STP1039

    Forty Years of Vapor Barriers

    Published: Jan 1989


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    Abstract

    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.

    Keywords:

    water vapor transmission, testing, vapor barriers


    Author Information:

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


    Paper ID: STP22952S

    Committee/Subcommittee: C16.33

    DOI: 10.1520/STP22952S


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