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    Full-Scale Performance Testing of Curtain Walls

    Published: Jan 1991

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    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.


    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

    Committee/Subcommittee: E06.51

    DOI: 10.1520/STP20127S

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