Rain leakage of residential windows in the lower mainland of British Columbia

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20331680
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleBuilding Practice Note; no. 42
ISSN0701-5216
Physical description8 p.
Subjectrain penetration; window flashings; waterproof coating protections; window sills; Moisture performance
AbstractThis report reviews present building techniques related to the installation of flashing and sheathing paper around window openings and shows how maintaining the simple principles related to water shedding can help eliminate the potential for water leakage between the window frame and the rough opening. A method is proposed to prevent water penetration below the window sill.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research
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AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-816
NPARC number20331680
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Record identifier9bf99c3a-11ab-42d9-8aaf-5f67e0cee077
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2017-10-26
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