Elizabeth J. Grant, Ph.D., AIA, is director of building enclosure research + innovation at GAF. She is a member of IIBEC, NWIR, RICOWI, and AIA. Grant wrote Integrating Building Performance with Design: An Architecture Student’s Guidebook, and has published in IIBEC Interface, the Journal of Architectural Engineering, the Journal of Green Building, Professional Roofing, Architectural Science Review, and Buildings & Cities. Before joining GAF, she was an associate professor at Virginia Tech’s School of Architecture + Design, researching the building enclosure and offering courses in architectural design, environmental design research, and environmental building systems.