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    • Advantages of lightweight tensioned coated fabrics and foils façades for the building sector 

      Beccarelli, Paolo; Chilton, John (CIMNE, 2013)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper reviews the advantages of lightweight tensioned coated fabrics and foils applied to the existing building sector in order to improve the insulating/shading performance of the external building envelope. The paper ...
    • Issues with management, maintenance and upkeep in ETFE enclosures 

      Ward, James R.; Chilton, John; Rowell, Lance H. (CIMNE, 2011)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Ethylene tetra-fluoro-ethylene (ETFE) foil, as a single layer or as multi-layer inflated cushions, has been in used in the building industry for nearly 30 years as a medium to cover and clad both façades and atria. Its ...