Above-Grade Walls for the National Building Code of Canada
CTS2018KerrJeffreyDesign Challenges of Narrow Roofs
CTS2018SekelJohnDesign Challenges of Narrow Roofs
CTS2018RickettsLorneImpact of Insulation Dimensional Stability on Conventional Roof Performance
CTS2018WoodScottVented Cladding Assemblies Prevent Reverse Vapor Drive and Allow Vapor-Permeable Water-Resistive and Air Barrier (WRB/AB) Membranes To Enhance Wall Assembly Drying
CTS2018BaskaranBasClimate Change Adaptation Technologies for Roofing
CTS2018LefebvreDominiqueClimate Change Adaptation Technologies for Roofing
CTS2018AskhamPaulMasonry Walls: Considerations Before Interior Retrofits and Window Replacement Projects
CTS2018GrantElizabethIntroducing Students to the Building Envelope
CTS2018VorleyWadeIt’s Not The Heat, It’s The Humidity . . . Or Is It? Condensation Potential Before and After Envelope and HVAC Alterations
CTS2018MeshulamMarkDiagnosing Window Condensation Using Absolute Humidity
BES2017WaterstonBillHigh-Performance Buildings: Integrating the Wall and Roof Air Barriers
BES2017ShiaoMingA Field Study of Thermal and Hygrothermal Performance of Attics with Various Retrofitting Strategies
BES2017RailkarSudhirA Field Study of Thermal and Hygrothermal Performance of Attics with Various Retrofitting Strategies
BES2017NgJeffreyOrders of Failure in Building Skin Design and Construction
BES2017KeeganJenniferOrders of Failure in Building Skin Design and Construction
BES2017MustBrianRoofing and Design Professional Warranties
BES2017BakerJoshua D.Roofing and Design Professional Warranties
BES2017KaskelBruceA Simple Solution: An SPF Retrofit to Stop Leakage
BES2017SchneiderJenniferA Simple Solution: An SPF Retrofit to Stop Leakage
BES2017KarrasJohn N.Designing Amenity Rooftops: Complexity, Coordination, and Conflict Avoidance
BES2017RentfroSarah B.Designing Amenity Rooftops: Complexity, Coordination, and Conflict Avoidance
BES2017GernsEdwardWhen Form Really Does Follow Function: Aesthetics Informed by Environmental Conditions
BES2017WillRachelWhen Form Really Does Follow Function: Aesthetics Informed by Environmental Conditions
BES2017EichlerBrettYou've Lost That Sealing Feeling: Sealant Restoration for High-Rise Buildings
BES2017PhiferMichaelYou've Lost That Sealing Feeling: Sealant Restoration for High-Rise Buildings
BES2017ConwayPatMasonry Movement Joints
BES2017CannonDavid D.Flashing of Curtainwall and Storefront Systems in Commercial Applications
BES2017SmithB. MatthewFlashing of Curtainwall and Storefront Systems in Commercial Applications
BES2017BartonJohnRoof Water Catchment and Filtration Systems
BES2017AllanaKarim P.Curtainwall Failures - Design or Products
CTS2017WilkinsWilliamDrone Surveying: 3-D Enabled Automation of Roofing and Building Envelope Structures
CTS2017MitchellGeoffDrone Surveying: 3-D Enabled Automation of Roofing and Building Envelope Structures
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