Integrating the window with the building envelope

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TypeArticle
Proceedings titleProceedings, Institute for Research in Construction
ConferenceBuilding Science Insight 1988: Window Performance and New Technology: 1988, Canada
ISSN0835-653X
Pages4769; # of pages: 23
Subjectwindows; installation (activity); air barriers; thermal insulation; condensation; butt joints; lap joints; waterproof joints; sealants; Moisture performance
AbstractSuccessful integration of the window with the remainder of the building envelope requires an understanding of building science and trade capability on site. If designers take the initiative to specify how the window-wall junction is to be constructed, chances are very good the resulting system will outperform a system contrived on site.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierBSI-88(4)
NRC numberNRCC 29348(4)
NRC-IRC-2928
NPARC number20328804
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Record identifierba8e016f-7eec-4e99-bc91-23c1a80e7513
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2017-07-05
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