Twelve peer-reviewed papers provide the latest information available on building envelope interface. These papers represent original research to reduce water leakage attributed to window installation practices, particularly in residential and light commercial construction.
How to detect and observe hidden window leaks using infrared thermography
Assessing the effectiveness of wall-window interface details to manage rainwaterfrom window installation to a wall sheathed in extruded polystyrene
Test data for wall assemblies incorporating methods for fenestration installation that would be applicable to the wall systems commonly found in the coastal Southeast, with consideration of the high wind-driven rain loads that accompany tropical storms
And much more!
Design Responsibility for Weathertight Perimeter Detailing for Non-Flanged Windows: Current Practices, Common Problems, and Possible Solutions
Carson C., Flick L., Kirschbaum N., McGowan L.
How to Detect and Observe Hidden Window Leaks Using Infrared Thermography
LaTona R., Vlagea O.
Towards Development of a Performance Standard for Assessing the Effectiveness of Wall-Window Interface Details to Manage Rainwater Intrusion
Armstrong M., Cornick S., Ganapathy G., Lacasse M., Nicholls M., Plescia S., Rousseau M.
Extreme Exposure Fenestration Installations—The Florida Challenge
Carll C., Katsaros J.
A Robust Installation for Brick-Mold Windows and Doors Using Self-Adhered Flashing
Conlon J., Katsaros J., O'Rourke B., Weston T.
Laboratory Tests of Water Penetration through Wall-Window Interfaces Based on U.S. Residential Window Installation Practice
Armstrong M., Cornick S., Ganapathy G., Lacasse M., Nicholls M., Rousseau M., Williams M.
Assessing the Effectiveness of Wall-Window Interface Details to Manage Rainwater—Selected Results from Window Installation to a Wall Sheathed in Extruded Polystyrene
Armstrong M., Bibee D., Cornick S., Ganapathy G., Hoffee A., Lacasse M., Rousseau M., Shuler D.
Paper ID: STP1509-EB