Sources of moisture and its migration through the building enclosure

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TypeArticle
Journal titleASTM Standardization News
ISSN0090-1210
Volume12
Issue11
Pages3537; # of pages: 3
Subjectmoisture content; air moisture transfer; residential facilities; moist air; moisture damage cause; moisture balance; moisture movement mechanisms; air leakage; airtightness; diffusion; Building envelope
AbstractThis paper describes the various sources of moisture in houses and quantifies their relative contribution to the moisture levels in the living spaces. It also defines the mechanisms of moisture transfer across the building envelope and it briefly describes how to control them.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierDBR-P-1322
NRC number24952
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NPARC number20378219
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Record identifier4483583d-4b9a-445f-a4fb-348fad1e006e
Record created2012-07-24
Record modified2016-05-09
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