Publication Listing

Jan Kosny, Ph.D.

2007
Kosny, J., Yarbrough, D., Childs, P., and Syed, A. "How the Same Wall Can Have Several Different R-Values: Relations Between Amount of Framing and Overall Thermal Performance in Wood and Steel-Framed Walls" in Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Buildings X, proceedings of ASHRAE THERM X, Clearwater, FL, Dec. 2007. (pdf)
2007
Kosny, J., Petrie, T., Yarbrough, D., Childs, P., Syed, A., and Blair, C. "Nano-Scale Insulation at Work: Thermal Performance of Thermally Bridged Wood and Steel Structures Insulated with Local Aerogel Insulation" in Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Buildings X, proceedings of ASHRAE THERM X, Clearwater, FL, Dec. 2007. (pdf)
2007
Kosny, J., Yarbrough, D., Miller, W., Petrie, T., Childs, P., Syed, A., and Leuthold, D. "Thermal Performance of PCM-Enhanced Building Envelope Systems" in Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Buildings X, proceedings of ASHRAE THERM X, Clearwater, FL, Dec. 2007. (pdf)
2007
Stovall, T. K., Petrie, T. Kosny, J., Childs, P., Atchley, A., and Sisson, K. "An Exploration of Wall Retrofit Best Practices" in Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Buildings X, proceedings of ASHRAE THERM X, Clearwater, FL, Dec. 2007. (pdf)
2004
Kosny, J. and Syed, A. M., "Interactive Internet-Based Building Envelope Materials Database for Whole-Building Energy Simulation Programs", ASHRAE Thermal IX Conference Clearwater Beach, FL December, 2004 (pdf)
2004
Kosny, J. and Kossecka, E., "Two-Step Procedure for Determining Three-Dimensional Conduction Z-Transfer Function Coefficients for Complex Building Envelope Assemblies ", ASHRAE Thermal IX Conference Clearwater Beach, FL December, 2004 (pdf)
2004
Gawin, D. J., Kosny, J., and Wilkes, K., "Thermal Conductivity of Moist Cellular Concrete—Experimental and Numerical Study", ASHRAE Thermal IX Conference Clearwater Beach, FL December, 2004 (pdf)
2001

Kosny, J. “Steel Stud Walls; Breaking a Thermal Bridge” Home Energy, July, 2001.

2001

Kossecka E. and Kosny, J. 2001. “Modeling three-dimensional heat transfer through composite wall assemblies”. VIII Conference Building Physics in Theory and Practice, Technical University of Lodz, Poland - June, 2001. pp. 313-320.

2001

Kosny, J. and Gawin, D. “Same Simple Ideas How to Reduce the Whole Building Energy Consumption in Residential Buildings.” VIII Conference Building Physics in Theory and Practice, Technical University of Lodz, Poland - June, 2001.

2001

Kosny, J., Kossecka, E., Carpenter, S., and Forrest, T. “Modeling Two-and-Three Dimensional Heat Transfer Through Composite Wall and Roof Assemblies in Transient Energy Simulation Programs’ ASHRAE research project” - 1145-TRP March, 2001.

2001

Kosny, J. “Advances in Residential Wall Technologies - Simple Ways of Decreasing the Whole Building Energy Consumption.” Presented during the ASHRAE Winter Meeting February, 2001.

2000
Gawin, D. and Kosny, J. “The Influence of Technological Moisture Content on Thermal Performance of the AAC Wall”- National Building Science Conference, Krynica, Poland September, 2000.
2000

Kosny, J. “Whole Wall Performance Analysis of Autoclaved Aerated Concrete; An Example of Collaboration between Industry and a Research Lab on Development of Energy Efficient Building Envelope Systems.” ACEEE Conference, August, 2000.

2000

Koseecka, E. and Kosny, J. “Thermal Modeling of Complex Building Envelope Structures” - Technical University of Krakow, Building Physics Conference, 2000.

2000

Gawin, D. and Kosny, J. “Effect of Moisture on Thermal Performance and Energy Efficiency of Buildings with Lightweight Concrete Walls.” ACEEE Conference, August, 2000.

2000

Petrie, T. W., Kosny, J., Atchley, J. A., and Desjarlais, A. O. “Local Temperature Measurements on Full-size systems in the Lab.: Insight into the Extent of Thermal Bridges in Building Envelope Components.” ACEEE Conference, August, 2000.

2000

Kosny, J. and Kossecka, E. “Computer Modeling of Complex Wall Assemblies - Some Accuracy Porblems” presented at International Building Physics Conference, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 2000

2000

Kosny, J., Gawin, D., Desjarlais, A. O., and Yarbrough, D. W. “Energy and Global Warming Impacts of Building Foam Insulation: TEWI Phase 3” report. July 2000, ORNL/TM-2000/246

1999

Christian, J. and Kosny, J. “Calculating Whole Wall R-values on the Net.” Home Energy - November/December, 1999.

1999

Kosny, J., Kossecka, E., Desjarlais, A. O. and Christian, J. “New Value for High-Mass Walls.” Home Energy - September/October, 1999.

1999

Kosny, J. and Kossecka, E. “Computer Modeling of Complex Building Envelope Assemblies” VII Conference Building Physics in Theory and Practice, Technical University of Lodz, Poland - June 1999.

1999

Petrie, T. W., Kosny, J. and Christian, J. E. “Assessing the Extent of Thermal Bridges in Building Envelope Components: Local Temperature Measurements on Full Size Systems in the Laboratory.” Presented at International Energy Agency Annex 32 Workshop, Ottawa, Ontario, April, 1999.

1998

Vohra, A., Rosenfeld, A. H., McDiarmid, M. D., Desjarlais, A. O., Wilkes, K., Kosny, J., and Stovall, T. K. - “Thermal Performance of a Low-Cost Sustainable Wall Construction System” - DOE, ASHRAE, ORNL Conference - Thermal Envelopes VII, Clearwater, FL - Dec. 1998.

1998

Christian, J., Kosny, J., Desjarlais, A., and Childs, P. - “The Whole Wall Thermal Performance Calculator on the Net” - DOE, ASHRAE, ORNL Conference -Thermal Envelopes VII, Clearwater, FL - Dec. 1998.

1998

Kosny, J., Kossecka, E., Desjarlais, A., and Christian, J. - “Dynamic Thermal Performance of Concrete and Masonry Walls” - DOE, ASHRAE, ORNL Conference -Thermal Envelopes VII, Clearwater, FL - Dec. 1998.

1998

Kossecka, E. and Kosny, J. - “Effect of Insulation and Mass Distribution in Exterior Walls on the Dynamic Thermal Performance of a Whole Buildings” - DOE, ASHRAE, ORNL Conference - Thermal Envelopes VII, Clearwater, FL - Dec. 1998.

1998

Kosny, J., Yarbrough, D. W., and Desjarlais, A. O. - “Analysis of Energy and Global Warming Impacts of Foam insulation in North American Commercial Buildings” - Green Building Challenge Conference, Vancouver, Canada - October 26-29, 1998.

1998

Kossecka, E. and Kosny, J. - “The Effect of Structure of Exterior Walls on the Dynamic Thermal Performance of a Whole Buildings” - Propblemy Projektowania, Realizowania i Eksploatacji Budynków o Niskim Zapotrzebowaniu na Energie - Politechnika Krakowska - IV Conference - Krakow-Mogilany, Poland - October 14-17, 1998.

1998

Kosny, J., Yarbrough, D. W., and Desjarlais, A. O. - “A Procedure for Analyzing Energy and Global Warming Impacts of Foam Insulation in U.S. Commercial Buildings” - ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. August 23-28, 1998.

1998

Kossecka, E., Kosny, J., and Christian, J. - “Kompleksowa Ocena Wlasciwosci Termicznych Systemu Scian Na Bazie Styropianowych Form Wypelnianych Betonem” - Thermal Analysis of the Insulating Foam Form Wall System - Civil Engineering PZITB Conference - Krynica, Poland 1998.

1998

Kosny, J., Desjarlais, A., and Christian, J. - “Steel-Framed Buildings: Impacts of Wall Detail Configurations on the Whole Wall Thermal Performance” - ASHRAE Transactions 1998, v.104 pt 2.

1998

Kosny, J., Christian, J., Desjarlais, A., Kossecka, E., and Berrenberg, L. - “Performance Check Between Whole Building Thermal Performance Criteria and Exterior Wall Measured Clear Wall R-value, Thermal Bridging, and Airtightness” - ASHRAE Transactions 1998, v.104 pt 2.

1997

Christian, J. E. and Kosny, J. - “Wall R-values that Tell It Like It Is” - Home Energy, March/April 1997.

1997

Kosny, J., Petrie, T. W., and Christian, J. E., “Thermal Bridges in Roofs Made of Wood and Light-Gauge Steel Profiles” - ASHRAE Transactions 1997, v.103 pt 1.

1997

Kosny, J., Christian, J. E. and Desjarlais, A. O., “Thermal Breaking Systems for Metal Stud Wall - Can Metal Stud Walls Perform as Well as Wood Stud Walls?” - ASHRAE Transactions 1997, v.103 pt 1.

1997

Kossecka, E. and Kosny, J. “Equivalent Wall as a Dynamic Model of a Complex Thermal Structure” - Journal of Thermal Insulation and Building Envelopes, vol. 20, January 1997.

1997

Kosny, J., Christian, J. E., and Desjarlais, A. O., - “Metal Stud Wall Systems - Thermal Disaster or Modern Wall System with Highly Efficient Thermal Insulation?” - ASTM. Insulation Materials, Testing and Application - vol 3, 1997.

1996

Kosny, J. and Christian, J. E., “Structural Stability vs. Thermal Performance: Old Dilema, New Solutions” - ACEEE 1996 Summer Study of Energy Efficiency in Buildings, August 1996.

1996

Kossecka, E. and Kosny, J., “Relations Between Structural and Dynamic Thermal Characteristics of Building Walls” - 1996 International Symposium of CIB W67 - Energy and Mass Flow in the Life Cycle of Buildings. Vienna August 1996.

1996
Christian, J. E. and Kosny, J., - “Thermal Performance and Wall Ratings” - ASHRAE Journal - March 1996.
1995
Christian, J. E. and Kosny, J., - “Towards a National Opaque Wall Rating Label” - ASHRAE, BETEC, U.S. DOE VI Thermal Envelope Conference, Dec. 1995.
1995
Petrie, T. W., Kosny, J., Childs, P. W., Christian, J. E., and Graves, R. S. - “Performance of Powder-Filled Evacuated Panel Insulation in Manufactured Housing” - ASHRAE, BETEC, U.S. DOE VI Thermal Envelope Conference, Dec. 1995.
1995
Kosny, J., Desjarlais, A. O., and Christian, J. E., - “Thermal Performance of “Energy Efficient” Metal Stud Wall Systems - ASHRAE, BETEC, U.S.DOE VI Thermal Envelope Conference, Dec. 1995.
1995

Kosny, J. Christian, J., “Steady-State Thermal Performance of Concrete Masonry Unit Wall Systems” - ASHRAE, BETEC, U.S.DOE VI Thermal Envelope Conference, Dec. 1995.

1995

Kosny, J. “Comparison of Thermal Performance of Wood Stud and Metal Frame Wall Systems” - Journal of Thermal Insulation and Building Envelopes, vol. 19 - July 1995.

1995

Kosny, J. and Christian, J. E., “Thermal Evaluation of Several Configurations of Insulation and Structural Materials for Some Metal Stud Walls” - Energy and Buildings, July 1995.

1995

Kosny, J. and Christian, J. E., “Reducing the Uncertainties Associated with Using the ASHRAE Zone Method for R-value Calculatons of Metal Frame Walls” - ASHRAE Transactions 1995 v.101, Pt 2.

1994

Barbour, E., Goodrow, J., Kosny, J., Christian, J. E., “Thermal Performance of Steel-Framed Walls” - prepared for The American Iron and Steel Institute by NAHB Research Center, Nov. 21,1994.

1994

Kosny, J. “Wooden Concrete - High Thermal Efficiency Using Waste Wood” - ACEEE 1994 Summer Study of Energy Efficiency in Buildings.

1994

Kosny, J. and Desjarlais, A. O., “Influence of Architectural Details on the Overall Thermal Performance of Residential Wall Systems” - Journal of Thermal Insulation and Building Envelopes, July 1994.

1994

Kosny, J. and Desjarlais, A. O., “Wooden Concrete: A New Way to Improve Thermal Performance of Concrete and Masonry Walls and Recycle Waste Wood” - National Solar Energy Conference - San Jose, CA. June 1994

1994

Kosny, J., Tomlinson, J., and Voss, M., “Rebuilding your Flooded Home: Guidline for Incorporating Energy Efficiency” - U.S. Dept. of Energy Assisitant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Office of Building Technologies, Washington, D.C. May 1994.

1994

Kossecka, E., Kosny, J. and Christian, J. E., “A Simple Algorithm for Determining the Thermal Resistance of a wall” - Building Research Journal - School of Architecture - Building Research Council, University of Illinois, Champaign. Vol. 3. No. 1. Spring 1994.

1994

Kosny, J. “Wlasciwosci Cieplne Scian o Szkielecie z Cienkosciennych Profili Metalowych” Thermal Properties of the Light-Gage Metal Stud Walls. XL Civil Engineering PZITB Conference - Krynica, Poland 1994.

1993

Kosny, J. and Christian, J. E., “The Optimum Use of Insulation for Concrete Masonry Block Foundations” - Building Research Journal - School of Architecture - Building Research Council, University of Illinois, Champaign. Vol. 2. No. 2. November 1993.

1993

Kosny, J., Kossecka, E., Starakiewicz, A. “Theoretical and Experimental Analysis of the Thermal Processes in the Masonry Storage Solar Walls” National Solar Energy Conference - Washington, D.C. April, 1993.

1993

Kosny, J. and Christian, J. E., “Efektywnosc materialu izolacyjnego w pustakach sciennych” Efficiency of Insulation Material in Large-Core Wall Units. XXXIX Civil Engineering PZITB Conference - Krynica, Poland 1993.

1993

Kossecka, E., Kosny, J., and Christian, J. E., “Analiza Bledow Wyznaczania Oporow Cieplnych Scian Budynkow w Warunkach Naturalnych” - Errors Analysis of the "in place" Technique of R-value Estimations of the Wall Thermal Resistance. XXXIX

1991

Kossecka, E., Kosny, J., Prentczynski, Z., and Starakiewicz, A., “Wspolczynnik Przejmowania Ciepla przez Zaszklenie dla Przegrody Kolektorowo-Akumulacyjnej” - Exterior Air Filn Coefficient for Storage Solar Walls. Third Conference - Building Physics in Practice and Theory - Lodz, Poland 1991 (in Polish).

1991

Kosny, J., Licholai, L., and Starakiewicz, A., “Klimatyczne Uwarunkowania Zastosowania na Terenie Polski Przegrod Kolektorowo-Akumulacyjnych” - Climatic conditions for application in Poland of the Masonry Storage Walls. Third Conference - Building Physics in Practice and Theory - Lodz, Poland 1991 (in Polish).



Dr. Jan Kosny
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Updated February 18, 2008 by Teresa Williams