• “Water is the culprit behind extensive damage that Peter Adams sees in many of his forensic investigations into building envelope problems and failures.

    Adams — an engineer, senior building envelope specialist and principal at Morrison Hershfield Ltd. — presented a seminar called unintended consequences of building envelope design and construction at a building envelope forum recently in Toronto.

    Water penetrates a building envelope mainly through five sources: gravity, kinetic energy, capillary action, surface tension and air pressure differences between the building interior and outdoors…”

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    Water protection needed for building envelope
    By: Don Procter
    REED Construction Data News
    June 18, 2013

    Read article here: http://dcnonl.com/article/id55785/--water-protection-needed-for-building-envelope