Building Envelope
Laboratory and Field Testing Of Thin-Film Air Barrier Coatings Applied To CMU

From JPCL, July/August 2013

By Kevin Knight, Retro-Specs Ltd.

by Kevin Knight, Retro-Specs Ltd.

Air barriers have become a means of reducing energy consumption, decreasing mold claims, and increasing building service life. Testing air-barrier systems correctly prior to occupancy can save time, money, and headaches down the road....
(Login to read the full article)


Tagged categories: 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC); Air barriers; Air leakage; ASHRAE 90.1; Building enclosure system; Building envelope; Building Envelope; Concrete masonry units (CMU); Kevin Knight; Laboratory testing; Site/field testing

Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.