Field experience with moisture management - putting principles into practice

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ConferenceBSI 2003 Proceedings of the Seminar Series: 01 October 2003, 15 Locations across Canada
Pages121; # of pages: 21
AbstractDesigners, building envelope specialists and home builders must integrate applicable theory and appropriate practice to manage moisture in their wood-frame construction projects, with both the theory and practice tailored to local conditions. To be successful they must understand:The interior environment that they are creating and the local climateThe moisture management theory that applies in their geographic locationThe materials, components and systems that are locally availableThe local trade capability and 'traditional'construction techniquesHow to communicate the design intentWhat is acceptable design and construction and how to evaluate it.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français: Contrôle de l'humidité, expérience sur le terrain et mise en pratique des principes
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NRC number46908
NPARC number20377904
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