Case Study: Building Envelope Design Under the 2009 Codes - Glazing Ratio Requirements

By Morrison Hershfield|March 30, 2015

This case study examines how the maximum allowable glazing ratio (also called fenestration area)—mandated by the latest energy codes—affects the design and construction of buildings.

Case Study: Considerations for Re-Cladding Highrise Panelized EIFS Buildings

By Morrison Hershfield|March 30, 2015

An eight year old, highrise building in a Canadian cold climate zone was diagnosed with systematic water penetration through the Exterior Insulation and Finish System (“EIFS”) building envelope.