Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes
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Paper 2 Potential for Hygroscopic Building Materials to Improve Indoor Comfort and Air Quality in the Canadian Climate

Carey J. Simonson
Stephen Olutimayin
Mikael Salonvaara
Tuomo Ojanen
Jennifer O'Connor

Paper 4 Climate Stability of Historical Museums: Research of Temperature and Moisture Reaction in Areas Close to Outer Walls— Consequences Regarding the Building and the Exhibits H.P. Leimer
J. Bode
Paper 6 Cathedral Ceilings: A Test Building Evaluation in a Cool, Humid Climate Hugo Hens
Arnold Janssens
Paper 7 Using a Heat and Moisture Transfer Simulation to Diagnose Moisture-Related Expansion/Contraction Problems in an Exterior Roof/Wall Assembly J. Lawrence Elkin
Paper 8 A Simplified Approach for Quantifying Driving Rain on Buildings Bert Blocken
Jan Carmeliet
Paper 12 ASHRAE's First Residential Ventilation Standard Max Sherman
Paper 14 Convection in Loose-Fill Attic Insulation—Measurements and Numerical Simulations Paula Wahlgren
Paper 15 The Pitfalls of Snow Retention on Metal Roofing Robert M. Haddock
Paper 16 Uses and Misuses of Duct Board: Understanding the New High-Performance Materials Brad Oberg
Paper 17 Air Pressures on Buildings, Air Movement Within Buildings and Through Building Enclosures: Present and Recommended Control Strategies Wagdy Anis
Paper 23 Manufactured Home Performance Case Study: A Preliminary Comparison of Zero Energy and Energy Star Michael Lubliner
Adam Hadley
Andrew Gordon
Paper 25 The Building Developer's Requirements, Management, and Verification to Ensure Dry Buildings by Moisture Control Eva Sikander
Per Ingvar Sandberg
Jorgen Granten
Paper 27 Optimization of the Energy Performance of Airflow Windows Dirk Saelens
Staf Roels
Hugo Hens
Paper 28 Hygroscopic Inertia as a Function of Transient Behavior of Covering Materials Nuno M. M. Ramos
Vasco Peixoto de Freitas
Paper 30 Durability of Hardboard Siding Anton TenWolde
Charles Carll
Paper 31 The Impact of Airflow on the Hygrothermal Behavior of Highly Insulated Pitched Roof Systems Geert Houvenaghel
Arturo Horta
Hugo Hens
Paper 32 Wood-Frame Buildings: Numerical Study of an Envelope with Ventilated Walls Gilles Fraisse
Gilbert Achard
V. Trillat-Berdal
K. Johannes
Paper 35 Airflow in the Ventilation Space Behind a Rain Screen Wall Therese Stovall
Achilles Karagiozis
Paper 37 Green Healthy, and Affordable Homes on Their Way to Zero Energy—A Case Study Robb Aldrich
Douglas K. Owens
Paper 38 Field Performance of Different Interior Basement Insulation Systems Marc Zuluaga
Robb Aldrich
Dianne Griffiths
Paper 39 Insulation Buried Attic Ducts—Analysis, Laboratory and Field Evaluation Findings Dianne M. Griffiths
Marc Zuluaga
Paper 42 Reducing Uncertainty for the DeltaQ Duct Leakage Test Iain Walker
Max Sherman
Darryl Dickerhoff
Paper 44 Evaluation of the Interface Moisture Conductivity between Control Volumes—Comparison between Linear, Harmonic, and Integral Averaging Angela Sasic Kalagasidis
Thomas Bednar
Carl-Eric Hagentoft
Paper 46 Determination of Long-Term Mechanical Properties for Thermal Insulation under Foundations Holger Merkel
Paper 48 Impact on Implementation of Retrofit Measures By Including Infrared Thermography in Energy Auditing D. Derome
G. Desmarais
J.-P. Finet
M. Berube-Dufour
Paper 51 Saving Energy by Cleaning Reflective Thermoplastic Low-Slope Roofs David Roodvoets
William A. Miller
Andre O. Desjarlais
Paper 53 Special Infrared Reflective Pigments Make a Dark Roof Reflect Almost Like a White Roof William Miller
Kenneth T. Loye
Andre Desjarlais
Hashem Akbari
Scott Kriner
Stephen Wiel
Ronnen Levinson
Robert G. Scichili
Paul Berdahl
Paper 54 Long-Term Thermal Resistance of Polyisocyanurate Foam Insulation with Gas Barrier Phalguni Mukhopadhyaya
Mark T. Bomberg
M. Kumar Kumaran
Michel Drouin
John Lackey
David van Reenen
Nicole Normandin
Paper 55 Moisture Performance of Closed Crawlspaces and their Impact on Home Cooling and Heating Energy in the Southeastern U.S. Bruce Davis
Cyrus Dastur
Paper 56 Exterior Surface Temperature and Humidity of Walls—Comparison of Experiment and Numerical Simulation Andreas Holm
Wolfgang Zillig
Hartwig M. Kunzel
Paper 58 Behavior of Wall Assemblies with Different Wood Sheathings Wetted by Simulated Rain Penetration Anik Teasdale-St-Hilaire
Dominique Derome
Paul Fazio
Paper 62 Comparison of Cathedralized Attics to Conventional Attics: Where and When Do Cathedralized Attics Save Energy and Operating Costs? Andre O. Desjarlais
Thomas W. Petrie
Therese Stovall
Paper 63 Evaluating Overall Thermal Performance of Metal Curtain Walls Using Large-Scale Testing Hua Ge
Paul Fazio
Paper 64 Effect of Solar Radiation Control on Electricity Demand Costs—An Addition to the DOE Cool Roof Calculator Thomas W. Petrie
Kenneth E. Wilkes
Andre O. Desjarlais
Paper 66 Rehabilitation of Concrete Walls Using Additional Thermal Insulation Helmut B.R. Marquardt
Paper 68 Air Transport in and Through the Building Envelope Claes Bankvall
Bjorn Mattsson
Angela Sasic Kalagasidis
Paper 69 Application of Advanced Tools to Develop Energy Efficient Building Envelopes that are Durable Achilles Karagiozis
Paper 70 Airtightness of Timber-Framed Houses with Different Structural Solutions Minna Korpi
Juha Vinha
Jarek Kurnitski
Paper 73 Interactive Internet-Based Building Envelope Materials Database for Whole-Building Energy Simulation Programs Jan Kosny
Syed Azam Mohiuddin
Paper 75 Two-Step Procedure for Determining Three-Dimensional Conduction Z-Transfer Function Coefficients for Complex Building Envelope Assemblies Elisabeth Kossecka
Jan Kosny
Paper 77 Water Vapor Permeability and Thermal Conductivity as a Function of Temperature and Relative Humidty Ilkka Valorirta
Juha Vinha
Paper 79 Drying Rate of Timber-Framed External Wall Assemblies in Nordic Climate Juha Vinha
Pasi Kakela
Paper 80 The Whole Model Validation for HAM-Tools—Case Study: Hygrothermal Conditions in a Cold Attic under Different Ventilation Regimes Angela Sasic Kalagasidis
Paper 81 Moisture Buffer Performance of a Fully Furnished Room Kaisa Svennberg
Lone Hedegaard
Carsten Rode
Paper 82 Probabilistic Modeling of Dynamic U-Factor K. Pietrzyk
C.-E. Hagentoft
Paper 84 Indoor Air Humidity of Massive Buildings and Hygrothermal Surface Conditions Henk L. Schellen
Dionne Neilen
Jos (A.) W.M. van Schijndel
Marcel A.P. van Aarle
Paper 85 Rain Protection of Stucco Facades Hartwig M/ Kunzel
Helmut Kunzel
Andreas Holm
Paper 87 Heat Loss to Building Foundations: An Analysis Based on a Theory of Dynamic Thermal Networks Eva-Lotta Wentzel
Johan Claesson
Paper 89 From Vital Signs to Practice: A Technology Transfer Case Study Walter T. Grondzik
Bruce T. Haglund
Alison G. Kwok
Paper 90 Thermal Conductivity of Moist Cellular Concrete—Experimental and Numerical Study Dariusz J. Gawin
Jan Kosny
Kenneth Wilkes
Paper 91 Review of Air Barrier Issues Mark Bomberg
Don Onysko
Joseph Lstiburek
Paper 93 Airtightness Performance of Wood-Framed Houses Over a 14-Year Period Gary Proskiw
Anil Parekh
Paper 96 Interior Retrofit of Masonry Wall to Reduce Energy and Eliminate Moisture Damage: Comparison of Modeling and Field Performance Peter Haupl
Heiko Fechner
Hans Petzold
Paper 97 Development of Water Retention Transfer Functions of Ceramic Bricks of Dresden Building Stock Rudolf Plagge
John Grunewald
Heiko Fechner
Peter Haupl
Paper 103 Probabilistic Analysis of Indoor Surface Hygrothermal Conditions Accounting for Thermal and Hygric Memory of the Building Component K. Kurkinen
K. Pietrzyk
E.-L. Wentzel
C.-E. Hagentoft
Paper 107 HVAC Sizing for Insulated Concrete Homes John Gajda
Medgar L. Marceau
Martha G. VanGeem
Paper 110 Reducing the Energy Consumption of Existing Houses by 40% Thomas J.L. MacDermott
Don Fugler
Robert S. Dumont
Jerry T. Makohon
Larry J. Snodgrass
Paper 112 Development of Revised Intercept Equations to Update the ASHRAE Standard 90.2-2001 Envelope Criteria Merle F. McBride
Paper 113 Comparison of Two Structural Wall Assemblies Using ETMMS (Exterior Thermal and Moisture Management System) in Low-Income Applications Marilou Cheple
Patrick H. Huelman
Stephen R. Klossner
Thomas Schirber
Paper 114 Decision-Making Framework for Selection and Design of a Shading Device Based on Daylighting Performance Svetlana Olbina
Yvan Beliveau
Paper 115 Moisture Buffer Capacity of Different Insulation Materials Ruut Peuhkuri
Carsten Rode
Kurt Kielsgaard Hansen
Paper 116 Water and Dirt Repellent Treatments for Building Surfaces Eva Moeller
Carsten Rode
Lars D. Christoffersen
Paper 117 Toward Simple, Affordable Zero Energy Houses Jeffrey E. Christian
David Beal
Philip Kerrigan
Paper 118 The Function and Performance of Weather-Resistive Barriers During Building Construction Theresa A. Weston
Xuaco Pascual
Paper 119 Moisture Buffering Effects on Indoor Air Quality—Experimental and Simulation Results Mikael Salonvaara
Tuomo Ojanen
Andreas Holm
Hartwig M/ Kunzel
Achilles N. Karagiozis
Paper 121 Comparison of Steady-State and Dynamic Building Energy Simulation Programs Jeroen Van der Veken
Dirk Saelens
Griet Verbeeck
Hugo Hens
Paper 122 Detection of Moisture Accumulation in Wall Assemblies Using Ultra-Wideband Radio Signals William M. Healy
Eric van Doorn
Paper 123 A Case Study in Integrated Design: Modeling for High-Performance Facades M. Susan Ubbelohde
George A. Loisos
Santosh V. Philip
Paper 124 Condensation Risk within Loose Fill Insulation Due to Natural Convection in Vertical Cavities Katrin Riesner
Carl-Eric Hagentoft
Georg-Wilhelm Mainka
Paper 125 Thermal and Moisture Performance of Two Unvented Crawlspace Wall Systems Dan Cautley
Paper 126 Assessing the Impact of Thickness on the Performance of Stucco Cladding William C. Brown
Mike Dietrich
Mark Latimer
Paper 127 Ice Damming: Case Studies in Diagnosis and Remediation Mark Lucuik
William C. Brown
Paper 129 Measured Cooling Load, Energy, and Peak Demand Savings from High-Performance Glass in a California Production House Bruce A. Wilcox
James Larsen
Paper 130 The Basis for Developing Consensus Standards for Exterior Insulation Finish Systems (EIFS)—Encompassing Durability Kevin Day
Paper 131 Building Envelope and Failure Analysis: A Case Study of a Masonry Veneer Failure Due to Air Leakage Steven M. Murray
Paper 133 Energy-Efficient Building Facades: Case Study Comparisons of External Screen-Wall Shading Systems Maurya McClintock
Peter Alspach
Paper 135 Lessons to be Learned from Performance Failures of Framed Walls in High-Rise Buildings Mark Lawton

Paper 139 Developing and Implementing an Energy Code with 20% Energy Savings Compared to ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1 John Hogan
Paper 145 Development of Wall Assembly System Properties Used to Model Performance of Various Wall Claddings Achilles N. Karagiozis
Roland Serino
Mikael Salonvaara
Paper 148 Innovative Wall Selection Approach Achilles N. Karagiozis
Tony Stall
Roland Serino
Paper 150 Moisture Transport by Convection in Lightweight Exterior Facades Charlotte Gudum
Carsten Rode
Paper 151 Frost Heave in Swedish Slab-on-Grade Peter Roots
Carl-Eric Hagentoft
Paper 153 Relative Heating Performance of High and Low SHGC Glazing in Production Homes James Larsen
Bruce A. Wilcox
Paper 154 Modeling of Moisture Transport in Wood with Hysteresis and Temperature-Dependent Sorption Characteristics Carsten Rode
Christian Odin Clorius
Paper 155 Indoor Temperature, Humidity, and Moisture Production in Lightweight Timber-Framed Detached Houses Targo Kalamees
Jarek Kurnitski
Juha Vinha
Paper 159 Window Energy Analysis Using Occupant Comfort as the Guideline Phillip Kerrigan, Jr.
James Larsen
Paper 161 An Evaluation of Thermal Comfort in Typical Modern Low-Income Housing in Malaysia J.A. Tinker
S.H. Ibrahim
E. Ghisi
Paper 162 Designing and Testing a Structural Insulated Panel (SIP) with the Help of Hygrothermal Model Oskar Pankratz
Andreas Holm
Paper 165 Field Evaluation of the Moisture Balance Technique to Characterize Indoor Wetness William B. Rose
Paul W. Francisco
Paper 168 The Importance of Building Envelope Commissioning for Sustainable Structures Daniel J. Lemieux
Paul E. Totten
Paper 170 A Full Life-Cycle Environmental and Cost Evaluation of Commercial Wall Envelope Systems Mark Lucuik
Jamie Meil
Paper 174 Prefabrication and Sustainability in US Housing M.T. Gorgolewski

Paper 178 Effect of Drying Protocols on Measurement of Sorption Isotherms of Gypsum Building Materials Kenneth E. Wilkes
Jerald A. Atchley
Phillip W. Childs
Paper 184 Cold Climate Case Study: High-Efficiency North Dakota Twin Homes Dave Chasar
Neil Moyer
Subrato Chandra
Lisa Rotvold
Ralph Applegren
Paper 185 The Airflow Characteristics of Ventilated Cavities in Screen-Type Enclosure Wall Systems (RP-1091) Joseph P. Pinon
Danko Davidovic
Eric F.P. Burnett
Jelena Srebric
Paper 186 Field Studies of Ventilation Drying John F. Straube
Randy van Straaten
Eric Burnett
Paper 189 A New Look at Residential Interior Environmental Loads Michael Aoki-Kramer
Achilles N. Karagiozis
Paper 191 Evaluation of Water-Resistive Barrier Performance Using Simple Ponding and Vapor Diffusion Tests Mark F. Williams

Paper 193 Component Modeling Methodology for Predicting Thermal Performance Nonresidential Fenestration Systems D.C. Curcija
M.S. Bhandari
M. Manteghi
B.V. Shah
Paper 196 Driving Rain, Rain Absorption, and Rainwater Runoff for Evaluating Water Leakage Risks in Building Envelopes Jan Carmeliet
Bert Blocken


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