Eighteen peer-reviewed papers address the complex issues of design, construction, maintenance, evaluation, and repair of building exterior wall systems, both old and new.
Survey and assessment techniques
Establishing the integrity of cladding systems and components
Case studies of system deterioration and remediation
Energy savings attributable to facade upgrades
Re-cladding of existing buildings.
System types addressed include facades comprised of vintage masonry, limestone, precast concrete panels, thin stone, exposed cast-in-place concrete, aluminum framing, EIFS, and glass and metal walls.
Qualitative Sampling of the Building Envelope for Water Leakage
Haughton L., Murphy C.
The Identification of Corrosion-Related Damage from Cramp Anchors in a Limestone-Clad Building Façade Using NDE Techniques
Johnson E., Marcotte T., VanOcker D.
Snap, Crackle, Pop: Remediation of a Noisy Curtain Wall
Hannen W., Schmidt M.
Techniques for Predicting Cladding Design Wind Pressures
Browne M., Cicci M., Dale J., Garber J., Irwin P., Parnell R.
Erroneous Design Assumptions and Construction Defects in a Thin Stone Facade System
Murphy J., Schmidt M.
Energy Savings Resulting from Building Envelope Upgrades in Mid-Rise Construction—A Case Study
Blodgett W., Peterson J.
Envelope Remediation—A Case Study in Support of an Over-Cladding Approach
Johnson P., Lawrence J.
Façade Renovation of the Wexner Center for the Arts
Li S., McClelland N.
Repair of an Earthquake Damaged Building Façade in Coordination with FEMA: A Case Study Including Stabilization, Evaluation, Historically Sensitive Restoration, and Hazard Mitigation
Hendryx C., Vlotho S.
Design of Engineered Drainable Exterior Insulation and Finish System (EIFS) Cladding
Rabazzi A., Ruggiero S.
Evaluation of Debonding of Lamina from Foam and Repairs to Exterior Insulation and Finish System Façade
Connolly J., McGowan L., Riley S., Shalkowski W.
Paper ID: STP1493-EB