The e-book, Modern Exterior Design Practices
, discusses specifying building envelope controls that are compatible with multiple cladding types, updated air barrier considerations for design and construction professionals, and how and why the requirements for building enclosures have changed. This curated collection of technical articles and case studies from The Construction Specifier
- why it is essential to specify building envelope controls that are compatible with multiple cladding types;
- updated considerations for design and construction professionals, including airflow strategies and temperature and humidity controls, as well as ventilation and pressurization; and
- how climate influences design, the need to control air and water in an enclosure assembly, and the rationale behind reducing the percentage of glass on façades.