Rain penetration and moisture damage in residential construction

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Proceedings titleProceedings, Division of Building Research, National Research Council Canada
ConferenceBuilding Science Insight 1983: Humidity, Condensation and Ventilation in Houses: 1983, Canada
Pages514; # of pages: 10
Subjectrot (decay); fungi; condensation; windows; attics; cavity walls; cladding products; rain penetration; effects of humidity; sidings; Moisture performance
AbstractIn 1982, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation engaged a firm of consulting engineers to determine the types of moisture-induced problems encountered in different parts of Canada, the factors surrounding these moisture-induced problems and their probably causes. This paper shares the findings of that research.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC numberNRCC 23293(1)
NPARC number20328080
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Record identifier2f3c21f7-9aff-40c2-807e-fa669289b91c
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2017-07-05
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