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

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report, Division of Building Research, National Research Council Canada; Volume 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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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number7864
NPARC number20337941
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Record created2012-07-19
Record modified2016-10-03
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