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Metal stud walls.

Quirouette R.L., 1978
vapour barrier. construction detail | metal stud wall | building design | wall
Bibliographic info: In "Construction details for air tightness." DBR seminar/workshop October 1977 and January 1978. proceedings no.3 Ottawa April 1980.
Languages: English

Describes exterior walls of metal studs and gypsum board, used as infill walls in frame construction of industrial, commercial and high-rise residential buildings. Discusses problems of high thermal conductivity of such walls, and the application of a vapour barrier to reduce air leakage.

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