Selected Publications – Fitsum Tariku

   A.  Contributing Author in Books

  1. Tariku, F. and Simpson, W. (2015). Stochastic Data. In: Ramos and Grunewald. International Energy Agency, Annex 55, Reliability of Energy Efficient Building Retrofitting – Probability Assessment of Performance & Cost (RAP-RETRO), ISSN 1652-9162.
  2. Kumaran, M.K.; Sanders, C.; Tariku, F.; Blocken, B.; Carmeliet, J.; Hens, H.; de Paepe, M.; Janssens, A. Boundary Conditions and Whole Building HAM Analysis. International Energy Agency, Annex 41, Whole Building Heat, Air, Moisture Response, pp. 235, June 1, 2008 (ISBN:978-90-334-7059-2).


    B.  Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  3. Tariku, F. and Iffa, E. D. (2017). Temperature and Air Flow Patterns in Attic Roof. Accepted for publication in ASCE’s Journal of Architectural Engineering.
  4. Iffa, E. D. and Tariku, F. (2016). Review of Heat and Moisture Performance of Attic Roof. NED University Journal of Research, Vol. 3 (2), pp. 1-14.
  5. Tariku, F.; Kwok, H. Simpson, Y. (2016) Experimental Investigation of Moisture Transfer between Concrete Foundation and Sill Plate. ASCE’s Journal of Architectural Engineering, Vol. 22(3), ISSN (print): 1076-0431, ISSN (online): 1943-5568.
  6. Nghana, B. and Tariku, F. (2016). Phase Change Material’s (PCM) impacts on Energy Performance and Thermal Comfort of Buildings in a Mild Climate, Building and Environment Journal. Vol. 99, pp. 221-238.
  7. Tariku, F. and Iffa, E. D. (2015). Effect of Attic Insulation Thickness and Solar Gain in a Mild Climate. Energy Procedia. Vol. 78, pp 67-72.
  8. Iffa, E. D. and Tariku, F. (2015) A Computation of U-Factor values for an Entire Vented Attic Assembly using a 2D model. Energy Procedia. Vol. 78, pp. 3198-3203.
  9. Tariku, F.; Simpson, Y. and Iffa, E. (2015) Experimental Investigation of the Wetting and Drying Potentials of Wood Frame Walls Subjected to Vapor Diffusion and Wind-Driven Rain Loads. Building and Environment Journal. Vol. 92, pp, 368-379.
  10. Tariku, F.; Simpson, Y. (2015). Seasonal Indoor Humidity Levels of Apartment Suites in a Mild Coastal Climate. ASCE’s  Journal of Architectural Engineering, 1061/(ASCE) AE.1943-5568.0000173, B4015001.
  11. Iffa, E. D. and Tariku, F. (2015). Attic baffle size and vent configuration impacts on attic ventilation. Building and Environment Journal. Vol. 89, pp, 28-37.
  12. Tariku, F.; Kumaran, M.K.; Fazio, P. (2014). Application of a Whole-Building Hygrothermal Model in Energy, Durability and Indoor Humidity Retrofit Design. Building Physics Journal. DOI: 10.1177/1744259114522400.
  13. Pedram, S., Tariku, F. (2014). Moisture Buffering Effect of Gypsum Board in a Marine Climate: A Field Experimental Study. Advanced Materials Research. Vol. 1051, pp. 763-773. (ISSN: 1662-8985)
  14. Iffa, E. D. and Tariku, F. (2013). Thermal Effects of Solar Gain on Ventilated Attic. In Press: WIT Transactions on Engineering Sciences. Vol. 88, pp. 329-336. (ISSN: 1743-3533).
  15. Tariku, F.; Kumaran, M.K.; Fazio, P. (2011). Determination of Indoor Humidity Profile Using a Whole-Building Hygrothermal Model. International Journal of Building Simulation. Vol. 4 (1), pp. 61-78.
  16. Tariku, F. and Ge, H. (2011). Moisture Response of Sheathing Board in Conventional and Rain-Screen Wall Systems with Shiplap CladdingJournal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 39, Issue 3: pp. 381-388.  Paper ID. JTE102973.
  17. Tariku, F.; Kumaran, M.K.; Fazio, P. (2010). Transient Model for Coupled Heat, Air and Moisture Transfer through Multilayered Porous Media. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. Vol. 53 (15-16), pp 3035-3044.
  18. Tariku, F.; Kumaran, M.K.; Fazio, P. (2010). Integrated Analysis of Whole-Building Heat, Air and Moisture Transfer. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. Vol. 53 (15-16), pp. 3111-3120.
  19. Maref, M., Elmahdy, A.H., Swinton, M., Tariku, F. (2009). Experimental and Analytical Assessment of Energy Rating of Polyurethane Spray Foam Walls. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 6, Issue 9, Paper ID JAI102043.
  20. Mukhopadhyaya, P., Kumaran, M.K., Tariku, F., Van Reenen, D., (2006). Application of Hygrothermal Modeling Tool to Assess Moisture Response of Exterior Walls. Journal of Architectural Engineering, 12, (4), pp. 178-186.
  21. Kumaran, M.K., Lackey, J.C., Normandin, N., Tariku, F., van Reenen, D., (2006). Heat, Air and Moisture Transport Properties of Three North American Stuccos. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 34, (8), pp. 351-356.
  22. Kumaran, M.K., Lackey, J.C., Normandin, N., Tariku, F., van Reenen, D., (2004). Heat, Air and Moisture Transport Properties of Several North American Bricks and Mortar Mixes. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 32, (5), pp. 383-389.
  23. Tariku, F., Rogers, R.J., (2001). Improved Dynamic Friction Models for Simulation of One- and Two-Dimensional Stick-Slip Motion. ASME Journal of Tribology, 123, pp. 661-669.


    C. Peer-Reviewed Conference Articles

  24. Kahsay, M.T, Bitsuamlak, G., Tariku, F. (2017). Numerical simulation of forced convective heat transfer coefficients on the facade of low-and high-rise buildings. Accepted for publication in Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Conference. April 11-13, 2017, Oklahoma City, OK.
  25. Hemmati, F., Vaseghi, A., Tariku, F. (2017). Risk of Condensation Analysis of Common Concrete Balcony Configurations. Accepted for Publication in the ASHRAE Winter Conference, Jan 28-Feb 1, 2017, Las Vegas, NV.
  26. Tariku, F.; Simpson, Y., Ngudjiharto, E. (2016). Analysis of Wind-Driven Rain Exposure Based on Long-Term Monitoring. Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings XIII International Conference, Clearwater Beach, Florida, USA, December 2016.
  27. Peer, L., Tariku, F.; Simpson, Y. (2016). Thermal and Moisture Properties of Extruded Polystyrene from Inverted Roofs: A Pilot Study. Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings XIII International Conference, Clearwater Beach, Florida, USA, December 2016.
  28. Tariku, F.; Iffa, E., Simpson, Y., Horn D. (2016). Indoor Humidity levels of Houses in Pacific Coastal Climate. 9th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation & Energy Conservation (IAQVEC). October 23-26, 2016, Songdo, South Korea.
  29. Iffa, E. and Tariku, F. (2016). Hygrothermal performance of Ventilated Attic in Marine Climate. 14th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate (Indoor Air 2016), July 3-8, 2016, Ghent, Belgium.
  30. Pedram, S., Tariku, F. (2015). Determination of Representative Daily Moisture Production Profile of Occupants in a Residential Setting. International Conference on Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering (EESE 2015), May 17-18, 2015, Beijing, China.
  31. Tariku, F.; Simpson, Y. (2014). Temperature and Humidity Distributions in Mid-Rise Residential Building Suites. 14th Canadian Conference on Building Science and Technology, Toronto, Canada. October, 2014.
  32. Ngudjiharto, E., Tariku, F. Fazio, P. (2014) Preliminary Results From Field Experimental Study of Rain Load and Penetration into Wood-Frame Wall Systems at Window Sill Defects. 14th Canadian Conference on Building Science and Technology, Toronto, Canada. October, 2014.
  33. Tariku, F.; Simpson, Y. (2013).  Development of a Whole-Building Performance Research Laboratory (WBPRL) for an Integrated Study of Energy Efficiency, Indoor Environmental Quality and Building Envelope DurabilityZero Energy Mass Customization Housing, International Conference (ZEMCH2013), Miami, USA, November 2013.
  34. Tariku, F.; Simpson, Y. (2013). Hygrothermal Performance Assessment of Vented and Ventilated Wall Systems: An Experimental Study. Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings XI International Conference, Clearwater Beach, Florida, USA, December 2013.
  35. Tariku, F.; Simpson, Y. (2013).  Hygrothermal Performance Assessment of Brick Veneer Wall Systems with Water Repellent Coating: An Experimental Study. 12th Canadian Masonry Symposium, Vancouver, Canada, June 2-5, 2013.
  36. Ge, H.; Tariku, F. (2012). Evaluation of the Thermal Performance of Innovative Pre-Fabricated Wall Systems Through Field Testing. The 3rd Building Enclosure Science and Technology Conference, Atlanta, USA, April 2 – 4, 2012.
  37. Mora, R.; Tariku, F.; Bitsuamlak, G. (2012). Performance-Risk Analysis for the Design of High-Performance Affordable Homes.  The 3rd Building Enclosure Science and Technology Conference, Atlanta, USA, April 2 – 4, 2012.
  38. Tariku, F.; Maref, M.; Swinton, M.; Elmahdy, A.H. (2010). Numerical Simulations for Determining the Thermal Response of Wall Systems with Medium Density Polyurethane Spray Foams. Energy Simulation Conference (e-Sim), Winnipeg, Canada, May 19-20, 2010.
  39. Tariku, F. and Ge, H. (2010). Hygrothermal Performance Assessment of Smart Wall Systems. Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings XI International Conference, Florida, USA, December 2010.
  40. Tariku, F.; Kumaran, M.K.; Fazio, P. (2010). Development and Benchmarking of New Whole Building Hygrothermal Model. Building Enclosure Science and Technology (BEST2) conference. Portland, USA, April 12-14, 2010.
  41. Tariku, F.; Kumaran, M.K.; Fazio, P. (2009). The Need for an Accurate Indoor Humidity Model for Building Envelope Performance Analysis. 4th International Building Physics Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, June 15-18, 2009.
  42. Tariku, F., Maref, W., Di Lenardo, B. (2009). Hygrothermal Performance of RH-Dependent Vapour Retarder in a Canadian Coastal Climate. 12th Canadian Conference on Building Science and Technology. Montreal, Canada. May 7-8, 2009.
  43. Maref, W., Tariku, F., Di Lenardo, B. (2009). Hygrothermal Performance of Exterior Wall Systems Using an Innovative Vapour Retarder in Canadian Climate. 4th International Building Physics Conference, Istanbul, Turkey. June 15-18, 2009.
  44. Elmahdy, A.H., Maref, M., Swinton, M., Tariku, F. (2009). Energy Rating of Polyurethane Spray Foamed Walls: Procedures and Preliminary Results. 4th International Building Physics Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, June 15-18, 2009.
  45. Tariku, F.; Kumaran, M.K.; Fazio, P. (2008). Thermostat Setback Effect in Whole Building Performance. Building Physics Symposium. Luven, Belgium, October 29-31, 2008.
  46. Tariku, F.; Kumaran, M.K.; Fazio, P. (2008). Development and Benchmarking of a New Hygrothermal Model. The 11th International Conference on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Istanbul, Turkey, May 11-14, 2008.
  47. Tariku, F., Cornick, S.M., Lacasse, M.A., (2007). Simulation of Wind-Driven Rain Effects on the Performance of a Stucco-Clad Wall. Thermal Performance of Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings X International Conference, Clearwater Beach, Florida, USA, December 02, 2007, pp. 1-15.
  48. Mukhopadhyaya, P., Kumaran, M.K., Lackey, J.C., Normandin, N., van Reenen, D., Tariku, F. (2007). Hygrothermal Properties of Exterior Claddings, Sheathing Boards, Membranes and Insulation Materials for Building Envelope Design. Thermal Performance of Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings X International Conference, Clearwater Beach, Florida, December 02, 2007.
  49. Tariku, F., Kumaran, M.K. (2006). Hygrothermal Modeling of Aerated Concrete Wall and Comparison with Field Experiment, 3rd International Building Physics Conference, Montreal, Canada, August 27, 2006, pp. 321-328.
  50. Mukhopadhyaya, P., Kumaran, M.K., Nofal, M., Tariku, F., van Reenen, D (2005). Assessment of Building Retrofit Options Using Hygrothermal Analysis Tool. 7th Symposium on Building Physics in the Nordic Countries, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 13, 2005, pp. 1139-1146.
  51. Mukhopadhyaya, P., Kumaran, M.K., van Reenen, D., Tariku, F. (2004). Application of Modeling Tool to Assess Moisture and Thermal Performance of Retrofitted Wall Assemblies,” CIB World Building Congress, Toronto, Canada, May 02, 2004, pp. 1-10.
  52. Kumaran, M.K., Lackey, J.C., Normandin, N., Tariku, F., van Reenen, D. (2003). Variations in the Hygrothermal Properties of Several Wood-Based Building Products. 2nd International Building Physics Conference, Leuven, Belgium, Sept. 14, 2003,  pp. 35-42.
  53. Mukhopadhyaya, P., Kumaran, M.K., Rousseau, M.Z., Tariku, F., van Reenen, D., Dalgliesh, W.A. (2003). Application of Hygrothermal Analyses to Optimise Exterior Wall Design,” 2nd International Conference on Research in Building Physics (Leuven, Belgium, 2003), pp. 417-426.
  54. Djebbar, R., Kumaran, M.K., Van Reenen, D., Tariku, F. (2002). Use of Hygrothermal Numerical Modeling to Identify Optimal Retrofit Options for High-Rise Buildings. 12th International Heat Transfer Conference (Grenoble, France, August 18, 2002), pp. 165-170.
  55. Mukhopadhyaya, P., Kumaran, M.K., van Reenen, D., Tariku, F. 2001). Influence of Sheathing Membrane and Vapour Barrier on Hygrothermal Response of Stucco Walls. 1st International Conference on Building Envelope Systems and Technologies (ICBEST) 2001 (Ottawa, Ontario, June 26, 2001), pp. 269-274, July 01, 2001 (NRCC-44986).
  56. Tariku, F., Rogers, R.J., (2000). Friction Models for Simulation of One-Dimensional and Two-Dimensional Stick-Slip Motion. ASME/STLE Tribology Conference, (Seattle, WA, October 1-4 2000).
  57. Tougas, C.J. and Tariku, F. (2017). Thermal resistance of extruded expanded polystyrene (XEPS): field data from Western Canada. 15th Canadian Conference on Building Science and Technology (CCBST 2017), Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 6 – 8.
  58. Pedram, S. and Tariku, F. (2017). Moisture buffering and ventilation strategies to control indoor humidity in a marine environment: a field experimental study. 15th Canadian Conference on Building Science and Technology (CCBST 2017), Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 6 – 8.
  59. Kahsay, M.T.,  Bitsuamlak. G. and Tariku, F. (2017). Numerical study of the effect of window configuration on the convective heat transfer rate of a window. 15th Canadian Conference on Building Science and Technology (CCBST 2017), Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 6 – 8.
  60. Enns, B. and Tariku, F. (2017). Economic optimization of the building envelop for a high performance multi-family residential building. 15th Canadian Conference on Building Science and Technology (CCBST 2017), Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 6 – 8.


    D. Selected Recent Major Research Project Reports

  61. Iffa, E. and Tariku, F. (2016). Advanced Hygrothermal Performance of Attic Roof in Marine and Cold Climates. Draft Client Research Report, British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).
  62. Tariku, F. and Simpson, W. (2016). Hygrothermal Property Measurements of GoBloc. Client Research Report, British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).
  63. Enns, B. and Tariku, F. (2016). Envelope Optimization of a High Performance Multi-Family Residential Building. Client Research Report, British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).
  64. Tariku, F. and Simpson, W. 2016). Hygrothermal Property Measurements of HempLime. Client Research Report, British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).
  65. Tariku, F. and Iffa, E. (2016). Hygrothermal Performance assessment of ICF walls with 3M Self-Adhered Air and Vapor Barrier Membrance 3015. Client Research Report, British Columbia Institutue of Technology (BCIT).
  66. Tariku, F. and Nghana, B. (2015). Investigation of the Moisture Buffering Potential of Magnesium Oxide Board. Client Research Report, British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).
  67. Tariku, F. and Martin, D. (2015). Wood-frame Buildings from the Operation of Indoor Marijuana Grow-ops. Client Research Report, British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).
  68. Tariku, F. and Iffa, E. (2014). Airflow and temperature in Attic roof. Client Research Report, British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).
  69. Tariku, F. and Simpson, W. (2013). Indoor Climate Monitoring and Building Envelope Performance Assessment of Four Suites in a Multi-Unit Residential Building. Client Research Report, British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), pp. 86.
  70. Maref, W., Tariku, F.; Saber, H.H. (2009). Two Dimensional Hygrothermal Modeling of Moisture Transport through an Air Barrier/Flashing System. Final Report 1249, NRC Institute for Research in Construction, pp. 76
  71. Ge, H.; Tariku, F.; Roy, S. (2009). Field Evaluation of Thermal and Moisture Performance of Pacific Smart Wall Systems. British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), pp. 33.
  72. Elmahdy, A.H., Maref, W., Tariku, F.; M., Swinton, M., Glazer, R.; Nicholls, M.; Nunes, N. (2009). Development of Energy Rating of Field Installed Spray Polyurethane Foam Wall Assemblies. WER Project B1237 Final Report-1, NRC Institute for Research in Construction, pp. 77.
  73. Cornick, S.M.; Maref, W.; Tariku F. (2009). Verification and Validation: Establishing Confidence in Hygrothermal Tools, Research Report, NRC Institute for Research in Construction, 278, pp. 21, March, 2009.
  74. Maref, W., Tariku, F., (2007). Assessment of Vapor Barrier Performance and Drying Effects Toward the Interior for Canadian Climate, pp. 93, June 18, 2007 (B1246.1.)
  75. Tariku, F.; Maref, W. (2007). Moisture Management of an Exterior Basement Insulation System. Above-grade Performance Assessment, Simulation results (B 8179).
  76. Tariku, F.; Cornick, S.; Laccasse, M. (2005) Analysis of Wind Driven Rain: Loads by Climatic Region. Technical Evaluation of Moisture Management Capabilities of Cladding Systems (44-B8145).
  77. Mukhopadhyaya, P., Kumaran, M.K., Lackey, J.C., Normandin, N., Tariku, F., van Reenen, D. (2005). A Thermal and Moisture Transport Property Database, pp. 37, (B-1137.5).
  78. Mukhopadhyaya, P., Kumaran, M.K., Nofal, M., Tariku, F., van Reenen, D., Lackey, J.C., Normandin, N. (2005) Hygrothermal Performance of Building Retrofit Options, pp. 189, (B-1137.6).


    E. CCMC Technical Guides

  79. Di Lenardo, B., Lacasse, M.A., Maref, W., Mukhopadhyaya, P., Tariku, F. (2008). Technical Guide for Polyethylene Dimpled Membrane as Secondary Plane of Protection Behind Cladding with Incorporated Capillary Break, CCMC MasterFormat Section: 07121, pp. 52.
  80. Di Lenardo, B., Lacasse, M.A., Maref, W., Mukhopadhyaya, P., Tariku, F. (2005). Technical Guide for Vapour Barrier with RH-Dependent Water Vapour Permeance. CCMC Masterformat Section: 07264, pp. 21.


    F. Newsletters

  81. Maref, W., Tariku, F., Di Lenardo, B. (2008). “NRC-IRC develops evaluation protocol for innovative vapour barrier,” Construction Innovation, 13, (2), June 2008.
  82. Tariku. F. (2009). Integrated Hygrothermal Analysis by Thinking both Inside and Outside of the Box. National Housing Research Committee Newsletter, November 2009.


    G. International Research Project of the International Energy Agency (IEA)

     

    IEA/Annex 41 “Whole Building Heat, Air and Moisture Responses (MOIST-EN)”

  83. Tariku, F.; Kumaran, M.K.; Fazio, P. (2006). Whole Building Heat and Moisture Analysis. IEA Annex 41, Lyon, France. October 25-27, 18 pages.
  84. Tariku, F. (2008). HAMFitPlus model overview and simulation results of four common exercises from Japan, Germany, Belgium and Netherlands and Canada. Contribution to Annex 41 Whole Building Heat, Air and Moisture Response, Modeling and Principles and Common Exercises, pp. 234, 2008 (ISBN 978-90-334-7057-8).

    IEA/Annex 55 “Reliability of Energy Efficient Building Retrofitting – Probability Assessment of Performance & Cost (RAP-RETRO)”

  85. Tariku, F. (2011) Hygrothermal Response of a Massive Wall System with Different Material Properties, IEA Annex 55 Common Exercise ST2-CE2, Porto, Portugal.
  86. Tariku, F. (2011) Probabilistic Assessment of Attic Hygrothermal and Energy Performance, IEA Annex 55 Common Exercise ST2-CE4, San Antonio, USA.
  87. Tariku, F. (2011) Probabilistic Assessment of Mold Growth and Energy Performance of a Cold Attic: Sampling Methods, Sample Size, and Sensitivity Analysis. IEA Annex 55, San Antonio, USA.  28 pages.
  88. Tariku, F. and Simpson, W. (2012) Probabilistic Distribution of Indoor Temperature and Excess Moisture Distributions in Vancouver Apartment Suites. IEA Annex 55, Vienna, Austria, 21 pages.
  89. Tariku (2013). Economic Assessment of Retrofit Measures. IEA Annex 55 Common Exercise ST2-CE5, Curitiba, Brazil.
  90. Tariku, F. (2013) National Building Inventory, Energy Use and Building Code Data. IEA Annex 55, Input to Task 4 Report, Curitiba, Brazil, 21 pages.


    H. Seminars and Workshops

  91. Tariku, F., Peer. L. and Simpson, Y. (2016). Thermal resistance of XPS insulation in in-service inverted roof. Presentation at the British Columbia Building Envelope Council (BCBEC), Building Envelope Research Committee Seminar, Nov, 2016
  92. Tariku, F. and Iffa, E. (2015). Air flow in attic roof. Presentation at the British Columbia Building Envelope Council (BCBEC), Building Envelope Research Committee Seminar, Nov, 2014.
  93. Khalkhali, N. and Tariku, F. (2014). Experimental Design of Super-Insulated Double-Stud Wall Assemblies for Testing. British Columbia Building Envelope Council (BCBEC), Building Envelope Research Committee Seminar, May 2014.
  94. McCann, S., Soo, C., Tariku, F., Simpson, W., Horn, D. (2014) The Impact of Textile Properties on Moisture Management in Prosthetics and Orthotics: American Academy of Prosthetists and Orthotists Northwest Chapter, Seattle, USA, April 3-5, 2014.
  95. Tariku, F. and Simpsons, Y. (2013) Development of a Whole-Building Performance Research Laboratory (WBPRL) for an Integrated Study of Energy Efficiency, Indoor Environmental Quality and Building Envelope Durability. Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings XI International Conference, Florida, USA, December 2013.
  96. Maref, W., Elmahdy, A.H., Swinton, M.C., Tariku, F., (2009). Moisture Management and Energy Rating in Building Envelopes / Part III : Assessment of Energy Rating of Polyurethane Foam Walls, 4th International Building Physics Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, June 14, 2009.
  97. Maref, W., Elmahdy, A.H., Swinton, M.C., Tariku, F. (2009) Workshop on Moisture Management and Energy Rating in Building Envelopes / Part III: Assessment of Energy Rating of Polyurethane Foam Walls – Procedure and Interim Results. 12th Canadian Conference of Building Science and Technology, Montreal, Canada, May 06, 2009.
  98. Cornick, S.M., Maref, W., Tariku, F. (2009) Verification and Validation: Establishing Confidence in Hygrothermal Tools, ASHRAE Winter Meeting, Seminar 47 Benchmarking Hygrothermal Tools, Chicago, USA, January 24, 2009.