Investigation of Surface Condensation in a CMHC House in Hull

  1. (PDF, 585 KB)
DOIResolve DOI:
AuthorSearch for:
TypeTechnical Report
Series titleReport, Division of Building Research, National Research Council Canada; Volume 26
Physical description14 p.
AbstractThis investigation of surface condensation was prompted by complaints received at the local CMHC office in Hull from the tenants of a 1 1/2-storey, basementless, Type H-12 house. Although the case appeared to be an isolated one, it was considered advisable to make a study of the contributory factors, in view of the seriousness of condensation problems experienced in similar houses on the prairies (see DBR R-16). Furthermore, the surface condensation problem in the west had occurred in houses insulated with Type 1 Alfol while this complaint involved a house insulated with 2-inch rock wool batts.
Publication date
PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number8013
NPARC number20386632
Export citationExport as RIS
Report a correctionReport a correction
Record identifier9cb34e8a-115d-49f1-bb14-506ead4485f1
Record created2012-07-25
Record modified2017-05-23
Bookmark and share
  • Share this page with Facebook (Opens in a new window)
  • Share this page with Twitter (Opens in a new window)
  • Share this page with Google+ (Opens in a new window)
  • Share this page with Delicious (Opens in a new window)