STP1034

    Full-Scale Performance Testing of Curtain Walls

    Published: Jan 1991


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    Abstract

    A curtain wall testing procedure is outlined, including aspects of the construction of mock-ups, static and dynamic testing, and on-site field tests. Background comparisons, advantages, and limitations of current static and dynamic test methods are covered. Applicable standards are listed and discussed.

    Keywords:

    static test, dynamic test, field test, air infiltration, water infiltration, structural design load, curtain walls, pressure, standards, mock-up, on-site


    Author Information:

    Sakhnovsky, AA
    President, Construction Research Laboratory, Inc., Miami, FL


    Paper ID: STP20127S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E06.51

    DOI: 10.1520/STP20127S


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