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Airtight houses. Timber frames for thermal comfort.

Anon., 1985
wood frame | air tightness | house | vapour barrier
Bibliographic info: Building Products, supplement, March 1985, p13-14. 5 figs.
Languages: English

Describes construction of timber-frame housing to high level of airtightness. A target level of 0.4 ach at 50 Pa was set. At this level, total air control provides an extremely high level of comfort by eliminating draughts and by supplying precise amounts of fresh air where required. An air and vapour barrier was installed within the house structure.


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