Stack effect and building design

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. CBD-CBD-107
Subjectstack effect; air tightness; ventilation; Air flow/Wind pressure
AbstractThis Digest discusses air tightness and the distribution of pressure differences resulting from stack effect in buildings as they are designed at present. It also discusses ways in which pressure differences and air flow may be modified to alleviate associated problems by varying air tightness characteristics or by the operation of mechanical air supply and exhaust systems.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : L'effet de tirage et la conception d'un bâtiment
Peer reviewedNo
NRC numberNRC-IRC-3968
NPARC number20329135
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Record identifier598b8655-d03a-4779-b59e-d140cf8549a8
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2017-04-27
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