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Devising a better barrier

From JAC, January/February 2009

by Glenn Tench, W.R. Meadows Inc.

Air leakage and the associated infiltration and exfiltration of moisture are primary causes of many building-envelope problems. The proper specification and application of air and vapor barriers can help to prevent these problems....
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Tagged categories: Air Barrier Association of America; Air barriers; Air leakage; Asphaltic/bituminous; Building enclosure system; Building envelope; Building pressure; Elastomeric coatings; Energy efficiency; Fan pressure; Liquid-applied coatings; Moisture management; Rubber; Spray polyurethane foam; Stack pressure; W.R. Meadows Inc.; Wind pressure

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