Condensation Problem in Building Attached to Public Gardens Greenhouses, Halifax, N.S.

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20337941
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report (National Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research); no. DBR-IR-118
Physical description15 p.
AbstractThis report gives an interesting case history of a troublesome condensation condition which was successfully corrected by simple measures. Condensation problems are common in Canadian buildings because of low winter temperatures and occur whenever indoor relative humidities exceed the limits set by the temperatures of the inside surfaces of the building enclosure. Indoor relative humidities are frequently maintained at levels which cause condensation by unsuspected moisture sources such as were provided in this case by the greenhouses attached to the building.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-7864
NPARC number20337941
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Record identifier7c2a7ca3-46ec-4db7-bf7f-38fd2e692331
Record created2012-07-19
Record modified2017-06-29
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