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Condensation between the panes of a double window

Wilson A.G. Nowa K.E., 1959
air leakage | condensation | window | water vapour | diffusion | double glazing
Bibliographic info: ASHRAE trans.vol. 65 p551-570
Languages: English

Discusses causes of condensation between the panes of a double window. Treats movement of water vapour by diffusion and by air leakage separately. Describes tests made to determine air flow and vapour diffusion through test windows finds that relative importance of the mechanisms depends largely on the inside to outside pressure difference so that the higher the pressure difference, the greater the importance of air leakage. Suggests venting of windows to overcome condensation.


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