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Title: Moisture Durability of Vapor Permeable Insulating Sheathing (Fact Sheet)

In this project, Building America team Building Science Corporation researched some of the ramifications of using exterior, vapor permeable insulation on retrofit walls with vapor permeable cavity insulation. Retrofit strategies are a key factor in reducing exterior building stock consumption.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1104593
Report Number(s):
DOE/GO-102013-4056
KNDJ-0-40337-00
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Related Information: Building America Case Study: Technology Solutions for New and Existing Homes, Building Technologies Office (BTO)
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO.
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Building Technologies Program
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION WEATHER RESISTING BARRIEE; VAPOR PERMEANCE; WUFI; HYGROTHERMAL SIMULATIONS; EXTERIOR INSULATION; RESIDENTIAL; RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS; BSC; BUILDING AMERICA