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a flat (usually rectangular) container for a letter, thin package, etc

any wrapper or covering

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a curve that is tangent to each of a family of curves

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a natural covering (as by a fluid)

the maximum operating capability of a system (especially an aircraft)

the bag containing the gas in a balloon

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CLEB provides a range of building science services, including building envelope testing services, building forensic services, and field testing and building system commissioning services for architects, building owners, manufacturers and others in the building construction markets across North America.
Rmax brings us a proven industry leader, with strong innovations for Building Envelope applications, along with manufacturing expertise for wall and roofing insulation.
We decided that the color of the building envelope should be white especially the roof, which is the most important envelope component and is the most difficult to protect from the sun.
In addition, Logan Christensen joined the CBRE staff with a focus on adding services and assisting with the development and training of the Building Envelope Team.
AltusGroup, a partnership of 21 North American producers offering proprietary structural and architectural precast bearing C-Grid carbon fiber reinforcement, has published a technical brief explaining continuous insulation and air sealing requirements and techniques for building envelopes in order to meet ASHRAE 90.
Once the overall structural work and the closure of the building envelope are complete, we will hand over the internal space to our concessionaires so that they can commence fit-out of their exceptional retail concepts.
A more holistic approach would include the building envelope in the commissioning process.
The author has organized the main body of his text in eight chapters devoted to the buildingAEs envelope as a component of building design, the physics of energy conversions in the building envelope on a microscopic level, the numerical study of transfer in building envelope components, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
Stephen is a building envelope analyst and moisture intrusion expert.
The United States Department of Energy states that homes built using the EPS building envelope system saved an average of 50-70% on annual heating and cooling costs
The newly published energy standard from ASHRAE and IES contains significant changes to lighting requirements within its lighting, building envelope and energy cost budget sections.
1-2013 includes major changes to requirements for building envelope, lighting, mechanical and energy cost budget.
Led by Cardiff University's Welsh School of Architecture and in partnership with Tata Steel, the Sustainable Building Envelope Demonstration (SBED) project aims to explore how the role of the building facade could be transformed to incorporate systems which can generate, store and distribute renewable energy.
Based on ASHRAE Guideline 0-2005: The Commissioning Process, the new NIBS recommendations reflect current developments in industry thinking about building envelope commissioning, including differing roles for building envelope commissioning agents (a team-designated person who formally documents the project-specific commissioning efforts) and building envelope specialists (experts in the enclosure systems used on the proposed building who have experience and technical qualifications).
Based in El Segundo, California, Henry Company LLC makes and distributes roofing and building envelope products and systems that control the flow of water, air, vapour and energy through the entire building envelope.
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