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Journal of Building Physics

Formerly Known as Journal of Thermal Envelope and Building Science

McMaster U, Hamilton, ON, Canada and Southeast U, Nanjing China
2013 Impact Factor: 1.027
2013 Ranking: 22/58 in Construction & Building Technology
Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

Now accepted into Science Citation Index

Journal of Building Physics (J. Bldg. Phys) is an international, peer-reviewed journal that publishes a high quality research and state of the art “integrated” papers to promote scientifically thorough advancement of all the areas of non-structural performance of a building and particularly in heat, air, moisture transfer.

Turn to the Journal of Building Physics for the latest advances in:

  • Heat, air, and moisture aspects of the building system
  • All types of insulation and building envelope materials and systems including polymeric, mineral, cellulose-based, and composites
  • New test procedures and improved methods of field measurement
  • Heat, Air and Moisture modeling
  • Building interactions with the environment, occupants, and allied building materials, components, and sub-systems.
  • Green roofing, double skinned envelopes, envelope as mechanical systems and many other topics

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Electronic Access:

Journal of Building Physics is available electronically on SAGE Journals Online at

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Institutional Subscription, Combined (Print & E-access) $1,864.00
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Institutional Backfile Purchase, E-access (Content through 1998) $2,531.00
Institutional Subscription, Print Only $1,827.00

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Institutional, Single Print Issue $335.00
Frequency: Bi-monthly eISSN: 1744-2583 ISSN: 1744-2591
Months of Distribution: January , March , May , July , September , November Current Volume: 38 Current Issue: 4
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