Estimating Temperature Gradients and Dew Point Temperatures for Building Envelopes

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20337944
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TypeArticle
Journal titleBuilding Practice Note, Institute for Research in Construction, National Research Council Canada
ISSN0701-5216
Volume26
Pages34
Subjecttemperature gradients; dew point; building projects; retrofitting; Building envelope
AbstractDetermining temperature and moisture conditions in an enclosure assembly can be useful and is often essential when investigating building problems, designing a new building or retrofitting an existing structure. This note provides easy to follow steps for calculating temperature gradients and identifying dew points. Seven different examples are presented along with charts, diagrams and explanatory notes.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français: Determination des gradients de temperature et des temperature de rosee dans l'enveloppe des bâtiments
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IdentifierBPN-26
NRC number736
NPARC number20337944
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Record created2012-07-19
Record modified2016-05-09
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