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Title: Technology Solutions Case Study: Moisture Durability of Vapor Permeable Insulating Sheathing

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:
1221057
Report Number(s):
DOE/GO-102013-4056
6544
Research Org:
BSC
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (EE-5B) (Building America)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Weather Resisting Barrier; Vapor Permeance; WUFI; hygrothermal simulations; exterior insulation; residential; residential buildings; BSC; Building America