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Building Envelope Projects

ISTN extruded polystyrene (XPS) board produced in factory demonstration
A New Generation of Building Insulation by Foaming Polymer Blend Materials with CO2

Lead Performer: Industrial Science & Technology Network - Lancaster, PA

Accelerated Aging of Roofing Materials

Lead Performer: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Berkeley, CA
Partner: Q-Lab Corporation - Westlake, OH

Acoustic Building Infiltration Measurement System (ABIMS)

Lead Performer: Argonne National Laboratory - Lemont, IL
Partner: Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago, IL

Automated Process for the Fabrication of Highly Customized Thermally Insulated Cladding Systems

Lead Performer: Poly-Cel, Inc. - Marlborough, MA
Partner: Worcester Polytechnic Institute - Worcester, MA

Building Integrated Heat and Moisture Exchange

Lead Performer: Architectural Applications - Portland, OR
Partners:
-- Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Berkeley, CA
-- dPoint Technologies, Inc. - Vancouver, BC
-- Arup - London, United Kingdom
-- ETH Zurich - Zurich, Switzerland
-- Membrane Technology & Research, Inc. - Newark, CA

Berkeley Lab Heat Island Group research assistant Sharon Chen prepares a prototype of high-performance cool shingle roofing.
Credit: Heat Island Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Cool Asphalt Shingles

Lead Performer: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Berkeley, CA
Partners:
-- CertainTeed - Valley Forge, PA
-- BluePlanet - Stanford, California

Inside the lab of Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) in Boston, MA<br />
Photo Courtesy of Fraunhofer CSE, Photo Credit: Trent Bell
Development of a Bio-Based, Inexpensive, Noncorrosive, Nonflammable Phenolic Foam for Building Insulation

Lead Performer: Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems – Boston, MA
Partners: University of Tennessee – Knoxville, TN, Atlas Roofing Corporation – Meridian, MS

Fluorescent Pigments for High-Performance Cool Roofing and Facades

Lead Performer: PPG Industries - Pittsburgh, PA
Partner: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Berkeley, CA

Materials that Improve the Cost‐Effectiveness of Air Barrier Systems

Lead Performer: Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Oak Ridge, TN
Partners:
-- Dow Chemical - Midland, MI
-- 3M - Maplewood, MN
-- China Academy of Building Research - Beijing, China
-- Kelong Institution - China

Building Envelope Projects
R25 Polyisocyanurate Composite Insulation Material

Lead Performer: Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) - Oak Ridge, TN
Partners:
-- NanoPore, Inc. - Albuquerque, NM;
-- Firestone Building Products Company - Indianapolis, IN

Stay-Clean and Durable White Elastomeric Roof Coatings

Performer: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Berkeley, CA
Partner: Dow Chemical - Midland, MI

Urban Heat Islands: Anti-Soiling Cool Roof Coatings

Performers: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Project Partners:
-- Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Oak Ridge, TN
-- Dow Chemical Company - Midland, MI

Urban Heat Islands: Cool Roof Infrastructure

Lead Performer: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center
Project Partners:
-- Guangdong Provincial Academy of Building Research - Guangdong, China
-- Chongqing University - Chongqing, China
-- Research Institute of Standards and Norms - China
-- Chinese Academy of Sciences - Beijing, China