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.
IR Chin, TS Thompson, BK Rouse
JP O'Connor, JR McElvain
AN Karagiozis, MH Salonvaara
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
D Sauve, K Sroka, C Nmai
WM McGinley, RSK van der Hoeven
GD White, TA Downey
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