STP1039: Forty Years of Vapor Barriers

    Hutcheon, NB
    ProfessorDirector, the National Research Council of Canada,

    Pages: 3    Published: Jan 1989


    This paper covers the history and use of vapor barriers in insulated buildings from the work of F. B. Rowley to the present state of the art. Heat, air, and water movement through buildings and condensation problems are also discussed.


    water vapor transmission, testing, vapor barriers

    Paper ID: STP22952S

    Committee/Subcommittee: C16.33

    DOI: 10.1520/STP22952S

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