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Hurricane in a Bottle: Testing Building Assemblies for Moisture Resistance

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 10, 2014 01:04 AM
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by Alex Wilson last modified Jun 04, 2014

Author name:  Alex Wilson Blog Category:  Energy Solutions GreenSpec Insights State-of-the-art testing chambers show that liquid-applied barriers outperform more typical weather barriers comprised of flashing, tape, and membranes. BEA's building assembly test chamber in Clackamas, Oregon. Photo Credit: Alex Wilson When I was in Portland, Oregon for the 2014  Living Future Conference  I had an opportunity to visit a facility in nearby Clackamas where building assemblies and components can be tested for water intrusion and water vapor penetration. Prosoco, a leading manufacturer of liquid-applied membranes developed the Clackamas test facility with partner company Building Envelope Innovations (BEI). A Cat 5 hurricane in a closed chamber read more






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