Performance Attributes - What to Consider & Measure
Metrics & Best Practices
High Performance Facades
A definition of high performance in the context of buildings and their subassemblies is elusive and nebulous. Trending words such as “sustainable” and “technologically advanced” are often used to describe works that are often neither. This four part series defines the characteristics essential to a high-performance building envelope, the attributes required of such wall systems, and the metrics and best practices essential to qualifying a wall system as a "high-performance facade."