Development of a new test method for air intrusion quantification of roofing assemblies

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TypeArticle
Journal titleJournal of Testing and Evaluation
Volume36
IssueMay 3
Pages230241; # of pages: 12
Subjectroofs, roof components, assemblies, air leakage, air intrusion, test method, wind; Wind loads; Air flow/Wind pressure
AbstractThis research investigated the behavior of mechanically-attached, single-ply roofs subjected to wind uplift, and resulted in a standard for assessing the air intrusion characteristics of roofing assemblies. The paper describes the test apparatus and procedures, and the method used to validate the new standard.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedYes
NRC number48712
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NPARC number20378324
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Record created2012-07-24
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