Windows: overview of issues

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Proceedings titleProceedings, Institute for Research in Construction
ConferenceBuilding Science Insight 1988: Window Performance and New Technology: 1988, Canada
Pages115; # of pages: 15
Subjectwindows; air leakages; vapour flow; rain penetration; sound propagation; fire spread; glazings; Moisture performance
AbstractThis paper examines the nature of the requirements for windows from three points of view: as a system of elements, as part of the building envelope, and as part of the indoor environment. It also describes briefly the current array of windows and window components on the market.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRCC 29348(1)
NPARC number20328649
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Record created2012-07-18
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