Rapport Sommaire sur l'evaluation de la Performance en Service d'un Système d'isolation des Sous-Sols par l'extérieur - Mousse de Polyuréthane Pulvérisée

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20386133
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report (National Research Council Canada. Institute for Research in Construction); Volume 820F
Physical description14 p.
SubjectCellular plastics (plastic foam); Foam; Basements and foundations
AbstractExterior basement insulation performs many functions. It not only provides thermal resistance between the soil and the interior, it also protects the structure from a challenging environment (e.g. moisture from wet soils, heaving and adhering soils due to frost action). It provides a means of water management at the interface of the soil and insulation, while promoting drying out of the structure. In this context, it is important to set performance parameters for setting appropriate materials. The Canadian Urethane Foam Contractors Association established a joint research project with the Institute for Research in Construction to assess the in-situ thermal performance of Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) applied to the exterior of a basement.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAlso available in English: In-situ performance evaluation of exterior insulation basement system (EIBS) - Spray polyurethane foam summary report
Peer reviewedNo
NRC numberNRC-IRC-15263
NPARC number20386133
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Record created2012-07-25
Record modified2017-06-07
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