SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1989

Forty Years of Vapor Barriers


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.

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Hutcheon, NB
the National Research Council of Canada
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Developed by Committee: C16
Pages: 5–7
DOI: 10.1520/STP22952S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5094-2
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1254-4