Enclosure Strategies for Better Buildings

August 11, 2010

Enclosure Strategies for Better Buildings

Sustainability and energy efficiency depend not only on the overall design but also on the building's enclosure system.

After reading this article, you should be able to:

Describe how heat, air and moisture can compromise a building envelope and overall building performance.List key systems and components for proper enclosure performance.Discuss how design and construction practices affects enclosure performance.Describe two or more novel technologies that can improve the energy efficiency of a building enclosure.

Earn 1.0 AIA + HSW credit

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