Vapour barriers: what are they? are they effective?

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. 175
ISSN0008-3097
Physical description4 p.
SubjectRoofing; vapour barriers; walls; roofs; air flow; Air and vapour barriers
AbstractThis Digest defines vapour barriers used to control the movement of water vapour into walls and roofs. It outlines some of their limitations as well as clarifying the relative importance of water movement into walls by diffusion and air currents.
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PublisherDivision of Building Research. National Research Council Canada
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Les pare-vapeur: que sont-ils? Sont-ils efficaces?
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierCBD-175
NRC number631
NPARC number20328937
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Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2016-05-09
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