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Air tightness measurements of detached houses in the Saskatoon area.

Dumont R.S. Orr H.W. Figley D.A., 1981
air tightness | residential building | pressurization
Bibliographic info: Building Research Note no.178 Division of Building Research NRCC November 1981 18p. 2 figs. 7 tabs. 6 refs. #DATE 01:11:1981 in English
Languages: English

The purpose of the study was to identify the air tightness levels of a group of 176 houses in Saskatoon, using a pressure test procedure. The houses were categorized according to age, air tightness levels, construction style and contractor. It was found that age was the most significant variable affecting airtightness.


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