Building envelopes ultimately have two jobs: Keeping occupants safe and comfortable while still offering a nice exterior. The key to achieving every aspect of a well performing building envelope is to remove the complexity behind the components that go into it.
These 4 considerations can help minimize effort while creating a well-performing, aesthetically appealing building envelope:
- Designing for Durability: The Control Layers
- Creating Continuity: The Air and Moisture Barrier
- The First Line of Defense: The Building’s Façade
- The Power of One: A Systems Approach and Specifying a Single Manufacturer