Press Release Summary:
ASTM compilation, STP 1498, includes 16 peer-reviewed papers that cover latest research on condensation in exterior building wall systems. Insulation Draws Water overview proposes framework for reviewing link between moisture control prescriptive requirements and performance outcomes. In addition to case studies on controlling condensation and fenestration condensation resistance, publication includes criteria for moisture control design analysis and laboratory tests of window-wall interface.
Original Press Release:
ASTM International Releases Compilation on Condensation in Exterior Building Wall Systems
W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., - A new ASTM International compilation, STP 1498, Condensation in Exterior Building Wall Systems, includes 16 peer-reviewed papers that cover the latest research on condensation in exterior building wall systems.
STP 1498 focuses on new ideas and concepts, the consistent application of the principles of physics and the use of appropriate analytical techniques. Topics cover:
o Overview: Insulation Draws Water-proposes a framework for reviewing the link between moisture control prescriptive requirements and performance outcomes.
o Testing/Analysis-criteria for moisture control design analysis in buildings; laboratory tests of window-wall interface; moisture measurement, damage and condensation potential; and more.
o Case Studies-controlling condensation, fenestration condensation resistance, thermal performance of windowpanes and others.
STP 1498, Condensation in Exterior Building Wall Systems, is available for $93 USD in print (321 pages; 6" x 9" soft cover; ISBN: 978-0-8031-4471-2; Stock #: STP1498) or as an e-book (ISBN: 978-0-8031-8690-3; Stock #: STP1498-EB).
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