SEDL / STP / STP1422-EB
Performance of Exterior Building Walls
Get the latest information on testing, analysis, development, and design of exterior building wall systems. 20 peer-reviewed papers examine a broad spectrum of topics, including:
Methods to Predict Condensation
Current Standards and Future Considerations
This publication is a valuable resource for architects, engineers, contractors, those involved in materials testing and development, and educators in architectural and engineering departments.
Table of Contents
Meeting of Minds—Architect, Contractor, and Owner, The Subtle Process of Communication
Ambiguities, Changes, and Contradictions in Building Wall Literature
Faith B., Kudder R., Lies K.
Wind Load Design and Performance Testing of Exterior Walls: Current Standards and Future Considerations
The Use of Wind Tunnels to Assist in Cladding Design for Buildings
Conley G., Kilpatrick J., Williams C.
The Importance of Studying Exemplars when Designing Stone Facades
Lewis M., McDonald W.
“Building a Better Wall System”; The Application of ASTM E 2099 “Standard Practice for the Specification and Evaluation of Pre-Construction Laboratory Mockups of Exterior Wall Systems”
Kaskel B., Wegener T.
A Detailing Method for Improving Leakage Prevention of Exterior Wall Weatherproofing
Connectivity of the Air Barrier and Building Envelope System: Materials, Process, and Quality Assurance
Evaluation of Seismic Performance of Anchored Brick Veneer Walls
Aliaari M., Hamid A., Memari A.
Determination of Poisson's Ratio of Silicone Sealants from Ultrasonic and Tensile Measurements
Descamps P., Wolf A.
When Does it Become a Leak? A Case Study
Evaluation of the Condensation Index Rating as Determined using the Proposed Testing Method in the NFRC 500 Draft Procedure
Baker J., Curcija D., Shah B., Wise D.
A New Protocol for the Inspection and Testing of Building Envelope Air Barrier Systems
Boyle B., Knight K., Phillips B.
Overview of ASTM MNL 40, Moisture Analysis and Condensation Control in Building Envelopes
A Verification Method for Prevention of Penetration of Moisture to Prove Compliance of Performance-Based Building Codes
Stucco Cladding — Lessons Learned from Problematic Facades
Ruggiero S., Spagna F.
Panelized Wall Construction: Design, Testing, and Construction Procedures
Jasinski L., Lindow E.
A Wall System that Inherently Satisfies Proposed NEHRP Seismic Design Provisions for Architectural Glass
Behr R., Wulfert H.
A Basic Guide to Minimize Sealant Joint Failures in Exterior Building Walls
Erdly J., Gensel R.
Selected Performance Characteristics of a Dual Purpose 100% Acrylic Polymer-Based Coating that Performs as Both a Weather Resistive Component for Exterior Insulation Finish Systems (EIFS), and as an Adhesive for Attachment of the Insulation Board
Konopka K., McKelvey J., O'Brien M., Rimmer J.
Paper ID: STP1422-EB
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