Water and building materials

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. 30
Physical description6 p.
SubjectRoofing; building materials; moisture content; expansion contraction; corrosion; mold (decay); wood ( materials); blistering; roofs; efflorescence; freezing; Hygrothermal properties
AbstractThe harmful effects of water on building materials can hardly be over-emphasized. This Digest is intended to draw attention to these destructive mechanisms and to give a brief account of some of the phenomena involved.
PublisherDivision of Building Research. National Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : L'eau et les matériaux de construction
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number910
NPARC number20325467
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Record identifier1cba1306-1a3d-422c-9936-f45754a5ab08
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2016-05-09
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