STP Published: 1999

Water Problems in Building Exterior Walls: Evaluation, Prevention, and Repair

Editor(s): Jon M. Boyd, Michael J. Scheffler

A unique publication featuring a comprehensive overview of the ways water impacts building envelopes. A diverse range of professionals in related fields have written 22 peer-reviewed papers focusing on the following key areas:

Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems -- 5 papers examine theoretical, modeling and system design perspectives as well as new system approaches and retrofit alternatives.

Moisture Migration, Modeling and Condensation -- numerous issues such as moisture evaluation and analysis methods and condensation problems in an enclosed swimming pool and ice rink are explored in 4 papers.

Masonry Systems -- 7 papers address masonry concerns including mortar bond, foam insulation, alternative water control mechanisms, prefabricated assemblies and flashing and alternative system detailing.

Detailing, Testing and Case Studies -- An informative and practical view of 6 specific project case studies are presented here.

This is an invaluable resource for materials engineers and researchers, design specialists, waterproofing contractors, and building contractors.

Table of Contents

IR Chin, TS Thompson, BK Rouse

JP O'Connor, JR McElvain

AN Karagiozis, MH Salonvaara

WR French

RR Reese

EL Bales, DM Burch, AN Karagiozis, A TenWolde, HR Trechsel, GA Tsongas

NV Krogstad, RA Weber

MG VanGeem, K Farahmandpour, J Gajda

MP Schuller, RSK van der Hoeven, ML Thomson

P Janopaul

D Sauve, K Sroka, C Nmai

WM McGinley, RSK van der Hoeven

MJ Louis

GD White, TA Downey

MD Wilson

MA Brown, SJ Condren

CL Galitz, AR Whitlock

PE Beers, WD Smith

EF Schroter, KA Klein

BS Kaskel, CL Searls

JS Weinstein, AL Del Rosso

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Developed by Committee: E06
Pages: 332
DOI: 10.1520/STP1352-EB
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5401-8
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-2607-7