A System for Tighter Wood-Frame Construction

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TypeArticle
Journal titleBuilding Research Note
ISSN0701-5232
Volume207
Pages18
Subjectwood frame construction; air tightness; vapor barrier; Air and vapour barriers; construction a ossature de bois; etancheite a l'air; pare vapeur
AbstractThis note describes a system in which interior cladding serves as an air flow barrier, and a vapour barrier is provided by interior painting, wall-papering or a vapour barrier film that is factory-applied to the interior cladding elements.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierBRN-207
NRC number1618
NPARC number20377664
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Record identifier1d91a389-5254-48eb-accc-98d7bd93ace1
Record created2012-07-24
Record modified2016-05-09
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