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  • Novel Thermal Break Solution

    Thermal-break-blanket technology is a novel and high-performance thermal break solution for aluminum curtain walls. The thermal-break-blanket is inst…

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    Condensation Study of Windows

    This paper discusses a simulation study of different window systems, where heat transfer simulations were performed to investigate thermal performanc…

  • Reconfigurable Terracotta Facade featured image

    Reconfigurable Terracotta Facade

    The traditional building facade as a permanent construction does not actively respond to the differing needs from varying weather conditions. Convent…

  • The Carbon Footprint of Aluminum Fenestration featured image

    The Carbon Footprint of Aluminum Fenestration

    The historical focus on reducing the carbon footprint of a building has recently shifted to include more emphasis on embodied carbon, the carbon emit…

  • Thermal Bridging and Building Facades

    Thermal bridging through building façades have been overlooked by designers and building energy codes and standards in the past, which has led to hig…

  • A Burning Question Revisited featured image

    A Burning Question Revisited

    In recent decades the use of unitized glazing systems has become increasingly common especially for high-rise construction. The opaque panels in unit…

  • Thermal Stress Analysis in Glass

    The use of glass in windows and curtain walls in residential as well as in commercial buildings needs to be designed very carefully. In addition to t…