16:00 Design, Construction, and Evaluation of Glass Façade Elements

Chair: Schüler Andreas, EPFL, Switzerland

Windows/doors with burglary-resistant characteristics
  • Windows with certified burglary-resistant characteristics gain importance
  • Construction guidelines for wood-metal windows regarding burglary-resistance

Stephan Hofer, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Evaluation of in-situ measurement methods for air permeability of windows
  • Replacement windows for historical buildings
  • Comparability of in-situ and laboratory measurements

Christoph Geyer, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Beech dowels in contemporary window systems
  • Adhesives and dowels for wood window corners
  • Dowels made of European beech

Camilla Mantovani, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Chasing transparency: simulating the visual implications of thermal decisions
  • Glazing physics and visual experience
  • Simulation of glazing characteristics
  • Visual phenomena as a driver in building performance criteria

Michael Martinez, Integral Group, Oakland, USA

Brief Presentations

Performance of reduced cooling load for a slim double-skin window

Youngsub An, Kolon Global Corp., South Korea

17:30 End of Conference