Technical brief: air leakage paths through exterior walls

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TypeArticle
Journal titleColumns - The Newsletter of the Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba Associations of Architects
Volume5
IssueJune 4
Pages45; # of pages: 2
SubjectWalls
AbstractAs warm, humid air escapes through an exterior wall, heat transfer takes place between this warm air and the ?less warm? surfaces on its path. The parts of the sheathing that are ?licked? by this flow of warm (and humid) air will, therefore, be at a higher temperature than the rest of the sheathing. The tendency is as follows:
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number43111
9605
NPARC number20331367
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Record identifierb0c2f339-8e11-4634-b202-a5c0cc384562
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2016-05-09
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