House Demolition Reveals Early Use of Insulated Sheathing

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TypeArticle
Journal titleBuilding Research Note
ISSN0701-5232
Volume211
Pages9
Subjectwood frame construction; insulating products; quilted fabrics; cabot's quilt insulated sheathing; Insulation; construction a ossature de bois; isolant; tissu pique
AbstractThis note records the use of "Cabot's Quilt" insulated sheathing in a 60 year old Halifax house. Moderate space heating requirements are attributed to careful material selection, detailing and quality workmanship which combined to provide good airtightness.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierBRN-211
NRC number1620
NPARC number20377067
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Record identifier616c13a1-fa3c-4628-8160-dfe87d567ecd
Record created2012-07-24
Record modified2016-05-09
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