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    Moisture management is critical for durable, energy-efficient buildings. To address the need for research on wind-driven rain intrusion in wall assemblies, the U.S. Forest Products Laboratory is developing a new facility. This paper describes the underlying principle of this facility and its capabilities.

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    Citation

    Glass, Samuel V. 2010. A laboratory facility for research on wind-driven rain intrusion in building envelope assemblies. In: 2009 wood and fiber product seminar: VTT and USDA joint activity. 2009 September 22-23. VTT symposium 263. Helsinki, Finland: VTT, c2010: p. 137-141: ISBN: 9789513875893 (soft back ed.): 951387589X (soft back ed.): 9789513875909 (electronic ed.): 9513875903 (electronic ed.)

    Keywords

    Building materials, service life, weathering, moisture, research, buildings, testing, wood moisture, dampness in buildings, environmental engineering, humidity control, wooden buildings, airtightness, walls, rain, rainfall, accelerated life testing, exposure tests, durability, moisture content, forest products research, product testing, forest products laboratories, moisture content of wood in service, moisture control, accelerated testing, Chamber for Analytic Research on Wall Assemblies exposed to Simulated weather, CARWASh

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