Condensation on a Double Wood Window

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report (National Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research); no. DBR-IR-146
Physical description82 p.
SubjectMoisture performance
AbstractThis report covers a study of the condensation performance of a simple wood window having permanently installed outer glazing and removable inner glazing. With the window installed in the Building Services cold room, observations were made of surface and air temperatures and condensation on the inside surface of both inner and outer panes. These observations were made at different cold and warm room temperatures and warm room relative humidities. Variations were made in the tightiness of the inner glazing and the degree of venting of the space between the panes to the outside. Laboratory results are compared with those predicted from simple theory.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-7291
NPARC number20337978
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Record created2012-07-19
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