Discusses what benefits there may be in employing an effective quality assurance program for building envelope air barrier systems, and what elements it should include. Proposes a protocol for inspection and testing of building envelope air barrier systems. Cites literature to highlight how testing has been shown to improve a building's air permeance.
Quality assurance for building envelope air barrier systems.
in: USA, Atlanta, ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc.), 2001, ISBN 1-883413-96-6, proceedings of a conference held Sheraton Sand Key Resort, Clearwater Beach, Florida, USA, 2-7 December 2001, CD ROM form