Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes
of Whole Buildings XIII International Conference

December 4-8, 2016



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Paper 1 Performance of Powder-Filled Evacuated Insulation vs. Conventional Insulation in a Single-wide Manufactured Home Unit

T.W. Petrie
Jan Kosny
P.W. Childs
Jeffrey E. Christian
R.S. Graves

Paper 2 Use of the Distributed Parameter Continuum (DIPAC) Model for Estimating the Long-Term Thermal Performance of Insulating Foams Mark T. Bomberg
Mavankal K. Kumaran
Paper 3 Improvement of Foam Insulation: Fine Cell Size and Composite/Foam Vacuum Panels Leon R. Glicksman
Jeffrey Stewart
Nicolas Solomou
Anthony Cunningham
Paper 4 Effect of Moisture on Thermal Conductivity of Fibrous Biological Insulating Materials Guru S. Kochhar
K. Manohar
Paper 5 An Energy and Economic Analysis of the Benefits of Residential Duct Insulation Robert Lucas
Mark Modera
Burke Treidler
Jim Miller
Paper 6 Compartmentalization in Multifamily Buildings Joseph Lstiburek
Paper 7 Investigation and Repair of a Terra Cotta Dome in a Cold Climate Richard Ogle
Barrie Dennis
John O'Connor
Paper 8 Failure of the Building Envelope: Two Case Studies Richard Ogle
John O'Connor
Paper 9 The Glass Roof: Sloped Glazing Need Not Leak Chris B. Makepeace
John O'Connor
Paper 10 Comparison of a Neural Network Model With a Regression Model for Foundation Heat Loss Calculation Moncef Krarti
Paper 11 Heat Transfer in Layered Soils Beneath Partially Insulated Slab-On-Grade Floors Stephen Gabbard
Monce Krarti
Paper 12 Estimating Three-Dimensional Below-Grade Heat Losses from Houses Using Two-Dimensional Calculations Ian Beausoleil-Morrison
Gintas Mitalas
Harry Chin
Paper 13 Investigation of Warm Weather Condensation in New and Insulated Basement Walls M.C. Swinton
A.N. Karagiozis
Paper 14 A Study of Parameters Influencing the Hygric Behavior of Insulated Sloped Roofs Without Air Barrier Arnold Janssens
Hugo Hens
Ann Silberstein
Paper 15 Laboratory Testing of Air Retarders in Metal Building Panels Stephen N. Flanders
Michael S. Bracken
Paper 16 The History of Attic Ventilation Regulation and Research William B. Rose
Paper 17 Thermal Envelope Design Considerations for Indoor Swim Facilities-Addressing the Integrated Envelope Challenge Paul C. Tseng
Tamami Kasuda
Homelra Razavi
Paper 18 Steady-State Thermal Performance of Concrete Masonry Unit Wall Systems Jan Kosny
Jeffrey E. Christian
Paper 19 A Comparison of Two Techniques for R-Value Calculation, Using Winter In-Situ Data Stephen N. Flanders
Andre O. Desjarlais
Timothy J. Kunz
Paper 20 Thermally Improved Lightweight Mortars John A. Tinker
Adam O'Rourke
Paper 21 Residential Mechanical Ventilation-Getting it Right Robert Marshall
Paper 22 Moisture Movement in Building Enclosure Wall Systems J.F. Straube
E.F.P. Burnett
Paper 23 Are Air Leakage Reduction Elements of Weatherization Programs Effective? Williams P. Levins
Mark P. Ternes
Paper 24 Envelope Durability Problems in High-Humidity Buildings Mark Lawton
David Scott
Paper 25 Tri State Homes: A Case Study of Extensive Decay in the Walls of Older Manufactured Homes with an Exterior Vapor Retarder George Tsongas
James Olson
Paper 26 Toward a National Opaque Wall Rating Label Jeffrey E. Christian
Jan Kosny
Paper 27 A Comparison of Thermal Bridging Calculation Methods Alex McGowan
Andre O. Desjarlais
Paper 28 Impact of Airflow in the Thermal Performance of Various Residential Wall Systems Utilizing A Calibrated Hot Box David C. Jones
Paper 29 Residential Efficiency Rating Tools - A Multipurpose Screening Tool for Residential Buildings Malcolm E. Verdict
Paper 30 International Standardization in the Energy Conservation Arena R.P. Tye
Paper 31 How Residential Buildings are Really Constructed and How Does That Compare to What is Required by Energy Codes David R. Conover
Paper 32 Code Compliance Considerations in the Development of the Building Envelope Requirements for ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1 - 1989R John F. Hogan
Paper 33 Experimental Verification of a Moisture and Heat Transfer Model in the Hygroscopic Regime D.M. Burch
R.R. Zarr
A.H. Fanney
Paper 34 Empirical Validation of a Transient Computer Model for Combined Heat and Moisture Transfer Carsten Rode
Douglas M. Burch
Paper 35 Moisture Accumulation in Walls: Comparison of Field and Computer-Predicted Data A. TenWolde
C. Carll
Paper 36 A Parametric Study of Wall Moisture Contents Using a Revised Variable Indoor Relative Humidity Version of the "Moist" Transient Heat and Moisture Transfer Model George Tsongas
Doug Burch
Carolyn Roos
Malcolm Cunningham
Paper 37 Heat, Air, and Moisture Transfer in Envelope Parts: The International Energy Agencies Annex 24 Common Exercises Hugo Hens
Paper 38 The Performance of Geothermal Heat Pumps in Energy-Efficient Homes Duncan Prahl

Paper 39 The Performance of Energy-Efficient Residential Building Envelope Systems Gary Proskiw
Paper 40 An Office Building Used as a Federal Test Bed for Energy-Efficient Roofs Howard A. McLain
Jeffrey E. Christian
Paper 41 The Evaluation of Retrofit Measures in a Tall Residential Building Michaela M. Abraham
Howard A. McLain
Paper 42 Investigation of Air Distribution System Deficiencies and Repair Benefits in Phoenix, Arizona James O. Kolb
Mark P. Ternes
Paper 43 The Effect of Waterproof Coating on Hygrothermal Performance of a High-Rise Wall Structure Achilles Karagiozis
Mikael Salonvaara
Kumar Kumaran
Paper 44 Wind-Driven Rain on High-Rise Buildings Achilles Karagiozis
George Hadjisophocleous
Paper 45 Rising Dampness in Masonry: Some Experimental Results C. Aghemo
F.R. d'Ambrosio
I. Fato
G. Alfano
Paper 46 New Technologies and the Future of Fenestration Performance C. Mathis
Paper 47 Analysis of Energy Performance of a Sample of 115 Homes in Montreal Radu Zmeureanu
Paper 48 Development of a Method for the Measurement of Specific Heat Loss in Occupied Detached Houses Per I. Sandberg
Stig Jahnsson
Paper 49 Heat Losses in Detached Houses With Given Thermal Comfort Criteria Christer Johansson
Paper 50 Thermal Performance of a Hybrid Double-Envelope Building Model Emad M. Afifi
Paper 51 User Interface Design for Interactive Hygrothermal Performance Simulation of Building Envelopes Khee Poh Lam
Ardeshir Mahdavi
Paper 52 A Design Guide for Energy-Efficient Military Family Housing Robert L. Wendt
Mark P. Ternes
Paper 53 Simplifying Model Energy Code Compliance Linda M. Connell
Craig C. Conner
Stephen J. Turchen
Paper 54 Assessment Tools for Energy Efficient Residential Rehabilitiation in the South Dennis Creech
Paper 55 Interaction of the Building Envelope With HVAC Systems Utilizing Heat Reclaim and Economizers Surya Anatapantula
Harry J. Sauer
Ronald H. Howell
Paper 56 Measured Cooling Energy Savings From Reflective Roofing Systems in Florida: Field and Laboratory Research Results Danny S. Parker
Stephen F. Barkaszi
Subrato Chandra
David J. Beal
Paper 57 New Tools for the Analysis and Design of Building Envelopes K. Papamichael
F.C. Winkelmann
W.F. Buhl
H. Chauvet
D. Collins
K.L. Ellington
J. LaPorta
J. Sadlier
S. Selkowitz
J. Thorpe
T. Trzcinski
J.J. Hirsch
S.A. Criswell
J.S. McMenamin
I. Rohmund
A. Bhimani
B. Spurlock
D.J. Borstein
Paper 58 A Wall and Edge Guarded Hot Box for Fenstration Testing S.D. Gatland, II
W.P. Goss
R.L. Baumgardner
R.G. Williams
R.G. Miller
Paper 59 Issues Associated with the Use of Infrared Thermography for Experimental Testing of Insulated Systems Brent Griffith
Fred Beck
Dariush Arasteh
Daniel Turler
Paper 60 An Assessment of Interlaboratory Repeatability in Fenestration Energy Ratings—Part 1: Interlaboratory Comparison of Simulation Results R. Christopher Mathis
Daniel J. Wise
Paper 61 An Assessment of Interlaboratory Repeatability in Fenestration Energy Ratings—Part 2: Interlaboratory Comparison of Test Results Daniel J. Wise
R. Christopher Mathis
Paper 62 Rating the Thermal Performance of Swinging Doors: The Canadian Experience Stephen Carpenter
Roger Henry
Paper 63 Advancements in Thermal and Optical Simulations of Fenestration Systems: The Development of Window 5 Elizabeth Finlayson
Dariush Arasteh
Mike Rubin
John Sadller
Robert Sullivan
Charlie Huizenga
Dragan Curcija
Mark Beall
Paper 64 Active Computational Support for Concurrent Building Envelope and Lighting System Design Ardeshir Mahdavi
Liana Berberidou-Kallivoka
Zhonghu Li
Paper 65 New Correlations for Convective Heat Transfer Coefficient on Indoor Fenestration Surfaces-Compilation of More Recent Work Dragan Curcija
William P. Goss
Paper 66 Evaluating the Cost-Effectiveness of Building Envelope Retrofits Drury B. Crawley
Paper 67 Encouraging Best Practices in Building Design: The Florida Design Initiative Walter Grondzik
Larry Peterson
Diane Greer
Paper 68 Adoption of Energy Conservation Behaviors at Various Cost Levels Carol B. Meeks
Anne L. Sweaney
Paper 69 Assisting States with the Adoption, Implementation, and Enforcement of Building Energy Codes Diana Shankle
Paper 70 Edge Conduction in Vacuum Glazing Tom M. Simko
Richard E. Collins
Fredric A. Beck
Dariush Arasteh
Paper 71 Reducing Residential Cooling Requirements Through the use of Electrochromic Windows Robert Sullivan
Michael Rubin
Stephen Selkowitz
Paper 72 Measured Performance of Selective Glazings Joseph H. Klems
M. Yazdanian
G.O. Kelley
Paper 73 An Evaluation of the Performance of a Modified Urethane Foam Insulation Peter A. Yost
C. Edward Barbour
Paper 74 High Tech Building Materials and Systems J.D. Ned Nisson
Paper 75 Evacuated Superinsulations D.W. Yarbrough
R.S. Graves
Paper 76 Cellulosic Insulation in the '90s R.S. Graves
D.W. Yarbrough
Paper 77 Development of Cooling Degree-hour Weather Data for ASHRAE Standard 90.2-1993 Merle F. McBride

Paper 78 Development of Economic Scalar Ratios for ASHRAE Standard 90.1R Merle F. McBride
Paper 79 Determination of Building Envelope Requirements for the (Canadian) National Energy Code for Buildings Daniel M. Sander
Michael C. Swinton
Steven M. Cornick
John C. Haysom
Paper 80 A Simplified Energy Model for Analysis of Building Envelope Thermal Characteristics Steven M. Cornick
Daniel M. Sander
Paper 81 Energy-Efficient Building Envelopes-An Australian Perspective P.C. Thomas
D.K. Prasad
Paper 82 Thermal and Termite Control Around Building Foundations Jeffrey E. Christian
Paper 83 The Robust Roof David L. Roodvoets
Paper 84 Thermal Performance of "Energy-Efficient" Metal Stud Wall Systems Jan Kosny
Andre O. Desjarlais
Jeffrey E. Christian
Paper 85 Field Monitoring of a Vented Cavity Wall System Iain Walker
Paper 86 Designing Roofs to Avoid Air Invasion and Positive Pressure From Within Lyle D. Hogan
Paper 87 Experimental Methods for Identifying Air Infiltration Heat Recovery in Buildings Mingsheng Liu
David E. Claridge
Paper 88 Convective Moisture Accumulation in Structures with Additional Inside Insulation Tuomo Ojanen
Carey Simonson
Paper 89 The Measured Summer Performance of the Tile Roof Systems and Attic Ventilation Strategies in Hot, Humid Climates David Beal
Subrato Chandra
Paper 90 Self-Drying Roofs: WHAT?! No Dripping! Andre O. Desjarlais
Paper 91 The Fundamental Flaw of EIFS Joseph Lstiburek
Paper 92 Blistering in Built-up Roofing (BUR) Membranes Joseph Lstiburek


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