Application of Insulation for Vapour Barriers

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Journal titleBuilding Note
SubjectAir and vapour barriers; Insulation
AbstractWhen we speak of insulation we are concerned with heat loss and the reduction of the rate of heat loss from a house. When we speak of vapour barriers we are concerned with the prevention of condensation of water vapour in the walls and attics of buildings and the protection of insulation. Ventilation of spaces over insulation is also associated with the prevention of condensation. This is, therefore, a rather complicated subject for discussion as a single topic.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en francais: Installation des Garnitures Isolantes et des Papiers Coupe-Vapeur
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NRC number5977
NPARC number20375229
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Record created2012-07-23
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