TITLE

Summer Conditions: A Precursor to Winter Woes?

AUTHOR(S)
Slaton, Deborah; Patterson, David S.; Sutterlin, Jeffrey N.
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Construction Specifier;Sep2013, Vol. 66 Issue 9, p114
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article, the authors examine potential thermal performance problems with exterior wall components used in architecture. Particular focus is given to condensation that has been noted during summer months. Additional topics discussed include details relating to wall construction, wall insulation and winter performance of exterior wall components.
ACCESSION #
91986670

 

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