Building Envelope

  The structural elements (walls, roof, floor, foundation) of a building that encloses conditioned space; the building shell.
  The assembly of exterior partitions of a building which enclose conditioned spaces, through which thermal energy may be transferred to or from the exterior, unconditioned spaces, or the ground. [See California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Section 2-5302]

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