Sustainability and energy efficiency depend not only on the overall design but also on the building's enclosure system. After reading this article, you should be able to:
- Describe how heat, air, and moisture can compromise a building envelope and overall building performance.
- List key systems and components for proper enclosure performance.
- Discuss how design and construction practices affects enclosure performance.
- Describe two or more novel technologies that can improve the energy efficiency of a building enclosure.
Pass the exam and earn 1 AIA/CEU Learning Unit