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Building-envelope design protects the indoor environment and facilitates climate control, thereby affecting public health through indoor air quality, energy efficiency and more. Structural integrity, moisture control and air-pressure boundaries are recent meeting topics.

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Committee Chairs:

Peter Wolcott / peter.wolcott@jacobs.com
Brian Neely AIA / bhn@gainc.com
Hannah Denton / hdurschlag@vidaris.com

The Building Enclosure Council is part of the Building Technologies Commission.

 

Upcoming Events

June 26, 2017 | 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
PIB Migration Update on the speakers' experiences to-date in investigating PIB migration, Matthew C. Carlton AIA, Laura K. Bashaw, and Francesco...

Updates

Please note that for October Meeting we will not be having a regular presentation. Instead we will be hosting an open dialog...
Establishing owner performance requirements has been shown to lead to successful outcomes. To kick off BEC’s fall...
How do we properly specify whole building air tightness? The use of air barriers in buildings has drastically increased the...
The March meeting of the BEC 2015 Lecture Series was presented by Wagdy Anis, FAIA, LEED AP of Anis Building Envelope...
Building Enclosure Council Meeting Boston Society of Architects/AIA 290 Congress Street, Suite 200 Boston, MA 02210 Spray...
The March meeting of the BEC was co-presented by Kera Lagois and Keith Yancey of Lam Partners in Cambridge, MA. Focusing on...
The April meeting of the BEC 2014 Lecture Series on glass enclosure design was presented by Wei Lam of Wiss, Janney, Elstner...

Past Events

May 22, 2017 | 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Aerogel's Use in Building Envelope Components The BEC presents a roundable/discussion on Aerogel's use in building envelope components to...
April 24, 2017 | 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Steel Curtain Wall Systems Please join presenter James Wharton in a discussion of the following topics related to steel curtain wall: • Channel...
March 27, 2017 | 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Building with Timber Curtain Walls Although unusual, timber curtain wall is becoming more and more popular in the marketplace. This presentation will...
February 27, 2017 | 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Fly-Bys: Detailing of Extended Planar Elements in Curtain Wall Many architects wish to express a planar quality in their façade designs. This...
November 28, 2016 | 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Designing Glazing in Cold Climates This talk will address two factors when designing glazed openings in cold climates: radiant discomfort and...
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