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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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Wintech Testing and Certification is a privately-owned firm that offers testing and certification services to the building envelope market.
The building envelope, often referred to as the facade and roof, consists of the thermal, weather and air barriers separating building interiors from the outdoor environment.
a provider of commercial and industrial building envelope products Carlisle's markets include: commercial roofing, speciality polyurethane, aerospace, medical, defense, transportation, industrial, protective coating, auto refinishing, agriculture, mining, and construction.
Keene Building Products is a manufacturer of 3-dimensional filament products for the building envelope and noise control markets.
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 90.1 requirements and realize energy savings.
"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."
The commissioning process must keep pace with building performance expectations including not only the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing components, but also the enclosure that contains them--the building envelope itself.
Building envelope insulation levels and window characteristics for the core bundle of technologies have been optimized through computational modeling by the Annex 61 modeling team that conducted simulation of representative buildings for different climate zones of participating countries.
Energy Modeling and Computations in the Building Envelope (online access included)
Leaks in a building envelope are the enemy of energy efficiency.
The terms "building envelope" or "thermal envelope" are interchangeable.
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