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Case Study: Long Term Performance of HDPE Drainboards in the Gotthard Tunnel
The Structural Engineer - Journal of the Structural Engineers Association Texas, Fall 2015 (pp. 12-20)

Long-term durability of water-resistive barriers and air barriers
10th North American Passive House Conference - Chicago, September 2015

Selection Tool for Water-Resistive Barriers with Suitable Vapor Permeability
14th Canadian Conference on Building Science and Technology - Toronto, October 2014

Assessment of Durability and Longterm Performance of High Density Polyethylene Drainboards in the Gotthard Railway Tunnels
Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture, ISSN 1934-7359, USA; Aug. 2014, Volume 8, No. 8 (Serial No. 81), pp. 1039-1047

Selection Tool for Water-Resistive Barriers with Suitable Vapor Permeability
ASHRAE - Buildings XII Conference, December 2013

HDPE drainboard tests herald long-lasting relief
Published in World Tunneling, January/February 2013

Long-term performance of HDPE Drainboards in the Gotthard Railway Tunnels
Published in TBM: Tunnel Business Magazine, October 2012

Low or High Permeability of Water-resistive Barriers: Does it matter?
Technical Paper presented at the RCI Building Envelope Technology Symposium, October 22-23, 2012, Phoenix, AZ

Long Term Performance Of HDPE Drainboards In The Gotthard Railway Tunnels
Technical Paper presented at the North American Tunneling Conference, June 2012, Indianapolis, IN

Innovative Passive Ventilation Water-Resistive Barriers - How do they work?
Technical Paper presented at the Buildings XI Conference, December 2010, Clearwater Beach, FL

Solar Driven Moisture in Absorptive Claddings: Myth or Reality?
Technical Paper presented at International Conference on Building Envelope Systems and Technologies (ICBEST 2010), June 2010, Vancouver

Managing moisture and condensation in metal roofing systems with vapor-permeable underlayments and drainage layers
Feature article in Interface, The Journal of RCI, November 2009

Adhered Veneers & Inward Vapor Drives: Significance, Problems and Solutions
Feature article in Journal of Building Enclosure Design, Summer 2009

Comparative hygrothermal performance testing of wall assemblies with brick veneer employing a 3-dimensional dual ventilated WRB, and a spunbonded polyolefin-based WRB
Technical Paper presented at 12th Canadian Conference on Building Science & Technology, May 2009, Montreal

Long Term Performance Requirements for HDPE Drainboards
Technical Paper presented at Geosynthetics, Feb. 2009, Salt Lake City

The Facts underlying Roof Underlayments
Featured in Construction Specifier, Jan. 2009

Best Practice Guide - Full Height Basement Insulation
Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (2008)

Improving Drainage and Drying Features in Certain Conditions: Rain Screen Designs for Absorptive Claddings
National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) (2008)

Hygrothermal performance testing of wall assemblies employing a 3-dimensional WRB and drainage membrane
Technical Paper presented at Thermal Performance of Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings X Conference, Dec. 2007, Clearwater, FL


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