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An Overview on Retrofit for Improving Building Energy Efficiency

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue365
Year of Publication
2015
Topic
Energy Performance
Material
Light Frame (Lumber+Panels)
Application
Wood Building Systems
Author
Jieying Wang
Lindsay Ranger
Organization
FPInnovations
Year of Publication
2015
Country of Publication
Canada
Format
Report
Material
Light Frame (Lumber+Panels)
Application
Wood Building Systems
Topic
Energy Performance
Keywords
Concrete
Energy Consumption
Envelope
Retrofit
Single Family Houses
Steel
Language
English
Research Status
Complete
Abstract
This literature review aims to provide a general picture of retrofit needs, markets, and commonly used strategies and measures to reduce building energy consumption, and is primarily focused on energy retrofit of the building envelope. Improving airtightness and thermal performance are the two key aspects...
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Compression Perpendicular to Grain Behavior for the Design of a Prefabricated CLT Facade Horizontal Joint

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1540
Year of Publication
2016
Topic
Connections
Design and Systems
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Wood Building Systems
Hybrid Building Systems
Author
Eugenia Gasparri
Frank Lam
Yingyang Liu
Year of Publication
2016
Country of Publication
Austria
Format
Conference Paper
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Wood Building Systems
Hybrid Building Systems
Topic
Connections
Design and Systems
Keywords
Envelope
Joints
Self-Tapping Screws
Finite Element Analysis
Prefabricated
Vertical Loads
Language
English
Conference
World Conference on Timber Engineering
Research Status
Complete
Notes
August 22-25, 2016, Vienna, Austria p. 1088-1098
Abstract
The present work aims to define horizontal joint dimension tolerances for newly proposed prefabricated façade systems for applications in tall cross laminated timber (CLT) buildings based on the compression perpendicular to grain characteristics of the component. This requires a thorough understanding of structural settlement under vertical...
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Evaluating Hygrothermal Performance of Interlocking Cross-Laminated Timber Walls

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue804
Year of Publication
2011
Topic
Moisture
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Walls
Author
Samuel Glass
Ryan Smith
Organization
Forest Products Laboratory
Year of Publication
2011
Country of Publication
United States
Format
Report
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Walls
Topic
Moisture
Keywords
Climate
Building Envelope
Hygrothermal Performance
US
Interlocking CLT
Moisture
Language
English
Research Status
In Progress
Abstract
Unlike other solid wood panel systems, ICLT panels are manufactured without the use of adhesives or fasteners. Wood members are connected with tongue-andgroove joints within a given layer and with dovetail joints across layers. This reduces cost and allo...
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Evolution of the Building Envelope in Modern Wood Construction

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1799
Year of Publication
2017
Topic
Design and Systems
Application
Hybrid Building Systems
Wood Building Systems
Building Envelope
Author
Jieying Wang
Organization
FPInnovations
Year of Publication
2017
Country of Publication
Canada
Format
Report
Application
Hybrid Building Systems
Wood Building Systems
Building Envelope
Topic
Design and Systems
Keywords
Envelope
Mass Timber
Research
Energy Efficiency
Construction
Language
English
Research Status
Complete
Abstract
This report provides an overview of major changes occurred in the recent decade to design and construction of the building envelope of wood and wood-hybrid construction. It also covers some new or unique considerations required to improve building envelope performance...
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Expanding the Cross-Laminated Timber Market through Building Moisture Monitoring and Improved Modeling

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue719
Year of Publication
2016
Topic
Serviceability
Moisture
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Wood Building Systems
Author
Shiling Pei
Samuel Zelinka
Organization
Forest Products Laboratory
Year of Publication
2016
Country of Publication
United States
Format
Report
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Wood Building Systems
Topic
Serviceability
Moisture
Keywords
Moisture Content
Building Envelope
Climate
Hygrothermal Models
Long-term
Language
English
Research Status
In Progress
Abstract
The two major goals of this research project are to (1) obtain a benchmark dataset for moisture levels in different components of CLT building envelope under different climate conditions and (2) develop and calibrate hygrothermal simulation models for CL...
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Factors Affecting Distribution of Borate to Protect Building Envelope Components from Biodegradation

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1586
Year of Publication
2013
Topic
Moisture
Serviceability
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Wood Building Systems

Hygrothermal Properties of Cross Laminated Timber and Moisture Response of Wood at High Relative Humidity

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue12
Year of Publication
2012
Topic
Moisture
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
General Application

Instrumentation for Monitoring Performance in a Six-Storey Building in Vancouver Built for High Energy Performance

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1177
Year of Publication
2018
Topic
Serviceability
Material
Light Frame (Lumber+Panels)
Application
Passive House
Author
Jieying Wang
Tony Thomas
Organization
FPInnovations
Year of Publication
2018
Country of Publication
Canada
Format
Report
Material
Light Frame (Lumber+Panels)
Application
Passive House
Topic
Serviceability
Keywords
Residential
Commercial
Long-term Performance
Moisture
Building Envelope
Indoor Environmental Quality
Vertical Differential Movement
Language
English
Research Status
Complete
Abstract
This report documents the instrumentation installed for monitoring moisture, indoor air quality and differential movement performance in a six-storey building located in the City of Vancouver. The building has five storeys of wood-frame construction above a concrete podium, providing 85 rental units for residential and commercial use...
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Mid-Rise Wood: Characterization of Hygrothermal Properties

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue49
Year of Publication
2014
Topic
Design and Systems
Moisture
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Walls

Mid-Rise Wood Constructions: Specifications of Mid-Rise Envelopes for Hygrothermal Assessment

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue754
Year of Publication
2014
Topic
Serviceability
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Light Frame (Lumber+Panels)
Solid-sawn Heavy Timber
Application
Wood Building Systems

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