Air Leakage Tests on Polyethylene Membrane Installed in a Wood Frame Wall

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TypeArticle
Journal titleBuilding Research Note
ISSN0701-5232
Volume225
Pages26
Subjectair barriers; air leakages; polyethylene; pressure tests; water barriers; vapor barriers; Air and vapour barriers
AbstractThis report presents the results of air leakage tests on polyethylene membranes installed in a frame wall. The results would be useful in evaluating the methods commonly used for installing such a component.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français: Essais de transparence à l'air des membranes de polyéthylène posées sur un mur à ossature de bois membranes
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IdentifierBRN-225
NRC number1885
NPARC number20377578
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Record identifierf148b9b8-2456-4c0e-83b6-27c29e03c297
Record created2012-07-24
Record modified2016-05-09
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