Condensation in electrically heated houses

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Pages19; # of pages: 9
Subjectelectric heating; condensation; attics; hygrothermal control; vapor barriers; Air and vapour barriers
AbstractElectrically heated houses without chimneys experience serious attic condensation problems in cold climates. The use of humidity control devices, increased care in installing vapour barriers and more attic ventilation have not resolved the problem and special measures in sealing the house from the attic are indicated.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number14588
NPARC number20374952
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Record identifierad430034-388d-45f1-9b75-aa354c32a895
Record created2012-07-23
Record modified2016-05-09
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