Technical Library

Technical Library

Sharing knowledge, studies, and test methods ensures we are all smarter and our buildings perform better. 

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NFPA 285, Architectural Design and Energy Performance

Richard Keleher  PDF

Building Barriers - Air Barrier Systems in Predominantly Cooling Climates

Scott Wood PDF
Pitfalls of Post Wrap Installed Tapes

Jeff Hoch PDF
Air Barriers and Pressure Testing

Duane Jonlin PDF
Rainscreen Description Manual
 
BEE Engineering PDF
Understanding "The Rainscreen Principle"
 
Metal Construction Association PDF
Insight - The Perfect Wall

Joseph W. Lstiburek
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Insight - Energy Flow Across Enclosures

Joseph W. Lstiburek
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Vapour Diffusion and Condensation

J.K. Latta and R.K. Beach
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Condensation in the Building Envelope: Expectations and Realities

Vince Cammalleri and Edward G. Lyon
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A Method for Evaluating Air Barrier Systems and Materials

Bruno Di Lenardo
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Commissioning Airtight Building Enclosures

Kevin D. Knight and Bryan J. Boyle
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Impacts of Airtightness on Energy Use

Steven J. Emmerich
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Understanding Vapor Barriers

Joseph W. Lstiburek PDF
Guidelines for Sustainable Building Designs

VaproShield
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Moisture Control for Buildings

Joseph W. Lstiburek PDF
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) - Investigation of the Impact of Commercial Building Envelope Airtightness on HVAC Energy Use Emmerich, McDowell, Anis PDF
A Study of the Rainscreen Concept Applied to Cladding Systems on Wood Frame Walls
 
Jacques Rousseau
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The Impact of Airtightness On System Design

Wagdy A.Y. Anis
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Whole Building Design

Don Prowler
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Improving Drainage and Drying Features in Certain Conditions: Rain Screen Designs for Absorptive Claddings NAHB PDF
NFPA 285: What you Need to Know

Jesse J. Beitel
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Hockey Pucks & Hydrostatic Pressure

ASHRAE Journal PDF