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Moisture and the durability of wood-frame walls

Moisture and the durability of wood-frame walls

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Published by Housing and Home Finance Agency, Office of the Administrator, Division of Housing Research in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Walls,
  • Wooden-frame buildings,
  • Dampness in buildings

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHousing research paper -- no. 16
    ContributionsUnited States. Housing and Home Finance Agency. Division of Housing Research
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18174525M

    a collaborative project to evaluate the heat and moisture transport characteristics of wood frame wall systems in the Pacific Northwest marine climate. Three primary activities are included in this project: field-testing of full-scale test walls; laboratory testing of building material hygrothermalFile Size: 2MB. Back to breathable walls book. About Moisture and Wood The durability of wood is often a function of water, but that doesn't mean wood can never get wet. difficulties of matching all building materials by R-value and identifying environmental operating protocols in wood-frame and massive construction. R-value can be very misleading.

    Moisture Control. Moisture and Durability K pdf Joint publication of FP Innovations – Forintek Division and the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation, 4 pages ; .   Multi-story wood frame construction via National Research Council Canada Multi-story wood frame construction: To date, the Stathaus building in London, also known as the Timber Tower, is the tallest timber construction in the world, consisting of 8 wood floors and 1 floor on a concrete platform.

      Walls using air-gap membranes or other materials to maintain the gap—such as furring strips, drainage mats, and profiled boards—tend to have lower sheathing moisture content. Walls with the proper air space generally do not experience moisture-related durability issues caused by . Chapter 1: Introduction – Durability by Design General A sustainable future for America requires sustainable buildings. And sustainable buildings must be durable buildings. And while the mention of the word “sustainability” is usually a trigger for designers and builders to think about energy efficiency and green building materials, building durability cannot be overlooked as .


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Moisture and the durability of wood-frame walls Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Moisture and the durability of wood-frame walls. [Robert C Reichel; United States.

Housing and Home Finance Agency. Division of Housing Research.]. wood-frame buildings. The primary objective is to provide ideas and solu-tions to ensure wood-frame buildings perform as expected. The primary focus of the guide will be on the control of rainwater penetration in exterior walls, particularly for climates subject to high mois-ture exposure.

Moisture and Wood-Frame Buildings 3File Size: KB. Low sheathing moisture contents were also recorded in the south-facing walls with (a relatively dark color) manufactured stone cladding and in the south-facing wall with brick veneer cladding.

Controlled injections of water behind the cladding indicated that some walls Cited by: 5. Moisture can be the nemesis of today’s more tightly-built wood-framed homes.

Creating a tight building envelope is only one part of the equation in creating a high-performing, energy-efficient house — if it’s not coupled with strategies for letting accumulated moisture out of wall cavities, it can be a recipe for disaster. For several years, NAHB’s Building Product Issues Committee.

Wood frame buildings are economical to build, heat and cool, and provide maximum comfort to occupants. Wood construction is readily adapt-able to traditional, contemporary and the most futuristic building styles. Its architectural possibilities are limitless.

History has demonstrated the inherent strength and durability of wood frame Size: 1MB. with a solid wood moisture content of 16%, which approxi-mately equates to a plywood MC of 14% and OSB MC of 13% (Richards et al.

STUDY OBJECTIVE The objective of this research Moisture and the durability of wood-frame walls book to quantify the field performance of wood-frame walls clad with a variety of common claddings in a mixed-humid climate.

Performance. This book isn't intended to cover designing energy-efficient homes, but it will identify ways to save energy when designing and building a modern wood- frame house.

When the site is cleared and ready for construction, the first step should be locating the property boundaries. Field Evaluation of Thermal and Moisture Response of Highly Insulated Wood-frame Walls Session 9: Walls –Hygrothermal Performance & Durability, Wednesday, 6 December, BUILDINGS XIII International Conference: Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings; Clearwater, FL, USA Presented by: Michael A.

Lacasse, Ph.D., P. Eng. moisture and Wood-Frame Buildings Shrinkage is to be expected in lumber across its width while longitudinal shrinkage is likely to be negligible, such as the vertical shrinkage of a wall stud.

In a wood-frame structure, shrinkage occurs primarily in horizontal members such as wall plates and floor joists. In buildings designed. Long-term moisture performance is a critical consideration for design and construction of building envelopes in energy-efficient buildings, yet field measurements of moisture characteristics for highly insulated wood-frame walls in mixed-humid climates are lacking.

Temperature, relative humidity, and moisture content of wood framing and oriented strand board (OSB) structural panel sheathing Cited by: @article{osti_, title = {PROTOCOL TO EVALUATE THE MOISTURE DURABILITY OF ENERGY-EFFICIENT WALLS}, author = {Boudreaux, Philip R and Pallin, Simon B and Hun, Diana E and Kehrer, Manfred and Jackson, Roderick K and Desjarlais, Andre Omer}, abstractNote = {Walls account for about 8% of the energy used in residential buildings.

This energy penalty can be reduced with. Walls are a critical structural component in any structure. Building codes require that walls resist wind pressures and wall-racking forces and provide weather protection.

Wall sheathing is essential to the structural integrity of a home. Structural wood panel sheathing contributes to the structure's ability to handle uplift loads, lateral. This testing is critical to really knowing what moisture content your wood is reading prior to hanging rock.

As I said before you must get all readings less than 19%, but MY standard is all readings below % for my KD lumber and less than 17% for any green Pressure treated lumber. This study uses a one-dimensional hygrothermal model to investigate the moisture performance of 10 residential wood-frame wall assemblies in a representative mixed-humid climate location of.

The same study showed 40% loss in joint strength and concluded that 20% moisture content may significantly compromise shear resistance of exterior walls.

Adjustment factors for load-carrying capacities of wood are recommended when wood exceeds 19% moisture content or when there is a change from wet to dry conditions or dry to wet conditions. MOISTURE AND DURABILITY A Wood-Frame Building Performance Fact Sheet This modern condominium in Vancouver, Canada includes tried-and-true moisture protection strategies used throughout history in rainy climates all over the world.

A well-built sloping roof with minimal penetrations and generous overhangs is truly effective. Moisture in structures is one of the key factors affecting the durability and service life of materials and building compo­ nents.

Wall cavity ventilation and its effects on air leakage through the wood frame walls, heat loss, and moisture perfor­ mance have been studied by TenWolde et al. They. Inspecting Permanent Wood Foundations By Reuben Saltzman In Exterior, Wood Foundations On Novem After recently attending a seminar on permanent wood foundations (PWFs), I’ve been turned in to a big fan of wood foundations, but now I’m also pretty sure that about 99% of wood foundations get built wrong.

The purpose of this study was to investigate the moisture conditions in wood frame walls with wood fiber thermal insulation in a Nordic climate.

Laboratory measurements were conducted on Height of Foundation Walls 3 Excavation 4 Chapter 2.—Concrete and Masonry 5 Mixing and Pouring 5 Footings 5 Draintile 7 Chapter 3.—Foundation Walls and Piers 8 Poured Concrete Walls 8 Concrete Block Walls 9 Masonry Construction for Crawl Spaces 11.

Protection of wood frame structures to provide maximum service-life involves four methods of control, which can be handled by proper design and construction: (1) control moisture content of wood, (2) provide effective termite controls, (3) use of durable materials such as naturally durable or pressure treated wood, and (4) quality [email protected]{osti_, title = {Moisture Durability Assessment of Selected Well-insulated Wall Assemblies}, author = {Pallin, Simon B.

and Boudreaux, Philip R. and Kehrer, Manfred and Hun, Diana E. and Jackson, Roderick K. and Desjarlais, Andre Omer}, abstractNote = {This report presents the results from studying the hygrothermal performance of two well-insulated wall assemblies, both.EXTERIOR CLADDING COMPONENTS AND BEST PRACTICES.

9. Many jurisdictions are still using the SSTD 10 and following its prescriptive guidance for the main wind. force resisting system (MWFRS) of the building envelope. Although this is a very helpful standard, this detail for C&C design is limited.