Air barrier materials and systems: what is the difference? Is there a difference?

Download
  1. (PDF, 310 KB)
  2. Get@NRC: Air barrier materials and systems: what is the difference? Is there a difference? (Opens in a new window)
AuthorSearch for:
TypeArticle
Journal titleSolplan Review
IssueNovember 119
Pages1013; # of pages: 4
SubjectAir and vapour barriers
AbstractThere may be an analogy regarding the perennial questions about the characteristics of air barrier materials and air barrier systems intended to constitute the primary line of defence against air leakage across the building envelope. This article highlights commonalities and differences of air barrier materials and air barrier systems, and introduces the challenges of integrating notions of durability in the design.
Publication date
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number44978
16645
NPARC number20377555
Export citationExport as RIS
Report a correctionReport a correction
Record identifier0a30a843-60cf-4397-8a4f-b77a71decf4d
Record created2012-07-24
Record modified2016-05-09
Bookmark and share
  • Share this page with Facebook (Opens in a new window)
  • Share this page with Twitter (Opens in a new window)
  • Share this page with Google+ (Opens in a new window)
  • Share this page with Delicious (Opens in a new window)