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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TypeArticle
Journal titleBuilding Practice Note, Institute for Research in Construction, National Research Council Canada
ISSN0701-5216
Volume42
Pages8
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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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français: Infiltrations d'eau de pluie par les fenêtres de maisons du sud de la Colombie- Britannique
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IdentifierBPN-42
NRC number816
NPARC number20331680
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Record identifier9bf99c3a-11ab-42d9-8aaf-5f67e0cee077
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2016-05-09
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