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

December 4-8, 2016



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Buildings XII Proceedings, December 2013

Paper 2 The Hygrothermal Performance of Ventilated Stucco Walls Using Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulations and a Smart Vapor Retarder in the Pacific Northwest

Sam Yuan

Paper 6 Practical Methods for Ensuring Energy-Efficient Window-to-Wall Connections Cezary Misiopecki
Bjørn Petter Jelle
Larisa Marinova Decheva
Arild Gustavsen
Paper 7

Insulating and Air Sealing Low-Pitch Residential Attic Spaces: Cost-Effectiveness Evaluation

Gary Parsons
Mae Drzyzga
Paper 10 The Experimental Hygrothermal Performance of a Robust Cold-Climate Retrofit Interior Foundation Wall Insulation System

Louise F. Goldberg
Mark L. Stender
Paper 14 Building Envelope and Duct Airtightness of New US Dwellings

Wanyu R. Chan
Max H. Sherman
Paper 16 Field Monitoring and Simulation of a Historic Mass Masonry Building Retrofitted with Interior Insulation

Kohta Ueno
John Straube
Randy Van Straaten
Paper 20 Characterizing Thermal Performance of Buildings Using Dynamic Model Identification

Geert Bauwens
Staf Roels
Paper 21 Evaluation of Experimental Parameters in the Accelerated Aging of Closed-Cell Foam Insulation: Results after Five Years of Full-Thickness Aging

Therese Stovall
Michael Vanderlan
Jerald Atchley
Paper 22 Measured Performance of an R-40 Double-Stud Wall in Climate Zone 5A Lois B. Arena
Doug Owens
Pallavi Mantha
Paper 23 Comparative Energy and Wall Performance of Twelve Residential Houses Constructed in a Cold Climates

Gary Parsons
Brian Lieburn

Paper 33 Investigating Wind-Driven Rain Intrusion in Walls with the CARWASh

C.R. Boardman
Samuel V. Glass
Paper 35 Smart Vapour Barriers in Compact Wood Frame Roofs Stig Geving
Markus Stellander
Sivert Uvsløkk
Paper 39 The Influence of Energy Performance Levels on the Heating Demand in Dwellings:
Case-Study Analyses on Neighbourhoods
Marc Delghust
Jelle Laverge
Arnold Janssens
Elisabeth Cnockaert
Tracy Davidson
Paper 49 Demonstration of the Performance of Highly Insulating (R-5) Windows in a Matched Pair of Homes

Sarah Widder
Graham Parker
Paper 56 Net Zero Building Enclosure Retrofits for Houses: An Analysis of Retrofit Strategies

Graham Finch
Brittany Hanam
Paper 57 Energy Ratings for Windows: Balancing Energy Consumption and Thermal Comfort Brittany Hanam
Graham Finch
Susan Hayes
Paper 59 The Impact of Occupants’ Exterior Shading Use and Window Opening on Summer Comfort in a Lowest-Energy Apartment Building

Naomi Morishita
Thomas Bednar
Paper 66 Development of Industry Guidelines for Standard Practice of Fenestration Product Installation

James D. Katsaros
Paper 70 Wooden Stud Walls with Aerogel Thermal Insulation—Material Properties and HAM Simulations Axel Berge
Carl-Eric Hagentoft
Paula Wahlgren
Paper 76 Performance of a Retrofitted 1950s Multi-Unit Residential Building—Measurements and Calculated Transient Hygrothermal Behaviour

Carl-Magnus Capener
Kenneth Sandin
Paper 78 Monitored Performance of Ultra-High Performance Residential Envelopes in the Pacific Northwest Marine Climate

David G. Hales
Luke Howard
Paper 83 Thermal Performance of Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems Containing Vacuum Insulation Panels Kenneth Childs
Therese Stovall
Kaushik Biswas
Lawrence D. Carbary
Paper 84 A Study of the Energy-Saving Potential of Metal Roofs Incorporating Dynamic Insulation Systems Kaushik Biswas
William Miller
Scott Kriner
Gary Manlove
Paper 85 A Home Ignition Assessment Model Applied to Structures in the Wildland-Urban Interface Kaushik Biswas
David Werth
Narendra Gupta
Paper 87 Field Testing of Nano-PCM-Enhanced Building Envelope Components in a Warm-Humid Climate Kaushik Biswas
Jue Lu
Parviz Soroushian
Paper 90 Blower Door Techniques for Measuring Interzonal Leakage Erin L. Hult
Max H. Sherman
Iain Walker
Paper 93 2012 IECC Performance Testing: Lessons from the Duct and Envelope Tightness (DET) Verifier Program

Mike Barcik
Paper 97 Characterization of Air Leakage in Residential Structures—Part 1: Joint Leakage

David Wolf
Frank Tyler
Paper 97 Characterization of Air Leakage in Residential Structures—Part 2: Whole House Leakage

David Wolf
Frank Tyler
Paper 101 Thermal Performance Evaluation of Attic Radiant Barrier Systems Using the Large Scale Climate Simulator (LSCS) Som Shrestha
William Miller
Andre Desjarlais
Paper 102 Important Factors Affecting the Risk of Mold Growth in Well-Insulated Wood Frame Walls in Northern European Climates S. Olof Mundt-Petersen
Lars-Erik Harderup
Jesper Arfvidsson
Paper 104 Validation of a One-Dimensional Transient Heat and Moisture Calculation Tool under Real Conditions

S. Olof Mundt-Petersen
Lars-Erik Harderup
Paper 107 Interior Insulation Retrofit of a Brick Wall Using Vacuum Insulation Panels: Design of a Laboratory Study to Determine the Hygrothermal Effect on Existing Structure and Wooden Beam Ends Pär Johansson
Berit Time
Stig Geving
Bjørn Petter Jelle
Angela Sasic Kalagasidis
Carl-Eric Hagentoft
Egil Rognvik
Paper 112 Selection Tool for Water-Resistive Barriers with Suitable Vapor Permeability Marcus Jablonka
Achilles Karagiozis
John Straube
Paper 115 Prediction of Phase Change Material (PCM) Degradation Elizabeth Gao
Bao Zhang
L.D. Stephenson
Veera Boddu
Jonathan Trovillion
Paper 119 Highly Insulated, Ventilated, Wood-Framed Attics in Cool Marine Climates Patrick Roppel
Neil Norris
Mark Lawton
Paper 120 Window Related Thermal Bridges Benjamin Barnes
Axy Pagán-Vázquez
Richard Liesen
Justine Yu
Nicholas Alexander
Paper 123 An Assessment of Envelope Measures in Mild-Climate Deep Energy Retrofits
Iain Walker
Brennan Less
Paper 133 Modeling of Vacuum Insulating Glazing Robert Hart
D. Charlie Curcija
Paper 149 Time Step Considerations When Simulating Dynamic Behavior of High-Performance Homes

Paulo Cesar Tabares-Velasco
Paper 153 Design Implication of Glazing Ratio Restrictions Medgar Marceau
Stéphane Hoffman
Paper 158 Thermal Bridges of Modern Windows—Experience with Minimum Acceptable Surface Temperature Ernst Jan de Place Hansen
Eva B. Møller
Anker Nielsen
Erik Brandt
Paper 160 Case-Study Analysis on Hygrothermal Performance of ETICS on Concrete Wall after Low-Budget Energy Renovation

Simo Ilomets
Targo Kalamees
Paper 161 Roof and Attic Design Guidelines for New and Retrofit Construction of Homes in Hot and Cold Climates William Miller
Andre Desjarlais
Marc LaFrance
Paper 162 TheTrade-Off between Solar Reflectance and Above-Sheathing Ventilation for Metal Roofs on Residential and Commercial Buildings Scott Kriner
William Miller
Andre Desjarlais
Paper 163 The Equivalent Thermal Resistance of Tile Roofs with and without Batten Systems Rick Olson
William Miller
Russell Graves
Paper 165 Influence of Building Design on Energy Benefit of Thermal Mass Compared to Prescriptive U-Factors

Cheryl M. Saldanha
Joseph P. Piñon
Paper 170 Effects of Overhangs on the Wind-Driven Rain Wetting of a Low-Rise Building S. Sepehr M. Foroushani
Hua Ge
David Naylor
Paper 171 Permeance of Steel Roof Decks and Effect on Hygrothermal Performance of Roofing Systems

Joseph P. Piñon
Raymond W. LaTona
Paper 173 Can VIP be an Alternative Solution for Energy Retrofit for Enhancing the Thermal Performance of Wood-Frame Walls? Hamed H. Saber
Wahid Maref
Ganapathy Gnanamurugan
Mike Nicholls
Paper 174 Validating Wind-Driven Rain Module in HAM-Tools Sam Siassi
Hua Ge
Miljana Horvat
Paper 178 Hygrothermal Performance Assessment of Vented and Ventilated Wall Systems: An Experimental Study

Fitsum Tariku
Ying Simpson
Paper 181 Natural Convection in Below Grade Open Cell Concrete Block Walls

Merle F. McBride
Paper 186 ASHRAE 1478: Measuring Airtightness of Mid- and High-Rise Non-Residential Buildings Terry Brennan
Wagdy Anis
Gary Nelson
Collin Olson
Paper 195 Impact of Cool Roofing Membranes on the Hygrothermal Performance of Low-Sloped Roof Structures in Timber Construction Christoph Buxbaum
Wolfgang Gallent
Simon Paulitsch
Oskar Pankratz
Paper 201 A Hygrothermal Risk Analysis Applied to Residential Unvented Attics Simon Pallin
Manfred Kehrer
William A. Miller
Paper 205 All-in-One Design Tool Solution for Passive Houses and Buildings—Monthly Energy Balance and Hygrothermal Simulation Florian Antretter
Katrin Klingenberg
Matthias Pazold
Paper 206 Hygrothermal Material Properties for Soils in Building Science

Manfred Kehrer
Simon Pallin
Paper 210 Effect of Natural Convection on the Thermal Transmittance of Exterior Walls with Air-Permeable Insulation

Petteri Huttunen
Juha Vinha
Paper 211 Moisture-Related Durability of Walls with Exterior Insulation in the Pacific Northwest Jonathan Smegal
Joseph Lstiburek
John Straube
Aaron Grin
Paper 212 Development of a New Hot Box Apparatus to Measure Building Enclosure Thermal Performance C.J. Schumacher
D.G. Ober
J.F. Straube
A.P. Grin
Paper 216 Coupling of Dynamic Thermal Bridge and Whole-Building Simulation Florian Antretter
Jan Radon
Matthias Pazold
Paper 217 Moisture Modeling: Effective Moisture Penetration Depth Versus Effective Capacitance

Jason Woods
Jon Winkler
Dane Christensen
Paper 225 Moisture Performance of Sealed Attics in Climate Zones 1 to 4 Mikael Salonvaara
Achilles Karagiozis
Andre Desjarlais
Paper 228 Construction and Field Monitoring of Exterior Walls Using Vacuum Insulation Panels (VIPs) in a Net Zero Home Anil Parekh
Chris Mattock
Christopher J. McLellan
Paper 237 Post-Occupancy Evaluation Framework for Multi-Unit Residential Buildings

Anik Teasdale-St-Hilaire
Paper 241 VIP Technology Review and Cost Study for Building Retrofits in Northern US Locations Nitin Shukla
Ali Fallahi
Jan Kosny


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